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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

Revolutionising the America's Cup

BMW Oracle Racing launch into their Evaluation Trials in Valencia with a pair of RC44 monohulls and Extreme 40 catamarans being used to determine which is makes for the more television-friendly com

Solo offshore racing world championship

Next Tuesday the Solitaire du Figaro sets sail from Le Havre. Entries are down to 45 this year but not the quality with 10-15 boats and their solo skippers capable of winning.

UK sea trials over for British C-Class team

Taking place in a month’s time in Newport, RI, the Little America’s Cup (if we’re allowed to call it that) is lining up to be a fine event.

Experience pays in the 470

A tough week at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship culminated in Matt Belcher and Malcolm Page winning the Men’s division before going into Sunday’s medal race, while title defender

Has summer come and gone?|

This week the weather in northern Europe has severely disrupted sailing at both the Laser Radial Worlds in Largs and also the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships in the Hague.

The road ahead for Luna Rossa

Today Antonio Marrai and Torben Grael clarify (a little) Luna Rossa’s position as a possible fourth time challenger for the America’s Cup, while the five time Olympic medallist also dis

Olympic championship season upon us

A busy time at present in Olympic sailing with the Laser Radials mid-way into their World Championship up in Largs and the 470 classes holding theirs in the Hague, Holland.

Hi-fliers gatherings

Much Grand Prix dinghy activity on both sides of the Channel at the moment...

Catamaran bonanza

If ever there was a demonstration of why there should be a catamaran in the Olympic Games – this week 159 F18s are in France competing at their Worlds Championship (almost the same size as la

Calm before the storm

A side-effect of the Olympics coming to the UK in 2012 is that more Olympic classes are holding regattas here and so this week the Laser Radial World Championship fires up in Largs.


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