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ORC COVID-19 announcement
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many in the international sailing community in both direct and indirect ways, and here at ORC we are continuing to monitor the situation closely as it changes, almost with daily effect.

Italian 2020 52 SUPER SERIES Regattas Cancelled
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May’s Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino 2020 and June’s Audi 52 SUPER SERIES Porto Cervo & TP52 20th Anniversary Invitational 2020 have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

52 SUPER SERIES
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Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the second event of the 2020 52 SUPER SERIES season, which was scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa from March 31st to April 4th has been cancelled.

GC32 Racing Tour
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The big players are set to return to the battlefield in one month’s time when high speed foiling catamaran competition gets underway at the GC32 Oman Cup, first of five events comprising the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour.

The Transat CIC
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The legendary passage across the North Atlantic has proven one of the most difficult challenges to the solo sailor over the last 60 years.  Although the start and finish ports for the 15th edition of The Transat CIC have changed from the traditional course, now leaving Brest in France on May 10th 2020 and finishing in Charleston, South Carolina in the USA, it will still be one of the stiffest solo tests in ocean racing, dealing with Spring’s usual succession of chilly Atlantic low pressure systems whilst racing amongst what looks set to be a very high level in each of

Annie Lush
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Offshore Team Germany pushes on further with it's planning for participation in The Ocean Race 2021/22 (TOR): The Imoca Open 60 "Einstein" will be prepared in the south of England for installation of the newest generation of foils.  With the purchase of a Dehler 30 OD a strong training platform will be created in Germany, and with the formation of the team, Offshore Team Germany has occupied a central position on board for The Ocean Race 2021/22: Annie Lush, one of the most experienced female offshore sailors worldwide, has given her firm commitment to OTG.

America's Cup match conditions
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Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada.

The Ocean Race 2021-22 announces stop in China
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The 2021-22 edition of The Ocean Race will make one stop in Asia, with the city of Shenzhen proudly serving as the host city for the iconic, fully-crewed, offshore race.

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.

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.