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Antigua Classic Regatta APRIL 18 – 24  2018

Antigua Classic Regatta APRIL 18 – 24 2018

Overall Winner of the 31st Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was the mighty ASCHANTI IV. Vintage Class A, first place went to 79’ Alfred Mylne yawl Mariella along with the A&F Sails Trophy for the best local boat, The Archibald Reid Trophy for best elapsed time and the...

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“We are all hurt but we are not out”

“We are all hurt but we are not out”

– Scallywags Skipper David Witt comments, - never, ever give up! We will make the start, we will look after each other, we will finish the race and do the best job we can for all Scallywags in John’s memory and honour. Five boats are currently in the cradles in...

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Oyster Yachts

Oyster Yachts

Oyster Yachts has been bought by a British software entrepreneur, with plans to resume boat building in Britain immediately and potentially launch a range of smaller yachts in future.     Oyster is delighted to confirm it is now under new ownership. Richard Hadida, a...

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VOLVO update, the loss of John Fisher of Scallywag

VOLVO update, the loss of John Fisher of Scallywag

Richard Brisius, the President of the Volvo Ocean Race makes the following statement following the loss of John Fisher onboard Scallywag. This morning I am extremely sad to inform you that one of our sailors, John Fisher, from Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag, is now...

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St Barths Bucket Regatta 2018

St Barths Bucket Regatta 2018

15 - 18 March, St Barths Every year the world’s most spectacular superyachts gather in Gustavia’s harbor for the prestigious St. Barths Bucket. This three-day invitational regatta features top-notch racing and exclusive shore side social events, all in a breathtaking...

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Caribbean 600

Caribbean 600

"We're delighted to have won overall in IRC Rating​ and better yet to have broken our own record at the same time.” - George David, Rambler 88, winner of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy. The RORC Caribbean 600 has grown up to become a ‘must do’ offshore classic....

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Fast sailing for first 48 hours of Leg 4 VOLVO OCEAN RACE

Fast sailing for first 48 hours of Leg 4 VOLVO OCEAN RACE

© Konrad Frost/Volvo Ocean Race After storming out of Port Phillips Bay and blast reaching through the infamous Bass Straight at the bottom of Australia under a full moon, the Volvo Ocean 65 fleet is now approaching their first turning point in the race, Cape Howe,...

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