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Clipper Race: Champagne In The Pacific

(April 8, 2018; Day 16) – After the forecasted textbook North Pacific weather delivered some of the fastest, most furious and thrilling conditions of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, with reports of gusts heading well into the 50 knot range overnight, the sun has come out today …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Done & Dusted

Itajaí, Brazil (April 8, 2018) – The Spanish team MAPFRE, the last team still competing in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, crossed the finish line in Itajaí this morning to secure fifth place in the double-point leg. The result hands the overall lead of the 2017-18 edition to …

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Caribbean Season Shifts To Saint-Barth

Saint-Barth (April 8, 2018) – The French West Indies island of Saint-Barth is teeming with activity as hundreds of sailors prepare for the ninth edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Richard Mille, which kicks off racing tomorrow. The regatta, which runs through Saturday, April 14, draws an esteemed international crowd …

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Breeze On At Trofeo Princesa Sofia

Mallorca, Spain (April 4, 2018) – The Bay of Palma fired up the best breeze yet of the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar as the Finals phase started for most of the ten Olympic classes. In warm spring sunshine, the breeze puffed to 18 knots at times to present a …

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Captains Of Industry: Ignacio Erroz

  A little over six months ago, OneOcean Port Vell passed the General Manager reins to highly-educated Navarro Ignacio Erroz. His appointment formed part of a wave of changes at Barcelona’s flagship superyacht destination, the most profound being a change of ownership just a few weeks prior.   Whilst ‘General …

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Tragic News From Volvo Ocean Race

(March 27, 2018) – The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race has thus far incurred two man overboard incidents – one on Scallywag when crew member Alex Gough was washed overboard and successfully recoveredduring the Leg 4 from Australia to Hong Kong, and one on Scallywag that has not ended well on Leg 7 from …

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Clipper Race: Freedom From Fog

(March 25, 2018; Day 2) – Things are starting to look up for the 11 teams in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race as glorious sunshine has emerged after a challenging 24 hours for the teams trying to navigate their way through the notorious Chinese fishing fleet, and …

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