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MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web

G’day sailors,

The America’s Cup action is heating up in Auckland as teams prepare for the America’s Cup World Series Christmas Regatta which will be held from 17 – 20 December on the same racecouses as the Prada Cup Selection Series and 36th America’s Cup.

On the other side of the world, the Vendee Globe fleet are working their way through the Doldrums. 

While in Australia, Hobart preparations are in full swing for many keen offshore sailors. Sadly, the police are also currently seeking help to locate a yachtsman who has gone missing off the Victorian coast. 

Check out the articles below for some of the latest news from around the sail racing world.

Until next week, happy sailing 😊⛵
Deb Dalziel

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Sailing News from Around the Web

Emirates Team New Zealand Looking Sleek and Slick

On only their third outing on “Te Rehutai”, their second generation AC75 flying machine, Emirates Team New Zealand were looking sleek and slick as they burned their way around the Waitemata Harbour today, Monday 23 November 2020.

From Live Sail Die | Read full article.

Alex Thomson ‘sailing once again’ aboard HUGO BOSS

Just 48 hours after he unearthed structural damage to his HUGO BOSS boat – on day 13 of the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race – British sailor Alex Thomson has confirmed that he is sailing once again.

From Sail-World | Read full article.

Vendée Globe: The South Atlantic Slalom

On a sequence of gybes stepping downwind underneath the Saint Helena high pressure system in the South Atlantic, Charlie Dalin (Apivia) became the new leader of the Vendée Globe this morning.

From Scuttlebutt Sailing News | Read full article.

Bermuda and Italy Selected to Host First SailGP Events of Second Season

SailGP today announced an updated schedule for the first half of its second season, with the opening events now set for the island of Bermuda and the southern Italian city of Taranto.

From MySail News | Read full article.

Tasmanians Strong Contenders to Lift Tattersall Cup – Again

When the cannon fires 1300hrs Boxing Day, signalling the start of the 2020 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, a strong deputation of six Tasmanian entries inclusive of two previous overall winners will have their sights set on winning a trophy or two; the Tattersall Cup, a division win, or victory in the new Two-Handed Division.

From MySail News | Read full article.

Sixteen Boats Set to Battle It Out for Harken Young 88 Nationals and North Sails Owners Championship This Weekend

Sixteen Young 88’s will hit the harbour this weekend (21st & 22nd November) in Auckland for what is going to be a fiercely contested Harken Young 88 National Championship and North Sails Owners Championship combined regatta.

From MySail News | Read full article.

Power Up When Sailing in Chop

There’s nothing more frustrating than sailing in light air and heavy chop; each wave sapping your precious boatspeed. Sailing well in these conditions requires determination, concentration, and the right technique. Combining all three can turn a painful day of sailing into a victory celebration.

From Sailing World | Read full article.

Police Seek Help to Locate Missing Yachtsman Missing off Victorian Coast

Victorian Water Police are coordinating an air and sea search for a lone yachtsman missing off Victoria’s east coast. Glenn Yates is believed to have been delivering his newly-purchased yacht, Bonne Ide’e from Bellerive in Hobart to Lake Macquarie in NSW.

From | Read full article.