40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Marcus Brennecke’s ClubSwan 50 Hatari clinched the ClubSwan 50 class title on the final race at the 40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE but the German flagged crew endured some unnecessarily nervous moments after the nearest rivals Stefan Heidenreich’s OneGroup seemingly came back from the dead after being over the start line early. From being a […]

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new Sherpa 80 XL

A new Sherpa 80 XL is ready for the seas Arcadia Yachts is delighted to announce the launch of the latest Sherpa 80 XL unit featuring a new layout. As well as boasting five cabins, the aft deck has been customized to the owner’s wishes with the new “JARDIN D’HIVER” option, which enables the stern […]

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Simrad & Plastic Odyssey

Plastic Odyssey research vessel re-fitted with Simrad electronics before global expedition begins Simrad Yachting has outfitted the bridge of the Plastic Odyssey research vessel as part of a 4-year partnership supporting Plastic Odyssey’s expedition around the globe to tackle the issue of plastic pollution in our planet’s oceans. The partnership was announced last year but […]

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Copa del Rey MAPFRE

With just under two weeks until the 40th edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE kicks off at the Real Club Náutico de Palma, preparations are well under way to host a big fleet that is gearing up to compete in one of the most special editions to date. A total of 111 teams and […]

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Globe40

The start of the second leg of the GLOBE40 got under way today at 15:00 hours local time in Mindelo Bay on the island of Sao Vincente in the Cape Verde archipelago. The crews competing in this 1st edition of the GLOBE40 Round the World race found it hard to leave the exceptional warmth, kindness […]

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62nd Genoa International Boat Show

Tickets are now available online for the 62nd Genoa International Boat Show, held by the Italian Marine Industry Association – Confindustria Nautica – in Genoa from 22nd to 27th September this year. Tickets can be only purchased online at the official website salonenautico.com/en with a total price of €18.00 + €1.00 for pre-sale rights. Payment methods include […]

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Volvo Cork Week 2022

192 boats took part in the biggest Volvo Cork Week for many years, which incorporated the ICRA National Championships. Teams from Ireland, France, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the United States enjoyed a full five-day programme of racing both inside and outside of Cork Harbour. Established in 1720, the Royal Cork Yacht Club has […]

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Race Week Rolex 2022

It was truly a tale of two race days on Day 3 at Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. The one-design sailors launched early, snuck in a race in the remnants of a morning northerly breeze, waited patiently for the sea breeze to fill in and cranked out a few more races. It was […]

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Race Week 2022

Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex – Day 2 On a day when it paid to be quick and nimble, no fleet was more of both of those things than the Persico 69F foiling monohulls. While every other fleet in the 13th edition of Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex had to battle […]

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Clipper Race

Following a super fast race across the North Atlantic with some stellar conditions, GoToBermuda has won Race 14: LegenDerry finale, crossing the Finish Line at 18:50:25 UTC. The team, led by Skipper David ‘Wavy’ Immelman and First Mate Max Rivers, has not only taken another podium spot, but also its first win of the Clipper […]

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GC32 World Championship

Conditions didn’t look promising for day one of the GC32 World Championship in Lagos, Portugal. While the prevailing conditions here – strong offshore northwesterlies and flat water – have made this Algarve venue a favourite since the GC32 Racing Tour first visited in 2018, today the forecast was for a dying easterly. To get the […]

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Superyacht Cup Palma

Atoning for a less than perfect race Thursday when they finished a distant fourth, Velsheda today won a 22 nautical mile coastal round-the-buoys course, an upwind downwind which spanned the full width of the Bay of Palma. But, taking second place behind Velsheda today, the Swedish flagged Svea now lead the J Class regatta overall […]

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GC32 Lagos Cup

While Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi Red Bull Racing team has topped GC32 competition for many years, they are now focused on 37th America’s Cup training and so are fielding two teams on the GC32 Racing Tour: SUI 8, which emphatically won last month on Riva del Garda and their development team SUI 15. For the GC32 […]

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J Class & Superyacht Cup Palma

The J Class return to Superyacht Cup Palma next week (29 June-2 July), where four boats will race as a class at the event for the first time since Mallorca’s 2014 showcase regatta. The widely anticipated return of Svea, which is being campaigned by three passionate Swedish ‘co-owners’, sees the newest J Class yacht in […]

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Rolex TP52 World Championship 2022

Racing in winds which were much lighter than Cascais has built its reputation for, Doug DeVos US flagged Quantum Racing has the early lead of the Rolex TP52 World Championship after opening with two second places. Defending champions Sled were penalised in Race 1, the resulting turns costing them three places and with that the […]

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69th Rolex Giraglia

With just a couple of days left until the start of the 69th Rolex Giraglia, a total of 164 boats are registered. Sixty of the participants will take part in the first leg of the event on Friday 10 June, departing from Sanremo in Italy, headed for France. A course of 60 miles, in fact, […]

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Global Solo Challenge

How do you qualify for the Global Solo Challenge? There must be thousands of sailors worldwide who dream of sailing around the world, non-stop and alone. Just you and your boat overcoming the elements and achieving one of the pinnacles of yachting aspiration. Up until now, for most of us, the dream of taking part in […]

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SailGP

Letter from the Antipodes: Auckland’s loss is Barcelona’s gain..SailGP shake-out..Key ETNZ projects Piece by piece, more information is coming out about the 2024 America’s Cup hosting in Barcelona. Reasons other than financial, are emerging as to why the regatta was not staged in Auckland. A commentary piece on the website of Emirates Team NZ’s agent, […]

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SSL Gold Cup

At the end of Day 1 of the SSL Gold Cup 2022 Qualifying Series Round 2, SSL Team Slovenia leads with a little advantage over its opponents, SSL Team Lithuania and SSL Team Ecuador. They may have had the best start in Race 1, but SSL Team Lithuania’s “The Ambers” had to settle for 3rd […]

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Star Class World Championship

The world-renowned beverage brand Bacardi will support the International Star Class Yacht Racing Association as the presenting sponsor of the 2022 Star World Championship, 8-17 September 2022. The 2022 Star World Championship will celebrate 100 years of history since the first World Championship was held in 1922. This milestone event will be held in Marblehead, […]

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