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Team Brunel on a charge with Leg 9 win

The top three teams in the Volvo Ocean Race are within three points after Bouwe Bekking’s Team Brunel won Leg 9 into Cardiff to vault into contention for the overall race win. To earn the leg win, Bekking had to fend off fellow Dutch skipper Simeon Tienpont’s team AkzoNobel, who had held a nominal lead of a few hundred metres ...

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Lady Mariposa wins the RORC Myth of Malham

Ker 46 Lady Mariposa, skippered by Daniel hardy, is the overall winner of the 2018 RORC Myth of Malham Race. Edward Broadway’s Ker 40 Hooligan VII is second, winning IRC 1, and Nicolas Gaumont-Prat’s First 40.7 Philosophie IV third winning IRC 3. Other class winners include Christian Teichmann’s Figaro II Abu 43 SH (IRC 2), Chris Blackburn & Simon Dipple’s ...

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RYA iBooks take eBooks to the next level

It’s an exciting new era as RYA iBooks accelerate growth in the iBook Store! The conversion of a range of RYA eBooks into iBooks has improved the availability, accessibility and convenience of the RYA’s eBook titles. Reflowable text, search options, book-marking and enhanced digital content are just some of the features that the new RYA iBooks offer. There are currently ...

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Team Tilt crowned first GC32 World Champions

On Lake Garda, the Schneiter family’s Team Tilt, managed by father Alex and steered by Olympic 49er sailor son Sébastien, was crowned first ever GC32 World Champion. Apart from a brief falter in today’s final race, the Swiss team over the last three days never finished a race lower than fourth, despite tricky conditions, a variety of race courses and ...

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Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race 2018

A wide field of international entries from the United States, Finland, Norway, France as well as Irish and British crews are amongst the 54 entries to date for the Volvo Round Ireland Race 2018. Additional enquiries are still being handled by the Wicklow Sailing Club organisers though the 2016 record entry of 69 boats is unlikely to be matched this ...

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Cannes Yachting Festival to host world premiere of Sunseeker’s new 74 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker International has announced the world premiere of its 74 Sport Yacht at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival. Sporty and sleek, the brand new Sunseeker 74 Sport Yacht, with 38 knot capability, boasts the latest Sunseeker design cues and sporting prowess from the new Predator 74, which launched in January this year. Designed to offer the ultimate leisure experience, the ...

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Poole sailors create their own ‘race within the race’

Husband and wife crew, Clive and Theresa Lawrence, along with their son and two friends from Poole Yacht Club, will be among the 1400+ boats competing in one of Britain’s largest participation sporting events of 2018, the Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay on 7 July. The crew are all members of Poole Yacht Racing Association which ...

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INEOS Rebels UK surprise with early GC32 World Championship lead

Towering clouds over the towering mountains surrounding Lake Garda made conditions challenging for competitors and race management on the opening day of this inaugural GC32 World Championship. After a delay as the wind off Riva del Garda went through its normal transition from northerly Peler to southerly Ora, two races were held in full foiling conditions before the wind finally ...

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Last chance to Push the Boat Out

Make the most of the May bank holiday and get out on the water for the final weekend of RYA Push the Boat Out, the month long event to get the nation sailing and windsurfing. With the forecast currently predicting warm weather what better reason to have a go at one of the 40 events around the UK which are ...

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Denmark unveils crown jewel for Sailing World Championships

With just over two months to go to the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus Denmark 2018 the new Aarhus International Sailing Center was officially. Denmark’s new home of sailing has immediately joined elite international company in being awarded the highest status by World Sailing and also gained the royal seal of approval from keen sailors, Crown Prince Frederik and Princess ...

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