London – The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) is delighted to announce Jeremy Wilton as the new Chief Executive of the London and Cowes based Club from 6th April 2021. He will take over the leadership and development role of one of the world’s most influential yacht clubs from Eddie...
Emirates Team New Zealand is pleased to confirm that the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has accepted a Notice of Challenge for the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) from the Royal Yacht Squadron Racing, represented by INEOS TEAM UK, which will act as the Challenger of Record for AC37.
An easing up of the breeze at the 94th Bacardi Cup and 2021 Bacardi Invitational Regatta on Biscayne Bay, Miami, saw some changes in form in the J/70 and Melges 24 Classes with new faces coming out front. Precision tactics continue in the Star Class as Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada maintain their magic and edge closer to a successful Bacardi Cup defence.
Event organisers will be joining local government and the international community in working to limit and eradicate the COVID-19 spread by cancelling the 2021 edition of Antigua Sailing Week (ASW), including the Peters & May Round Antigua Race, which were scheduled for later this year - April 24 – 30.
The Organising Committee has made this decision following the recommendations from the Balearic Islands Government and after the joint assessment of the evolution of the global pandemic caused by Covid-19.
Terry Hutchinson, New York Yacht Club American Magic Skipper and Executive Director attended a press conference today at 15:00 after yesterday’s accident suffered by the U.S. Challenger.
Following the resounding success of the 2019 12mR World Championship held in Newport, R.I., the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) has again selected America’s City by the Sea as the venue for the 2022 12mR World Championship.
Gran Canaria proved to be the premium location for European December sailing once again today, with a perfect 16-20 knot breeze pumping through for the final day of racing. Theo de Ramecourt (FRA) secured the overall win in the open division, with Ellie Aldridge (GBR) taking out the Womens title and Arthur Lhez (FRA) crowned the Under 19 Champion.
Following the 2020 edition postponement last May due to Covid, everything is ready for the 2021 Rolex Capri Sailing Week.
he crowds were out basking in the sun at Auckland’s America’s Cup Race Village, right outside the doorstep of the Emirates Team New Zealand base to soak up the building atmosphere in anticipation for the final day of racing for the PRADA ACWS Auckland.
The official opening of America’s Cup Race Village was commenced early this morning in Auckland Viaduct harbour and Wynyard Quarter with a small Dawn Ceremony with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei who blessed the village and its new structures with Karakia and Waiata Tawhito.
Geneve – The international jury decided to honour the French photographer Gilles Martin-Raget and his image of the Orma 60 Fujifilm II trimaran, taken during the Course des Phares 2002. This picture shows the famous French sailor Loïck Peyron, in a very special stretch of water called Le trou du diable, located south of...
Auckland – For the first time in its history, Panerai, will serve as “Official Timekeeper” of the PRADA Cup taking place from January 15th to February 24th 2021 in Auckland (NZ), the Challenger Selection Series for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. The race will establish which team will...
Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand, America’s Cup Event Ltd and Challenger of Record 36 have announced a partnership agreement for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA.
Emirates Team New Zealand revealed its second generation AC75 to the world this evening at its base in Auckland’s Viaduct. It is the boat that will be used to defend the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada in just over 100 days’ time.
Passing the Azores, some 100 miles to the east of São Miguel island, Britain’s Alex Thomson leads the Vendée Globe fleet this afternoon on Hugo Boss.
Jérémie Beyou, one of the Vendée Globe solo round the world race’s pre-race favourites has been forced to turn back to the start port of Les Sables d’Olonne in France after suffering a succession of problems including rudder damage and a broken backstay after three days of racing.
Piet Eckert (SUI) and Frederico Melo (POR) are the 2020 European Champions thanks to a great week of sailing in Riva del Garda, Italy, that translated into a winning scorecard. The silver medal goes to Diego Negri and Sergio Lambertenghi (ITA)...
Following the positioning of the Antarctic Exclusion Zone, Race Direction of the Vendée Globe have confirmed the course distance for the imminent ninth edition of the race at 24,296 nautical miles, 44,996kms.
Ports of Auckland has today announced that it will facilitate the use of the inner harbour races courses (B and C) for all racing for the 36th America’s Cup event.