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Global Solo Challenge

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Even when a sailor’s eye gets used to the vast horizon, the colours and tones of the sea and sky change every day… the open seas are never the same from one day to the next… suddenly, after days and ...

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Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race

Ichi Ban has a target on her stern in the Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race - photo © Andrea Francolini

As expected, Peter Harburg’s super maxi Black Jack made the best of the start in Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club‘s (RPAYC) Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race this afternoon. Due to start at 1pm off Barrenjoey Headland, signalling the ...

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42nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

©2022 St Maarten Heineken Regatta

42nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta March 3rd – March 6th, 2022 The legendary St Maarten Heineken Regatta kicks off in the lovely St. Maarten March 3-6, 2022. The Heineken Regatta boasts “Serious Fun” as intense competition during the day is ...

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Thailand International Boat Show

TIBS 2022 at Royal Phuket Marina © TIBS 2022

Just like everyone else, Phuket has been hit hard by the pandemic. Now – hopefully – it is set to receive a boost in the new year when the newly-branded Thailand International Boat Show (TIBS) will be held 6-9 of ...

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Positive signs for 2021 and word of caution

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Word of caution – Protocols are changing overnight and can catch passage makers unawares. Do detailed research of Covid protocols for your destination country, plus any neighbouring countries (should you need to divert at the last minute) and countries en-route in ...

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ORC/IRC World Championship 2022

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

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are pleased to announce the next biennial ORC/IRC World Championship will be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Dates for the event ...

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UK boat owners left stranded in Europe

Brexit Flags © Emma Cotton

Urgent demand from recreational boaters and leisure marine Add Newindustry for Government guidance and transitional arrangements on post-Brexit customs and VAT issues increases, as end of transition period looms. UK boaters face a choice between being hit with potentially thousands ...

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Yachting Festival Cannes 8-13 September 2020

Yachting Festival Cannes © Camille Iparraguire

On the international nautical calendar the Yachting Festival, the first show in the autumn and the leading in-water event in Europe, confirms that it will be held from 8 to 13 September 2020, in Cannes. Although the offices have been ...

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Sail Scotland

Pleasure yachts at Kytra, Caledonian Canal © Peter Sandground

The Scottish Government’s promised £100 million COVID-19 fund to support small and medium-sized businesses and the self-employed opened yesterday for applications – to the delight of Sail Scotland and its members. The national marine tourism body has been fiercely lobbying ...

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Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo 2020

Multihull Solutions will showcase the award-winning Fountaine Pajot Saona 47 sailing catamaran at the 2020 Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo. © Gilles Martin-Raget

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club will host the ninth annual Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March 2020, from 10am – 4pm. Come on down and see the Multihull Solutions NSW team who would ...

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