Mistral looms for Rolex Middle Sea Race:
From South Africa to the United States, from Chile to New Zealand, the appeal of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is unquestionably broad. The 103 yachts expected to start the 38th edition of the 606-nm race on Octover 21 represent 30 different countries. Sailed by in excess of a thousand crew from all corners of the globe, 2017 marks potentially the most international line-up in the race’s history.
“It is a diverse fleet both in terms of nationalities and range of boats,” explains Godwin Zammit, Commodore of the Royal Malta Yacht Club. “Many crews are returning which is an indication they love the race. The Rolex Middle Sea Race is always interesting. The circular course ensures it??…
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America’s Cup: NYYC team signs Botin Partners:
Bella Mente Quantum Racing (BMQR) has announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Botin Partners Naval Architecture to design the yacht it will sail in the 36th America’s Cup competition, which is scheduled to take place in Auckland, New Zealand, in early 2021.
The syndicate will represent the New York Yacht Club, which has returned to the America’s Cup arena after a 15-year ab…
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