• Two Handed Jangada wins the RORC Transatlantic Race

  • Youth America's Cup Announced

  • J/99 Wins British Yachting Awards- Best Performance Boat

  • Swiss photographer Loris von Siebenthal wins the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2019

  • Cherbourg will host the finish of the Rolex Fastnet Race in 2021 and 2023

More sailing news

  • The Nations Trophy
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    The second edition of The Nations Trophy kicked off today; all four classes ticking off one race from the scheduled nine. Racing started three hours late and, while it was long, it was a worthwhile wait. When the fickle breeze in the Bay of Palma stabilized sufficiently, the Real Club Nautico de Palma race team, led by Ariane Mainemare, was swift in laying the course and getting the 41-boat fleet away.

  • Ineos Team UK
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    Just 48 hours after the Italians’ launch, the British team take their turn to reveal their first AC75.

  • Mini-Transat
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    The much-awaited moment is finally upon us! Tomorrow, Saturday 5 October at 10:30 hours, the 87 competitors in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère will take the start in La Rochelle of the first leg, bound for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (1,350 miles).

  • Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez
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    After the first day was blown off due to excess wind, the Mistral gave way today to light conditions enabling racing for the maxi yachts to start finally at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, organised by the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez.

  • Vendée Globe start
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    On 8th November 2020, at 13:02, the 9th Vendée Globe will start from Les Sables–d’Olonne. Ever since its creation, the Vendée Globe – a sailing race round-the-world, solo, non-stop and without assistance - has been an essential reference in the world of offshore sailing. Driven by an ever-increasing popularity, the race attracts sailors from all horizons.

  • Transat Jacques Vabre
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    On Sunday 27th October, thirty IMOCAs will line up for the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre – a record. That means sixty sailors (including seven women and sixteen non-French sailors) will be doing battle over the 4350 miles separating Le Havre from Salvador da Bahia. However, it is not just the number of sailors that is interesting. The line-up brings together people from various backgrounds and with various ambitions.

  • Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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    Today marks 100 days to the historic 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - the 75th 628-nautical-mile race to Constitution Dock in Hobart, Tasmania.

  • Mini-Transat la Boulangère village
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    The 90 sailors in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have been dockside in the Bassin des Chalutiers in La Rochelle since Wednesday evening. As such, they’re ready to welcome visitors wishing to come along and admire their 6.50m monohulls before the start of leg one to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 22 September.

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    The 30th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, which saw more than 50 boats gathered in Porto Cervo, ended with another fantastic day of racing. The event is organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of the title sponsor Rolex and the International Maxi Association.

  • Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 boat
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    Emirates Team New Zealand christened their first AC75 at their team base in Auckland today.  The Defender is the first America’s Cup team to launch the first generation of the 75-foot foiling monohull  that will be racing in less than 250 days in Cagliari for the America’s Cup World Series Sardegna.