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  • The Flying 15's Flock To Cowes!

    The Flying 15's Flock To Cowes!

    2022 Flying 15 European Championship at Cowes
    21 - 25 August, 2022



    71 Flying 15's have descended upon Cowes for the 2022 European Championship
    The Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club (CCYC) is looking forward to welcoming 70 Flying Fifteens for the 2022 European Championship to be sailed in the Solent from 21 - 25 August. The regatta will mark the 75th anniversary of the design by the legendary Uffa Fox.

    Entries have come from all over the world including
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  • Powered Up In Portugal

    Powered Up In Portugal



    Cascais, Portugal, August 22, 2022. On the second day of the Snipe World Championship, the wind was light leaving the harbor, but began to build steadily with big shifts, causing the Race Committee to move the course 3 times to find suitable conditions for racing.









    After almost 2 hours, the wind was finally steady, with intensity between 15 and 20+ knots, allowing to finally start racing.In the only race of the day
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  • Jangada Doublehands To 2022 Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race Overall Title

    Jangada Doublehands To 2022 Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race Overall Title

    Thrilling Climax for Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race

    The Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race came to a thrilling climax on the 16th day of the 1,805 nautical mile race. In a 14-hour flurry, 10 boats finished the race and a passionate dock party on Trinity Landing was followed by a hearty meal at the RORC Clubhouse in Cowes. Five boats are still racing but none of them can realistically better the IRC corrected time scored by JPK 1010 Jangada. The Royal Ocean Racing
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  • All Grins At Hamilton Island Race Week

    All Grins At Hamilton Island Race Week


    Perfect trade wind sailing blessed the 200-plus strong fleet on the opening day of Hamilton Island Race Week in the glorious Queensland Whitsunday islands.

    Close to two thousand sailors from around the country plus internationals put on a brilliant display in the southeast winds and sunshine, live action for those spectating from the Bommie Deck at Hamilton Island Yacht Club and lunching at the Wild Oats Wines Ladies Lunch at the Beach Pavilion.

    Sixteen divisions
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  • Algae Bloom Expands Around The Bay Area

    Algae Bloom Expands Around The Bay Area

    SF Baykeeper continues to advise caution against contacting the murky, discolored waters or eating seafood from affected areas; the bloom now extends over much of the East Bay shoreline and into southern San Francisco—Photo: pollution hotline tipster Benjamin Feingold.




    Above and below, the continued growth of the algae bloom has turned very ruddy brown and opaque





    The algal bloom in the Oakland Estuary that we reported about
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  • Mattapoisett Boatyard Catches Fire

    Mattapoisett Boatyard Catches Fire

    MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (AP) — A huge fire at a Massachusetts marina turned several boats, buildings and vehicles into burned-out shells Friday, producing a plume of black smoke so thick it was picked up by weather radar.





    Aerial video taken by WCVB-TV showed much of the boatyard in Mattapoisett engulfed in flames, with the fire apparently limited to buildings and boats on land. A firefighting vessel could be seen pulled up to the dock, getting as close as possible
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  • A Hard U Turn For Ant Artic Lab

    A Hard U Turn For Ant Artic Lab




    Safety over Ambition. Norbert Sedlacek Koch made a U-turn.

    The second night at sea was already quite intense. Skipper Norbert Sedlacek Koch had to tack against 40 knots of wind through a rocky sea.

    Today, at 2:05 PM, he informed his shore crew that the IY Open60AAL has hit an unidentified floating object and the rudder fixation had broken. Sadly, as the rudders are essential to steer a boat in the right direction, he had to turn around once again. It
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  • Lake Lucerne Hosts A European Classic!

    Lake Lucerne Hosts A European Classic!

    Aspire returns to 5.5 Metre circuit to dominate opening day of Swiss Open




    The 5.5 Metre class is famous for going to nice venues, but no one was really prepared for how nice the first day of the 2022 Swiss Open turned out. Aspire (POL 17, Mateusz Kusznierewicz, Przemysław Gacek, Edward Wright) took three race wins to lead overnight with Caracole (SUI 214, Bernard Haissly, Nicolas Berthoud, Daniel Stampfli) winning the third race to sit in second on equal points
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  • Snatching Victory From The Jaws Of Defeat

    Snatching Victory From The Jaws Of Defeat


    All Photos Copyright https://www.mistephotography.com/


    Victory is Sweet

    Barby MacGowan | Media Pro International

    NEWPORT, RI (August 14, 2022) – On the third and final day of the 2022 Safe Harbor Race Weekend, Newport’s famous southwesterly sea breeze finally came calling, and it kicked in early enough for plenty of good racing to be had by 62 teams in 11 classes. Some of yesterday’s class leaders held their positions, if even
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  • It's Go Time For Ant Artic Labs Solo Duel Pole Circumnavigation

    It's Go Time For Ant Artic Labs Solo Duel Pole Circumnavigation



    15 August 2022

    Today, at 10 AM UTC+2 Norbert has waved goodbye to all fans, partners, friends, family and the whole Innovation Yachts team to fulfill his lifetime mission to set the world record of sailing around the world nonstop, single-handed, without assistance through all five oceans including the most dangerous oceans on the planet: the Arctic Ocean and Southern Ocean.





    Norbert took off from the Vend?e Globe pontoon, Les Sables
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  • A Light Air Test For Officials And Competitors Alike!
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    Once again, the race committee of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez showed the patience of Job as they and the 46 maxi yachts competing waited for the wind to defy the forecast and fill in on the Golfe de Saint-Tropez. Finally a light easterly from 070? arrived and, after almost an hour and a half’s wait, racing got under way for the maxi fleet’s four classes, ranging in size from the Swedish-owned Swan 115 Yasi to 60 footers...
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    Route du Rhum. Francois Gabart: "I feel like I belong in offshore racing"Published by Philippe Elies on 04 October 2022 at 12h00


    French skipper Francois Gabart poses in front of his flying maxi-trimaran SVR-Lazartigue, on July 22, 2021 in Concarneau, before its launch Fred TANNEAU AFP / Archives

    If the Paris court granted him a derogation to have the right to participate in the Route du Rhum, Francois Gabart knows that the dispute with the Ultimate class
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  • The Maxi's Turn To Turn Heads
    by Photoboy


    Surprises on opening day of maxi racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez
    Press release issued by the International Maxi Association on 04/10/2022


    With a light wind forecast for this entire second week of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, the race committee from the Soci?t? Nautique de Saint-Tropez, aided by the International Maxi Association’s race officer Ariane Mainemare, worked miracles to get a first race started and finished on the opening day of maxi racing,...
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  • An Electric Finish To Week One Of Les Voiles de Saint Tropez
    by Photoboy
    A dazzling finale to Act 1 of Les Voiles
    Trophies and rewards for the Classic stars: Shenandoah, Scud, Skylark, Sumurun, Jap, EugeniaV, Espar II, Lulu and Bona…
    Nanoq takes the win once more in the BMW Trophy


    Thousands of square metres of sails have been lowered in a joyous din this Saturday evening after a truly amazing finale to part one of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2022. The particularly boisterous conditions that greeted today’s fleets prompted the Race
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  • An Expeditious 24h Ultim Bodes Well For Future Records
    by Photoboy

    For his first solo race, and one month from the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, the skipper of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild impressed. First to cross the start line of the 24H Ultim yesterday at 12 noon off Groix, Charles Caudrelier never let go of the lead, easily containing his adversaries. He won the 24H Ultim this Sunday, October 2 at 7h 54 minutes and 52 seconds after 493 miles of racing at an average speed of 24.71 knots, after 19 hours 54 minutes and 52 seconds of navigation....
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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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