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A Rewarding Week of Maxi Racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

A most rewarding week two of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez for the maxi yachts concluded with an easterly eventually filling in to provide 45 of the world’s largest sailing yachts with a last opportunity to put points on the scoreboard

Spectacular renaissance for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup at Porto Cervo

The wind off Porto Cervo never filled in on the final day of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Thus, following Friday’s layday, the results at the end of play on Thursday stand.

Light, tactical day two at very different Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

With a fine turn-out plus integrating the Wallys into the IRC maxi fleets, racing feels very different at this year’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Rolex Fastnet Race – Skorpios takes line honours in Cherbourg

Dmitry Rybolovlev’s ClubSwan 125 Skorpios took line honours in the Rolex Fastnet Race Tuesday evening, after crossing the finish line in Cherbourg at 2015 BST.

Rolex Fastnet Race – First MOCRA multihull screams into Cherbourg

The latest arrival into Cherbourg, finishing at 15:22 BST Tuesday afternoon, was the on-the-water leader in the MOCRA class.

Rolex Fastnet Race – Skorpios first monohull to the Rock

Russian Dmitry Rybolovlev’s brand new ClubSwan 125 Skorpios became the first monohull to round the Fastnet Rock on Monday evening.

Rolex Fastnet Race – Maxi Edmond de Rothschild round the Rock

While the majority of the Rolex Fastnet Race fleet is still toughing it out in the Channel, at 08:00 BST this morning Maxi Edmond de Rothschild was the first Ultime to reach the Fastnet Rock.

Rolex Fastnet Race Goes ‘Amber’

Final preparations are being made for Sunday’s start (8 August) of the world’s biggest offshore yacht race, the Rolex Fastnet Race, with 355 boats entered

Arca SGR takes Rolex Giraglia line honours

The 100ft Arca SGR took Rolex Giraglia line honours on Thursday, followed by Magic Carpet Cubed, with Leopard third home having dropped back in the middle of the small depression.

Record Rolex Fastnet Race entry despite COVID-19 uncertainty

With 450+ yachts entered in this year’s 49th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s biennial flagship event has consolidated its position as the biggest offshore yacht race in the world

Maxi Racing Resumes in Capri

Based out of Capri’s Marina Grande, the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy at Rolex Capri Sailing Week is the opening event of the International Maxi Association’s annual five event 2021 Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge

Maxi winners at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Despite the wind turning light and complicated for the last two days, maxi yacht competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez was successfully held on three out of four days