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Pacific Circuit Rally 2022


Island Cruising NZ is excited to announce the Pacific Circuit Rally for 2022! Island Cruising have been running yacht rallies to the Pacific for over 30 years, and we are delighted to offer some exciting sailing events in 2022. Fiji ...

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Edgartown Race Weekend

Edgartown Race Weekend©Stephen R Cloutier

Edgartown Yacht Club has scheduled its 2022 Edgartown Race Weekend for June 23-25, shifting the popular three-day event from its typical July time slot to “shoulder season” on Martha’s Vineyard, the popular island retreat where it is held. In addition, the Club ...

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America’s Cup enter with American Magic

NYYC American Magic, 36th America's Cup. 15 December, 2020 - Auckland © Sailing Energy

The New York Yacht Club, which in July 2021 made a surprise announcement that they had chosen to run with Stars+Stripes, a late challenger for the 36th America’s Cup. Then in October NYYC announced they were “pausing” their America’s Cup ...

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Rolex Big Boat Series 2022

Rolex Big Boat Series - photo © Sharon Green / Rolex

On September 15, 2022, when handicap fleets line up to compete in the Rolex Big Boat Series, they will be racing under rating rules established by the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) rather than the Offshore Rating Rule (ORR). The four-day ...

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Qoin Sail Paradise Regatta 2022

2022 Qoin Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 3 ©Nic Douglass / www.sailorgirlHQ.com

The Gold Coast’s premier offshore yachting event, Qoin Sail Paradise, has come to an end. A solid south-easterly wind swept across the course during the morning and made for spectacular Sailing. Wind gusts up to 20 knots and seas up ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Sebastian Bohm's Smuggler during the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - photo © Rolex / Andrea Francolini

Without doubt, the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race delivered on the event’s formidable reputation. It was a race of two decidedly different halves. The first was a punishing test of physical endurance and perseverance. The second questioned mental resilience ...

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J Class reveals 2022

Ranger on delivery to the Caribbean - photo © Andy Cole

After a 2021 season which comprised only mixed fleet racing under various handicap rules, the J Class have made provisional plans to convene at three key events this season as activity and interest ramps up and key owners and teams ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille - photo © Michael Gramm

With five months to go, almost 30 entries ranging from Maxis to Melges 24 have committed to a fabulous week of racing in Saint Barthélemy for the 11th edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille, including Wendy Schmidt’s ...

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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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