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  • Early Pounding Expected For Newport Bermuda

    Early Pounding Expected For Newport Bermuda




    A fleet of 187 yachts is set to sail the “Thrash to the Onion Patch,” which may well live up to its name if the weather forecast holds


    A close start in 2018 among the fastest Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division boats, including Rambler 88. Daniel Forster/PPL photo
    NEWPORT, RI (June 16, 2022)—With a forecast that looks fresh to frightening for at least the first 36 to 48 hours of the race, a fleet of 187 sailing yachts is set to take on
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  • Storm's A Brewing In North Atlantique

    Storm's A Brewing In North Atlantique

    VENDEE ARCTIQUE - LES SABLES D’OLONNE COURSE IS ALTERED
    THE FLEET WON’T PASS NORTH OF ICELAND





    Alt route


    In the face of a forecast for deep low pressure system set to bring strong gales in the area of Iceland, the organisation of the Vend?e Arctique Les Sables d’Olonne race this morning took the decision to change the scheduled course to eliminate the passage round to the north of Iceland for the 24 solo skippers racing. The altered...
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  • Crossing The Lull

    Crossing The Lull

    "THE DAGGERBOARD BOATS CAN STILL BE IN THE MIX AT ICELAND"...RACE DIRECTOR LE GOFF




    Of the 24 skippers still racing on the second Vendee Arctique – Les Sables d'Olonne, ten are sailing on IMOCAs with straight daggerboards. Out in the east it is rookies Benjamin Ferre and Guirec Soudee who are the top two on the rankings. Ferre races the 2015 boat which was formerly MACIF and SMA and Soud?e has the 2007 Farr boat which was launched as Estrella Damm
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  • The 2022 Ditch Run : A Quick Fun Run In The Sun

    The 2022 Ditch Run : A Quick Fun Run In The Sun

    106 boats registered for the 31st edition of the 65 nm run from Richmond to Stockton in the
    31st edition of The Ditch Run. ( the original name) otherwise referred to as "The Redneck Transpac"

    With an intensive heat spell in the central valley in the days before the Saturday June 11th start, combined with
    an approaching late season weather system dropping down from the northern Pacific, the forces meshed perfectly
    to produce on of the better warmth plus wind...
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  • R2AK 2022: A Rambunctious Start

    R2AK 2022: A Rambunctious Start


    With a weather forecast between seasick and dangerous for the next two days, R2AK High Command is extending the proving ground by 24 hours.
    Race start is still 5am, Monday 6/13.
    Racers will need to finish in Victoria no later than 5pm on Wednesday 6/15.
    No change to any Victoria schedule of events.
    Racers missing the Tuesday skipper's meeting will get a make up on Wednesday.
    Second start in Victoria is high noon on Thursday
    Race hard, be safe.
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  • Persistence Pays In OYRA Full Crew Farallones

    Persistence Pays In OYRA Full Crew Farallones


    David Schumann's Seacart 30' Bottle Rocket exits the bay en route to a hard fought
    1st to finish run in the 2022 OYRA Full Crew Farallones


    The 2022 Full Crew Farallones Race departed San Francisco Bay on Saturday June 4th with 24 boats in 5 divisions in much more tranquil conditions than would have occurred back in early spring, where gales and 9' plus swells engulfed the Gulf of the Farallones on a regular basis. The light winds on this day were expected to gradually...
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    Last edited by Photoboy; 06-07-2022, 03:14 PM.

  • Tulikettu Proves To Be A Survivalist

    Tulikettu Proves To Be A Survivalist

    Abandoned Infiniti 52 found off Portuguese coast
    07/06/2022



    Tulikettu, deemed lost at sea in April, has been found and safely returned to shore.

    The first Infiniti 52 Tulikettu, designed by Hugh Welbourn, was sailing from Cascais, Portugal, back to the team base in Gosport, England across the Bay of Biscay.

    She was sailing with her foil fully retracted when the hull struck an unidentified floating object on Monday, April 18. There was an
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  • Red Bull Gives Ernesto Wings

    Red Bull Gives Ernesto Wings

    ALINGHI RED BULL RACING WINS THE HOTLY CONTESTED TF35 MIES








    Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi Red Bull Racing triumphed at the end of a thrilling final day of the TF35 Mies Grand Prix, which came down to a match racing battle with closest rivals Realteam for L?man hope over the last three races of the series.








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  • A CORW Hat Trick For Pell Mell

    A CORW Hat Trick For Pell Mell

    Alex Simanis' Pt Bonita 27 Pell Mell Wins Overall California Offshore Race Week




    All it took was a year of elbow grease and a little bit of TLC for Alex Simanis to get his newly restored Pt Bonita 27, Pell Mell, back into the water… and titled a winner. The smallest boat on the course for the duration of the 2022 California Offshore Race Week has proved that it is heart and skill that gets you first overall, not size. Simanis’ Pell Mell is the official
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  • Kenichi Completes His Transpacific Voyage

    Kenichi Completes His Transpacific Voyage

    An 83-year-old sailor became the oldest person to cross the Pacific Ocean solo, arriving in Japan 69 days after leaving a San Francisco yacht harbor.




    ? Kyodo News ViaAssociated Press
    He’s 83. He just sailed alone from San Francisco to Japan


    83-year-old Kenichi Horie waves from his boat after his trans-Pacific voyage at Osaka Bay on Saturday.

    Kenichi Horie sailed into Kii Strait Saturday on his 19-foot aluminum sailboat, the
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  • J-Class Jumpstarts The 2022 Superyacht Cup
    by Photoboy
    Superyacht Cup Palma 2022 got off to a flying start today with a quartet of J Class yachts conducting a superb symphony of sail racing out on the Bay of Palma to launch the latest edition of Europe's longest-running superyacht regatta.Two windward-leeward races in near perfect sailing conditions of 10 to 14 knots, saw the awe-inspiring 40m-plus J Class yachts – Ranger, Svea, Topaz and Velsheda –...
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  • Mighty Merloe On A Clipper Cove Beach Break
    by Photoboy
    The ORMA 60 Mighty Merloe was spotted beached up in the lee of Yerba Buena early this week, creating quite a bit of speculation as to the reason.

    The now owner of the former Franck Cammas's Groupama 2 is now the property of Donald Lawson, an African American sailor with high aspirationsfor the trimaran...






    Hello everyone! We had no idea so many people around the world were following us and making assumptions about the boat being abandoned and...
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  • A Big Breeze Conclusion In Lagos
    by Photoboy


    The GC32 Lagos Cup, the pre-Worlds for next month’s GC32 World Championship, concluded in big breeze. Despite the flying catamaran fleet heading out an hour early, by the end of the first race, the sea state was still relatively flat but with the wind averaging 22 knots and gusting to 27 it was ‘survival’ for some of the 10 teams, so PRO Stuart Childerley made the welcome decision to abandon racing.

    Otherwise the historic maritime port on Portugal’s
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    06-27-2022, 11:45 AM
  • Brest Wishes For Ocean 50's
    by Photoboy



    LEYTON, WINNER AT BREST
    They crawled from the passage of the first Marquee Western route of Sein dubbed yesterday late afternoon. Joined by phone, Leyton's crew, at fleet head, explained that they had reached peaks at 35 knots to reach the island of Ouessant... Bumpy sea and tonic beans rhymed the Pointe Brittany before an ultra-fast run to join the BirIls crawled from the passage of the first mark of the Western Sein route doubled yesterday late afternoon. Joined by phone,
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    06-26-2022, 05:09 PM
  • The Globe40 Sets Sail
    by Photoboy



    Here we are at last. After months, indeed years of preparation, the crews took the OFFICIAL START of the first edition of the Globe40 this Sunday 26 June at 15:00 hours Moroccan time (14:00 UTC) in the Bay of Tangier. Before leaving the Strait of Gibraltar in their wake, the competing Class40s completed a 7-mile coastal course concocted by Race Management between Cape Malabata and the western cardinal mark of Roche Bour?e, opposite the ancient Medina of Tangier, bidding a symbolic
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    06-26-2022, 04:22 PM
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