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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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Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race

Hamilton Island Wild Oats at her favourited pin end of the start - Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race - photo © Mike Middleton, RQYS

Entries have opened and the Notice of Race published for the Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race, due to start at 11am on Friday 4 August 2023. The 530 nautical mile race, inaugurated in 2019 and organised by Royal Queensland ...

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Golden Globe Race

Jeremy has the smallest and lightest yacht in the fleet but offered a sterling performance in the Pacific! - photo © DD&JJ / GGR2022

Cape Horn is part of international folklore. Most know of its fearsome reputation for ships and lives lost and the emotional relief of finally sailing past. It has been like that for 100’s of years. For solo sailors it is ...

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2023

Shenanigans, Happy Hour and Salacia get playful on the start line - SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week - photo © Andrea Francolini

Entry for Townsville Yacht Club’s (TYC) SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2023 will open in one week’s time at 10am (Queensland time) on 1 March – so if you want to be there, you will need to be fast on ...

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Cup Spy

INEOS Britannia - AC40 - Day 4 - Day 28, February 17, 2023 - photo © Ugo Fonolla / America's Cup

Five of the six teams entered in the 2024 America’s Cup are sailing, some with only one boat, others with two, and Emirates Team New Zealand with three. With about 18 months left until the start of racing in August ...

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RORC Caribbean 600

Niklas Zennstrom's CF520 Rán 8 (SWE) - RORC Caribbean 600 - photo © James Tomlinson

At the break of dawn on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi70 (ITA) was in pole position, an hour inside race record pace for the 600 mile race. Video footage from on board Maserati reveals ...

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Mercury Racing V10 400R

©Mercury Racing V10 400R

Mercury Racing unleashes new V10 400R high-performance outboard Mercury Racing delivers more outboard performance punch with the introduction of the all-new Mercury Racing V10 400R model. Designed primarily to power performance centre console boats and catamarans to speeds well beyond ...

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