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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2021

The Swan 82FD Kallima and the Swan 80 Umiko competing in IR1 during Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez © Gilles Martin-Raget

After the success of the 2020 edition, the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez lifts the veil on the format for the mythical get-together of the most beautiful boats in the world that will take place over two weeks Рfrom Saturday, ...

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18ft Skiff Australian Championship

Finport Finance and Smeg lead the fleet on the first spinnaker run during Race 8 of the 18ft Skiff Australian Championship ©Frank Quealey

After trailing the leader for most of today’s Race 8 of the Australian 18ft Skiff Championship, the defending champion tech2 team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake staged a remarkable comeback over the final two legs of the ...

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PRADA Cup Final

PRADA Cup Final day 2 - Tight match racing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS TEAM UK - photo © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi

With four wins on the scoreboard Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli comes away of the first PRADA Cup Final weekend having stamped their authority and with the first to seven going to the Match, INEOS TEAM UK path gets steeper and ...

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Banjo’s Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta 2021

Division Two of the Performance Cruising fleet under spinnaker on Day Two of the Banjos Shoreline Crown Series © Jane Austin

Midnight Rambler (Ed Psaltis) has thrown down the gauntlet in his bid to retain the Tasmanian AMS Rating Championship, sailed as part of the Banjos Shoreline Crown Series Bellerive Regatta in Hobart. Psaltis leads the racing keelboat group on AMS ...

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CORUM & The Ocean Race Europe

Nicolas Troussel training on board the IMOCA Corum L'√Čpargne ¬© Eloi Stichelbaut - polaRYSE / Corum L'√Čpargne

The CORUM L’√Čpargne Sailing Team, led by skipper Nicolas Troussel, has confirmed it will take part in the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe this spring, with its new generation IMOCA. “The Ocean Race Europe is a compelling new ...

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Australian Historical 18s Championship

The start of last Saturday's race at the Australian Historical 18s Championship - photo © MVS

New Zealander wins Australian Historical 18s Championship The New Zealand 18ft Skiff fleet may not be coming to contest the 2021 JJ Giltinan world 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour in March, but there is one Kiwi sailor who will ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race

Thomas Kneen's JPK 11.80 Sunrise - hoping to secure a podium place again in IRC Two - photo © Paul Wyeth / RORC

With the Rolex Fastnet Race having so many boats, so many classes and a 96-year history, it is inevitable that many past winners, be they of line honours, individual classes or of the main IRC overall prize, the Fastnet Challenge ...

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West Marine US Open Sailing Series 2021

2021 West Marine US Open Sailing ‚Äď Clearwater. Photo by US Sailing/Ellinor Walters.

Yes, it is Super Bowl Sunday, and the greater Tampa/St. Pete area is consumed by national and local media attention and fanfare for the big game. Only 25 miles east of Raymond James Stadium, another major championship was on the ...

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Caribbean Multihull Challenge at Sint Maarten Yacht Club

Arawak on Caribbean Multihull Challenge day 1 - photo © Edward Penagos

Day 1 of the Caribbean Multihull Challenge, sponsored by Yacht Club Port de Plaisance, is one for the books. Starting with lighter conditions than expected, the second race was sailed in a steady breeze. While everyone was looking at a ...

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ORC/IRC World Championship 2022 New dates

2022 biennial ORC/IRC World Championship to be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia © Studio Borlenghi

After consultation between the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), the Unione Vela Altura Italiana (UVAI) and the Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL), the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa ...

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