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RSHYR 2022

Whisper - Start of the 2022 Sydney Hobart race - photo © Bow Caddy Media

Boxing Day Flashback – Mini Maxis Depart Sydney After turning right at the outward turning mark, we caught up with the mini maxi fleet as they ran down the coast. Whisper – Start of the 2022 Sydney Hobart race – ...

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American Magic sail in 2023

American Magic - Patriot - AC75 - January 4, 2023 - Pensacola, Florida - photo © Paul Todd/America's Cup

American Magic – AC75 Version 2 – Pensacola – January 4, 2023 – Day 27 What happened in the Cup – Jan 04, 2023:  American Magic – Patriot – AC75 – January 4, 2023 – Pensacola, Florida © Paul Todd/America’s ...

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50th Anniversary Cape2Rio Race

50th Anniversary Cape2Rio Race start - photo © Alec Smith / Image Mundi

A sunny Cape Town provided the perfect backdrop for the Cape2Rio start on Monday 2 January. 16 teams left Royal Cape Yacht Club in a light westerly wind of 10 knots for a 14h00 start just off Granger Bay. Alan ...

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Lady Liberty Regatta 2023

Lady Liberty Regatta 2023 in New York Harbor © Manhattan Yacht Club

The Lady Liberty Regatta is the premiere all-women’s event in New York Harbor. After being revived last fall, the regatta will be held again at our club September 8-10, 2023. This year, the Lady Liberty Regatta will focus on inviting ...

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2023

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2023©LaurensMorel

With just months to go before the start of the 43rd edition of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta, many race teams are now finalizing their arrangements to attend this bucket-list event. Breaking news from the Volvo fleet confirms that at ...

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11th Hour Racing Team

© 2023 11th Hour Racing Team. All rights reserved

With the assembly deadline of January 2, 2023 fast approaching, Malama and the team left Valencia yesterday morning and arrived at The Ocean Race HQ in Alicante, Spain, late last night. The crew – a mixture of sailors and shore ...

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Translated 9

Translated 9 crew - photo © Translated

Translated 9 will participate in the epic Cape 2 Rio Race 2023 with an international crew, which is brand new to ocean sailing, the result of a selection process involving more than 1,000 non-professional volunteer applicants worldwide. The amateur crew ...

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RORC Transatlantic Race

The Magnificent Swan 115 Jasi is one of the favourites for the IMA Transatlantic Trophy for Monohull Line Honours © ClubSwan Racing / Studio Borlenghi

The New Year heralds a big season for the Royal Ocean Racing Club, including the 14th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. The longest race in the 2023 RORC Season’s Points Championship starts from Marina Lanzarote on January 8th. The ...

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Transpac 2023

Sharon Green© Copyright 2022. Transpacific Yacht Club

The first starts of the 2023 Transpac are just around the corner, and the wide range of our 55 registered entries prove that there is no one right boat for this classic 2225-mile ocean race. The current list ranges in ...

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Record Breakers


When Charles Caudrelier took line honours in the Route du Rhum single handed race across the Atlantic aboard Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Gitana 17 he had also set a new race record. Meanwhile, on the vast salt flats of Lake ...

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