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Nautor’s Swan: Thrillingly close racing…

Nautor's Swan

The second edition of The Nations Trophy attracted teams from 14 countries and an impressive turn-out of the world’s best sailors. The second edition of The Nations Trophy, from 8 to 12 October, was a storming success that cemented the position of Nautor’s Swan’s biennial headline event as one of the

SailGP: Formula 1 for growth

SailGP

With just weeks to go to the start of the second SailGP season – exclusively for Yacht Racing Life – Rob Kothe speaks to the global series' instigator, CEO Sir Russel Coutts, and some of the top skippers on the international circuit. The second season of the Larry Ellison funded, Sir Russell

Italian showcase…

Genoa Boat Show

With one thousand boats and approaching 200,000 visitors, the Genoa Boat Show is now among the most important in the world. Towards the end of the European boating season, the ancient sailing city of Genoa hosts one of the Mediterranean’s key in-water boat shows. Held every September, the Genoa International Boat

SailGP: French team rings the changes for 2020 season

SailGP

France SailGP team finished bottom of the table in the opening SailGP season last year, but now with a new boss and a refreshed sailing team lineup, the squad has high hopes of staging a much better performance in 2020 in the second season of the international circuit. With less than 40 days

The stuff that AC75s are made of…

In the high-speed, high-stress world of the America’s Cup keeping the beast in one piece is clearly a big challenge. Wessex Resins’ epoxy pushes the performance boundaries even further – just in time for the next edition of the Cup. Structural attachments that require an adhesive bond need a strong yet

Cowes Week stop scheduled for RC44 2020 season

RC44

The 2020 season is set for the 44Cup and for the first time the ultra-competitive one design owner-driver RC44 fleet will join one of the oldest and most respected regattas in the world, Cowes Week. As they did in 2019, the 44Cup will start its 2020 season on the Adriatic Sea

North Sails: View from the top

North Sails

North Sails’ director of design and engineering JB Braun explains an innovative engineering solution that brings top-down furling to Load Sharing Sails. ‘Continually pushing the leading edge forward, North Sails has collaborated with Future Fibres to engineer the next refinement to Helix sails – a cord that allows all the performance

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