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    Published on 09-16-2021 09:10 AM
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    14 September 2021 – Sanxenxo, Spain – The opening day of the Xacobea Six Metre European Championship 2021 in Sanxenxo, Spain featured two tricky light airs races for the thirty-one competing teams from eleven nations. Racing for the Open and Classic Divisions was run in a light and at times shifty north westerly that gave the tacticians plenty to think about, kept the trimmers busy changing gears and put the mark layers through their paces. ...
    Published on 09-16-2021 08:47 AM
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    Lovell, Southern YC Drive Into the Lead on Day 2
    NEWPORT, R.I. — It was just the sort of moment that the founders of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup envisioned more than a decade years ago when they created the event. Two identical boats crewed by amateur ...
    Published on 09-15-2021 12:25 PM
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    The Mother of all things Sled is back on the west coast, for what appears to be an extended stay!
    Bill Lee's original downhill surfing sled has entered the building after an east coast romp and is planning on
    putting her through the paces with hopes for miles of smiles in her home waters where she accelerates.

    Boat captain Brian Malone explains: "We completed the majority of east coast objectives, many of those included far ...
    Published on 09-14-2021 01:24 PM
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    French rookie Jules Delpech (ORCOM) is the breakaway leader of the fourth stage of the 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro, taking a lone, solo route more than 25 miles to the east of the main body of the fleet as they negotiate the tricky descent of the Celtic Sea after rounding the mythical Fastnet rock in the small hours of this morning. ...
    Published on 09-14-2021 12:18 PM
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    Pre-start Collision Before Offshore Leg to Helsinki Forces Team Denmark and Sweden to Retire

    For the first time in the history of the Nord Stream Race, a collision between the Danish and Swedish boats leads to a retirement, so that this afternoon only the teams from Finland, Russia and Germany were ...
    Published on 09-13-2021 03:18 PM
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    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup enjoys a spectacular renaissance

    The wind off Porto Cervo never filled in on the final day of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Thus, following Friday s layday, the results at the end of play on Thursday stand, at this the pinnacle event of the maxi yachting calendar, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with maxi yachting’s governing body, the International Maxi Association.

    For the third time, the stand-out performance across the maxi fleets was that of Canadian Terry ...
    Published on 09-13-2021 09:42 AM
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    September 11, 2021
    "The sailboat Hetairos, an old fiberglass full-keel, washed up on Linda Mar ...
    Published on 09-12-2021 10:40 AM
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    Corentin Horeau (Mutuelle Bleue pour l’Institut Curie) led the fleet out of Morlaix Bay this afternoon at the start of one of the longest legs in the recent history of the French annual multi stage solo offshore race, an epic 685 miles Stage 4 taking the 34 racers to the Fastnet Rock and back to the 52nd La Solitaire du Figaro’s final ...
    Published on 09-12-2021 10:03 AM
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    Spectacular conditions allowed 41 teams to complete four more races on the middle day of the J/24 US National Championship hosted by Malletts Bay Boat Club in Colchester, VT.

    With sunny skies, warm temperatures and winds between 10-14 knots, Mike Marshall extended his advantage over eight total races.
    Now discarding an eighth, Marshall retains scores ...
    Published on 09-10-2021 09:30 AM
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    Disaster for Highland Fling XI as Lyra wins her class at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

    by James Boyd / International Maxi Association

    While it was not the fierce northwesterly and flat water for which the Costa Smeralda is notorious for yacht racers, today, after three relatively light races, the wind was knocking on the door of 20 knots for the penultimate day of competition at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This was the most breeze ...
    Published on 09-09-2021 11:45 AM
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    BYC and E Ticket got real close to winning 2021 JAZZ CUP this Labor Day weekend! E Ticket finished 1st in our fleet of 12, 1st for Benicia racers and 2nd for Jazz Cup and 6th overall out of approximately 60 racers. Goose, a Catalina 30 from South Beach YC won the Jazz Cup and beat E Ticket by one position.

    E Ticket started at 11:20 in the fourth starting ...
    Published on 09-09-2021 09:09 AM
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    September 08, 2021 - Portoroz, Slovenia - Melges 24 European Championship 2021, held in Portoroz thanks to the support of Marina Portoroz and organization of the Yacht Club Marina Portoroz in co-operation with the International Melges 24 Class Association, runs at full speed: after two days of racing, the ranking counts on six races and now, with the entry of the discard, the ranking took on a less unusual conformation than the one emerged at the end ...
    Published on 09-08-2021 10:30 AM
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    With just over 100 nautical miles to sail to Roscoff on the Bay of Morlaix Pierre Quiroga (Skipper Macif 2019) was maintaining a slender lead of just under one mile after passing Bishop Rock at the Scilly Isles this afternoon. But this ...
    Published on 09-07-2021 10:25 AM
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    Tom Slingsby IS YOUR 2021 IMCA International Moth Class Association WORLD CHAMPION!!
    By successfully defending his 2019 title at these Moth Worlds due to the COVID 19 Pandemic,
    he technically is a back to back world champion!

    After 2 races with Peler, Slingsby wins the world title with two races to go. Jensen and Goodison close out the podium; first Italian Francesco Bruni and first woman Josie Gliddon
    The “Redoro Frantoi Veneti” Moth World Championship ends in perfect fashion: races with Peler.
    The first warning signal for the Gold fleet at 8 o’clock made the athletes get into the water that the sun had not come out of the mountains yet.

    Regattas were also scheduled in the ...