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Swan European Regatta 2021

Swan European Regatta 2021 ©Nautor's Swan

The 2021 edition of the Swan European Regatta, came to an end after four days of passionate and exciting sailing. Previously held in Cowes, UK, the regatta has moved to the Baltic Sea, in the stunning setting of the Turku ...

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51st Transpac ©Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

All eyes are on the YB trackers now to anticipate the arrival of the first finishers in the 2021 Transpac. The favorable weather in this year’s race of 2225 miles from LA to Honolulu has resulted in shorter distances and ...

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New York Yacht Club’s Challenge for 37th America’s Cup

The America's Cup Trophy in front of the New York Yacht Club's Newport Club House © Carlo Borlenghi

The New York Yacht Club has taken an initial, but significant, step toward establishing a sustainable franchise that can both win the 37th America’s Cup and provide a road map for the Club’s future involvement and for how international sport’s ...

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GC32 Lagos Cup 2

Another immaculate manoeuvre from Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi team - GC32 Lagos Cup 1 - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

The second event of the 2021 GC32 Racing Tour kicks off next week, once again in Lagos on Portugal’s Algarve. The first two events of the new season for the World Sailing-approved high performance foiling catamarans are being held in ...

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Youth Match Racing Regatta returns in 2021

Bollé International Youth Match Racing Regatta returns in 2021 © Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, in conjunction with Ocean Clothing Group, is pleased to announce the Bollé International Youth Match Racing Regatta will return from 22-26 November 2021. Following the cancellation of the 2020 regatta due to the Covid ...

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ARC Portugal

ARC Portugal © World Cruising Club

Despite recent changes to rules affecting travellers returning from Portugal to the UK, the rally is still scheduled for its revised August dates – click here for the itinerary. The 2022 route is also open to registration for new entrants, and ...

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45th Wooden Boat Festival

We are back and ready to celebrate Wooden Boats! 45th Wooden Boat Festival Sept 10-12, 2021. The excitement is building… You can feel it in the air… The Wooden Boat Festival is coming… The Harbor is almost full, the presentations ...

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New Zealand SailGP Team helmed by interim skipper Arnaud Psarofaghis in action during practice on race day 2 of Great Britain SailGP, Event 3, Season 2 in Plymouth, UK. 18 July . - photo © Bob Martin/SailGP

New Zealand SailGP Team interim helmsman Arnaud Psarofaghis is proud of the team’s effort at the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix despite a disappointing seventh place finish in Plymouth this morning. The reshaped New Zealand team, missing five frontline sailors ...

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Transpac 2021

51st Transpac Day 2 start ©Doug Gifford | Ultimate Sailing

Powered by the best breeze of the week – 10-15 knots at the start off Point Fermin – today’s final 19 entries in four divisions vaulted off the start line towards Honolulu, 2225-miles away, in the 2021 Transpac. These are ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race IRC Two

J/111 SL Energies skippered by Laurent Charmy - photo © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Among many hot boats in IRC Two will be the JPK 1180, big brother to the JPK 10.10 Night and Day and 10.80 Courrier Du Leon, which won the Rolex Fastnet Races in 2013 and 2015 respectively. This year five ...

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