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Yacht Racing Forum
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Global TV sports producer and distributor, Sunset+Vine will remain the Yacht Racing Forum’s official TV Production partner for a further two years, following a contract extension announced today. The UK-based media business, a world-leader in sailing TV production and distribution, will partner the event that takes place between 22nd and 23rd October in Lorient, France. And in a new initiative The World Sailing Show will become the official global TV series of the Forum.

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. 



Grant Dalton wins Magnus Olsson Prize
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The Mange Olsson Foundation has today announced Grant Dalton (NZL) as the winner of its prestigious award.  The Magnus Olsson Prize is given annually to an individual who has made an indelible contribution to the world of sailing and previous recipients include Torben Grael (BRA), Ben Ainslie (GBR), Stan Honey (USA) and Santiago Lange (ARG).

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
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In just 50 days’ time, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race will be reaching a thrilling climax as the fleet sprints up the River Mersey in a spectacular first-time crowd facing finale which will conclude outside the historic Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, UK, on 28 July.

St Maarten Heineken Regatta
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Four days of world-class racing and four nights of top-notch entertainment during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is now the agenda for February 28 – March 3, 2019! Regatta organizers have decided to add an extra day to this world-renowned event, responding to its competitors requests to enjoy more racing on the crystal-clear waters surrounding the beautiful island of St Maarten.

 

 

 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta
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All is ready in Porto Cervo for the 11th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, with the first race scheduled for tomorrow, June 6, on the waters of the Costa Smeralda. The event provides a unique combination of spectacular sailing between the islands of the La Maddalena archipelago and elegant social events ashore and will run through Saturday, June 9.

Tour Voile
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This year, 30 crews are coming to challenge themselves in a rather particular Tour Voile format, alternating between coastal racing and nautical stadium, which will determine the most complete sailor. This year’s field features an exceptional group of skippers ready to push their limits. All want to win this adrenaline-filled 17-day marathon of unrelenting confrontations. But this marathon will be more like a Sprint over the 15-days of scheduled competition. One will have to demonstrate both physical and mental toughness to stay in contention.

eSailing World Championship
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The official launch of the eSailing World Championship is just around the corner! On Thursday 10 May, World Sailing will launch the Championship in London, Great Britain. The final will be held during the Annual Conference in Sarasota, Florida, USA, this October. More information on how to get involved will be released during the launch.  

IRC European Championship
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Following its debut as part of Cork Week in 2016 and a stand-alone event held in Marseille in 2017, the IRC European Championship this year will take place out of one of its spiritual homes. Coming to Cowes for the third edition and for the first time in the UK, a record-sized fleet will compete in the 2018 IRC European Championship. It will be one of the most prestigious regattas ever run for IRC, the rating rule created and managed jointly by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Union Course au Large in France.