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Final At Antigua Bermuda Race

All 14 teams have completed the second edition of the 935nm Antigua Bermuda Race which saw American Stephen Murray’s Volvo 70 Warrior set a new race record of 2 days, 18 hours 32 minutes, and 48 seconds. Warrior also won the CSA Division while German Jens Kellinghusen’s Ker 53 Varuna …

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2019 London Boat Show Cancelled

Event organiser cancels next year’s edition following insufficient support from the industry British Marine, organiser and owner of the London Boat Show, today announced that the 2019 event has been cancelled on the back of poor industry support. The show was due to take place from January 9-13 at the …

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Marina High Tech Trade Show

1st TRADE SHOW DEDICATED TO THE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN YACHTING MARINA BAIE-DES-ANGES • VILLENEUVE-LOUBET 24 & 25 MAY 2018   Marina High Tech is a new international show on the Côte d’Azur conceived as a high-calibre showcase of nautical and sustainable innovation across the marine industry. The first edition will …

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Dutch Treat For Volvo Ocean Race Fans

The two Dutch skippers in the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race will lead their teams into battle in a match race at the final stopover of the race, in The Hague. Team AkzoNobel and Team Brunel, the two Dutch-flagged rivals in the Volvo Ocean Race, are to face off against each …

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Clipper Race: Escaping The Light Air

(May 13, 2018; Day 13) – After days of speculation and carefully monitoring the looming wind hole off the coast of Mexico, it seems the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet was let off lightly by the wind gods, with many teams experiencing a shorter time than first …

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Paul Elvstrøm: Future Of Olympic Sailing

There’s a lot of entitlement when it comes to the decisions about Sailing Events for the Olympic Games. Nations vote for what’s good for them. Sailors petition for what they’re involved in. Classes lobby to remain included. It’s a challenge to make decisions that honestly consider the Sport and the …

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Clipper Race: Kitemares & Sprint Points

(May 8, 2018; Day 8) – Frustrations are afoot across the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet as tactics come into play and racing gears up along the course from Seattle to Panama. Although the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint divided teams, with some going for the sprint points …

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Drone Liability: What You Need To Know

Drone uptake is growing at a steep trajectory across all segments and user groups, and sailors and the sailing industry are taking notice. However, before joining in the fun, one should take the time to understand the related FAA regulations, industry requirements, insurance needs, and safety best practices. Let’s start …

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Ready For Start Of Antigua Bermuda Race

Record breaking conditions are forecast for the second edition of the 935 nm Antigua Bermuda Race which starts May 9. Strong easterly trades should provide fast reaching conditions for the first two days while high pressure east of Bermuda is expected to decrease the gradient wind, shifting south to create …

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MAPFRE Steals Newport Leg Win

(May 8, 2018; Day 16) – The Spanish team MAPFRE stunned the Volvo Ocean Race fleet this morning by stealing a win in Leg 8, with a shocking come-from-behind victory into Newport, Rhode Island. Yesterday, with just 300 miles to go, MAPFRE was in fifth place. But as this morning …

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