• 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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  • The Transat CIC
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    The legendary passage across the North Atlantic has proven one of the most difficult challenges to the solo sailor over the last 60 years.  Although the start and finish ports for the 15th edition of The Transat CIC have changed from the traditional course, now leaving Brest in France on May 10th 2020 and finishing in Charleston, South Carolina in the USA, it will still be one of the stiffest solo tests in ocean racing, dealing with Spring’s usual succession of chilly Atlantic low pressure systems whilst racing amongst what looks set to be a very high level in each of

  • RORC Caribbean 600
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    After three nights and four days of competition out on the 600nm race course, the first boats have arrived back on the docks in Antigua. Interviews with some of the early arrivals, including Multihull and Monohull Line Honours winners, and provisional class champions in the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600:

  • Yoyo Gerssen's Ohlson 35 Cabbyl Vane
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    By dusk on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the entire monohull fleet in the race were at the northern most extremity of the course negotiating the chicane of islands; Saba, St. Barths, and St. Maarten. Tilmar Hansen's TP52 Outsider (GER) is estimated to be leading IRC Zero and the race overall for the RORC Caribbean Trophy. Eric de Turckheim's NMD54 Teasing Machine (FRA) is estimated to be second. In third is one of the smallest boats in the race, Yoyo Gerssen 's Ohlson 35 Cabbyl Vane (NED).

  • RORC Caribbean 600 film and video
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    Light air combat amongst sparkling conditions for the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. 73 yachts, 37 nations and well over 700 sailors from across the globe are embarking on the 600 mile offshore around 11 Caribbean Islands. Our media team were in the air, on the water and on shore to capture the best shots and atmosphere of the race.

  • Start of the 2020 RORC Caribbean 600
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    Sparkling conditions prevailed for the start of the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. The impressive 73-boat fleet gathered outside Antigua's English Harbour, relishing the prospect of racing 600nm in stunning conditions. A light south easterly breeze gave a gentle start to the race, but the fierce competition was exemplified by highly competitive starts right through the fleet.

  • 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.