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  • International IRC Congress meets in Ireland

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

More sailing news

  • Rolex Swan Cup
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    The 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup officially opened this evening with the Skippers' Briefing and Welcome cocktail at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. The biennial event is organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with Nautor's Swan and with the support of title sponsor Rolex.

  • J/22 Worlds
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    The J/22 class continues to gather new, passionate sailors from across the spectrum of experience.  The class strong holds- Chesapeake Bay, Lake Minnetonka (MN), upstate New York (Rochester/ Youngstown)- continue to see good participation in many events over the course of the season.  And, other areas continue to see increasing activity in places such as Texas, Narragansett Bay (RI), New Orleans (LA), and Ohio.  

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    While a Mistral had been forecast for the penultimate day of the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, the westerly wind edged only into the early 20s making for an exciting rather than terrifying day out on the water for the 41 competitors.

  • Lanzarote
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    The Melges 40 Class is proud to announce that the final event and location for the 2018 Grand Prix circuit will be Calero Marinas | Marina Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain.

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    For day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, it was the turn of the Wally class to sail windward-leewards, while the rest of the maxi yacht classes were sent on an anti-clockwise lap of the La Maddalena archipelago. In northeasterly to easterly winds that rarely exceeded 10 knots, the bigger classes sailed a 34.5 mile course while the Mini Maxis raced 3.5 miles less, missing out Isla Plana at the top of the course.

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    Racing sets sail tomorrow at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship at its traditional venue for the past 38 years of Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Here the fleet will compete on a mix of windward-leewards and coastal races taking in the Costa Smeralda’s magnificent La Maddalena archipelago and its famous ‘bomb alley’.

  • Quantum Racing
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    The Bay of Palma served up a week of mostly atypical, unsettled and changeable summer sea breeze conditions for the fourth regatta of the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES season, the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week.

  • 52 Super Series
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    The 2017 regatta on the Bay of Palma enjoyed the closest of finishes, this 2018 edition is shaping up for a repeat performance. Though they had their worst day of the regatta so far, returning a sixth and an eighth, Quantum Racing go into the final day of the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week with a lead of four points ahead of long-time adversaries, Azzurra.

  • Quantum racing
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It may have looked like a relatively straightforward summer sea breeze on the Bay of Palma, but today’s two races contested by the ten TP52s at the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week proved particularly hard to read.



  • Phil Sharp's Class40 Imerys Clean Energy
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    Phil Sharp's Class40 Imerys Clean Energy has taken line honours in the 2018 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race in an elapsed time of 8 days 4 hours 14 minutes 49 seconds, winning the Class40 Division and setting a new world record in the race for yachts 40ft or under (subject to ratification). The team smashed the previous record by 15 hours.