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50th edition Rolex Fastnet Race

The rounding of the Fastnet Rock is a memorable moment for every competitor - photo © Kurt Arrigo / Rolex

Following the success of the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race from Cowes to Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and its French partners are delighted to announce the date for the next edition of its flagship event in 2023. The ...

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Maxi European Championship 2022

Cippa Lippa approaches the Faraglioni islands - photo © Studio Borlenghi

The International Maxi Association is to introduce a new European Championship for maxi yachts in 2022. Taking place over 14-20th May out of Sorrento, Italy with racing based around the Gulf of Naples and Capri, the IMA Maxi European Championship ...

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ORC World Championship 2022

ORC World Championship © Studio Borlenghi

Entries for the 2022 ORC World Championship are now officially open. The event will be organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and is scheduled to take place from 22 to 30 June 2022. A large fleet is expected for ...

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Global Solo Challenge

Global Solo Challenge © Global Solo Challenge

What is the biggest challenge in a single-handed circumnavigation? Preparing boat and skipper for a non-stop single-handed circumnavigation by the three great capes is no easy task. Many are the challenges during preparation, financial, practical, as well as during the ...

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Global Solo Challenge

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Why did they sign up for the Global Solo Challenge? We asked our skippers what brought them to sign up for the Global Solo Challenge and below we picked a selection of answers which gives a feel of how the ...

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Jules Verne Trophy

Maxi-trimaran Sails of Change -Jules Verne Trophy - photo © Pierre Bouras / Spindrift

Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their nine crew will begin a fresh Jules Verne Trophy record attempt this Thursday. Early in the morning, the maxi-trimaran Sails of Change will cast off from her port of registry in La Trinité-Sur-Mer (Morbihan) ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre knows the winner

Thomas Ruyant and Morgan Lagravière on LinkedOut win the IMOCA class in the Transat Jacques Vabre - photo © Jean-Louis Carli / Alea

Ruyant and Lagravière storm to IMOCA victory in the Transat Jacques Vabre On a beautiful morning off Fort de France in Martinique, the blue and white Guillaume Verdier-designed IMOCA LinkedOut, sailed by Thomas Ruyant and Morgan Lagravière completed a comprehensive ...

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Route du Rhum 2022


Route du Rhum 6 November 2022 , registrations are open ! OC Sport Pen Duick – the Owners and Organisers of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe – have confirmed the next edition of the legendary single-handed transatlantic race ...

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Ocean Race 2022-23

Alicante stopover. Leg 01 start. 22 October, 2017 - photo © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo AB

Two race fleets will assemble in Alicante, the Spanish home of the Race, for the winter holiday period in 2022 before a mid-January 2023 start for leg one of the around the world race. The start date for leg one ...

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