• Swan American Regatta postponed to 2021

  • ORC Race Management Guide now available for download

  • Refits come to an end: the IMOCA fleet gradually moving again and skippers rediscovering their boats

  • Engaging speakers, leaders, and experts will share solutions and winning strategies at The Ocean Race Summits #2

  • World Sailing cancels the 2020 Offshore World Championship due to COVID-19

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  • Swan American Regatta
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    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the New York Yacht Club to postpone 2020 Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex, which was to include the Swan American Regatta, from its scheduled dates of July 14 to 18 to a to-be-determined date in September. As September is quite a busy month for Nautor's Swan, including the Rolex Swan Cup in Sardinia among other European events, the decision has been made to cancel the 2020 edition of the Swan American Regatta

  • ORC Race Management Guide download
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    The members of the Race Management Committee led by Hans-Eckhard ("Ecky") von der Mosel and the management and staff at the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) are pleased to announce the publication of a project that has put together the knowledge and expertise of many ORC contributors: the inaugural edition of the ORC Race Management Guide.

  • 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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    The Notice of Race for the 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart, the 76th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, encouraging entrants in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s famous blue-ribbon event, has been released.

  • IMOCA fleet
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    Just over a fortnight after the lockdown ended, the sailors and their teams are now busy catching up on lost time. Many IMOCAs have been relaunched after their winter refits, which took longer than planned. There have been more and more measurement checks and trips to check out the changes made during the winter. Other sailors have to wait a while before heading back out to sea. We look at what has been happening at the end of the refit season.

  • The Ocean Race Summits
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    The second in the current series of The Ocean Race Summits will stream online live from The Hague and feature top experts and leaders from across a wide range of fields coming together to share solutions to accelerate the restoration of ocean health.

  • Offshore World Championship
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    World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Offshore World Championship, due to be held alongside October’s Rolex Middle Sea Race in Valletta, Malta, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • TP52 World Championship
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    As the 52 SUPER SERIES racing fleet of TP52 grand-prix racing yachts returned today from Cape Town, South Africa, aboard the cargo ship BBC Dolphin in Valencia, Spain, circuit organisers have put plans in place to run the prestigious Rolex TP52 World Championship at the ever-popular Mallorcan venue of Puerto Portals from 15-19 September. Time and circumstances have conspired against July’s Valencia regatta, which has had to be cancelled.

  • Social Distancing
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    Four-time Olympic sailor, Mark Mansfield, a professional sailor, is part of the Key Yachting/ J/UK team representing J/Boats in Ireland. Mark contributed a good perspective on how sailing can take place while enjoying with family and friends.

  • Vendée-Arctic-Les Sables d’Olonne
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    The horizon is starting to look clearer for those aiming to compete in the 2020 Vendée Globe. On 4th July, they are due to start the Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne, a 3600-mile solo ocean race around a big triangle reaching up to the limits of the Arctic Circle. This race with its brand new course organised by the IMOCA class in conjunction with the Sea to See company, and supported by Vendée and the town of Les Sables d’Olonne, is a real prologue for the Vendée Globe.

  • The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century
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    The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century will reward the best sailing images taken since 1 January 2000 as part of a unique event designed to celebrate sailing photography and its authors.