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Alex Thomson Sets Solo Distance Record

Published on January 16th, 2017

(January 16, 2017; Day 72, 10:00 FR) – British sailor Alex Thomson today smashed the world record for the greatest distance sailed solo in 24 hours (monohull up to 60 foot) notching up 536.8 miles on ... Read More


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Changes for Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

Published on January 15th, 2017

The Chicago Yacht Club Mackinac Committee have released a revision of the Chicago Mac Safety Regulations (CMSRs) for monohull entrants in the 2017 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac to align them closely with the US ... Read More


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16th Annual Women’s Sailing Conference

Published on January 15th, 2017

The 16th Annual Women’s Sailing Conference, to be held June 3 in Marblehead, MA, provides an all-day event for women of all skill levels to learn or enhance a variety of recreational sailing skills through land ... Read More


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The High Cost of Performance

Published on January 15th, 2017

As racing at Quantum Key West Race Week is set to get underway for its 30th anniversary event on January 16 to 20, Steve Hunt reports for Sailing World on the new challenge the fleet will ... Read More


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IDEC Sport: Slow in the South Atlantic

Published on January 15th, 2017

(January 15, 2016; Day 30; 22:00 FR) – After making good speeds along the Argentinean coast, winds have died off for Francis Joyon (FRA) and his five crew on the 31.5m VPLP-designed trimaran IDEC SPORT in ... Read More


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Vendée Globe: Leave it all on the Field

Published on January 15th, 2017

(January 15, 2017; Day 71) – The race to the Vendée Globe finish line today became an all-out, neck-and-neck sprint as the leading pair’s speedos rocketed into the 20s. After several days of slow progress north ... Read More


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POLL: Watching the America’s Cup

Published on January 15th, 2017

The 35th America’s Cup will be held this May and June, with significant changes to the event to increase viewership. This poll sought to learn if people thought this effort would succeed. Since only a very ... Read More


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Jules Verne Lead Grows for IDEC SPORT

Published on January 14th, 2017

(January 14, 2016; Day 29; 22:02 FR) – Francis Joyon (FRA) and his five crew on the 31.5m VPLP-designed trimaran IDEC SPORT are heading offshore from Argentina in their bid to win the Jules Verne Trophy ... Read More


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