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  1. This Thursday 8 June at 18:15pm local time, Boris Herrmann's Team Malizia will set sail for Leg 6 of The Ocean Race in a 800 nautical mile journey from Aarhus, Denmark to The Hague, The Netherlands.
  2. 22 year old Gold Coaster Xavier Doerr's 21 foot racing yacht has encountered a severe weather system off the West Australian coastline
  3. Ken Read tells his human daughter that she has a sister. To this day it still brings about a smile and chuckle with her.
  4. At least PredictWind's HRRR forecast was bullish about the afternoon. I kept repeating this mantra on Saturday morning as I drove to Seattle's Shilshole Marina and the start of the Seattle Yacht Club's 2023 Blake Island Race.
  5. The Giorgio Armani Superyacht Regatta officially kicks off in Porto Cervo today with the captains' briefing followed by a welcome cocktail for participants on the rooftop terrace of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.
  6. OceansLab is pleased to confirm the support of clean energy enablers Genevos, Oceanvolt and Maxeon Solar Technologies as partners in its campaign as the world's first hydrogenelectric race yacht.
  7. Ernesto Bertarelli and Dean Barker jumped in the co-helmsman seats to match-race the Alinghi Red Bull Racing 'A' team, in the Swiss team's first day of two-boat training in AC40's, off Barcelona on Monday.
  8. Spain's Liam Whaley and Italy's Andrea Principi threw down the gauntlet in the much-anticipated opening clashes in the men's Twin-Tip division of the Qatar Airways GKA Big Air Kite World Championships in Tarifa, Spain.
  9. The first match race training sessions have begun on the 37th America's Cup race course as Alinghi Red Bull Racing launches its two-boat training programme with the AC40s in Barcelona just a few months before the first pre-regatta.
  10. After a difficult gear breaking start to The Ocean Race two consecutive leg wins for 11th Hour Racing Team has put Charlie Enright's team in the overall lead, albeit by just one point with two legs to go.