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  • The Mad Maxi Race Is ON!

    The Mad Maxi Race Is ON!




    Rainy start, happy start? The Breton drizzle was part of the game this morning at Lorient La Base when the 4 maxi trimarans left the pontoons to reach the start area of ​​the 24H Ultim located to the east of the island of Groix. And the conditions shouldn't improve over the next 24 hours, giving them a real warm-up for the start of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: wind, heavy seas, rain… Just that.








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  • A Quad Of Ultim Maxi Madness

    A Quad Of Ultim Maxi Madness



    The four competitors of the 24H Ultim made the powder talk this Friday during the speed runs! Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Maxi Banque Populaire XI, Mieux and Sodebo Ultim 3 fiercely confronted each other during the three sessions organized in the harbor of Lorient. In the end, Thomas Coville's trimaran won with the record of 42.93 knots over one mile.
    Now it's off to sea with the start of the 24 Hour Ultim tomorrow at 12 noon on a 440-mile course in the Bay of Biscay. After a
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  • Aussies Takes 2 of 3 Podium Spots At The Hobie 16 Worlds!

    Aussies Takes 2 of 3 Podium Spots At The Hobie 16 Worlds!



    Congratulations to our 2022 Hobie 16 World Champions, Cam Owen and Susan Ghent from Australia. After a long day of waiting and an eventual abandoned race Cam and Susie took the top spot in an incredibly talented pool of sailors. They were followed by 2019 World Champions Yamil Saba Fuentes & Gonzalo Cendra Falcon (VEN) in second and Darren Smith & Claire Bisgood (AUS) in third with multiple other World Champions filling out the top 10.




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  • Marine Damages Extensive In South East Florida

    Marine Damages Extensive In South East Florida

    Ian's Aftermath

    Images primarily in the Fort Myers Area























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  • Sledding To The Front In Tuscany

    Sledding To The Front In Tuscany




    Sled working a particular magic in Tuscany to extend their lead Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino


    The waters of the Golfo di Follonica, Tuscany continue to deliver excellent racing conditions for the Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino. With winds gusting over 25kts for Race 5 of the ten race series and a slight drop to 12-15 for Race 6, the 2021 52 SUPER SERIES champions Sled, steered by Takashi Okura, eked out a four points lead Thursday in their quest...
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  • Pushing The Limits Of The AC 40'

    Pushing The Limits Of The AC 40'

    Returning to New Zealand from the European summer circuits, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke wasted no time in re-joining the extensive Kiwi testing programme, stepping aboard Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC40 for a blustery first taste of the most sensational boat of 2022. Nathan Outteridge who’s been steering one pod during the initial outings alongside Olympic bronze medallist Sam Meech were again onboard for an intense afternoon session having craned in at 11.30am and docked-out just an...
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  • The Yachts Come To Play In St Tropez

    The Yachts Come To Play In St Tropez




    A moderate W’ly wind of 15 knots, increasing to 25 knots with gusts of 30, generous sunshine and a lovely swell fringed with foam. Saint Tropez served up its much-fantasized conditions today for the 132 Modern yachts and their thrilled crews in this sporty opener to the 24th Voiles de Saint-Tropez. As such, Cavalaire witnessed a procession of boats in tip-top condition from IRC Groups B to F setting a blistering pace, the race favourites already settled nicely into position...
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  • Ian Hitting The Sunshine State With Wind, Waves & Water

    Ian Hitting The Sunshine State With Wind, Waves & Water





    Hurricane Ian Discussion Number 24
    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092022
    1100 AM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

    Air Force Reserve and NOAA Hurricane Hunter data was absolutely
    critical this morning in diagnosing the rapid intensification of
    Ian, despite both planes undergoing multiple eyewall penetrations
    experiencing severe turbulence. That data supported an intensity of
    about 135 kt a few hours ago. Since that time, high-resolution
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  • Breezy Start For Super Series Scarlino

    Breezy Start For Super Series Scarlino




    Royal Cup leaders Quantum Racing are back on form in Scarlino


    After two races in winds which topped 27kts in the gusts Quantum Racing lead the Royal Cup Scarlino 52 SUPER SERIES regatta. With American owner driver Doug DeVos back as helmsman after missing the last event in July in Mallorca, the 2022 World Champions posted two second places in challenging, shifting breezes to finish the day on top of the leaderboard.

    While Thailand’s Whitcraft
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  • Ultim Season Is Upon Us

    Ultim Season Is Upon Us




    Engaged in the last straight line before the big autumn meeting of ocean racing, between Saint-Malo and Pointe-a-Pitre, the Ultims will face each other one last time before November 6, the start date of the 12th Route. of Rum – Destination Guadeloupe.
    A few days before the start of the 24H Ultim, the teams are fine-tuning their preparation. Last confrontation in race mode before the Route du Rhum, this event in false solo will allow the 4 skippers* present to validate...
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  • The Mad Maxi Race Is ON!
    by Photoboy



    Rainy start, happy start? The Breton drizzle was part of the game this morning at Lorient La Base when the 4 maxi trimarans left the pontoons to reach the start area of ​​the 24H Ultim located to the east of the island of Groix. And the conditions shouldn't improve over the next 24 hours, giving them a real warm-up for the start of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: wind, heavy seas, rain… Just that.








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    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
  • A Quad Of Ultim Maxi Madness
    by Photoboy


    The four competitors of the 24H Ultim made the powder talk this Friday during the speed runs! Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Maxi Banque Populaire XI, Mieux and Sodebo Ultim 3 fiercely confronted each other during the three sessions organized in the harbor of Lorient. In the end, Thomas Coville's trimaran won with the record of 42.93 knots over one mile.
    Now it's off to sea with the start of the 24 Hour Ultim tomorrow at 12 noon on a 440-mile course in the Bay of Biscay. After a
    ...
    09-30-2022, 02:23 PM
  • Aussies Takes 2 of 3 Podium Spots At The Hobie 16 Worlds!
    by Photoboy


    Congratulations to our 2022 Hobie 16 World Champions, Cam Owen and Susan Ghent from Australia. After a long day of waiting and an eventual abandoned race Cam and Susie took the top spot in an incredibly talented pool of sailors. They were followed by 2019 World Champions Yamil Saba Fuentes & Gonzalo Cendra Falcon (VEN) in second and Darren Smith & Claire Bisgood (AUS) in third with multiple other World Champions filling out the top 10.




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    09-29-2022, 03:42 PM
  • Marine Damages Extensive In South East Florida
    by Photoboy
    Ian's Aftermath

    Images primarily in the Fort Myers Area























    ...
    09-29-2022, 03:12 PM
  • Sledding To The Front In Tuscany
    by Photoboy



    Sled working a particular magic in Tuscany to extend their lead Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino


    The waters of the Golfo di Follonica, Tuscany continue to deliver excellent racing conditions for the Royal Cup 52 SUPER SERIES Scarlino. With winds gusting over 25kts for Race 5 of the ten race series and a slight drop to 12-15 for Race 6, the 2021 52 SUPER SERIES champions Sled, steered by Takashi Okura, eked out a four points lead Thursday in their quest...
    09-29-2022, 11:16 AM
  • Pushing The Limits Of The AC 40'
    by Photoboy
    Returning to New Zealand from the European summer circuits, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke wasted no time in re-joining the extensive Kiwi testing programme, stepping aboard Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC40 for a blustery first taste of the most sensational boat of 2022. Nathan Outteridge who’s been steering one pod during the initial outings alongside Olympic bronze medallist Sam Meech were again onboard for an intense afternoon session having craned in at 11.30am and docked-out just an...
    09-28-2022, 04:06 PM
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