• Gearing up for the Medemblik Regatta medal races

  • How to win a distance race

  • eSailing World Championship 2018

  • [VIDEO] Carkeek’s new Rán VII Fast40+ promises electric partnership

  • Records number anticipated as IRC's most prestigious championship comes to Cowes

More sailing news

  • Medemblik Regatta
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    In 20 days the 34th Medemblik Regatta will start with, so far, almost 300 sailors representing 43 nations. A third of those sailors are part of the RS:X fleets (Men, Woman and U19). Largest fleet will be the RS:X men with 63 sailors registered, and still counting. Olympic, World and European champions are travelling to the Netherlands to race in Medemblik from the 22nd to the 26th of May.

  • eSailing World Championship
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    The official launch of the eSailing World Championship is just around the corner! On Thursday 10 May, World Sailing will launch the Championship in London, Great Britain. The final will be held during the Annual Conference in Sarasota, Florida, USA, this October. More information on how to get involved will be released during the launch.  

  • Melges 40
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    Beginning on Thursday May 3, the spring appointment of the 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix kicks off at PalmaVela, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. It marks the start of a long season of regattas for Melges' largest and best one-design racing sailboat.

  • Superyacht Cup Palma
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    Part of the last-minute rush to take part in Europe’s longest running and largest superyacht regatta are Missy, a 33-metre lightweight carbon fibre world cruising yacht, Q, the 52-metre long-distance cruising ketch, and the 46-metre sloop Scorpione of London. 

  • Rán Fast40
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    All eyes will be on the newly-launched radical Rán VII as the Fast40+ class counts down to the start of the 2018 season in the Solent this weekend (Friday, April 27- Sunday, April 29). The renowned Rán Racing team will also be making their debut in this high-performance planing monohull class and will be putting the latest Carkeek creation through its paces as they get up to speed.

  • Turn the Tide on Plastic
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    Dee Caffari’s Turn the Tide on Plastic saw their strategy pay off on Friday as they regained the lead in Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

  • Nations Trophy Mediterranean League
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    The second event in The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2018 for Swan One Design yachts starts next week. Sail Racing PalmaVela (2 – 6 May) organized by the Real Club Náutico de Palma, and now in its 15th edition, has long been a firm favourite with Swan owners and this year is no different. 22 Swans will be competing, 17 of which appear in the one design categories: ClubSwan 50 (7 entries), Swan 45 (5) and ClubSwan 42 (5). Nine races are planned for each one design class.

  • Dongfeng Race Team
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    The famed anticyclone is renowned for dominating the South Atlantic and making tricky sailing for Volvo Ocean Race teams heading north or south.



  • MAPFRE leads the Volvo Ocean Race
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    Large crowds were on hand to see MAPFRE lead the Volvo Ocean Race fleet off on Leg 8 from Itajaí, Brazil to Newport, Rhode Island.

  • Qingdao boat
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    Qingdao has claimed its first victory in the Mighty Pacific Leg 6 of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race: a 5,600 nautical mile marathon across the most remote and inhospitable stretches of ocean on earth, from Qingdao to Seattle, USA.