• Arcus and Gentoo prevail in IRC championships

  • Experienced racing sailors in big trouble off the coast of Scheveningen after man overboard

  • Harken acquires longtime Dutch distributor On Deck

  • ClubSwan 80: born to change the maxi yachts world

  • Rolex Swan Cup - Cancelled

More sailing news

  • IRC championship
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    Mid-September it may be, but conditions for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2020 IRC championships felt more like June this weekend, with shorts and T-shirts conditions and allowing a full schedule of racing to be laid on by PRO Stuart Childerley and his team. The event concluded today with two windward-leeward races on the central-eastern Solent in more variable and generally lighter winds than on Friday or Saturday.

  • Man over board
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    Two experienced racing sailors got into big trouble this Saturday morning off the coast of Scheveningen in The Netherlands. Due to the turbulent weather, one of the two crew members went overboard, after which the other sailed with the yacht on a sandbank.

  • Niklas Zennström’s FAST 40+ Rán
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    The central Solent delivered on the opening day of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship. The westerly wind started off light but built to a solid 18 knots, the September sun even putting in an appearance, as the three class fleet progressed through two windward-leeward races and one round the cans.

  • Harken
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    Harken, Inc. acquired its long time Dutch distributor On Deck B.V. this past week.  The news of this acquisition brings together two of the most respected brands in the Dutch and international marine markets.  It is part of Harken’s efforts to grow its service levels and stay as close as possible to the customer in important strategic markets while continuing its strong growth trajectory. 

  • ClubSwan 80
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    We'd like to introduce a new concept into the world of Maxis and inigorate Owner participation on an international level. That's the reason why we have created a new ClubSwan 80 an put together the most brilliant minds in the yachting industry, working with the aim to envolve the accepeted principles in the sailing world.

  • Rolex Swan Cup
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    In light of the significant increase in the infection curve and several outbreaks in the Costa Smeralda area and in Porto Cervo in particular, in order to protect the safety and health of our guests, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor’s Swan and Rolex have decided to cancel the Rolex Swan Cup, scheduled from September 7th to 13th.

  • EPEX nanno
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    With a combination of the advanced EPEX patented technology and cutting-edge material science, the new EPEX nanno structure with a minimum of layers is a ultra-light, yet durable sail, that provides the club racing champions and the demanding cruising sailor with a new set of soft and smooth alternatives.

  • 49th Rolex Fastnet Race
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    In one year’s time a new era will begin for the world’s largest offshore yacht race. On 8 August 2021, the Rolex Fastnet Race will set sail from Cowes bound for the Fastnet Rock as usual, but then, once the boats have rounded Bishop Rock, they will, for the first time in the race’s 96 year history, point their bows towards Cherbourg, the new finish for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s premier event.

  • CORUM in the Vendée Globe
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    Nicolas Troussel, the French skipper, sponsored by CORUM Investments, has qualified for the Vendée Globe 2020, one of the world’s most prestigious sailing events, starting on 8 November in the French town of Les Sables-d'Olonne.

  • Josefin Olsson
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    Gold, Silver, Bronze — the complete set of medals of the Olympic Games in front of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) shines at the Kieler Woche 2020 (September 5-13) in the Olympic one-handed class Laser Radial. The 2016 Olympic champion, four-time and reigning World Champion Marit Bouwmeester from the Netherlands will meet Annalise Murphy (Ireland/Silver) and Anna Marie Rindom (Denmark/Bronze) on the Kiel Fjord.