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    Published on 03-25-2019 01:54 PM
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    ST. BARTHS (23 March 2019) – On the second day of racing at the St. Barths Bucket, 34 superyachts enjoyed a quick pace around 23- to 26-mile “Not So Wiggly” courses, ironically named, since they were indeed quite wiggly, winding around turning marks that were the isles and rocks to the north and west ...
    Published on 03-23-2019 08:36 AM
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    It's just practice day for the big boys at the St Barths Bucket Regatta, but the master, Carlo Borlenghi makes
    even practice day an amazing event!

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    Published on 03-12-2019 09:25 AM
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    The Antigua Bermuda Race is organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week. The oceanic race will start from Fort Charlotte Antigua, just after Antigua Sailing Week on Wednesday ...
    Published on 03-04-2019 09:19 AM
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    It’s been four days of awesome sailing, leaving competitors with unforgettable memories of sparkling azure blue seas, sandy white beaches and windswept ragged rocks. The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta delivered on its promise of four days of serious sailing, with upwind legs dousing the crews hiking on the rails with warm water from the waves breaking over them. Spectacular champagne sailing with roller coaster downwind legs, with a myriad of colourful spinnaker kites flying in the trade winds.

    For the sailors, the adrenalin of achieving the perfect start, the tension of getting the tactics right, the physical challenges ...
    Published on 03-01-2019 08:21 AM
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    With near perfect conditions, the start of the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta saw the fleet streaming out through the bridge in time for the race starts. Boats set their sails as they headed towards the three separate start areas. The wind, which had been fairly steady at 14 knots, piped up, sending some 20 knot gusts through the fleet, making for some white knuckle excitement ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 10:29 AM
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    David & Peter Askew (USA) racing their Volvo 70 Wizard have taken Monohull Line Honours in the RORC Caribbean 600 crossing the finish line on Wednesday 20 February at 07:08:44 AST in an elapsed time of 1d 19h 38m 44s. Wizard has set the bar for the overall win under IRC for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy.

    “This race is one that my brother and I have always wanted to do because it is one of the great ocean races now, even though it is a fairly young one,” commented ...
    Published on 02-21-2019 09:12 AM




    First finishers in Antigua: Maserati Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on ...