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Emirates Team New Zealand - LEQ12 showing its AC40 One Design foil - Day 22 - February 28, 2023 - Waitemata Harbour, Auckland NZ - photo © Adam Mustill / America's Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand continued to train in the their two boat AC40 program, on a bright sunny day, in the Rangitoto Channel off North Head – otherwise known as Course C, or the Stadium Course from the 2021 America’s ...

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Evolution Sails Round North Island Race

2023 SSANZ Round North Island Start©Live Sail Die

It’s not just a race, it’s an event of epic proportions – that’s the way that sailors describe the Evolution Sails Shorthanded Sailing Association of New Zealand’s (SSANZ) Round North Island (RNI) Race, which officially started at 1012 hours on ...

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4th Cascais SB20

Cascais SB20 Winter Series 2023 - photo © João Saraiva Mendes

The 4th Cascais SB20 Winter Series debuted in light winds, from 6 to 10 knots, from west, allowing the fleet of 18 boats of the SB20 class to sail the three scheduled races. The lead at the end of the ...

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George Sakellaris's USA-based Maxi 72 PROTEUS - photo © Hellenic Offshore Racing Club

With more than two months to go before the close of entries, organizers from the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) are excited that there are already teams from 13 nations signed up for the 2023 edition of the AEGEAN 600. ...

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Ocean Race Leg 3

The Ocean Race 2022-23 - 26 February 2023, Leg 3 onboard 11th Hour Racing Team. Fresh conditions at the start of Leg 3 © Amory Ross / 11th Hour Racing / The Ocean Race

A fast and furious start sequence out of Cape Town has given way to light winds as the fleet attempts to work to the south and the promise of stronger conditions. After beating upwind into the teeth of a gale ...

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The Globe40 Race fleet departs Tangier, Morocco © Jean-Marie Liot

On Saturday 11 June 2022, the GLOBE40 competitors set sail from LORIENT LA BASE within the scope of the GLOBE40 prologue, bound for the GREAT START IN TANGIER. Once they’d rounded the Pen Men headland on the Ile de Groix, ...

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Transpac - photo © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

The Transpacific Yacht Club (TPYC) wants to remind the offshore sailing community that it’s not too late to register to sail one of the world’s classic yacht races: this year’s 52nd edition of the Transpac. This biennial 2225-mile race from ...

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The Ocean Race Leg 3

The Ocean Race 2022-23 start of Leg 3 in Cape Town - photo © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

It was an extraordinary ‘stop-go’ type of start to Leg 3 of The Ocean Race in Table Bay as the five-boat IMOCA fleet set out on their 12,750 nautical mile adventure towards Itajaí in Brazil. The race started with two ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Peter McWhinnie's JPK 1080 In Theory (USA) has won IRC Two in the RORC Caribbean 600 ©James Tomlinson / RORC

The Royal Ocean Racing Club announce that the overall winner of the 14th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is Roy P. Disney’s Pyewacket 70 (USA). None of the teams still racing under IRC has any realistic chance of beating ...

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Australian Yachting Champions 2023

Cockwomble won Division 2 - 2023 Australian Yachting Championships - photo © Alex Dare

The 2023 Australian Yachting Championships, as part of the Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta in Port Lincoln, has come to an end with champions across the range of divisions crowned. The first three keelboat divisions all held racing on IRC ...

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