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Skinfit wins the Blue Riband on Lake Constance Ambassadors;Events

Skinfit wins the Blue Riband on Lake Constance

The Raymarine sponsored Skinfit, a German designed D35 multihull, has won the prestigious Rund Um 2017, which took place on Lake Constance last month against the stunning backdrop of the Alps. As one of Germany’s largest mass start races and one of the oldest freshwater regattas in Europe, the annual event attracts over 350 yachts, which race around the lake for the coveted Blue Riband.

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Round the Island Race Young Sailor Trophy Winner Announced

Round the Island Race Young Sailor Trophy Winner Announced

Proudly sponsored by Raymarine, a division of FLIR Systems, for over ten years, the 2017 Young Sailor Trophy at Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay was presented to the fastest young skipper

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Preparing your electronics for a race Events;Tech Tips

Preparing your electronics for a race

Marine electronics can play an important part in achieving success at a sailing competition, and with the Round the Island Race in association with Cloudy Bay fast approaching, we asked Will Sayer, one of Raymarine’s Senior Mechanical Design Engineers and Winner of the 2016 SORC Round the Rock, how he gets his boat ready for race day.

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Andrea Mura First to Finish OSTAR Ambassadors;Events

Andrea Mura First to Finish OSTAR

Reported to be the toughest OSTAR ever run due to storm conditions, claiming thirteen retirements and several rescues, experienced Italian yachtsman Andrea Mura crossed the finishing line after 17 days 4 hours and 6 minutes at sea, becoming the first competitor to have won three of these gruelling events since 2012. Sailing the 2800 miles from Plymouth UK to Newport USA single handed, Mura endured the extreme conditions of the North Atlantic, said to be the worst ever for the event.

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