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America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge withdraws

Malta Altus Challenge

The Malta Altus Challenge entry to the America's Cup is officially over today with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition. Little had been heard

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search of performance gains

SailGP: Teams crunch the numbers in search for performance gains

One aspect of the new SailGP global circuit currently two events into its inaugural season is the open sharing of vast quantities of performance data gathered whenever any of the six boats go racing. With training time on the high-tech 50-foot foiling catamarans rationed to the week before each regatta, effective

Full house?

Sevenstar Yacht Transport

....very rarely it turns out – given the capacity of Sevenstar’s fleet to ship even the very largest yachts to the world's premier regattas. The allure of bucket list races and regattas around the world and the strong interest in participation has prompted a revolution in yacht transport. ‘It’s quite amazing

Yacht Racing Podcast Episode 11 – Ed Baird

Our guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird.

Justin Chisholm's guest on the latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast is American yachtsman Ed Baird. Baird is the man who coached Team New Zealand to victory in the 1995 America’s Cup and then two cycles later in 2007 helped defeat the Kiwis as helmsman of the Swiss Alinghi challenge. In

Olympic sailing: European championship round-up

Olympic sailing: European Championship roundup

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games just a little more than a year away there has been more focus than usual from competitors and national sailing organisations on the spate of Olympic classes European Championships taking place over the last couple of weeks. In fact, more than a spate, it’s been

Win a Zhik Aroshell Smock in our Facebook competition

Win a Zhik Aroshell smock

  Courtesy of our good friends at Zhik we are giving away one of their wonderful lightweight, breathable and waterproof Aroshell Smocks in a competition on the Yacht Racing Life Facebook page. Optimised for breathability and maneuverability, Zhik's new Aroshell® range is 20% lighter whilst maintaining the same class leading levels of