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52 Super Series: Technical partners on board for 2020 season

52 Super Series

For what promises to be a thrilling sixth event year of competition that will take the circuit to South Africa for the first time, the 52 SUPER SERIES is again welcoming the support of key long time Technical Partners Quantum Sails, North Sails, King Marine and Longitud Cero. Specialist grand-prix boat

America’s Cup: NYYC American Magic signs BMW North America as official partner

New York Yacht Club American Magic, a Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has announced BMW of North America as an official partner. BMW will be the exclusive premium automotive provider of the team during its campaign to reclaim the America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sports and the

Olympic Sailing: Gimson & Burnet snatch Nacra 17 world championship title

Olympic Sailing

British sailors John Gimson and Anna Burnet have been crowned 2020 Nacra 17 world champions only weeks after securing the Olympic nomination for Great Britain for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Gimson and Burnet’s gold medal capped an astonishing final day of racing for the multihull sailors. Heading into the final double

Olympic sailing: Germany’s Philipp Buhl dominates at ILCA World Championship

Olympic Sailing

German Laser sailor Philipp Buhl put together an exemplary scorecard to win the 2020 ILCA Standard Men's World Championship by 12 points. Buhl recorded four straight wins during qualifying and finished with just one double-figure score - a 10th in the penultimate race, which he was able to discard. Matt Wearn (AUS)

Persistence required

There is a modern fibre that is less than easy to use but if you can eventually pull it off the results can be spectacular. ‘You wouldn’t use anything other than Dyneema for your halyards or sheets,’ says Banks Sails’ boss Paolo Semeraro. ‘So why accept anything less in your sails?’