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Clipper Race: Sizzling finish in Sydney

Published on December 15th, 2017

(December 15, 2017; Day 13) – Sanya Serenity Coast claimed victory today in a thrilling finale to Race 4: The ClipperTelemed+ Tasman Test, the first stage of the All-Australian Leg of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the ... Read More


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Gabart on verge of crushing record

Published on December 15th, 2017

(December 15, 2017; Day 42, 20:00 FR) – François Gabart, who has had near flawless weather in his attempt to set a new singlehanded round the world record, is enduring a light patch as he nears ... Read More


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Medals awarded at Youth Sailing Worlds

Published on December 15th, 2017

Sanya, China (December 15, 2017) – The final day of the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships delivered gorgeous sunshine and a consistent 12 knot easterly breeze to complete one final race for each of the nine ... Read More


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Extreme sailing in the Southern Ocean

Published on December 14th, 2017

(December 14, 2017; Leg 3, Day 5) – The Volvo Ocean Race teams were feeling the full strength of the Southern Ocean today as they were pummelled by winds gusting as high as 50 knots and ... Read More


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Final hurdles for Gabart’s record attempt

Published on December 14th, 2017

(December 14, 2017; Day 41, 23:00 FR) – François Gabart must overcome a challenging weather ridge and active shipping traffic in the final stretch of his attempt to set a new singlehanded round the world record. ... Read More


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Scoring plan for Offshore Sailing Worlds

Published on December 14th, 2017

Organizers from the 2018 The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, in consultation with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), have announced the scheme for scoring this first World Championship to ... Read More


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Record-seeker rescued off Cape Horn

Published on December 14th, 2017

Yves le Blevec, who began November 24 an attempt to break the solo non-stop westabout round on the 31m Nigel Irens designed Actual Ultim (formerly Sodebo), capsized today off Cape Horn. The early morning incident off ... Read More


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Comanche finds new owner Down Under

Published on December 14th, 2017

Comanche, the innovative record-breaking 100 foot maxi yacht designed by VPLP and Guillaume Verdier and launched in 2014 for Jim and Kristy Clark, has been sold to Australian Jim Cooney. The yacht was to compete in ... Read More


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