Category Archives: Racing

Kiwis Take First Local Point in Big Boat Duel

They are nearly identical vessels, considered to be the fastest race boats in Australasia, and last night TeamVodafone and Team Australia met up for the first time in New Zealand waters. The Head to Head was scheduled ahead of tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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First MOD70 Capsize

At 13:34 UTC, the MOD70 Spindrift capsized on the first leg of the Route des Princes inshore races off Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. All crew are safe and sound, but Jacques Guichard, skipper Yann’s brother and a key member of the crew, … Continue reading

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RORC Caribbean 600: Paradox Just Misses Out

Peter Aschenbrenner’s American 63ft trimaran, Paradox from California completed the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua on 20 February 03:22:52, in an elapsed time of 40:22:52, just missing out on the Multihull Course Record of 40:11:05 set by ORMA 60, Region … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: TNT 34

Check out these awesome clips of the TNT 34 taken during a sail from Imperia to La Spezia before the test for European Yacht of the Year! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8VPXWOm7mE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNstoOrNeXU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnizE5HDLbE

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Rolex Big Boat Series Adds Multihulls

For centuries, sailing has been known for the stately progression of billowing white triangles and trapezoids across an azure sea. But 2012 may become known as the year San Francisco Bay changed all that. Spurred by the America’s Cup switch … Continue reading

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Franck Cammas to Team with Luna Rossa for 2013 AC

Team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 has finalized a technical and sports agreement with French sailor Franck Cammas, winning skipper of the 2012 Round the World Race and one of the greatest multihull experts alive. Cammas will join the team in … Continue reading

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Dun Laoghaire to Host Global Sailing Championship Series

Dun Laoghaire will play host to a new global sailing championship series when the MOD70 European Tour visits Dublin from Wednesday, September 5 – Sunday, September 9. The National Yacht Club and the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company will host Race … Continue reading

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Mount Gay Rum to Kick Off Phuket Raceweek Celebration

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2012 will finally kick off in Thailand tomorrow evening in style, as Mount Gay Rum is slated to host the opening celebration – to be followed by the start of racing Thursday morning in what … Continue reading

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