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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

A race with no equal; and that is by no means an exaggeration. With 8 legs covering 40,000 nautical miles and 16 individual races, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is designed to circumnavigate the globe following the steps or rather the waves of RKJ, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Clipper Race Chairman and a legendary yachtsman. Words by Eva Metis*

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup/Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship 2015 day 1

Porto Cervo, Italy: Opening salvos were fired today between the 40 boats competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with the International Maxi Association.

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Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge | North American Circuit

The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge heads to Newport

The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge heads to Newport for the finale of the 2015 North American Circuit and the 36th Annual Museum of Yachting Classic Yacht Regatta.

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Perini Navi Cup 2015 3 day

The sixth Perini Navi Cup drew to a close yesterday with the fleet of racing yachts experiencing phenomenal race conditions and career challenges for all sail teams.

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Centenary Trophy, 2014 Winner Olympia, helmed by Bruno Trouble. Photo Juerg Kaufmann

5th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club's Centenary Trophy

A bit more than one month to go to the fifth edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy, and preparations are well under way in Gstaad and St Tropez to welcome some of the most stunning centenarians still competing.

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Rosehearty Rides High at Perini Navi Cup

Porto Cervo, Italy. 04 September 2015. The majestic fleet of Perini Navi superyachts gathered in Porto Cervo took to the waters of the Costa Smeralda once again this morning for Race 2 of the Italian shipyard’s biennial regatta and “family gathering”.

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The Fastnet Rock | Photo By: Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

Lighthouses, Light Winds

Ireland’s Fastnet rock is one of the famous emblems of offshore sailing, the foremost of several scenic and imposing lighthouses on the Rolex Fastnet race course.

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - The One That Matters

With 40 yachts gathered in Porto Cervo, the 2015 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has attracted one of its largest and highest calibre entries in the event’s 35-year history.

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GEORGE DAVID'S RAMBLER 88, SAIL NUMBER: USA 25555 | Photo By: Rolex / Daniel Forster

The 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race is underway

After negotiating seven separate start sequences called from the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, the largest fleet in the race’s proud 90-year history have commenced the famous 603-nautical mile offshore race to Plymouth via Ireland’s Fastnet rock.

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Perini Navi Cup 2015

Today marks the start of the sixth Perini Navi Cup, welcoming 16 Perini Navi yachts to the docks of Sardinia’s Yacht Club Costa Smeralda before the fleet heads out on the open water of Porto Cervo to unleash their sails.

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Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge arrives in Nantucket, MA

Panerai hosts the 43rd Opera House Cu Regatta. The first all-wooden single –hulled Classic Boat Regatta on the East Coast. After a series of successful races in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, UK, and Marblehead, MA, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge (PCYC) reaches Nantucket, MA next week for the 43rd annual Opera House Cup Regatta (OHC). 

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: Gathering of the greatest

Porto Cervo, Italy: Blasting their way around the race track off Porto Cervo, Italy next week will be some of the world’s most impressive yachts, all competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, organised by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association (IMA).

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Volvo Estonia ORC European Championship

Leaders emerge after three races at Volvo Estonia ORC Europeans

Garmin Offshore Race won by EL POCKO and BRIGITTA-X last night, perfect 12-15 knot conditions today yielded two inshore races for each class, and Estonian teams take early series lead.

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XIIth Monaco Classic Week – La Belle Classe

From 9th to 13th September, Monaco will once again be the venue of a privileged rendezvous for a whole range of beautiful classic boats, from the smallest steam launch once tender to the prince’s yacht to the stunning race yachts and motor-yachts, decked out in exotic wood and collectable items, the epitome of luxurious floating residences.

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Monaco Classic Week - La Belle Classe

Monaco Classic Week - La Belle Classe

Classic yachts, period motor-yachts, motor-boats and skiffs from a bygone era descend to revive a Belle Époque ambiance in Port Hercule. Monaco Classic Week – La Belle Classe takes up residence on Quai Louis II at the foot of the Yacht Club de Monaco’s new premises, inaugurated in June 2014 by HSH Prince Albert II, the Club’s president since 1984.

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The Transat returns for 2016 and heads to New York

The first ever single-handed ocean yacht race, that was originally staged in 1960, is set to return in 2016 when some of the world’s best solo sailors and most spectacular yachts will take on the classic 2,800-mile course of The Transat, from Britain to the United States.

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