• Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: One week to close of entries

  • Carkeek has designs on golden (silver, bronze and pearl) weekend

  • Bavaria Yachts presents new strategy: 100 percent made in Germany

  • International IRC Congress meets in Ireland

  • The IMOCA class: A high-flying edition of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe

More sailing news

  • Règates Royales
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    Despite the capricious wind conditions - with the 200 boats and over 1,500 sailors forced ashore on two days due to the strong winds-  the 40th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai will remain in the regatta’s history books as one of the most contested ever, with teams coming from all over the planet to grab the much longed for trophies.

  • Fredrik Lööf
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    Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, has lifted the 2018 OK Dinghy European Championship title with a thrilling last race win, after the title fight went right down to the wire. Charlie Cumbley from Britain, took silver, while Thomas Hansson-Mild, also from Sweden, took bronze.

  • Owen Clarke 66 Qilak
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    The Owen Clarke custom designed 66’ aluminium blue water cruising yacht Qilak was launched earlier this month at the K and M Yacht-Builders yard in Makkum, Holland. Purposeful, 'half yacht and half working boat', aptly described as a Land Rover Defender on the outside and a Range Rover on the inside.

  • Route du Rhum
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    With less than 40 days to the start of the 11th edition of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race, sailors, partners, organisers and journalists gathered at the Maison de la Radio in Paris today for the official presentation of the race.

  • Chris Nicholson and Nicolai Sehested
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    Two months after completing the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race around the world in fourth place aboard team AkzoNobel, two key members of the squad have set their sights on competing in the next edition of the race in three years' time.  

  • Régates Royales
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    The weather is pure Cote d’Azur in Cannes, sunny and summery… Ideal conditions for the grand rendez-vous that every year reunites hundreds of classic yachts’ lovers. The crews are itching to start racing on the stunning bay of la Napoule and finish the anniversary edition of the Regates Royales -  trophée Panerai in style.

  • Rick DeVos REV
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    Following four days of intense racing, Rick Devos’s REV clinched their first title as M32 Corinthian World Champions, silently sweeping the fleet and sailing a tremendously consistent event in Chicago, IL. Mirroring the accomplishment, ChinaOne.Ningbo walked away as 2018 M32 Overall World Champions, defending their title from last year with a commanding twenty-point lead.

  • Quantum Racing
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    Quantum Racing may have won the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES championship title, but unsailable light winds on the last day of the 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week denied them the chance to pitch for their fourth regatta win of the season. Luna Rossa, the Italian America’s Cup challengers of record, lift the Valencia regatta title, which they add to the Zadar Royal Cup, which they won in Croatia in June.

  • Perini Navi fleet, Perini Navi Cup 2018
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    After three days of racing, the seventh edition of the Perini Navi Cup drew to a close today. The event, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, had gathered 21 yachts from the Perini Navi fleet in Porto Cervo. Overall leader in the Cruiser Racer division was the 50-metre Silencio, while The Maltese Falcon triumphed among the Corinthians Spirit yachts and overall.

  • OK Dinghy
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    Five years ago an old OK Dinghy was dragged out of a garden in southern France and given a makeover. Soon it was joined by another and then another, and what followed was the amazingly successful revival of the Mediterranean OK Dinghy fleet with many former and new sailors joining the class. Two years ago they initiated the Mediterranean Championship at Bandol, an indicator of the growing interest and potential of this fledging fleet. Then, on the back of all this, and to support the growth, they were offered the chance of hosting the 2018 European Championship, which begins next week.