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Cup Spy Jan 27-28, 2023

Close pass - Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli - LEQ12 - January 27, 2023 - Cagliari - photo © Ivo Rovira / America'sCup

What happened in the Cup – January 27-28, 2023: Alinghi Red Bull Racing sailed January 27 from Barcelona in a cross swell sea state. INEOS Britannia sailed January 28 – and suffered their first capsize. Luna Rossa sailed January 27, ...

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18ft Skiff Australian Championship

Lazarus - 18ft Skiff Australian Championship ©Frank Quealey

The Finport Finance team of Keagan York, Angus Williams and Phil Marshall became the 2022-23 Australian 18ft Skiff champion after a controversial day when no racing was completed on Sydney Harbour today. When racing was abandoned today, the championship then ...

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Globe40 Finish

Globe40©2021 La Bernik Graffik

The Anglo-American team AHMAS (Class40 n degrees 127) crossed the finish line of leg 6 of the GLOBE40 in Recife Saturday at 11:48 p.m. local time. After 20 days and 10 hours of racing and 3,803 miles covered (7417 km), ...

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OceansLab first hydrogen IMOCA

OceansLab first hydrogen IMOCA© 2019-2022 OceansLab

World first hydrogen IMOCA yacht construction announced by Phil Sharp and OceansLab Platform to advance clean technologies for the ocean environment Phil Sharp, one of Britain’s most competitive and successful ocean racers, has today announced the build of a new ...

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Superyacht Cup Palma 2023

Racing on day 3 at The Superyacht Cup Palma 2022 - photo © Sailing Energy

Entries have opened for Superyacht Cup Palma, the highlight of the Mediterranean superyacht calendar, with the Notice of Race now available for the 21-24 June celebration of sail. Over a dozen prospective entries have declared an interest in joining the superyacht festival ...

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Cape to St Helena Yacht Race

Cape to St Helena 2022 © St Helena Tourism

St Helena Island may be one of the most remote inhabited islands on the planet, but for the crews who have just tackled the 2022 Cape to St Helena yacht race, it’s been a thrilling trip of a lifetime. Situated ...

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505 Australian Championship Invitation Race

© Copyright © 2005-2023 Live Sail Die Limited

2023 Ronstan 505 Australian Championship at Darling Point Sailing Squadron Invitation Race Like any good invitation race, you take what you want from the form on display. What they do well is open the door to speculation. As expected, conditions ...

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Cape 31 Key West Regatta

Cape 31 Key West Regatta - photo © Cape 31 Class

Sunshine sailing in the picturesque blue waters of Key West is what the Cape 31 Class signed up for and that is just what they got. Roosters. Mount Gay Rum. Key lime everything. Blue water. Island culture. As well as ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race 2023

“There is no better way to cross the Atlantic than to race” - RORC Transatlantic Race ©Arthur Daniel / RORC

Marie Tabarly’s 73ft ketch Pen Duick VI (FRA) finished the RORC Transatlantic Race on Sunday 22nd January in an elapsed time of 13 days 19 hours 33 mins 53 secs. Proudly displaying the flag of the Yacht Club de France, ...

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Australia Sail Grand Prix Sydney

Sail Grand Prix Sydney to be live on Seven Network © SailGP

The global racing league, SailGP – one of the world’s fastest-growing sports properties – continues to expand its broadcast offering in Australia with the announcement it has secured a new free-to-air partnership with the Seven Network for the KPMG Australia ...

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