Sailing

International Maxi Association
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In 2019 the International Maxi Association (IMA) celebrates the 40th anniversary of its establishment by notable maxi boat owners of the day, Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Raul Gardini, John Kilroy and William Whitehouse-Vaux. From its modest, relatively low-key beginnings, today the Association, and the sport it represents, have grown beyond all recognition.

52 SUPER SERIES
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Reflecting the ever increasing level of competition among the 52 SUPER SERIES fleet of TP52s, eight international teams are training over the coming days on the waters off Valencia all trying to ensure that they are in the best competitive shape when the first start gun for the 2019 season sounds in Mahón, Menorca on Tuesday May 21st.

America's Cup boat
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Only 2 years until the 36th America's Cup Match: 24 months, 104 weeks or 730 days to be precise. It seems like a long time, but this is the America’s Cup and time is the biggest issue - you never have enough of it. 

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
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It’s the final day before the #serioussailing starts at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.  The majority of the 120 boats from over 22 countries have already registered , a seamless process handled by St. Maarten Heineken Regatta’s team of volunteers.

Volvo 70 Wizard
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David & Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600 crossing the finish line on Wednesday 20 February at 07:08:44 AST in an elapsed time of 1d 19h 38m 44s. Wizard has set the bar for the overall win under IRC for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.

Maserati Multi 70
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Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on Tuesday 19 February 2019 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 06 hours 49 minutes and 00 seconds, taking Multihull Line honours and setting a new Multihull Race Record in the 11th edition of the race; beating the previous record by just over one hour.

Dan Slater
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The 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship, which has just concluded at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand, was an outstanding success both on and off the water. It is not hard to see why the class is attracting some of the biggest names in sailing and is in demand at amazing venues around the world.

Multihull Spaghetti Western
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Multi70 Maserati (ITA) and MOD70 Argo (USA) have been ripping up the RORC Caribbean 600 race track, blasting around the course at phenomenal pace and well over 30 knots of boat speed has been recorded on the YB Race Tracker. Both teams are set to break the multihull course record, but the winner is still yet to be decided.

RORC Caribbean 600
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The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 kicked off in spectacular conditions off the south coast of Antigua with the magnificent fleet starting the 600 mile non-stop offshore race in bright sunshine, full-on gusting tradewinds and two-metre high waves.

Kojiro Shiraishi
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Kojiro Shiraishi was one of the stand-out figures in the 2016 Vendée Globe. The first Asian competitor to take part in the headline event in the IMOCA circuit, Kojiro Shiraishi was forced to retire after dismasting.