• Stars & Stripes Team USA confirm acceptance as 5th Challenger of the 36th America's Cup

  • Régates Royales de Cannes: the 2019 edition confirmed

  • The IMOCA class continues to push forward

  • VIDEO: Elvstrøm Sails launches a colourful universe!

  • 2019 D-Marin ORC World Championship Open for Entry

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  • Bavaria Yachts
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    The future development of Bavaria is taking clear shape: The yacht builder, respected worldwide for its good price/performance ratio, will once again build its boats one hundred percent in Germany. Bearing the seal of quality “Made in Giebelstadt”, both sailing and motor yachts will be manufactured and handed over to customers in Franconia. The R55 motor yacht, previously produced in Croatia, will for the first time be hand-built at the company’s headquarters in the first half of 2019.

  • IRC Congress
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    Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) met in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, for two days of debate and discussion at the beginning of October. The IRC Technical Committee agreed on a number of developments for 2019 as a result of research throughout the year, while the IRC Policy Steering Group reinforced the good relations between the owners of the Rule, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and l’Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL).

  • Fabrice Amedeo on Newrest
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    With 20 skippers at the start in St Malo on November 4th, of which 10 are sailing boats equipped with foils, this edition of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in the IMOCA class promises to be competitive and exciting. 

  • Nautor’s Swan Racing Calendar
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    After a stunning Rolex Swan Cup 2018, last September, Nautor’s Swan is now looking ahead, planning a thrilling racing season for next years. There are plenty of new, exciting events being organized for 2019 among which a new approach in Northern Europe and the Americas. 

  • Jonas Gerckens on Volvo104
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    The largest fleet in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2018 – the solo transatlantic race that starts from St Malo on November 4th – is the Class40 monohull division with 53 sailors taking part.

  • Rolex Swan Cup
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    The 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup saw a fleet of 110 boats from 17 nations participating. The fleet was divided into six categories representing over fifty years of yacht design and heritage with yachts ranging from Nautor’s Swan oldest launches, the Swan 36 Josian to the latest, the Swan 78 Haromi.

  • Christophe Souchaud
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    Today marks one month to go until the start of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe. On November 4, 124 skippers will be leaving St Malo in Brittany to take on the 3,542-nautical mile course to Point-à-Pitre on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. 

  • New Jeanneau Sun Fast
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    A brand new Jeanneau Sun Fast for spring 2019. In the wake of recent new model development, Jeanneau announces a new sailboat for its Sun Fast range. The next Sun Fast will keep the strong DNA of a racing boat, easy to sail single-handed or with a crew. She will touch water during spring 2019.

  • 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.