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Dutchman Is Runner-Up In Golden Globe

Les Sables d’Olonne, France (January 31, 2019) – Mark Slats (NED) finished the Golden Globe Race today at 23:18:30 to claim second place. The 41-year old Dutchman crossed the line to set an elapsed time of 214 days 12 hours 18 minutes 43 seconds. To this, a 36 hour time penalty …

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Details For Para World Sailing Champs

The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are now available for the 2019 Para World Sailing Championship, to be held June 30 to July 7 in Cadiz, Spain. The events for the competition will be the One Person Keelboat Male (Hansa 303), One Person Keelboat Female (Hansa 303), One Person …

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Big Guns For Antigua Sailing Week

With just three months to go before the 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week there is a fantastic line up of yachts entered. Well over one thousand sailors will participate, many flying in from all over the world. Among the armada of big boats are two Supermaxis; Sir Peter Harrison …

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Golden Globe: Van Den Heede Wins!

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede aboard his Rustler 36 Matmut has crossed the finish line at Les Sables d’Olonne today to win the Golden Globe Race at about 1100h local time. He arrived to a huge welcome after his circumnavigation of the globe, sailing without modern technology or benefit of satellite …

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Marlow Ropes Announces Official Supplier Status To 36th America’s Cup Challengers INEOS Team UK

Marlow Ropes, the World-leading British manufacturer of high-performance rope is delighted to announce official supplier status to the British Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup INEOS Team UK.  This announcement marks the continuation of the relationship that Marlow have had historically with the British challenger, following their Technical Partnership for …

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For The Record: 5000 Miles Done

On Saturday, January 26, Alex Alley (GBR) passed the 5000 mile mark on his quest to break the Solo Non-Stop Around the World Record in his 40-foot yacht – Pixel Flyer. He got Pixel flying at 17.6 knots, not bad for a 40′ monohull. That’s a big chunk of mileage …

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Golden Globe: Last 100 Miles

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede endured another tough night with 45knots winds and 6-7m seas but his Rustler 36 Matmut is now within 100 miles of the finish line at Les Sables d’Olonne and the 73-year old Frenchman is expected to arrive to a huge welcome at 08:00 UTC tomorrow (09:00 …

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