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    SailGP, Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain SailGP Team becomes the first competing team in the SailGP league to take franchise ownership

    by  • 7 October 2021 • Breaking news, Dean Barker, English, In evidenza, Multiscafi, SailGP, sailing, Vela

    Ahead of the sixth event in the global racing league’s second season in Cádiz - Andalusia, the Great Britain SailGP Team has become the first of the existing eight SailGP teams to evolve to a third party owned franchise with Ben Ainslie, the world’s most successful Olympic sailor and America’s Cup winner, taking majority ownership of the team.

    America’s Cup, the venue is still to be determined

    by  • 17 September 2021 • America's Cup, Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Vela

    Auckland – Following a very close 37th America’s Cup (AC37) Host Venue selection process consisting of three compelling and professional international proposals, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) together with Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ), announced today that they are extending the selection period for the shortlisted offshore venues...

    Melges 24 European Championship, and the winners are… Altea and Lenny

    by  • 13 September 2021 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Melges 24, Monotipia, sailing, Vela

    After two full years of hiatus in the title events, the International Melges 24 Class returns to assign a main title: it was October 2019 when in Villasimius Luca Perego’s Maidollis was crowned World Champion for the second time, and, after that moment the pandemic blocked everything, preventing the dispute of the 2020 and 2021 World Championship and the 2020 European Championship.

    America’s Cup, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron & Royal Yacht Squadron provide glimpse of Protocol with AC40, womens and youth

    by  • 9 September 2021 • America's Cup, Breaking news, English, sailing, Vela

    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) and Defender Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) along with the Royal Yacht Squadron Ltd (RYSL) and Challenger of Record INEOS Team UK today announce exciting initiatives to be included as part of the Protocol for the 37th America’s Cup due to be published November 17th.

    52 Super Series, Sled triumph in Puerto Portals

    by  • 29 August 2021 • 52 Super Series, Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Level Class, sailing, tp52, Vela

    Takashi Okura’s Sled team were crowned winners of the first regatta of the 2021 season, the 52 Super Series Puerto Portals Sailing Week, after conflicting breezes on the Bay of Palma meant no racing could be held on the final day. Sled triumph by just one single point at an event which saw five different teams win races and only six points separate the top six boats after six races were sailed.

    America’s Cup, design works resumes for American Magic: Scott Ferguson named as design coordinator

    by  • 24 August 2021 • America's Cup, American Magic, Breaking news, English, In evidenza, sailing, Vela

    American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup , is moving ahead with performance development work in preparation for a challenge for the 37th edition of the oldest event in international sport. To lead the design effort for the next campaign, the team has signed two-time America's Cup winner Scott Ferguson (Jamestown, R.I.) as Design Coordinator.

    Melges 24 European Sailing Series, in Riva Nefeli is the early leader

    by  • 21 August 2021 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Melges 24, Monotipia, sailing, Vela

    Lake Garda does not betray expectations and the third Act of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series opens with the dispute of four races that allow Fraglia Vela Riva, organizer of the event, to make already valid the event just at the end of the first day and to celebrate the leadership of Nefeli (today 3-1-1-2).

    Rolex Fastnet Race, Sunrise is the overall winner

    by  • 15 August 2021 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Rolex Fastnet Race, sailing, Vela

    Tom Kneen’s JPK 11.80 Sunrise has been crowned overall winner of the Rolex Fastnet Race. After being confirmed as runaway winner of the IRC Two division yesterday, no other boat still racing on the 695 nautical mile course can catch the British boat for overall honours in this, the 49th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s offshore classic.

    Rolex Fastnet Race, Ultime Maxi Edmond de Rothschild sets new race record

    by  • 11 August 2021 • Breaking news, English, In evidenza, Record, Rolex Fastnet Race, Vela

    The extraordinary 32m long Ultime Maxi Edmond de Rothschild showed a clean pair of heels to the rest of the fleet in the 49th Rolex Fastnet Race arriving this evening (Monday 9 August) at 20:24:54 BST, setting a new record for the race’s new longer 695 mile course to Cherbourg of 1 days 9 hours 15 minutes and 54 seconds.

    Melges 24 European Sailing Series, Melgina takes early lead

    by  • 24 July 2021 • Breaking news, English, Melges 24, melgina, Monotipia, sailing, Vela

    After starting the season of the European Sailing Series 2021 in Malcesine in June, the second event of the series for the international Melges 24 class is underway in another beautiful spot of Garda Lake, Riva del Garda this weekend, on July 23-25. Fraglia Vela Riva together with the Italian Melges 24 Class Association is hosting eighteen teams from nine countries – Germany, Great Britain, Estonia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia and Italy, at the event considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour.

    Melges 24 European Sailing Series, Altea wins in Malcesine

    by  • 28 June 2021 • altea, Breaking news, English, Melges 24, Monotipia, sailing, Vela

    Peler again, Altea again (today 1-8): the first Act of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 and Act 3 of the Italian Melges24Tour, organized by the Fraglia Vela Malcesine in collaboration with the Italian Melges 24 Class Association and International Melges 24 Class Association, goes in the archives with completion of the program foreseen by the Notice of Race and a solid winner Altea, that only a few weeks ago, in Talamone, had been crowned Italian Champion of the Melges 24 Class.