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Catamaran MODX 70

MODX 70 catamaran - photo © Spectrum - VPLP Design - Pierre Frutschi Design

The MODX 70 design combines the expertise in performance sailing and renewable energy management in a marine context to create a new generation of yachts for coastal and offshore cruising. Reaching full autonomy and zero carbon emission in operation, requires ...

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Orca Display 2

Orca Display 2 - photo © Orca

Norwegian marine tech startup Orca is releasing Orca Display 2. The new display solves the biggest problem boaters face onboard: It is extremely bright and easily legible in direct sunlight, it handles very high temperatures, and is incredibly fast – ...

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Translated 9

Translated 9 crew - photo © Translated

Translated 9 will participate in the epic Cape 2 Rio Race 2023 with an international crew, which is brand new to ocean sailing, the result of a selection process involving more than 1,000 non-professional volunteer applicants worldwide. The amateur crew ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

The Magnificent Swan 115 Jasi is one of the favourites for the IMA Transatlantic Trophy for Monohull Line Honours © ClubSwan Racing / Studio Borlenghi

The New Year heralds a big season for the Royal Ocean Racing Club, including the 14th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. The longest race in the 2023 RORC Season’s Points Championship starts from Marina Lanzarote on January 8th. The ...

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Transpac 2023

Sharon Green© Copyright 2022. Transpacific Yacht Club

The first starts of the 2023 Transpac are just around the corner, and the wide range of our 55 registered entries prove that there is no one right boat for this classic 2225-mile ocean race. The current list ranges in ...

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Record Breakers


When Charles Caudrelier took line honours in the Route du Rhum single handed race across the Atlantic aboard Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Gitana 17 he had also set a new race record. Meanwhile, on the vast salt flats of Lake ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Hamilton Island Wild Oats - 9 time Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours winner - photo © Salty Dingo

In any other sport, a scoresheet listing nine line honours wins and a combined 238 Rolex Sydney Hobarts among the crew of 21 would suggest that team is the pre-race favourite. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, however, is a ...

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Vendee Globe 2024

Oliver Heer - Route Du Rhum 2022 © Oliver Heer

Not many 2024 Vendee Globe skippers will have made the step up from captain of a cutting edge IMOCA racing machine which competed on the last race to competing in their own right on their own boat with their own ...

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IMA Maxi Europeans

Terry Hui's eventual overall 2022 IMA Maxi European Championship winner Lyra chases the Mylius 60CK Cippa Lippa X - photo © IMA / Studio Borlenghi

The second edition of the International Maxi Association’s Maxi European Championship is to take place again as part of Tre Golfi Sailing Week, out of Sorrento’s Marina Piccola over 12-18 May 2023. Supported by Rolex, the event is run by ...

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SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2022

2022 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - photo © CYCA / Andrea Francolini

The John Winning Jr-skippered maxi yacht, Andoo Comanche, produced a masterclass of high-speed sailing to win Line Honours in the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour today. Meanwhile, the Jim Cooney-skippered and owned Volvo 70 Willow was declared the ...

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