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Superyacht regattas and luxury yacht racing around the world.

Yacht Racing & Regattas Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Superyacht regattas and luxury yacht racing around the world.

Part II of NYYC Race Week commences

July 18, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

A strong breeze provided powerful racing conditions for the start of Part II of NYYC Race Week. In the powerful six-boat IRC 1 fleet, SPOOKIE and VESPER vied for the finish line with under a minute to spare between them. There was drama in IRC 2 when a snapped lifeline sent three crewmen overboard, which... ... read full story

WPNSA to host 2016 SAP 505 championships

July 11, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The location has been selected for the upcoming SAP 505 World Championships: Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, UK. From the 27th July to the 5th August, the venue will play host to both national and world championships.  The following is a press release from WPNSA. Press Release: 2016 SAP 505 World Championships at Weymouth... ... read full story

P/R: Sailing yacht Courageous takes first win at Newport

July 10, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The New York Yacht Club Race Week commenced this Saturday with old favourites COURAGEOUS, LAURA and FLOW making an appearance in the Classics category. Part I of the regatta will conclude tomorrow with the multi-hull category, before Part II commences mid-week. The following is a press release from the New York Yacht Club. Press Release Courageous... ... read full story

P/R: The Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

July 08, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

More and more concepts for ecological living are leaving the page and becoming reality, and the boating industry is not to be left behind. The Monaco Solar Boat Challenge will take place this week when 15 teams from universities across Europe will compete using boats professionally built based on their designs. The following is a press... ... read full story

P/R: Clipper Round the World Yacht Race draws to a close

July 07, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The first competitors have arrived at the finish line in Derry-Londonderry to complete the final leg of the 2016 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Both experienced and amateur crew members were encouraged to participate in the regatta, making it unique amongst other events in the racing calendar. The following is a press release from... ... read full story

Racing: days two and three in Palma de Mallorca

June 29, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

After three intense days of racing, the 20th Superyacht Cup in Palma de Mallorca has drawn to a close. Every crew put in a prime performance that made for attention-grabbing races on all three days of the event. The following article summarises the class winners for days 2 and 3 and names the overall winner... ... read full story

Medevac for clipper race crew member successful

June 27, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

On Friday the 24th, a Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew member from aboard the IchorCoal was airlifted to hospital after experiencing severe chest pains. Chris Drummond, 62, from High Wycombe, UK was in the North Atlantic Ocean 220 miles from Canada’s Nova Scotian coast when the symptoms first appeared. ClipperTelemed+, the race’s Emergency Medical... ... read full story

An intense first day of racing at Palma de Mallorca

June 24, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The first day of the 20th edition Palma de Mallorca regatta got off to a fine start with sunny skies and favourable winds on the 22nd this month, with 22 competing teams signed up for the three day event. The energy between crewman and competitors was electric as each luxury yacht was primed for the... ... read full story

P/R: Final leg of Clipper world yacht race commences

June 21, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The final leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race commenced on the 21st of June with 12 teams heading to their final destination at Derry Londonderry in Northern Ireland. See the race viewer for current positions and overall team rankings as the race unfolds. The following is a press release from Clipper Ventures.... ... read full story

Press Release: The winners of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

June 14, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The winners of the final day of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Sardinia, Italy were announced on the 11th June 2016. Victors in Superyacht Class A were Saudade, while Grande Orazio took first place in Superyacht Class B. Open Season placed first in the Wally Class and Saudade placed first again in Grande Superyacht... ... read full story

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