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Early Entry Deadline for TransPac Approaching

Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race presented by the Los Angeles Times and organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club is well underway, with 52 monohull and multihull entries from 9 nations already signed up for this biennial 2225-mile ocean race, one of the world’s ... Read More »

Intense finale of Varadero Valencia I Trophy

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Last Saturday we saw the last race of the Varadero Valencia I Trophy with an intense day of Racing where the wind was the great ally, blowing from the southeast between 5 and 9 knots.   Winning vessels are: Experto in class 1, Zas Sailing in class 2, Iberolimp-Alhambra in ... Read More »

Recovery Continues for Burn Victim

John Harrison Doucet, 20, continues to defy odds as he recovers from severe burns over 75 percent of his body after being electrocuted September 18 while parking a J/22 at the Gulfport Yacht Club. He was gripping the boat’s trailer as a cable from the mast touched an overhead power ... Read More »

Horses on the Caribbean Track

The ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started today in sparkling conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean. A southeasterly breeze, occasionally gusting up to 15 knots, and a relatively calm sea state provided the landscape for the 80-boats to begin their 600 nm tour ... Read More »

Sailing Yacht A Arrested in Gibraltar

The superyacht built for Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, which is referred to as Sailing Yacht A, continues to get attention. However, in this story on yachtharbor.com, it’s not the yacht that is turning heads. (February 19, 2017) – The 142.8m S/Y A, largest private sailing yacht in the world which ... Read More »

Delicioso Launches Spring Fresh Crew Food Menu

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Back by popular demand, our fresh crew food menu launches on Monday 27th February. Freshly prepared dishes ready for you to reheat, healthy salads and delicious sandwiches with rotating menus to give you plenty of choice. Click here for brand new crew menu Daily Fresh Crew Food Menu including accompaniments ... Read More »

Perini Navi announces key 2017 events

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2017 promises to be an important year for Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard renowned for the design and build of superyachts.  The company’s 2017 calendar includes a selection of the most prestigious events, regattas and boats shows around the world. Following on from last week’s Superyacht Design Awards, where the ... Read More »

America’s Cup Defender Reveals Boat

ORACLE TEAM USA held an evening ceremony at its team base in Bermuda on February 14 to reveal its new America’s Cup Class boat, “17”, the foiling catamaran the team will race this summer in the 35th America’s Cup. The new America’s Cup Class boats are foiling, wingsailed catamarans, 15 ... Read More »

How to Win the 35th America’s Cup

Dirk Kramers is Head of Engineering for Land Rover BAR, and a man with a long and incredibly rich history with the America’s Cup. Originally from Hengelo in the Netherlands, Dirk’s America’s Cup journey started back in 1977 when he began designing masts for the successful Defenders of the America’s ... Read More »

Getting Back to the Love of Sailing

Jon Rogers has that rare background of being both sailing champion and educator. From standing atop a World Championship podium, to kneeling with the greenest sailor, Jon has a valued perspective that he shares in this report. Jon Rogers I had the recent opportunity to coach the NORTH U Clinic ... Read More »