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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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New Gunboat 72V

Gunboat 72V solar - photo © Gunboat

Gunboat announces the Gunboat 72V, a new catamaran concept to complement the existing heritage series’ currently in production (the Gunboat 68 and Gunboat 80) – the first catamaran with Gunboat performance and a flybridge. Design and engineering is the collaboration ...

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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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Ocean Race Europe Leg 2

Racing down the coast of Portugal early in Leg 2 of The Ocean Race Europe from Cascais, Portugal, to Alicante, Spain - photo © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

A day after leaving Cascais, Portugal on the second leg of The Ocean Race Europe, this afternoon the race’s 12-boat fleet battled fierce headwinds in the Gibraltar Strait – the narrow and congested waterway dividing mainland Europe from north Africa ...

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Ocean Race Europe Leg 1 Finish

The Ocean Race Europe Leg 1 Finish in Cascais, Portugal - photo © Sailing Energy / The Ocean Race

The opening leg of The Ocean Race Europe came to a nail-biting conclusion today in Cascais, Portugal with the winners in both the VO65 and IMOCA 60 classes decided only in the last few moments of the four-day passage from ...

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Congressional Cup

Congressional Cup © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

The excitement of Congressional Cup racing will return to Long Beach Yacht Club September 14 to 19, 2021 when the world’s leading match racing skippers compete for this venerated trophy and the prized Crimson Blazer. “Our lineup is set, with ...

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Allianz Regatta & Hempel World Cup Series

49erFX Team Allianz - Allianz Regatta © Allianz Regatta

The Allianz Regatta from June 2-13 is part of World Sailing’s ‘Hempel World Cup Series’ for the coming two years. Nearly 300 sailors from 47 countries have been registered for this World Cup event. It is the first tournament, since ...

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Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy & Rolex Capri Sailing Week

Fra Diavolo struggled slightly today but two bullets this week secured them a narrow victory. © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

Following last night’s deluge, the fourth and final day of racing at the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy, the opening event of Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2021, was held in conditions that challenged both competitors and race committee alike. A giant ...

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Energy Observer in San Francisco

Energy Observer in San Francisco © Energy Observer Productions / George Conty

The first vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, the UN’s French Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals arrived in San Francisco, her 66th stopover on her round the world odyssey, on 6 May. Energy Observer is a French project that ...

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ARC Europe 2021 sets sail from St. Maarten

ARC Europe 2021 ©Edward Penagos

The excitement on the docks of IGY Simpson Bay Marina was palpable this morning, not least as today’s start of ARC Europe 2021 coincided with special 13th Birthday celebrations for Charlotte on Piano. There was just enough time for cake ...

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