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Clipper Race: Docks filling in Freo

Day 23 – Another day brings another new arrival from the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race into Fremantle, Australia. This morning it was Zhuhai’s turn to cross the Race 4 finish line, completing the course in sixth place at 0600 UTC. Next to finish will be Dare To …

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America’s Cup: Goodby UK, Hello Italy

As winter descends on the United Kingdom, British America’s Cup Challenger INEOS TEAM UK is making the move from their base in Portsmouth to Sardinia’s capital of Cagliari in Italy. This will permit the team to continue their training and testing program for the 36th America’s Cup in 2021 as …

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2020 Boat of the Year Winners

Sailing World magazine has selected the top new performance sailboats from its annual Boat of the Year competition, awarding the Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 as the 2020 Boat of the Year. The versatile 32-footer, built at Jeanneau’s facilities in Poland, is designed primarily for solo and doublehanded racing, a fast-growing …

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Clipper Race: And now there are five

Day 22 – Following the nail-biting finale for Race 4 podium positions, arrivals in the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race continued into Fremantle overnight with GoToBermuda taking fourth place and WTC Logistics scooping fifth. The close result was fitting for the two teams that have spent most of the …

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Transatlantic Race: New leader, for now

Day 18 – Giles Redpath’s British Lombard 46 Pata Negra, skippered by Andy Lis, finished the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race today in an elapsed time of 15 days 22 hrs 58 mins 13 secs. Despite having to make a pit stop early in the race due to a watermaker malfunction, …

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2020 Motor Boat Awards – finalists revealed

The winners will be announced in Düsseldorf on 21 January. The UK’s Motorboat & Yachting magazine has announced the finalists for the 2020 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power. After much deliberation, the judges have selected 43 finalists across nine categories. The winners will be announced at a lavish awards ceremony held …

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Princess Yachts Alcudia to open soon

New Balearics location will be located in Alcudiamar Princess Motor Yacht Sales (PMYS) in Majorca, Spain has announced that its new office and workshop in Alcudia is to open soon. Russell Currie, former Fairline MD, was awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in Pollensa and Alcudia earlier this year. The new …

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Mauritius Route record confirmed

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new World Record for the 8100 nm route from Port Louis (Lorient) to Port Louis (Mauritius). Now holding the fastest solo time is Francis Joyon (FRA) on the 31.5 trimaran IDEC Sport, who in 2019 from October 19 to November 8 covered …

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