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  • Beau Geste
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    After over 24 hours of sailing in light air off the Dutch North Sea coast, the opening act of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship has concluded and the leaders are now known in each of three classes before the second stage of inshore racing begins tomorrow.

  • Tour Voile
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    On Saturday’s capricious coastal race they were overshadowed by title challengers Beijaflore but when the seabreeze finally delivered on South Brittany’s beautiful Morbihan Bay it was the local aces on Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan who read it best and won the Stade Nautique Final on their home waters. As Act 4 of the 41st Tour Voile drew to a thrilling climax, just before the French nation sits down to cheer on their football team in the FIFA World Cup Final, the cheers were for the home waters heroes.

  • Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018
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    The sun continued to shine today at the start of racing in The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, with many thousands of beachgoers watching nearly a thousand sailors on their boats in the fleet start the long offshore race portion of the programme. Class A competitors were sent on a 155-mile zig-zag course off the Dutch North Sea coast with a scoring gate planned at 70 miles, while the Class B & C competitors will race a 135-mile long course with a scoring gate set at 60 miles.

  • Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018
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    Under bright sunny skies and a gentle 10 knots of wind, many entries of the 86-boat fleet from 15 nations made it out to the race areas today to test the waters of the North Sea in preparation for tomorrow's opening round of races in The Hague Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018. The conditions were perfect to test not only the racers and their inshore racing skills, but the race committee team members led by Peter Anink on their skills of handling a highly-competitive fleet.

  • Rolex Swan Cup
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    The 2018 Rolex Swan Cup is two months away. It has already attracted an excellent fleet of around 80 Swan yachts that encapsulate the full 50 plus years of the renowned Finnish boat builder’s history. The organizers are confident that come the event the fleet size will have risen to over 115 boats, confirming the enduring popularity of the brand and the continuing desire of Swan owners to gather every two years in Porto Cervo to celebrate their membership of one the most revered clubs in yachting. The 20th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup takes place from 9 – 16 September.

  • Gunboat
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    An expert in performance cruise-racing catamarans, Gunboat will showcase its brand and share ideas and knowledge with the delegates from the Yacht Racing Forum in Lorient, France, on October 22-23.

  • 52 SUPER SERIES
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    The 2019 52 SUPER SERIES season promises two pivotal events on the open Atlantic as the world’s leading grand prix monohull circuit is hosted in June next year by Puerto Sherry on the increasingly popular Bay of Cadiz race area for the first time in the circuit’s eight-year history. The circuit then moves directly to Cascais, Portugal in the quest for an exciting Atlantic summer showdown. 



  • Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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    Gaëtan Thomas, 30, from Brussels, the first Belgian Skipper in the 22 year history of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has claimed third place after a fast and furious 12 day race across the North Atlantic from New York, USA, to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland in the twelfth of thirteen races that forms the circuit.

  • Nord Stream Race
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    Over the past three weeks, five crews have been battling it out for the 2018 Nord Stream Race title to prove supremacy in the Baltic sailing region. Sailing ClubSwan 50 One Design yachts, the winners of five national sailing leagues have been competing in a series of challenges that started in Kiel, Germany, on 16 June and ended on 5 July in St Petersburg, Russia. The emphatic, overall winners of the offshore race, the inshore series and the combined trophy were the Russian team, named Lord of the Sail – Asia.

  • Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410
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    Jeanneau is proud to announce the expansion of the 8th Generation of the Sun Odyssey range with the new Sun Odyssey 410, that will be unveiled at the upcoming autumn shows!