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Extreme Sailing Series: Alinghi triumphs in Qingdao

Two-time America’s Cup winner Alinghi took the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series overall lead with a dominant win at the second stop in Qingdao, China. It was the young sailors of Britain’s Land Rover BAR Academy, though, who stunned the field in claiming their maiden second-place result. Reigning champions Oman Air …

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16 years, 100k nautical miles and 5 children: the incredible story of TOPtoTOP

TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition is a Swiss-based non-governmental organization whose mission is to Inspire Youth to Save Our Planet. Over the past 16 years, TOPtoTOP has circumnavigated our blue planet conducting field-based research for universities, scientists and research organizations, visiting the world’s most remote regions and their native inhabitants, and sharing examples of innovative …

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Spindrift 2: bye bye Jules Verne Trophy


Situated just 2,600 nautical miles away from the finish line off Ushant and about to start her 43rd day at sea, Spindrift 2 is now only 266 miles off the pace, but will no longer be able to improve on the Jules Verne Trophy record time of 45d 13h 42m …

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Spindrift 2 crossing Cape Horn. VIDEO


Spindrift 2 crossed the longitude of Cape Horn on Tuesday, December 22 at 08:09 GMT, with a nice westerly breeze of 20 knots after 30 days 04 hours and 07 minutes at sea since leaving Ushant: that equals an improvement of 18 hours 11 minutes on the record time set …

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