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MAPFRE Copa del Rey

Copa del Rey – 29th July – 05 August 2017 For the second consecutive year, the hotel IBEROSTAR Las Letras in Madrid played host to the official presentation of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE regatta. More than one hundred guests attended the official opening of the 36th edition of the …

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Atlantic rescue of OSTAR race

Although it has become commonplace these days, racing across the Atlantic is an endeavour not to be taken lightly. That’s a lesson that several competitors in the singlehanded OSTAR and doublehanded TWOSTAR races learned the hard way this June when they fell foul of a vicious mid-Atlantic storm. These shorthanded …

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New Zealand wins 35th America’s Cup

Hamilton, Bermuda (June 26, 2017) – Another dominant race win today for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda. Burling now adds the 35th America’s Cup to …

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Interview with Akzo Nobel – America’s Cup Skipper

This month I talk to double America’s Cup winner and two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor, Simeon Tienpont, to find out a little about his earliest sailing memories and what it’s like to be a first-time skipper leading the Dutch ‘team AkzoNobel’ crew in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race.  Now 35, …

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America’s Cup Latest

Later this month, we will know which Team has won the Auld Mug. One man who knows a thing or two about the America’s Cup is Ben Ainslie, who was largely responsible for Team Oracle’s victory last time round. Here, he gives his thought’s on where the competition stands. “Continual …

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Close to 50 knots

More America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing has been taking place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, now with all six America’s Cup teams taking part for the first time on the racecourse that will be used in the 35th America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand were the last team to arrive …

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Ian Walker Named As RYA Director Of Racing

RYA Racing will have an experienced new hand at the helm with the announcement that Ian Walker MBE is to take up the Director of Racing position this autumn. The double Olympic medallist, America’s Cup sailor and Volvo Ocean Race-winning skipper will take up the baton from John Derbyshire OBE, …

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National Pride At Stake

The Nations Trophy has been launched by its founder, Nautor’s Swan, with the fundamental commitment to revitalize the concept of competition between nations. It is an event which celebrates the history and spirit of international sailing, and reflects the camaraderie and competiveness central to the success of the sport. The …

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