SVR-LAZARTIGUE & Kresk4Oceans

SVR-Lazartigue is a sailing yacht with a length of 32.0m. The yacht’s builder is MerConcept from France who delivered superyacht SVR-Lazartigue in 2021. The superyacht has a beam of 23.0m and a volume of 50 GT. The sport boat yacht features exterior design by VPLP Design and MerConcept , while her interior was penned by VPLP Design […]

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NSW ORC Championship & Pittwater Regatta

Capitalising on the success of the inaugural ORC NSW Championship last February, organisers at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) are pleased to announce entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the event that will again run in tandem with its popular Pittwater Regatta and is to be held from 10-12 February. […]

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2022

100 yachts entered for 2022 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race More than 100 yachts are set to compete in the 2022 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, with just over two weeks still to go until entries close. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, organiser of the race, has welcomed entrants from around Australia and across […]

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American Magic & AC75 Patriot

New York Yacht Club’s American Magic have successfully launched and completed tow testing and other checks on their AC75 Patriot, ahead of starting sailing and testing from their base in Pensacola. The AC37 Joint Recon team is working in Pensacola with long-time America’s Cup photographer Paul Todd covering the team’s every move outside the shed […]

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J109 North American Championship

When Rod Johnstone designed the J109 in the late 1990s as an update on the venerable J/105, he didn’t necessarily imagine that the 35-footer would prove to be one of the most successful mid-30-foot keelboats afloat. But, with several hundred J/09s manufactured from 2001 to 2012, and with vessel concentrations in areas of the country […]

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M32 World Championship

M32 World Championship at Cascais – Portugal 15 races completed in the M32 World Championship and the scoreboard is still incredibly tight. The top six boats are going for the Championship Trophy after a day three that had everything. Midtown with skipper Larry Phillips moved up to the top of the leaderboard and tactician Ian […]

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

At the end of a challenging week of maxi racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez when the wind never exceeded seven knots, conditions on the final day did at last prove too light and fickle to complete a race. While all four classes for the 46 boat fleet got under way, the wind vanished and […]

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America’s Cup Recon & Alinghi Red Bull Racing

The bull is back and looking leaner and meaner with fire-streak decals down her aft hull run-off following the repair post their capsize three weeks ago in an intense thunderstorm. It’s been a busy time for the outstanding shore-team on Alinghi Red Bull Racing who have brought Boat Zero back to the water looking immaculate […]

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20th Islands Sailing Week

NZ’s best-loved keelboat regatta – Bay of Islands Sailing Week – is setting a course for a massive comeback in 2023, following last year’s cancellation of the regatta due to Covid, funding and other organisational issues. The event now plans to mark its 20th anniversary in 2023, and organisers say they have already had an […]

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International Etchells Worlds 2022

High pressure was the winner on Day One of the Etchells Worlds with no racing possible due to a lack of wind but the spirit in the International Etchells Class shone through. The Royal Yacht Squadron Race Team spent the entire day on the water, but insufficient wind kept the AP flag flying for most […]

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AC40 is tested in Auckland & America’s Cup

The exciting new AC40 that will be used to pave the way for women and youth into the America’s Cup has touched the water for the first time in Auckland today with Emirates Team New Zealand continuing its extensive commissioning process out of the shed and onto the water. Christened by Emirates Team New Zealand […]

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The Golden Globe Race 2022

The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race made history delivering the first ever solo non- stop unassisted voyage around the world. Nine started, one finished, one died, one boat was lost. The legend of this amazing adventure was born. It was not a race like the America’s Cup. It was a challenge and display of […]

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Défi Azimut 48 Hours

The Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération 48 Hours served up the perfect short test for the 2022 IMOCA fleet, as the boats heading for The Ocean Race, and the majority in solo configuration, took on a triangle course in the Bay of Biscay. In the four strong fully-crewed fleet, tackling a 545-nautical mile course, the 11th Hour […]

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Kiwis SailGP

While New Zealand sailing is on the return path to a full international sailing program, with some good successes, there have been a few ruts along the way. The roughest ride has come from the performance of the Kiwi SailGP team, which has turned in a very indifferent race record since their launch at the […]

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Sailing in Porto Cervo

September will once again be an intense month in Porto Cervo, with the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup scheduled from 4th to 10th September, and the Rolex Swan Cup returning from 11th to 18th September, after a four-year break imposed by the pandemic. Anticipation is high for the 32nd edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, […]

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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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