Sailing

Jason Saunders and Gemma Wilson
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The fourth day of racing is all about getting qualified for the medal races. Some sailors still had to work hard to get that spot in the top 10. For the Laser, Nacra 17 and 49er sailors there were some interesting battles.

NORAUTO with Franck Cammas
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What a line-up! This week (from 23-27 May) these 10-metre flying catamarans, unanimously favoured by the international sailing elite, have converged on Lake Garda for the first World Championship in the history of the GC32 Class. Skipper Franck Cammas, winner of the GC32 Racing Tour in 2016 with NORAUTO, returns to this exceptional event after competing in Bermuda last year in the America’s Cup with Team France.

Medemblik Regatta - Daphne van der Vaart
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The second day at the 34st Medemblik Regatta starts with light winds. During the day the wind builds and gives the day a strong finish. This kind of weather is difficult for most sailors, but some know how to handle these conditions and took their advantage.

2018 52 SUPER SERIES
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The race to be ready for what promises to be the most competitive 52 SUPER SERIES yet ends on Tuesday. Months of interpretation, innovation, inspiration and thousands of hours of sheer perspiration come to a head on Tuesday when 12 TP52s – nine of them being brand new boats – line up on the start line for the first regatta of the 2018 52 SUPER SERIES.

Rolex Capri Sailing Week
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Day one of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week was a  maxi-only affair on the Bay of Naples, with the weather mark positioned close to the tip of the Sorrento Peninsula. Racing took place in near ideal conditions with the breeze predominantly from the southeast and exceeding the forecast with gusts of 15 knots.

Nightshift Judel/Vrolijk 36
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It is only 63 days left until the start of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, and the approved entries in Class C are now confirmed for this first-ever regatta using both IRC and ORC scoring to crown three new World Champions of offshore sailing. These Class C entries include 56 boats that are among teams from 18 nations that are now eligible to compete in inshore and offshore races on the North Sea held over 12-20 July from the event's harbor base in Scheveningen, Netherlands.

MAPFRE
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The Spanish team MAPFRE stunned the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on Tuesday morning by stealing a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into Newport, Rhode Island.

Swan One Design
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Sail Racing PalmaVela, organised by the Real Club Nautico de Palma, is the first, big multi-class regatta of the Mediterranean season and, as such, is a highly competitive affair carrying great kudos. Some 134 entries and over 1,500 crew from 26 nations contested the 2018 event. For the Swan One Design contingent of 17 yachts, the 15th edition of this spring tradition formed the second event in The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2018.

Team Brunel
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The final 36 hours of Leg 8 will be decisive with the teams set to choose their final approach line into the finish in Newport, Rhode Island...

Medemblik Regatta
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In 20 days the 34th Medemblik Regatta will start with, so far, almost 300 sailors representing 43 nations. A third of those sailors are part of the RS:X fleets (Men, Woman and U19). Largest fleet will be the RS:X men with 63 sailors registered, and still counting. Olympic, World and European champions are travelling to the Netherlands to race in Medemblik from the 22nd to the 26th of May.