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Superyacht regattas and luxury yacht racing around the world.

Supercharge Day 1 of the Resolute Cup

September 15, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The Resolute Cup is underway with 28 sailing clubs from across the USA competing in the regatta. Divided into the Red Group and the Blue Group, the challenges faced and the results could not be more different. The following press release is from the New York Yacht Club. Press release   Big Wind, Plentiful Sunshine... ... read full story

Bella Mente wins world title at Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

September 12, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

At the conclusion of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Hap Fauth’s Bella Menta has fought off five other competitors in the Maxi 72 class to retain the world title. Close battles throughout the classes on Friday led to intense racing during the final races with strong challenges issued to any crew looking to retain titles.... ... read full story

Maxis hit home stretch in Porto Cervo

September 11, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The final day of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup approaches and fair weather coupled with mixed fortunes for the regatta favourites has left the top spots in most categories up for the taking. First time MYRC racer WINWIN has seen success in recent regattas but is holding on tenuously to her lead against INOUI  in... ... read full story

Maxi Show misses first day of racing

September 06, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup’s 52-strong fleet was meant to race through the La Maddalena archipelago yesterday but failed to even reach the starting line after strong mistral winds prevented the boats from leaving Porto Cervo. Read on for more details: The following is a press release from the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Porto Cervo,... ... read full story

Conclusion to the 12th Palermo-Montecarlo regatta

August 31, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The 12th Palermo-Montecarlo has been the most successful yet, seeing the greatest number of entries so far from 11 different countries. Changeable conditions across the racing week only added to the excitement and only served to fuel the competitive spirit of the racers. The following is a press release from Yacht Club Monaco, providing full... ... read full story

THE AUDI Hamilton Island Race Week Mid-Week Weekend

August 24, 2016

Written by Mike Smith

News from Hamilton Island, Australia: Layday came early for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet despite best efforts by the race committee to get some divisions racing out on the Eastern course area, in the Turtle Bay vicinity. That fleet of cruisers and cruising multihulls waited patiently offshore for close to four hours, filling... ... read full story

Cowes Race Week: The final results

August 16, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The final results are in after an electric bout of competitive racing as the winning crews from Day 7 vied to hold their positions. In the Daring class, only two points separated the top three competitors while the Dragon and Sonar classes saw strong rivalry for podium positions. Learn more about the crews and the... ... read full story

Cowes Race Week: Day 7

August 16, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The penultimate race day at Cowes Week has whittled down the candidates for podium positions, with the Squib class leader already assured first place. Racing concluded for four of the classes in the White Group, with the remainder racing with the Black Group on Day 8. The following is a press release from Aberdeen Asset... ... read full story

Hilights from Day 6 of Cowes Week

August 15, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Day 6 was full of action-packed events, from the tremendous efforts on the part of Phaedo and her crew to set a new course record, to the Grand Prix Fast40+ raced for the distinguished Britannia Cup. The evening offered a show to remember with a display from the Red Arrows and the Fine Art Sails... ... read full story

Day 5 at AAM Cowes Race Week

August 15, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Day 5 of AAM Cowes Race Week saw an improvement on previous races with a majority of clean starts throughout the classes. A gentle 8-12 knots of wind powered the first races of the morning but after two periods of calm the Mermaid and Victory classes had to abandon racing. Find out who was victorious... ... read full story

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