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ORCV Winter Series Race

Great fleet racing onboard Carerra S - ORCV Winter Series - Race 1 - photo © Dave Hewison

ORCV Winter Series kicked off with 45 competitors out on Port Philip enjoying some close racing after the conclusion of the lockdown period last Saturday. It was a race of 17 nautical miles sailed in tricky light-winds where boat speed ...

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Cancellation SCOR 2021and B2SC 2021

2021 Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta © Sunshine Coast Yacht Club

In order to give all stakeholders enough notice, it is with regret that the Sunshine Coast Yacht Club is cancelling the SCOR and B2SC regetta. We hope in future years sailing teams can support these local events. The uncertainty in ...

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Vision 2024 Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe © David Branigan / Oceansport

Almost 6 months after the first skippers crossed the Vendée Globe finish line already the tenth edition, starting November 2024, is on everyone’s mind. And the enthusiasm stemming from the last edition is significant, already there are around 45 sailors ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the AC36 Cup Match - Race Day 5 © Carlo Borlenghi

Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) and the Government, along with Auckland Council, have concluded exclusive discussions regarding funding for the next America’s Cup (AC37) following ETNZ’s successful defence in Auckland of the ...

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Melbourne – Hobart Yacht Race 50th anniversary

Whistler - 2018 ORCV Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race © Dave Hewison

A very important part of ORCV is the Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race ‘West Coaster’. As we start our preparations for the 50th Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race anniversary in 2022, we thought it important to share some history of ...

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2021 Entries open

SAILING - CYC Trophy 2020 Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. 12/12/2020 (Photo by Andrea Francolini) SAIL EXCHANGE Andrea Francolini

Excitement is building for the return of the historic Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with entries now open for the 77th edition of ocean racing’s ‘Everest’. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has launched the Notice of Race and is ...

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Bermuda-Plymouth record

Jason Carroll’s MOD 7O trimaran Argo claimed line honors in the 62nd Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race, completing the 60-mile course from Miami to Palm Beach in just over 3 hours, averaging nearly 20 knots and smashing the overall elapsed time record. © Gus Carlson

In her first outing since the beginning of the pandemic, Jason Carroll’s MOD70 trimaran Argo last week blew away the existing record for the passage between Bermuda and Plymouth, UK. The previous record for this 2870 mile course eastbound across ...

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Ocean Race Europe Leg 3

Start of the Third Leg of The Ocean Race Europe, from Alicante, Spain, to Genoa, Italy. © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

This afternoon, the twelve teams competing in The Ocean Race Europe (VO65 and IMOCA) took the start from Alicante of the third and final offshore leg of the race bound for Genoa. In IMOCA, there’s precious little separating the competitors ...

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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago 2021

2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago © Mark Albertazzi

World-champion sailor Andy Horton, who is competing in this weekend’s Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago, said that no one on their Great Lakes 52 team believed the forecasted afternoon thunderstorm would materialize but when it did, he agreed ending racing ...

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Ocean Race Europe Leg 2 Finish

The finish of Leg Two of The Ocean Race Europe, from Cascais, Portugal, to Alicante, Spain. - photo © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

The second leg of The Ocean Race Europe finished in Alicante, Spain on Wednesday, the culmination of three days of tight racing between the 12 international crews since they left Cascais, Portugal on Sunday afternoon. The second leg of the ...

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