• VIDEO: World Sailing launches 2021 eSailing World Championship

  • New dates for 2022 ORC/IRC World Championship

  • 2021 RORC Caribbean 600 is cancelled

  • Rolex Fastnet Race entry numbers smash all records

  • 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

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  • eSailing World Championship 2021
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    The 2021 eSailing World Championship will be launched today [21 January 2021, 12:00 UTC] as the race to win this year’s title – and a prize of USD $10,000 – officially begins.

  • ORC/IRC World Championship
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    After consultation between the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), the Unione Vela Altura Italiana (UVAI) and the Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL), the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), the dates for the 2022 ORC/IRC World Championship have been changed.

  • New York Yacht Club American Magic Capsize incident
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    New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the America’s Cup, capsized in a strong gust of wind while leading around the final mark during a Prada Cup race shortly before 6:00 PM NZDT on Sunday, January 17 (January 16 European time). All team members onboard were quickly accounted for by the team’s on-the-water safety personnel and declared safe. 

  • American Magic capsize
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    After the capsize of American Magic this afternoon, America’s Cup Event Ltd and the Syndicate themselves have activated emergency management plans.

  • INEOS TEAM UK
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    A tricky and yet revealing day for the Challengers competing in the PRADA Cup Round Robins due the to the tricky light wind conditions that frequently forced the AC75’s off their foils.

  • Prada Cup: INEOS TEAM UK
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    Today all the build up and discussion ended and the points started to count in Auckland as the first two races of the PRADA Cup officially kicked off.
    INEOS TEAM UK went from zero to hero by winning both races with solid starts, smooth sailing and protecting their leads over their opponents, both American Magic and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team respectively. A result few people had predicted before today.

  • 2021 RORC Caribbean 600
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    After much discussion internally and after consultation with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, it was decided that the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) had no option but to cancel the RORC Caribbean 600 due to take place in February.

  • 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race
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    Like tickets to Glastonbury, registration opened on the dot of 1000 UTC today for this summer’s Rolex Fastnet Race and speedily sold out. Within an hour an unprecedented 400 boats had entered the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s flagship event, which this year will follow a route finishing for the first time in France. Bow to bow this line-up represents almost 5km of yacht, confirming the Rolex Fastnet Race’s position as by far the world’s largest and most popular offshore yacht race.

  • RORC Transatlantic Race
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    The 2021 RORC Transatlantic Race started in glorious conditions outside Marina Puerto Calero on Saturday 9th January. With the RORC Racing Management Team operating remotely, the race start was officiated by Manuel Torres, Sporting Director, Real Club Náutico de Arrecife. With a highly experienced team from the Royal Yacht Club, the RORC fleet got away to a spectacular reaching start for the 7th edition of the race.

  • 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race cancelled
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    It is with great regret that the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia announces that the 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will not be proceeding in 2020.