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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Successor to the ORMA 60

On Saturday we were given a guided tour of the MOD 70 by skipper of Race for Water Steve Ravussin,

The next three-hulled wonder

The offshore multihull world entered a new era on Friday with the launch of the MOD70 one design. Our full technical run down follows tomorrow.

Wingsail cats in the UK

The America’s Cup may not be coming to the UK, but the next Little America’s Cup is – in Aug

Piracy hot spot tour

Knut Frostad updates us on the Volvo Ocean Race, the potential for more boats, piracy in the Indian Ocean (with

Star focus

British Star legends Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson told tell of how their TP52 plans for this year

Barcelona World Race drama

A costly weekend in the Barcelona World Race saw the official retirement of Groupe Bel

Star of the show

Star of the RYA Volvo Dinghy Show last weekend we felt was the Ellway 6 Cherub on display on the class’ stand.

Kiteboard eater

Paul Larsen has unveiled his incredible new Vestas SailRocket Mk2.

Lunchtime today....

Today we are down in Cowes for the launch of Paul Larsen’s Vestas SailRocket 2 – the latest radical incarnation of the speed sailing machine Larsen hopes will take him to 60 kn

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