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Spindrift 2 returns to La Trinité-sur-mer in Brittany, France Five days earlier, the maxi trimaran left the dock in Newport, Rhode Island to set sail for her home port, completing her second transatlantic training in as many months. This was an…
Spindrift 2
Spindrift 2
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Getting to compete against the greatest Olympic sailor of all time has provided much delight for competitors on the GC32 Racing Tour this season. Five time Olympic medallist, four time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie and his British America’s Cup challenger,…
GC32 Racing Tour
GC32 Racing Tour
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Day two of their 2018 World Championship will go down in RC44 history books with three races sailed in waves, and at the top of the wind range, forcing teams to break out their no3 headsails and small spinnakers. Racing got underway on time at 1300 when…
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For the 19th edition of the Atlantic Telegramme Regatta, hosted by the CN Lorient from September 21st to 23rd, a fleet of J/70s and J/80s enjoyed a friendly and sporting atmosphere of offshore sailing. The event is renowned for conviviality and the bar…
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13 knots, flat water, sun, blue skies and the stunning backdrop of the mount Esterel overlooking the Bay of Cannes. Who could ask for more on the opening day of the 40th Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai, after two days of waiting for the right…
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After a summer of commissioning work, sea trials and the occasional weeknight PHRF race, the New York Yacht Club’s first three IC37s lined up for two days of one-design racing on Narragansett Bay on the first weekend of autumn. While the fleet was…
Inaugural IC37 Regatta
Inaugural IC37 Regatta
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Warm weather welcomed the VX One teams from five nations on the first day of the Alpen Cup at Riva del Garda. There was mist further down the lake which meant the thermal wind didn’t come in as strong as it had the day before for the teams which had got…
VX One Alpen Cup
VX One Alpen Cup
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Two MOD70s have entered the RORC Transatlantic Race for a thrilling high-speed multihull match race from Lanzarote to Grenada. Giovanni Soldini’s much modified Maserati (now called a Multi 70) and Peter Cunningham’s PowerPlay (formerly Concise 10) have…
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No racing for the opening day of the 40th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai. An Easterly wind, exceeding 30 knots, a confused sea state out on the bay forced the race organisers to keep the boats at the pontoon and abandon racing. Tomorrow…
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The Australian frigate HMAS Ballarat will be within helicopter range of Ile de Amsterdam at first light tomorrow (Thursday) and will commence operations to pick up Gregor McGuckin, one of two Golden Globe Race skippers dismasted during a fierce storm…
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