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Sail Melbourne – Para Sailing National Championships conclude on Day 4

The Australia Para Sailing National Championships concluded on another stunning Melbourne day at Sail Melbourne on Sunday

Kiel Week 2022 aims to provide that “old” sailing event feeling

We are just at the start of the 2022 season but already the major regattas are rolling out their optimistic event programmes . . . And that includes Kiel Week

RORC Transatlantic Race – Maserati first to finish

The Giovanni Soldini skippered Multi70, Maserati, crossed the finish in Granada at 05:51UTC on 15 Jan to take Multihull Line Honours.

Sail Melbourne – Day 2 adds Kiteboarding and Wind Foil to the mix

Plenty of heat on and off the water on Day 2 of Sail Melbourne 2022, as kiteboards and wing foils took to Port Phillip for their first day of racing in 32-degree temperatures

RORC Transatlantic Race – Argo is new leader on day 7

Jason Carroll’s MOD70 Argo (USA) hits the front of the RORC Transatlantic Race as the end game begins.

RORC Transatlantic Race – Black Pearl dismasted on day 6

The Botin 56 Black Pearl has contacted the RORC Race Team to retire from the race due to a broken mast – all OK on board

Sail Melbourne – Opening day for Olympic and invited class regatta

Australia’s pinnacle Olympic and invited class regatta, Sail Melbourne opened on Port Phillip with a 32-degree day, and 20 knots of shifty easterly breeze to keep the sailors happy

America’s Cup – Somewhere to hang their hat

While Cork, Ireland, has been making all the running with their pitch to host the 37th America’s Cup, Malaga in Spain has apparently also been testing the waters

King George Gallop – 8 steps to going racing in a time of Covid

In a sad reflection of the necessary precautions and organisation needed to run an Open Sailing Event in the on-going Covid-19 pandemic . . .

RORC Transatlantic Race – Thomson out

Alex Thomson, sailing with Ken Howery on Tosca, a Gunboat 68 multihull has retired from the RORC Transatlantic Race.

World Sailing Rankings – First ranking update for 2022

World Sailing have published the Olympic classes World Rankings for 2022 updated as at 11 January. These rankings reflect the classes to be used in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

RORC Transatlantic Race – Powerplay retains lead into Day 4

On the fourth day of the RORC Transatlantic Race, Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay has a 66nm lead with 2140nm to the finish.