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The Ocean Race

WindWhisper Racing Team wins the VO65 In-Port race in Alicante - The Ocean Race - photo © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

Malizia and WindWhisper score top points in The Ocean Race Alicante In-Port Race A light wind day in Alicante proved testing for both fleets on first day of competition in The Ocean Race. IMOCA – “Team Malizia tops the table ...

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Start RORC Transatlantic Race

Pata Negra at sunset - 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race ©Chris Jackson

A flotilla of spectator boats and a huge crowd in Marina Lanzarote witnessed the start of the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race, which is supported by Calero Marinas, the International Maxi Association and the Yacht Club de France. In glorious conditions, ...

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Canada Ocean Racing

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The Canada Ocean Racing team led by founder and skipper Scott Shawyer, and the team’s mentor, British offshore sailor Alex Thomson, have been in Lanzarote over the past two weeks preparing their IMOCA 60 ahead of the Royal Ocean Racing Club Transatlantic Race ...

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Mercury Marine 7.5e electric outboard

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the Mercury® Avator™ 7.5e electric outboard at the Consumer Electronics Show® 2023 in Las Vegas. Avator is Mercury’s next step forward in marine innovation and the 7.5e model is ...

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INEOS Britannia has first flight in 2023

INEOS Britannia - LEQ12 - January 6, 2023 - Badia de Palma - Mallorca © Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup

INEOS Britannia became the second America’s Cup team to sail in 2023. Top international sailing journalist, Justin Chisholm, is a member of the AC37 Recon Team assigned to monitor and report on INEOS Britannia. He reports: The British team’s first ...

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RSHYR 2022

Whisper - Start of the 2022 Sydney Hobart race - photo © Bow Caddy Media

Boxing Day Flashback – Mini Maxis Depart Sydney After turning right at the outward turning mark, we caught up with the mini maxi fleet as they ran down the coast. Whisper – Start of the 2022 Sydney Hobart race – ...

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American Magic sail in 2023

American Magic - Patriot - AC75 - January 4, 2023 - Pensacola, Florida - photo © Paul Todd/America's Cup

American Magic – AC75 Version 2 – Pensacola – January 4, 2023 – Day 27 What happened in the Cup – Jan 04, 2023:  American Magic – Patriot – AC75 – January 4, 2023 – Pensacola, Florida © Paul Todd/America’s ...

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50th Anniversary Cape2Rio Race

50th Anniversary Cape2Rio Race start - photo © Alec Smith / Image Mundi

A sunny Cape Town provided the perfect backdrop for the Cape2Rio start on Monday 2 January. 16 teams left Royal Cape Yacht Club in a light westerly wind of 10 knots for a 14h00 start just off Granger Bay. Alan ...

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Lady Liberty Regatta 2023

Lady Liberty Regatta 2023 in New York Harbor © Manhattan Yacht Club

The Lady Liberty Regatta is the premiere all-women’s event in New York Harbor. After being revived last fall, the regatta will be held again at our club September 8-10, 2023. This year, the Lady Liberty Regatta will focus on inviting ...

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Ocean Cleanup 2023

© 2023 The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup develops and scales technologies to rid the oceans of plastic. Tackling such an ambitious challenge requires acting where we can have the greatest impact on plastic pollution. In the oceans, this means focusing on the largest accumulation ...

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