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America's Cup - Luna Rossa launches two-boat TP52 program America's Cup - Luna Rossa launches two-boat TP52 program Challenger of Record for the America's Cup, Luna Rossa Challenge (ITA) has made the first sailing moves Challenger of Record for the America's Cup, Luna Rossa Challenge (ITA) has made the first sailing moves in its bid to win the America's Cup. With the 36th America’s Cup, scheduled to take place in New Zealand in 2021, Luna Rossa Challenge will commence its preparation in the waters of Cagliari (Sardinia – Italy) with a TP 52 Class yacht. by Luna Rossa Challenge Posted today at 8:28 am Solo round the world – Pacific Ocean now in sight Solo round the world – Pacific Ocean now in sight Facing difficult sea conditions, the skipper of MACIF must continue to sail fast to remain ahead of a cold weather front Less than eight days after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, François Gabart rounded Cape Leeuwin, the second of the three capes of his single-handed round the world, on Friday at 0:15 (French time - UTC+1), after 19 days, 14 hours and 10 minutes. by Trimaran MACIF Posted today at 6:45 pm Transat Jacques Vabre – The race of the amateurs Transat Jacques Vabre – The race of the amateurs The Anglo-Spanish duo of Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde almost defied gravity by beating the two Manuard Mach 3 Amateur in the technical not the perjorative sense, because Juris, the 61-year-old maritime industry manager from Milan, and his regular collaborator, Luciani, the 32-year-old architect from Venice, handled their first Transat Jacques Vabre with great skill and showed consistent speed. by TJV Posted today at 6:31 pm The Barcelona World Race names Jacques Caraës as Race Director The Barcelona World Race names Jacques Caraës as Race Director Caraës and his team make up the most experienced international oceanic race direction team currently in existence. Jacques Caraës is back in the directing seat, where he’ll take the leading role in sporting development of the regatta and make key decisions on skipper safety. Caraës is returning to the role after his magnificent work in the previous edition. by Barcelona World Race Posted today at 5:58 pm MAPFRE win epic Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race MAPFRE win epic Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race Within hours, the decision paid and MAPFRE had a tactical advantage they would never relinquish over the final week For most of the first half of the leg, MAPFRE trailed Dongfeng Race Team on the long charge to the south, but last weekend, after crossing the Doldrums, 14 days into the leg, navigator Juan Vila and skipper Xabi Fernández made the winning move, a quick gybe to the southwest that Dongfeng didn’t cover. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted today at 4:48 pm Nico Parlier and Daniela Moroz crowned Formula Kite World Champions Nico Parlier and Daniela Moroz crowned Formula Kite World Champions Dominance was felt in the women’s division as well, with Daniela Moroz, from USA, notching up back-to-back world titles Despite tense battles throughout the Medal Series today, the French rider’s sheer pace guaranteed him the title even before the last race began. A well-earned victory to add to the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) KiteFoil Class world title that he secured in Italy last month. by Oman Sail Posted today at 4:16 pm Cape Town ready to welcome Volvo Ocean Race finish on Friday Cape Town ready to welcome Volvo Ocean Race finish on Friday It is 11th time in 13 editions that the Race visited the South African city known as the ‘Gateway to the Southern Ocean’ The city was the first stop in the first ever edition of the Race, then known as the Whitbread Round the World Race – and has been a welcome stop for the boats competing in the toughest test of a team in professional sport ever since. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted today at 4:04 pm Clipper Race – Day 24 – New race leaders revealed after stealth mode Clipper Race – Day 24 – New race leaders revealed after stealth mode For a second successive day, a new leader has revealed themselves after Unicef re-emerged from its invisibility cloak PSP Logistics Skipper Matt Mitchell, currently in fifth, says: “4500 miles of racing and it will all come down to the last 30 hours or so. It really could be anyone's race at the moment and pressure is on to keep the boat going as fast as possible.” by The Clipper Race Posted today at 3:57 pm Training gets underway ahead of 2018 season Training gets underway ahead of 2018 season Hugh Brayshaw winner of the Solitaire Amateur prize, skippering ‘The Offshore Academy’ finds himself in a good position With an intention to once again field multiple boats for the Class Figaro season and Solitaire race, The Offshore Academy continues to support and assist its sailors in promoting their development. With the 2018 Solitaire race moved to late August, the Academy sailors have some time to prepare and are making the most of the winter training opportunities in the UK. by The Offshore Academy Posted today at 3:44 pm Round the World Solo - New reference time for François Gabart! Round the World Solo - New reference time for François Gabart! François Gabart, who left Ouessant on Saturday 4 November at 10:05 (UTC+1), continues to set the pace François Gabart, who left Ouessant on Saturday 4 November at 10:05 (UTC+1), continues to set the pace in this attempt at the single-handed round the world record. Sailing at an average of 30 knots since Tuesday night, ahead of a large low pressure system typical of the South Seas, the skipper of the MACIF trimaran crossed the longitude of Cape Leeuwin, second of three capes of this round the world by MACIF Posted today at 6:21 am Tightest and trickiest of days opens RC44 racing in Lanzarote Tightest and trickiest of days opens RC44 racing in Lanzarote Competition getting closer as the season nears its conclusion, combined with tricky conditions for today's three races Competition getting closer as the season nears its conclusion, combined with tricky conditions for today's three races off Lanzarote, left the top eight boats racing at the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup ending day one separated by just six points. by RC44 Class Association Posted today at 5:04 am Transat Jacque Vabre - Four podiums full and seven boats still racing Transat Jacque Vabre - Four podiums full and seven boats still racing After a late night finish the podiums of all four classes in the 13th edition of the Transat Jacque Vabre are complete. After a late night finish that will go down in transat racing legend, the podiums of all four classes in the 13th edition of the Transat Jacque Vabre are complete. by Transat Jacque Vabre Posted today at 4:30 am RORC Transatlantic Race - Feisty start predicted RORC Transatlantic Race - Feisty start predicted Gerald Bibot will be competing in the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race with his Belgian 42ft Catamaran Zed 6. Gerald Bibot will be competing in the 2017 RORC Transatlantic Race with his Belgian 42ft Catamaran Zed 6. Gerald is the founder of Great Circle which produces weather routing programme Squid. In 2015 Gerald was the winner of the MOCRA Class, completing the race in just over 11 days and the only team to take a northerly route. by Trish Jenkins Posted today at 3:53 am Transat Jacques Vabre - A totally successful outcome for the IMOCAs Transat Jacques Vabre - A totally successful outcome for the IMOCAs With Romain and Aurélien finishing on 22nd November, the thirteenth Transat Jacques Vabre came to an end for the IMOCAs. With Romain Attanasio and Aurélien Ducroz finishing on Wednesday 22nd November, the thirteenth Transat Jacques Vabre came to an end for the IMOCAs. This year's race was won by Jean-Pierre Dick and Yann Eliès on StMichel-Virbac. There was a very positive outcome for the IMOCA class, as all thirteen boats that lined up for the start in Le Havre made it to the finish in Salvador da Bahia. by IMOCAs Posted today at 2:59 am America's Cup - State of the Cup debate - differing views on the AC75 America's Cup - State of the Cup debate - differing views on the AC75 Replay of Wednesday morning (NZT)'s session between Tom Ehman editor of SailingIllustrated.com and Richard Gladwell Replay of Wednesday (NZT) this morning's 90 minute session between Tom Ehman editor of SailingIllustrated.com and Richard Gladwell, editor of Sail-World.com/nz Both have been covering or involved in the America's Cup since the 1980's and often have differing views on many issues with the America's Cup and other facets of sailing. This time they argue merits of the AC75 announced the day before. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted on 23 Nov Star Sailors League – 25 stellar teams ready to line up Star Sailors League – 25 stellar teams ready to line up 25 Olympic medals hanging on the necks of the 2017 SSL Finalists, of which seven are gold medals. We shall see some true Star champions competition among Robert Scheidt, Freddy Loof, Mateusz Kusznierewicz, Hamish Pepper, Mark Mendelblatt, Eivind Melleby, Xavier Rohart and the crews Bruno Prada, Frithjof Kleen, Pierre-Alexis Ponsot, Brian Fatih and Dominik Zycki all of whom racing at the London Olympics in 2012. by Star Sailors Posted on 23 Nov Intense clashes as racers push for Medal Series at Formula Kite Worlds Intense clashes as racers push for Medal Series at Formula Kite Worlds The duels on the water off Muscat’s Al Mouj beach in the top fleet, with riders battling for position, were intense France’s Nico Parlier barely put a foot wrong on the penultimate day of the five-day regatta on the Gulf of Oman’s flat waters, in a shifty 10 to 11 knot breeze, extending his lead and giving himself a healthy advantage. by Oman Sail Posted on 23 Nov Volvo Ocean Race – Breeze coming on for leaders Volvo Ocean Race – Breeze coming on for leaders With less than 500nm to go to the Cape Town finish line, both teams chose to hide their positions for 24 hours Although the leg is coming to a close it is by no means over – and the approach to Cape Town is notoriously tricky. Between their current position and the finish line is a vein of strong winds near 25 knots, but the final miles to the finish could be painstakingly light. by Volvo Ocean Race Posted on 23 Nov It's down to the wire in the Extreme Sailing Series™ It's down to the wire in the Extreme Sailing Series™ Front-runner SAP Extreme Sailing Team has had an outstanding season so far and has shown no signs of slowing down Phil Robertson's Team Oman Air are not out of the fight yet. If the Omani team, that narrowly missed out on victory in 2016, is able to put two boats between itself and the current leader in the rankings for Los Cabos it will claim the 2017 title. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 23 Nov Clipper World Race – Day 23, Race 3 – Leading teams' wind hole woes Clipper World Race – Day 23, Race 3 – Leading teams' wind hole woes PSP Logistics is still holding onto second place but Skipper Matt Mitchell is also frustrated by their current progress After opting to hide its position from the rest of the fleet, by using Stealth Mode yesterday, Visit Seattle has reappeared on the Race Viewer ahead of both Sanya Serenity Coast and PSP Logistics, but all three teams are still struggling with the light winds that have entrapped them. by The Clipper Race Posted on 23 Nov
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