• Getting Ready for the RORC Caribbean 600

  • Annie Lush strengthens German Ocean Race Campaign

  • America's Cup match conditions confirmed

  • The new X5⁶ from X-Yachts, launching in 2021

  • Emeritas Team New Zealand reveal America's Cup test boat Te Kāhu

More sailing news

  • Annie Lush
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    Offshore Team Germany pushes on further with it's planning for participation in The Ocean Race 2021/22 (TOR): The Imoca Open 60 "Einstein" will be prepared in the south of England for installation of the newest generation of foils.  With the purchase of a Dehler 30 OD a strong training platform will be created in Germany, and with the formation of the team, Offshore Team Germany has occupied a central position on board for The Ocean Race 2021/22: Annie Lush, one of the most experienced female offshore sailors worldwide, has given her firm commitment to OTG.

  • America's Cup match conditions
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    Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada.

  • Tilmar Hansen's German TP52 Outsider
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    With less than two weeks until the start of the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, boats and crew are beginning to arrive in Antigua. The marinas in Falmouth and English Harbour are starting to buzz with activity as sailors from all over the world arrive to prepare their yachts for the 600-mile race around 11 Caribbean islands. Around 70 teams will be taking part with well over 700 sailors competing. 

  • Medemblik Regatta
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    The Medemblik Regatta, formerly known as Spa, Holland or Delta Lloyd Regatta, can once again become a global event in Olympic Sailing. Thanks to the new plans of World Sailing, this spring classic regatta gets a prominent and protected position on the international calendar. As the most successful sailing country of  2018 and 2019, the Netherlands deserves a world-class home competition. TIG Sports, Royal Netherlands Yachting Union and Municipality Medemblik aim to have such a world class event again in 2021 with participants in all Olympic classes on their way to Paris 2024.

  • Open Dutch J/80 Championship
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    From the 27th to 29th of March 2020, the R&ZV Naarden and J/80 Benelux Class Association will host the 2020 Open Dutch J/80 Championship (“ONK”) in the gorgeous waters of the Marker Meer, near the Harbour of Naarden.

  • X5⁶ from X-Yachts
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    Rudder control and feel are also highly important for Superior Sailing Pleasure. The new X56 has a wide stern section, maximising theoretical hull speed and hull volume for the built-in dinghy garage. That has made us go for a twin rudder blade solution this time.

  • J/111 Worlds 2020
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    With a rich history of international competition from Chicago, Breskens, San Francisco, Newport Rhode Island and The Solent, the J/111 World Championship regatta returns to beautiful Cowes for the third time since it was held there for the inaugural event.

  • America's Cup test boat Te Kāhu
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    Emirates Team New Zealand revealed their new custom designed and built test boat Te Kāhu today in Auckland. Te Kāhu meaning ‘The Hawk’ was rolled out of the shed on Wednesday and was christened by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

  • RORC Caribbean 600
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    In February there is no better offshore race in the world than the RORC Caribbean 600. Racing 600 miles non-stop around 11 tropical islands is a challenge, especially for the largely corinthian teams racing in IRC Two and IRC Three. The race is a test of endurance, boat handling and seamanship, coupled with spectacular racing conditions and stunning scenery. Winning class or making the podium is worthy of a huge celebration. Every team is congratulated dockside by enthusiastic volunteers, cheering the accomplishment of simply finishing the race.

  • Idec sport
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    It is clear that in spite of the demanding conditions, everyone is enjoying being back sailing on the high seas, as they tackle their latest record attempt between Hong Kong and London. This morning, this has led to the crew of IDEC SPORT achieving a decent lead of more than 180 miles after the first days of racing over the time set by the holder of the Tea Route record, the 70-foot trimaran, Maserati.