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Mirpuri Foundation announces return to The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race

The Mirpuri Foundation has announced that it will soon be ‘Racing For The Planet’, as it confirms both its environmental message and the name of its new VO65 racing yacht for the next edition of The Ocean Race, beginning in 2021. Through the ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ campaign in the

Olympic sailing: British 470 pair take aim at European title

Olympic sailing: British Olympic champions aim for European 470 title.

Reigning Olympic champion Hannah Mills and crew Eilidh McIntyre will look to seal their second consecutive major regatta win at the 470 class European Championships this week. Mills and McIntyre (above in main image) will when they face off against the world’s best in San Remo, Italy, for the week-long competition

Foiling SuMoth Challenge announces new 11th Hour Racing sponsorship

Foiling SuMoth Challenge 11th Hour Racing

Foiling Week announced today a new sponsorship with 11th Hour Racing to support and promote sustainable boat building practices through the Foiling SuMoth Challenge. This unique design competition challenges students to construct competitive Moth class compliant foilers while also considering the environmental, social, and economic impacts of the manufacturing process. Managed

World Match Racing Tour reveals all-star 2018-19 Final line up

World Match Racing Tour

The World Match Racing Tour has announced the skipper line-up for the 2018-2019 WMRT Championship Final from 3-7 July in Marstrand, Sweden hosted by the GKSS Match Cup Sweden. The list of world class sailors features three former match racing world champions including defending champion Torvar Mirsky (AUS), six-time world

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand switches to Kiwibank

Emirates Team New Zealand is teaming up with Kiwibank in the lead up to the 36th America’s Cup, to be held in Auckland in 2021. “We are proud to be banking with a New Zealand-owned bank that has Kiwis at its heart,” says Grant Dalton, CEO of Emirates Team New Zealand. Kiwibank

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes chooses Musto

Musto, globally renowned for its high-performance sailing gear, has been named the Exclusive Official Technical Sailing Apparel Sponsor of Stars + Stripes, challenger for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. Co-founded by world champion sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield, Stars + Stripes’ mission is to build an inclusive, authentic

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America’s Cup boat builder

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America's Cup boat builder

LONG BEACH, CA – January 17, 2018 – Stars & Stripes Team USA, American flagged Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today released additional details outlining their boat build and design process. This information comes less than one month after the team revealed, as part of their entry announcement, that construction

Parker Hannifin named control systems partner at American Magic

Parker Hannifin named control systems partner at American Magic

New York, N.Y. - New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today announced Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion control technologies, as its official control systems partner. Parker and American Magic will work together to develop and implement state-of-the-art systems for the team’s racing

Emirates Team New Zealand chooses Genesis as official energy partner

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand choose Genesis as official energy partner

America's Cup holder Emirates Team New Zealand has chosen Genesis as its Official Energy Partner and sole provider of electrical, gas and renewable energy solutions for its Auckland base at the heart of Auckland’s waterfront as well as the team’s boat build facility on the North Shore. The partnership is

China SailGP Team launches 

China SailGP Team

SailGP today unveiled the fifth team in its new global racing league - the China SailGP Team - with a bold ambition to drive the growth of high-performance sailing in China. The China SailGP Team takes to the water in February 2019 equipped to challenge for the inaugural championship title. The