• World’s fastest sailboats sign up for Rolex Fastnet Race

  • Finn World Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions ahead of 2021 Finn Gold Cup

  • Changes coming for sailing world records: IRC Records

  • VIDEO: The Ocean Race Europe marks a new fully-crewed standard

  • North Sea Regatta 2021 Cancelled

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  • boot Düsseldorf 2021
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    Messe Düsseldorf has decided with its partners and exhibitors to shift boot 2021 to the 17 to 25 April. Everything a watersports lover could dream of will be waiting for you here again then, just before the new season starts.

  • Vendee Globe
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    British skipper Sam Davies confirmed her retirement from the Vendée Globe today as she arrived in Cape Town, South Africa. But while the race is over for her, and she joins compatriot Alex Thomson who abandoned on arrival yesterday, Davies says she would like to finish her course unofficially and complete her adventure if her Initiatives Coeur can be repaired properly. The British duo were joined this afternoon by Frenchman Sébastien Simon (ARKEA PAPREC) who retired yesterday.

  • X5⁶ from X-Yachts
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    Yesterday late in the afternoon, the X5⁶ was launched for the very first time! It was a tremendously glorious sight to see the new beauty hit the water.

  • ORC/IRC World Championship to be in Porto Cervo
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    The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are pleased to announce the next biennial ORC/IRC World Championship will be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Dates for the event are to be 18-26 June 2022.

  • RORC Caribbean 600
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    The 13th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is scheduled to start off Fort Charlotte, Antigua on Monday 22nd February 2021.

  • Maxi Edmond de Rothschild
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    Leaving Lorient shortly after 21:30 hours local time on Tuesday 24 November, the men of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild launched onto an express delivery trip up to Ushant and the start line for their first Jules Verne Trophy attempt.

  • Grand Soleil 44
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    The new Grand Soleil 44 represents the brilliant design intuition and the unique positioning on the market, anticipating the requests of increasingly demanding owners interested in a yacht with a double purpose: cruising, and racing.

  • Oyster 885GT
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    The first new model of the Oyster 885 GT is currently in production.  The inspiration for this performance-orientated yacht came from a long-time Oyster owner who was keen to combine true luxury with exceptional performance capability.  

  • 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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    The starting cannon will be fired again on Boxing Day for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

  • IRC Congress
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    Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) from around the world met at the beginning of October for the annual IRC Congress to discuss the past IRC season and future developments. This year the planned gathering in London was not possible due to Coronavirus so the meeting was held online with delegates joining the meeting from varied time zones as far apart as the East Coast USA and Japan. One IRC representative joined the meeting from aboard his boat in autumnal Finland.