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  • Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Impressive fleet for 70th edition

    sail-world.com 07 Nov '14, 3pm

    Entries for the 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race officially closed on the evening of Friday 31 October. The resulting line-up of 119 yachts – set to be the event’s largest in a decade – is befitting of such a historic occasion. The presence of five 100 foot Max...

  • 100 foot limit raised for 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race

    100 foot limit raised for 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race

    sail-world.com 16 Oct '14, 9am

    Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 - The 100 foot (30.47m) LOA monohull limit set by a number of the classic 600 mile races such as the Fastnet, Sydney Hobart and Middle Sea races has been lifted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and the Royal Malta Yacht Club for the 2015 editions of the Rolex Fas...

  • Rolex Middle Sea Race - Maltese yachts top the leader board #rmsr

    Middle Sea Race - Maltese yachts top the leader board

    sail-world.com 20 Oct '14, 5pm

    At 1700 CET in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, 113 yachts had rounded Stromboli, the active volcano that marks the most northerly point of the course. The race leader on the water, Esimit Europa 2, was less than 20 miles from Favignana and preparing to turn south with 289 miles to go and i...

  • Countdown to the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015

    Countdown to the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015

    sail-world.com 13 Oct '14, 1pm

    Swan owners all over the world have been busy planning their winter getaways, and the second edition of the Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean in Virgin Gorda is one not to be missed. 2013 Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean. - &copy Rolex - Carlo Borlenghi The event, which had its successful debut in 201...

  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Dramatic final showdowns set up + Video #myrc

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Dramatic final showdowns set up + Video

    sail-world.com 05 Sep '14, 6pm

    Dramatic showdowns have been set up for the final races at the 2014 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Verdicts in three classes will be decided during tomorrow’s decisive day: true proof of the close nature of the racing. All classes sailed a coastal course today with around seven knots from th...

  • Rolex Swan Cup - Mistral keeps fleet shoreside

    Swan Cup - Mistral keeps fleet shoreside

    sail-world.com 12 Sep '14, 4pm

    The only star of race day four of the Rolex Swan Cup and Swan 45 World Championship was the Mistral wind gusting at over 40 knots off the north-eastern coast of Sardinia. After a long postponement for participants ashore, and with no signs of the gale abating, the Race Committee was f...

  • #Rolex Cup - #Sailing - #photography via @SetSailMarine

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Tight at the top after day 3

    sail-world.com 05 Sep '14, 4pm

    Day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship was blessed with bright sunshine and a northerly gradient breeze, which shifted north east in the afternoon. A significant swell was still evident and changeable conditions developed as the sea breeze arrived...

  • NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster

    sail-world.com 22 Jul '14, 5am

    Variety has always been the spice of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup with the 27 boats from France, Scotland, Ireland and England this week getting to sail a mix of inshores, offshores and a race around the Isle of Wight. At 09:30 BST today the fleet of three boat teams set sail fr...

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