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BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival 2022

TP 52 FOX - excited for a dose of Caribbean sailing at the BVI Spring Regatta - photo © Felipe Juncadella at UpTopMedia

Warm turquoise water, trade winds, stunning island scenery… if this sounds like the panacea needed after a few years of being stuck at home, join us for a week of fabulous racing and remarkable camaraderie – March 29-April 3, 2022. ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Class40 at the Transat Jacques Vabre 2021 - photo © Stan Thuret

Just seven days ago, international basketball player Boris Diaw unleashed 79 wildcats to conquer the Transat Jacques Vabre 2021. 45 of these ocean racers belong to Class40, and if the wind conditions in the first part of the race proved ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2022

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta © Tobias Stoerkle

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta invites you to come back to join us next year, March 30th to April 4th. Our Italian watchmakers, Locman, will return to sponsor us offering their wonderful time-keepers as prizes. Our Dragon class will return also, ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre & The Trimaran SVR Lazartigue 

The Trimaran SVR-Lazartigue © Guillaume Gatefait

Since setting sail from Le Havre on Sunday, the Trimaran SVR-Lazartigue has been continuing to make headway within the Ultime fleet in the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre. After a very unexpected start to the race, where the ...

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44Cup 2021 Finale in Lanzarote

RC44 Calero Marinas Cup © Nico Martinez

The fifth and final event of the 2021 44Cup Championship Tour is to conclude next week in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The nine boats entered are lining up for an ultra-competitive conclusion. In true 44Cup style, the scoreboard remains impressively close ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild - Transat Jacques Vabre © B. Stichelbaut / Gitana S.A

Transat Jacques Vabre – The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is first to Madeira There are no days off in the open ocean! For Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier, leaders of the Transat Jacques Vabre in the Ultime category, there is ...

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M32 World Championship 2021

M32s in action in February 2020, right before the world changed - photo © Felipe Juncadella / Up Top Media

An interview with Dave Doucett on the M32 World Championship 2021 When Göran Marström designed the lines for the M32 catamaran, he likely didn’t imagine that the 32-foot speedster would be used to win the Race to Alaska, but that’s ...

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23rd Mini Transat EuroChef Leg 2

Mini Transat EuroChef 2021 Leg 2 ©Vincent Olivaud

The final part of the 23rd Mini Transat EuroChef is nigh, for the prototypes at least, who are expected to make landfall in Saint-François from tomorrow, Friday 12 November. With less than 15 hours to the finish, Pierre Le Roy ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

11th Hour Racing Team Alaka'i abandons Transat Jacques Vabre following dismasting in Atlantic © Simon Fisher / 11th Hour Racing

11th Hour Racing Team Alaka’i abandons Transat Jacques Vabre following dismasting in Atlantic A bitterly disappointed Simon Fisher (GBR) and co-skipper Justine Mettraux (SUI) spent last night in a hotel in A Coruña, Spain, and not onboard their 60-foot race ...

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Ocean Globe Race Classic Challenge

Late Sir Peter Blake's 1989-90 Whitbread winning Steinlager II fully restored and now operated by NZ Sailing Trust for youth sailing and adventure programs. The Classic Challenge was a celebration of Whitbread 60's and maxis of past with A BIG RED trophy. © New Zealand Sailing Trust

Following the first announcement of the 2023 Ocean Globe Race in July 2019, owners of Whitbread 60’s and a few maxis lobbied the organisers for their own modern class to join this 50th anniversary celebration event of the very first ...

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