• Volvo Ocean Race teams leverage up with crucial 24 hours ahead

  • VIDEO: 2018 Swan One Design

  • 2018: Nautix ready for new antifouling rules

  • World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships

  • ORC Congress concludes successful 2017 season and looks ahead to 2018

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  • Swan One Design
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    Pitting crews against each other is the fairest form of sailing competition. One-design racing, defined by clear rules, is synonymous with pure sport in yachting competitions. Boats are the same and it is all about strategy, tactics, crew work, and sailing technique. One-design racing is for sailors who really like competition and still enjoy sailing.

  • Nautix
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    No doubt about it, 1 January 2018 is a significant date for marine paint producers. Why? Because new European legislation on antifouling will be coming into wider force on that day.

  • Team Brunel
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    A 130 nautical mile lateral split has opened up in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Friday as the teams trade off better wind with shorter distance in a bid to get to Cape Town first.

  • Arkema
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    Lalou Roucayrol (France) and Alex Pella (Spain) on their 50ft trimaran, Arkema have won the Multi50 class of the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre after crossing the finish line in the Bay of All Saints in Salvador de Bahia on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 07:49:19 (UTC), 10 days 19 hours 14 minutes and 19 seconds after leaving Le Havre, Normandy France.

  • Prince de Bretagne
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    At 18:15 UTC, Maxi80 Prince de Bretagne dismasted just 93 miles from the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre in Salvador de Bahia. The 80ft trimaran, Prince de Bretagne was sailing off Palame, in north-east Brazil near the end of the 4,350-mile race from Le Havre in Normandy, France.

  • Virtual Regatta
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    World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships.

  • Melges 40
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    The prestigious waters of Palma de Mallorca, Spain will act as center stage for final Melges 40 Grand Prix showdown of 2017 (14 November 2017 / Palma de Mallorca, Spain) - Hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma, the Melges 40 fleet is set, ready and fully prepared to race the final event of what has been an incredible, inaugural Grand Prix season.

  • Richard Brisius and Johan Salén
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    Richard Brisius and Johan Salén have been appointed as President and co-President of the Volvo Ocean Race, taking over from the outgoing chief executive, Mark Turner.

  • Sodebo Ultim
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    Thomas Colville and Jean-Luc Nélias on their maxi trimaran, Sodebo Ultim’ have won the Ultime class of the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre after crossing the finish line in the Bay of All Saints in Salvador de Bahia on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:42:27 (UTC), 7 days 22 hours 7 minutes and 27 seconds after leaving Le Havre, Normandy France. Sodebo Ultim’ sailed 4,742 nautical miles at an average speed of 24.94 knots.

  • Class40 V and B
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    The ferocious pressure in the air, on the water and in the boats in this 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre saw the Class40, V and B, break the 24-hour speed record today.