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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

Caffari and Harayda are IRC Two-Handed National Champions

Running alongside the RORC IRC Narionals on the Solent were the IRC Two-Handed UK Nationals, a proposed Olympic event for Paris 2024

June in September for RORC IRC 2020 National Championships

It felt more like June with a shorts and T-shirts weekend for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2020 IRC championships on the Solent

Perfect scores for Rán and Arcus at RORC IRC Nationals

Two of the three classes boats ended the opening day of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship with perfect scorelines in this their first event of the year

Percy and Ekstrom back in the Star

The 2019 Star Sailors League Finals in the Bahamas will see the return of Iain Percy to the class, sailing with Swede Anders Ekstrom

Maxi winners decided at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

The final day of Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2019 enabled the maxi teams to get some deciding points on the board

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Cannonball, win Mini Maxi Racer 1 class

At his third attempt, Dario Ferrari and his Maxi 72 Cannonball, deservedly won the Mini Maxi Racer 1 class at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Big breeze Friday

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – An exhilarating day for most, but too much for a few, with a sad mast breakage for the brand new Grand Soleil 80 Essentia

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Velsheda claws one back

The tables turned in the heavyweight J Class bout in the Super Maxi class with Velsheda finally prising a point off Topaz. Despite these two being the largest, heaviest, oldest style of boat competing, they are sailed with all the…