• Platoon Win Royal Cup For Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week Triumph

  • The X5⁶ is nominated for the European Yacht of the Year 2022

  • Breskens Sailing Weekend to organise 2022 IRC European Championship

  • Rolex Fastnet Race adapts following border restrictions + RORC race updates

  • Alternative events for Paris 2024 approved by World Sailing’s Council

More sailing news

  • Wally 60 Wallyño
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    This week sees maxi yachts, both classic and modern, descend upon the Cote d’Azur for the second week of the new format Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. For the first time this year, the event has been divided in two, lengthening it to a fortnight. This transformation was made by organisers, the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez (SNST), prior to the onset of the pandemic and in retrospect, in the current crisis has proved fortuitous: There are fewer yachts in Saint-Tropez at any one time and fewer people out on the streets.

  • The Germans won both the 49er and 49er FX fleets
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    The Germans won both the 49er and 49er FX fleets on the final day of the 2020 Forward WIP European Championship, while Italy foiled to victory in the Nacra 17 catamaran fleet.

  • The Hague
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    The Netherlands will become the international sailing capital in 2023 following a joint decision by World Sailing, the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association, the municipality of The Hague and TIG Sports to move the 2022 Sailing World Championships to the summer of 2023.

  • IRC championship
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    Mid-September it may be, but conditions for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2020 IRC championships felt more like June this weekend, with shorts and T-shirts conditions and allowing a full schedule of racing to be laid on by PRO Stuart Childerley and his team. The event concluded today with two windward-leeward races on the central-eastern Solent in more variable and generally lighter winds than on Friday or Saturday.

  • Man over board
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    Two experienced racing sailors got into big trouble this Saturday morning off the coast of Scheveningen in The Netherlands. Due to the turbulent weather, one of the two crew members went overboard, after which the other sailed with the yacht on a sandbank.

  • Niklas Zennström’s FAST 40+ Rán
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    The central Solent delivered on the opening day of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship. The westerly wind started off light but built to a solid 18 knots, the September sun even putting in an appearance, as the three class fleet progressed through two windward-leeward races and one round the cans.

  • Harken
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    Harken, Inc. acquired its long time Dutch distributor On Deck B.V. this past week.  The news of this acquisition brings together two of the most respected brands in the Dutch and international marine markets.  It is part of Harken’s efforts to grow its service levels and stay as close as possible to the customer in important strategic markets while continuing its strong growth trajectory. 

  • ClubSwan 80
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    We'd like to introduce a new concept into the world of Maxis and inigorate Owner participation on an international level. That's the reason why we have created a new ClubSwan 80 an put together the most brilliant minds in the yachting industry, working with the aim to envolve the accepeted principles in the sailing world.

  • Rolex Swan Cup
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    In light of the significant increase in the infection curve and several outbreaks in the Costa Smeralda area and in Porto Cervo in particular, in order to protect the safety and health of our guests, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Nautor’s Swan and Rolex have decided to cancel the Rolex Swan Cup, scheduled from September 7th to 13th.

  • EPEX nanno
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    With a combination of the advanced EPEX patented technology and cutting-edge material science, the new EPEX nanno structure with a minimum of layers is a ultra-light, yet durable sail, that provides the club racing champions and the demanding cruising sailor with a new set of soft and smooth alternatives.