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Sailing New from Sailing Anarchy

After three days at sea on their first round the world record attempt, Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier, in agreement with Cyril Dardashti, the director of the five-arrow racing stable, have this evening taken the decision to interrupt their record bid and return to their port of registry. This announcement... Read more
Published on: 2020-11-28
After two days of their record attempts, Sodebo (Thomas Coville FRA) and Gitana (Charles Caudrelier FRA, Franck Cammas FRA) have already reached the Canary Islands. Both trimarans have covered more than 750 miles in the past 24 hours, and the average speed is over 31kn (60 km/h), extending their lead... Read more
Published on: 2020-11-27

Yachting World updates

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Sailors have until 15 December to respond to a call for evidence over management plans for Studland Bay, which could see all sailing and watersports bannedStudland Bay, Dorset. Credit: JWO/Alamy Stock Photo Sailors have until 15 December to respond to a call for evidence over management plans for Studland Bay,... Read more
Published on 2020-11-27
Source: Yachting Monthly

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

On the morning of November 27, U.S. Olympic champion sailor Kevin Burnham (born December 21, 1956; Queens, NY) passed away after a long, courageous battle with pulmonary disease. He was 63 years old. “Kevin’s accomplishments as a sailor are extraordinary and his Olympic spirit is iconic,” said Cory Sertl, President... Read more
Published on 2020-11-28
Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing
(November 27, 2020) – When it comes to Alex Thomson and the Vendée Globe, it always seems to be one thing or another that interferes with his pursuit of victory. In a day of contrasts, here is good news, bad news from his team: Good news: Alex Thomson is back... Read more
Published on 2020-11-28
Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing

Sails Magazine.com.AU

The format for the Prada America’s Cup World Series Auckland and Prada Christmas Race has been announced. The post Harbour showdown appeared first on Sails.... Read more
Published on 2020-11-27
Source: Sails Magazine
The 76th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be one to remember when it gets under way on Boxing Day this year. The post Pressure point appeared first on Sails.... Read more
Published on 2020-11-26
Source: Sails Magazine

Yacht Racing Life

British Vendee Globe skipper Alex Thomson has suffered damage to one of his rudders on the Hugo Boss IMOCA 60. An announcement from the team tonight reads: At approximately 19:00 UTC this evening (Friday 27th November) – 19 days into the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race – Alex Thomson notified... Read more
Published on 2020-11-28
Source: Yacht Racing Life
On this latest Vendee Globe special episode of The Yacht Racing Podcast our co-hosts British sailing journalist Justin Chisholm and ocean racing expert/past Vendee Globe competitor Conrad Colman analyse the excitement and drama of the solo fleet’s third week out on the Atlantic, including: How leader Charlie Dalin managed to... Read more
Published on 2020-11-27
Source: Yacht Racing Life