• Swan American Regatta postponed to 2021

  • ORC Race Management Guide now available for download

  • Refits come to an end: the IMOCA fleet gradually moving again and skippers rediscovering their boats

  • Engaging speakers, leaders, and experts will share solutions and winning strategies at The Ocean Race Summits #2

  • World Sailing cancels the 2020 Offshore World Championship due to COVID-19

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  • Youth America's Cup
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    A reinvigorated Youth America’s Cup regatta is announced today which will be raced in a brand new class of foiling mono-hull, the AC9F, in 2020 and 2021.

  • J/99
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    Key Yachting, the UK, Ireland, and Channel Islands distributor for J/Boats, enjoyed a glamorous evening at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on Monday night, for Chelsea Magazines’ British Yachting Awards. Marie-Claude Heys, Hannah Le Prevost, and Gemma Dunn represented Key Yachting and were joined by J/Boats President Jeff Johnstone, and a few British J/Boats owners.

  • Actual Leader
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    After more than 30 days at sea, MACIF and Actual Leader now have less than 1,000 miles separating them from the finish of Brest Atlantiques. With MACIF just out in front by 50 miles at 3pm today, the two trimarans will be gybing all the way until they arrive in Brest between Friday night and Saturday. It still remains to be seen in what order…

  • Childhood 1
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    Swedish VO65 Childhood 1, skippered by Bouwe Bekking, has taken Line Honours in the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race. Childhood 1 crossed the finish line outside Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, Grenada in an elapsed time of 11 days 11 hours 34 mins 49 secs. The International Maxi Association Secretary General, Andrew McIrvine, presented Bouwe Bekking and the team with the IMA Trophy for Monohull Line Honours.

  • Loris von Siebenthal
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    133 photographers spanning 29 countries participated in the tenth edition of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image photo competition. Loris von Siebenthal (SUI) won the main prize, awarded by the international jury, while the delegates of the Yacht Racing Forum chose the photo of Martina Orsini (ITA). Tom Coehoorn (NED) wins the Public Award, based on online voting.

  • Cherbourg will host the finish of the Rolex Fastnet Race in 2021 and 2023
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    The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), organisers of the Rolex Fastnet Race, announced at a press conference today that the City of Cherbourg will host the finish of the Rolex Fastnet Race for the 2021 and 2023 editions of the biennial race. The move encourages and secures the future development of the race and will open it to more competitors; in 2019 the race had a waiting list of 150 boats.

  • RORC Transatlantic Race
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    The 6th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race got underway on time with the fleet starting from outside Marina Lanzarote at 1100 UTC on Saturday 23 November, 2019. After months of preparation, the international fleet have started one of the most iconic offshore races with a stiff breeze gusting up to 25 knots.

  • Trevor Middleton's Sun Fast 3600 Black Sheep win 2019 RORC Season's Points Championship overall
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    More than 5,000 sailors from around the world, racing in a dazzling variety of 570 yachts, took part in the 2019 RORC Season's Points Championship. The world's largest offshore racing series comprised 14 testing races and every race had its own coveted prize for the overall winner and for IRC class honours.

  • Dragon Grand Prix European Cup
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    On the opening day of the Dragon Grand Prix European Cup Finals 2019 Ukrainian Olympic 470 Gold Medallist Evgenii Braslavets, crewed by Sergey Pugachev, Sergey Timokhov and Oleksandr Myrchuk, claimed the golden ticket which will allow him to leapfrog past the Quarter and Semi Finals straight through to the Finals.

  • Dutch Vendee Globe veteran Pieter Heerema
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    The Dragon Grand Prix Spain participants remained ashore on the final day of the regatta. Strong winds, above 30 knots, and a big swell with waves of more than two meters in the race area off Puerto Portals, made it impossible to run the last day of racing.