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Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli - LEQ12 - Day 59 - May 19, 2023 - Cagliari - photo © Ivo Rovira / America's Cup

Only two teams had America’s Cup related activity, with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli being the only team to sail. From the data now available in the AC37 Joint Recon system we can see the teams which have taken delivery of ...

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The Ocean Race Leg 5

The Ocean Race 2022-23 In-Port Race in Newport and Leg 5 Start - photo © George Bekris / www.georgebekris.com

The Ocean Race 2022-23 In-Port Race in Newport and Leg 5 Start Newport, Rhode Island earned its title as one of the great homes of sailing on Sunday providing beautiful conditions for the start of leg 5 of The Ocean ...

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470 European Championship

470 Europeans in San Remo, Italy day 5 - photo © A Lelli

Anton Dahlberg and Lovisa Karlsson (SWE) didn’t sail as well as they would have liked today, but the Swedes still hold a slender lead at the 470 European Championship in San Remo, Italy. With the wind blowing up to 20 ...

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IMA Maxi European Championship offshore race

Peter Dubens' North Star has been confirmed as maxi IRC overall winner of the Regata dei Tre Golfi, gaining valuable points towards this year's IMA Maxi European Championship © Rolex / Studio Borlenghi

With the 26 strong maxi fleet sub-divided into three classes, the remainder of the Regata dei Tre Golfi maxi fleet arrived throughout the course of yesterday afternoon. Giuseppe Puttini’s Swan 65 ketch Shirlaf was last home at 17:45CEST. Due to ...

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Youth Foiling Gold Cup

Youth Foiling Gold Cup Act 2 in La Grande-Motte, France - photo © Marta Rovatti Studihrad / 69F Media

Rum Runners’ consistency is potent Another magnificent day of racing on the waters off La Grande Motte as the Finals of the 69F Youth Foiling Gold Cup took place. Though the breeze was quite light in the morning for the ...

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Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race

Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race - photo © Jean-Louis Carli / Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race

Who can stop Thomas Ruyant? After the disappointment of finishing sixth in the last Vendée Globe, he has won the Transat Jacques Vabre, then the Route du Rhum and now followed that up with a scintillating performance in the Guyader ...

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Golden Globe Race

Nuri , a ketch-rigged Biscay 36 - Golden Globe Race - photo © GGR2022 / JJ & DD

Michael Guggenberger (AUT) started the race with a few impediments compared to other entrants in the GGR. First, he is coming from land-locked Austria when most of the other entrants grew up on the seaside. Second, he started sailing only ...

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America’s Cup

Alinghi Red Bull Racing - AC75 - Day 60 - May 5, 2023 - Barcelona - photo © Alex Carabi / America's Cup

This month, Shirley Robertson visits Swiss America’s Cup powerhouse Alinghi Red Bull Racing at their base in Barcelona as they prepare to Challenge for the 37th America’s Cup. They’re the only team to have ever launched a successful challenge to ...

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Ocean Race Leg 4

The Ocean Race 2022-23 - 9 May , Leg 4 Day 16. GUYOT environnement - Team Europe dismasted in the North Atlantic, as they were crossing a weather front, 600nm away from Newport © Gauthier Lebec / GUYOT environnement - Team Europe / The Ocean Race

The GUYOT environnement – Team Europe crew is safe and working on a jury rig after dismasting in a fierce north Atlantic storm overnight Monday night on the closing stages of Leg 4 from Itajaí, Brazil to Newport, Rhode Island. ...

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Golden Globe Race

Abhilash's support team and Kirsten also came out to cheer as Abhilash Tomy finishes the Golden Globe Race 2022 - photo © GGR2022 / D&JJ

Retired Navy commander, 43 year old Abhilash Tomy, the renowned sailor and first Indian to complete a solo non stop voyage around the world in 2013, made history on Saturday by securing an outstanding second-place finish in the gruelling 2022 ...

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