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Course complete for The Ocean Race

The next edition of The Ocean Race, scheduled to start in October 2021 from Alicante, Spain, will visit 10 international cities, including the start port and the Grand Finale finish in Genoa, Italy in the summer of 2022. For the first time, the 14th edition of this crewed, around the …

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Major Olympic qualifier cancelled

World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Genoa event that was due to be held in the Italian city on April 11-19 due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Italy, World Sailing has been in regular contact with the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), …

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Clipper Race: The sprint strategy

Day 1 – The ninth race within the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race commenced yesterday on the triangular 750nm course which consists of three Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprints, of which the teams can elect to compete in two. Seven teams declared their intent to compete in the …

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America’s Cup: Navigating the outbreak

San Diego, CA (March 10, 2020) – The first event of the 36th America’s Cup is teetering as the significant coronavirus outbreak in Italy weighs heavily on the planning for the America’s Cup World Series Sardegna – Cagliari regatta scheduled for April 23-26. As the Italian government has cancelled all …

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Tokyo 2020: Turning the focus to Europe

One hundred nautical miles off the Spanish coast is Mallorca, the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean. While famous for its beautiful beaches and weather, the Bay of Palma is famous among Olympic campaigners as where you go to measure yourself. This test occurs at the beginning of …

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Sports and the coronavirus outbreak

As professional tennis in the USA takes a hit as the 2020 Indian Wells Masters, scheduled for March 9-22 in Indian Wells, CA, has been cancelled due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, prominent sailing events elsewhere are also feeling the impact from this public health emergency: Due to the number of coronavirus …

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