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Huge Fleet Gearing up for 2016 ORC Worlds

Three major ORC championship events in Italy, Greece and Denmark will provide the highlights in 2016. The largest of these events will be the annual ORC World Championship, now in its 18th year of crowning the best in the sport of inshore and offshore racing in an event sanctioned by …

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The One and Barbie damaged by huge fire in Turkey

The yachting world is in shock as a huge fire has caused serious damage to two superyachts in the Turkish town of Marmaris. The fire started at approximately 2am this morning (January 4) on board the iconic 70.68 metre  Lürssen  The One. Approximately 30 minutes later it spread to neighbouring …

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race concludes

Drawing to a close on New Year’s Day, the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race saw some of the regattas most challenging conditions to date. ​​ An impressive total of 31 yachts out of the 108 participating vessels fell victim to various issues in the first two …

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Connecting the Dots from Sailing to Racing

Kim Couranz shares this story in the December 2015 issue of SpinSheet magazine, the publication for boaters and sailors of all levels on the Chesapeake Bay… How did you get into sailing small boats—and more specifically, how were you introduced to racing small boats? Successful junior programs around the Chesapeake …

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The Amels superyacht Z in Tarragona

Pictured here is the 65.50 metre superyacht Z, currently in Tarragona, Spain. Built by the Dutch shipyard Amels in 2014, she features exterior design by Tim Heywood, whilst Andrew Winch undertook her interior design. Part of the Amels 212 Limited Editions range, she made her debut at the 2014 edition …

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How the America’s Cup Got Painted Into a Corner

The America’s Cup has always been about money, jurisprudence and ego. It also always prides itself with being on the cutting edge of what current technology can provide. Hence, foiling multihulls. That aspect is what has painted the Cup into an unfortunate corner. Speed can be exhilarating, but as NASCAR …

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Top Five Sailing New Year’s Resolutions

Another year in the history books and with it an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start anew. It’s time for resolutions. We’ve written a few sailing-specific possibilities for those who don’t already have their own list. Happy New Year from all of us at ASA! Figure Out What …

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Sydney Hobart: Balance declared overall winner

After a long day and overnight wait, Paul Clitheroe’s TP52 Balance was this morning declared the overall winner of the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Clitheroe’s major rival for the Tattersall’s Cup, Quikpoint Azzurro gliding over the finish line in Hobart at 07.37.59 hours this morning to claim third …

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Ocean Race North returns in 2016

Manuka Sports Event Management confirmed their plans for the second edition of Ocean Race North, an offshore race running north from Charleston to Newport to start May 6. In addition, Fort Lauderdale to Charleston will run on April 8, 2016. Ocean Race North was created to bring boats north after …

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Resolute Cup: List of Interested Clubs Tops 20

Nearly two dozen yacht clubs from across the country have requested an invitation to the 2016 Resolute Cup, a Corinthian Championship for U.S. Yacht Clubs. The regatta, which is an evolution of the U.S. Qualifying Series for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup (USQS), will be held September …

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