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Start of the second leg of the Globe40 between Sao Vincente (Cape Verde) and Saint Louis (Mauritius) on July 17, 2022, © Jean-Marie Liot / Globe40

“The GLOBE40 is reminiscent of the Mini spirit – albeit on Class40s – and the Tour du Finistère course – albeit on a planetary scale! In reality though, it’s a race like no other, whilst being technical and demanding in ...

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Gladiator © 52 Super Series / Martinez Studio

Argentinian ace Guillermo Parada was undoubtedly the architect behind the successes of Azzurra when the Roemmers family’s team – which raced under the colours of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda – won the 52 SUPER SERIES title four times. He ...

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race 2022-23 - 29 April , Leg 4 Day 6 onboard Biotherm. Out wake at night after crossing a squall - photo © Anne Beauge / Biotherm / The Ocean Race

Moderate easterly tradewinds have provided a speedy 24 hours of racing for the four IMOCAs charging north towards the doldrums. 24 hour distance runs have nearly doubled (although are still far off a record-setting pace) as the wind has settled ...

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Women’s World Match Racing Tour Casa Vela Cup 2023

Nicole Breault (USA) Vela Racing on 2023 Casa Vela Cup Day 2 - photo © Simone Staff / WWMRT

Day 2 of the Casa Vela Cup at the St. Francis Yacht Club finished with the ten competing all-women’s teams all vying for a valued spot in the semi-finals. Local sailor Nicole Breault and her Vela Racing team lead the ...

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race 2022-23 - 27 April 2023, Leg 4 Day 4 onboard Team Holcim - PRB. Team Holcim-PRB, dismasted during the night, approximately 20 miles off the coast of Brazil © Georgia Schofield | polaRYSE / Holcim - PRB / The Ocean Race

Near 0500 UTC, while the boat was racing east in moderate northerly winds and sea state, the mast on Team Holcim-PRB came crashing down. Skipper Kevin Escoffier had a message sent to Race Control that the crew was safe and ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2023 Overall

Huey Too won the Modern Division A class - 2023 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - photo © Tobias Stoerkle

24 Apr. final race of the 2023 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was held with the sun beating down on a slight swell of deep blue Caribbean sea. The trade winds, which typically blow out of the east, swung to the ...

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Racing Tour Casa Vela Cup 2023

Sophie Otter (GBR) / Otter Racing on 2023 Casa Vela Cup Day 1 - photo © Simone Staff / WWMRT

Nicole Breault (USA) and her Vela Racing team of Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer, Dana Riley Hayes, and Maggie Bacon are undefeated on Day 1 of the 2023 Casa Vela Cup, the opening stage of the 2023 Women’s World Match Racing Tour. ...

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54th Semaine Olympique Française

54th Semaine Olympique Française - Toulon Provence Méditerranée Day 1 - photo © Sailing Energy / Semaine Olympique Française

Mistral makes for fast, fun (and sometimes furious) opener The 54th Semaine Olympique Française de Hyères – TPM opened in classic Côte d’Azur conditions with unending sunshine and a 25-knot Mistral mixing it up across fleets. It was a day ...

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IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge 2023

Pyewacket 70 was scratch monohull in this year's RORC Caribbean 600 - photo © Tim Wright / www.photoaction.com

Les Voiles de St Barth-Richard Mille concluded yesterday with a regatta of straight bullets for Roy Pat Disney’s modified VO70 Pyewacket 70 on her first visit to the Caribbean. Following this and her line honours and overall IRC victory in ...

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2023

2023 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - The Blue Peter, 65' Alfred Mylne cutter won Vintage & Classic class - photo © Claire Matches / www.clairematches.com

Race one of the 2023 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was sailed on the Old Road Course in perfect sailing conditions in English Harbour, Antigua today. Competitors reported superb 15-20 knot trade winds with moderate swells on the race course and ...

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