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America’s Cup: New Zealand’s ‘dolphin’ AC75 takes flight

America's Cup

America's Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand has become the second syndicate to show off the flying capabilities of its AC75 foiling monohull. Named Te Aihe (The Dolphin) at a ceremony on September 6 the first image of the boat sailing was released this week. US challenger  NYYC American Magic also launched

SailGP: A weather examination – Rob Kothe reports from Marseille


There is nothing like a significant sailing regatta to bring focus on the sailing conditions on a patch of water called home by thousands of sailors.The Olympic venues Sydney, Qingdao, Weymouth Rio, once again Enoshima for 2020 and next up Marseille 2024 all had a serious examination before the Olympic

The Ocean Race: Cabo Verde announced as first ever West African stopover port

The Ocean Race

For the first time in its history The Ocean Race will make a stop in Cabo Verde during the 2021-22 edition of the fully crewed around-the-world race. Cabo Verde will become just the second African venue the Race has ever visited and the first West African nation to host the event,

Sailmon app delivers meaningful performance data for everyone


Now it’s not only the sailors who can benefit from Sailmon’s innovations in accessing high-accuracy performance and wind information. Think data analysis and it’s hard not to conjure up images of earnest technical studies with spreadsheets full of numbers and detailed conclusions. Yet for some, like the instrument manufacturer Sailmon, data

Ocean Racing: Franck Cammas reveals latest modification to Edmond de Rothschild Ultim

Ocean Racing

Gitana Team’s Ultim maxi-trimaran Edmond de Rothschild has emerged from the shed at the French team’s technical base sporting a very noticeable addition to its aerodynamic profile – an aft beam fairing package that is predicted to deliver a one knot speed advantage on certain points of sail. Franck Cammas –

World Match Racing Tour: Argo Group Gold Cup returns to the WMRT in 2020

World Match Racing Tour

The Argo Group Gold Cup – one of the most storied match racing regattas in the world and one that has been won by many luminaries of the America’s Cup arena – is to re-join the World Match Racing Tour for its 70th edition next year. Event organisers at the Royal

The Ocean Race: Youth movement to join global ocean experts at key Italian conference

The Ocean Race

At the start of the global week of climate action, members of Fridays For Future are to take part in The Ocean Race Summit in Genoa, Italy. They will share the stage with politicians, professional sailors, business leaders and a host of experts examining the vital role business has to play

Ocean Racing: Spindrift 2 relaunched ahead of Jules Verne Trophy attempt

Ocean Racing

Spindrift 2 – the world’s largest ocean racing maxi trimaran – is back in the water after a major refit period following the team's aborted Jules Verne Trophy around-the-world record attempt earlier this year.  The monster-sized trimaran has spent the last few months being further optimised, as well as being fitted

Carbo–Link: Perfect match


Upgrading the world’s fastest superyachts with the latest and lightest grand prix carbon rigging is no place to be discussing tolerances. Rigging a large, high-performance yacht is always going to be a major undertaking. It’s a complex engineering challenge with millimetre tolerances in cables measuring more than 50 metres in length