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Marco Gradoni and Anne-Marie Rindom
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Italy’s Marco Gradoni was crowned the 2019 male Rolex World Sailor of the Year on Tuesday 29 October in Bermuda, becoming the youngest ever recipient, at the World Sailing Awards. Anne-Marie Rindom of Denmark received the female accolade to follow in the footsteps of the all-time great sailors.

Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2019
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The best yacht racing photos taken this year are now available online. The public is invited to vote for their favourite image. The winning images, as well as the best yacht racing photographers, will be celebrated at the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao, Spain, on November 26.

Itajaí
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The Ocean Race 2021-22 will stop in Itajaí, Brazil, marking the fourth consecutive time the city on the Santa Catarina coastline will host the iconic event.

Wally
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The Wally Class marks its shared 20th anniversary with the Voiles de St Tropez with the announcement of a new cruising class to run alongside its current competitive racing class from next year.
 

Ineos Team UK
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Just 48 hours after the Italians’ launch, the British team take their turn to reveal their first AC75.

Vendée Globe start
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On 8th November 2020, at 13:02, the 9th Vendée Globe will start from Les Sables–d’Olonne. Ever since its creation, the Vendée Globe – a sailing race round-the-world, solo, non-stop and without assistance - has been an essential reference in the world of offshore sailing. Driven by an ever-increasing popularity, the race attracts sailors from all horizons.

Transat Jacques Vabre
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On Sunday 27th October, thirty IMOCAs will line up for the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre – a record. That means sixty sailors (including seven women and sixteen non-French sailors) will be doing battle over the 4350 miles separating Le Havre from Salvador da Bahia. However, it is not just the number of sailors that is interesting. The line-up brings together people from various backgrounds and with various ambitions.

Mini-Transat la Boulangère village
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The 90 sailors in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have been dockside in the Bassin des Chalutiers in La Rochelle since Wednesday evening. As such, they’re ready to welcome visitors wishing to come along and admire their 6.50m monohulls before the start of leg one to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 22 September.

Mini-Transat
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In less than three weeks, on Sunday 22 September at 14:15 hours local time, 90 sailors (including 8 women), will take the start in La Rochelle of the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canaries) as the destination of the first leg.

11th Hour Racing Team
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Two-time Volvo Ocean Race participants Charlie Enright (Bristol, RI) and Mark Towill (Honolulu, HI), Co-Founders of 1 Degree, announced today that they have formally renewed their team’s sponsorship with 11th Hour Racing for a long-term and visionary campaign, with their eyes set on the 2021-22 “The Ocean Race.”