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  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    Costa Smeralda served up near perfect conditions for the penultimate day of racing at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup . All classes sailed an anticlockwise loop of Caprera, La Maddalena and Spargi in northwesterly winds peaking in the mid-teens.

  • Momo
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    As Bryon Ehrhart, owner of Lucky, put it: “Today was great sailing - Chamber of Commerce stuff!” After difficult conditions for some of the seven classes at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup yesterday, there was solid breeze for day three of racing. Winds ranging from 10-20+ knots enabled the Maxi 72s and Wallys successfully to sail two windward-leewards, while the remaining five Maxi classes completed a coastal course, clockwise around Caprera and La Maddalena, with the wind piping up to the mid-20s.

  • Xp 55
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    Over the last few months, X-Yachts production has been working on the new version of the Xp 55. The boat was finished recently and is under transportation to the first boat show.

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    Racing began today at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship in Porto Cervo. This annual event is jointly organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, this year celebrating its 50th anniversary, and the International Maxi Association, the body sanctioned by World Sailing to represent the Maxi classes.

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup
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    There are exactly fifty Maxi Yachts in the marina at Porto Cervo, the same number of Maxis as years that the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has been founded. In fact, it was 1967 when His Highness the Aga Khan cut the ribbon at this Yacht Club.

  • Swan 125
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    The newly-formed ClubSwan Yachts division is moving forward with pace. An exciting project has just been launched, marking yet another milestone in Nautor’s Swan’s history of craftsmanship, innovation and technological advancement.

  • Turn the Tide on Plastic
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    Turn the Tide on Plastic have added another four young sailors to their crusading campaign in the Volvo Ocean Race – with Welsh America’s Cup sailor Bleddyn Mon, fellow Briton Henry Bomby and Portuguese pair Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Pinheiro de Melo all joining Dee Caffari’s team for the 2017-18 edition.

  • IC37 Class
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    To create the next great one-design class, the New York Yacht Club has partnered with Melges Performance Sailboats along with other industry leaders, including Mills Design, North Sails and Westerly Marine.

  • Team Dutch Wave
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    Jelmer van Beek and his Team Dutch Wave won at Germany's Tour stop, the last opportunity to qualify for the European Grand Final held in two weeks time at Ravenna. Local skipper Lars Hueckstaedt took silver ahead of Germany's favourite skipper Max Gurgel.

  • Lionheart
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    What a week it’s been for the owner and crew of Lionheart… And for all at Claasen Shipyards who built her! After seven exciting races on the waters off Newport Rhode Island, the 43.40-metre black-hulled beauty won the first ever J Class World Championship.