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Superyacht regattas and luxury yacht racing around the world.

Hannah Stodel takes Ladies Day trophy at Cowes

August 11, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The 10th annual Ladies Day at Cowes celebrated the contribution of women in sailing on Tuesday. British Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel, who is due to compete in the Paralympics in Rio this September, took the Slingsby Ladies Day Trophy for her personal dedication to the profession. Ladies Day also recognised the growing numbers of women... ... read full story

Overview of Day 3 at AAM Cowes Race Week

August 09, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Changeable conditions in the Solent added greater difficulty to the 2016 regatta, which took place on Monday. Previous Cowes Week winner Adam Gosling struggled to take off at the start, collisions occurred and tidal changes acted as a boon for some of the racers as they headed to the finish line. Despite all the challenges, the... ... read full story

Cowes Race Week: Day 2 events

August 08, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The second race day at Cowes saw tight competition between the top three sailing boats in each race; on some occasions less than a minute separated rival crews to determine the victor. The FAST40+ class was first to leave the starting line under fast-paced 25 knot conditions. The following is a press release from AAM Cowes... ... read full story

Day 1 at Cowes Race Week

August 08, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Cowes week kicked off in the Solent this weekend with fantastic sailing conditions and a few false starts from the FAST40+ class in the Black Group. Read on for a thorough report on the action from the races: The following is a press release from AAM Cowes Race Week. Press Release Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes... ... read full story

THE ROLEX SWAN CUP 2016 – Record Number of Swan 121 Yachts.

August 06, 2016

Written by Mike Smith

There are a record number of 121 Swan yachts already registered for this years yacht race. PR: The 19th edition of the Rolex Swan Cup will run from 11-18 September 2016 in the spectacular waters of Porto Cervo, Italy in the Mediterranean. This iconic Nautor’s Swan event will be the perfect setting for the 50th... ... read full story

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crews return to London

August 03, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

After almost one year at sea, the crews of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have returned to London to the applause of thousands of onlookers lining the Thames. After surviving gale force winds, temperature extremes and tragedy at sea, the tenth edition of the Clipper Round the World Race has been declared the... ... read full story

8 mistakes to avoid at AAM Cowes Race Week

July 27, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

As one of the most inclusive regattas in the world, Cowes Race Week (6-13 August) can attract nearly a thousand yachts each year. When casual sailors compete with world champions, mistakes and accidents are bound to happen, and below is a list of the 8 most common mistakes to avoid. The following is a press... ... read full story

Day 1 at the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup

July 26, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Ideal weather conditions have brought success to the regatta favourites France Blue, while Red GBR claimed victory in the opening race and Moana saw won the second race despite issues. Read on to find out more: The following is a press release from Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup. Press Release Day 1: Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup France... ... read full story

Looking ahead to the third RORC Transatlantic Race

July 22, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Saturday the 26th of November marks the start of the third Royal Ocean Racing Club Transatlantic Race between some of the most experienced and competitive RORC racers. From the start gate at Marina Lanzarote, Arrecife, competitors will sail a course of 2,995 nm and past competitors have already voiced their intention to race this year.... ... read full story

Video hi-lights: The results of Race Week at Newport

July 19, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The final race has decided the champions for the 2016 New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport. The biggest fleet of the event was J/109 with 19 yachts competing: watch the hi-lights from the event and read up on the results of the final day below. The following is a press release from the... ... read full story

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