• 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

  • Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week
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    After winning the Official Practice Race, today Quantum Racing proved they are probably the form team to beat on the Bay of Palma when the Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES starts Tuesday.

  • Dragonfly 32 Evolution
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    With more than 50 years of experience in building fast, folding trimarans, Dragonfly now introduces 2 new members of the Dragonfly family. Both featuring the unique Swing Wing system placing them in a league of their own.

  • ORC Measurement Video Series
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    As part of its ongoing commitment to support offshore sailing around the world, members of the technical team of the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) have been working with T2P Productions to produce a series of instructional videos on measurement of boats, sails and spars.

  • Nations Trophy
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    While Europe continues to swelter under near record temperatures, a record-breaking 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE applied extra heat to the finale of the season-long Swan One Design contest – The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League. The class winners of this inaugural four-event competition, which began back in March in Monaco, are: Hendrik Brandis’ ClubSwan 50 Earlybird; Luis Senis Segarra’s Swan 45 Porron IX and Jose Maria Meseguer’s ClubSwan 42 Pez de Abril. This year’s Best-Placed Nation is Italy, with Spain and Germany filling the other podium places.

  • British America's Cup team
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    INEOS Team UK has won the GC32 competition at 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, run by the Club Nautico de Palma. With 19 races held across four days on the Bay of Palma, the British flying catamaran secured the overall win with a race to spare, despite this being just the second ever GC32 Racing Tour event for Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team.

  • Alessandro Rombelli
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    After eleven races, Alessandro Rombelli's STIG with Francesco Bruni as tactician, and crew members Daniele Fiaschi, Luca Faravelli, Iztok Knafelc, Pietro Mantovani, Pierluigi De Felice, and Giorgio, and Martino Tortarolo are 2018 Copa del Rey Mapfre Champions!

  • Copa del Rey
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    Three more races were successfully added to the scoreboard in Palma de Mallorca today at the third event of the Melges 40 Grand Prix circuit, held in conjunction with Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018 hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma.

  • J/99
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    In case you had not seen the worldwide introduction of the J/99 in last week’s newsletter, here is more information for you to consider.  The J/Design team has finalized more details on the deck and interior design that make for a very comfortable boat to daysail, weekend cruise, as well as race offshore short-handed.

  • Copa del Rey
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    The third of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour’s five events begins tomorrow on the Bay of Palma. Here, for a third consecutive year, the flying catamaran circuit is competing at the prestigious Copa del Rey. 

  • Melges 40 Grand Prix
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    Melges 40 Grand Prix competition and rivalry picks up this weekend where it left off last in Porto Cervo to conduct the third event of the circuit, and for the very first time, participate as a guest of Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma.