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2 April 2020

CONFERENCE UPDATE

The Yacht Racing Forum organising team is following the current global situation with great attention, and extends its sincerest thoughts to those directly affected by the pandemic. We hope that the situation will stabilize as soon as possible and we are not considering postponing the event for the time being. Should this be the case, confirmed…

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5 February 2020

Yacht Racing Forum 2020 destined for Portsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom

The Yacht Racing Forum will take place for the first time in the United Kingdom, on 23 – 24 November 2020. The event will be based around Portsmouth Harbour, with the main conference taking place in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Action Stations and Boathouse 7. As the leading annual conference for the business of sailing and…

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2 December 2019

Revolutionary Thinking shared at the Yacht Racing Forum

365 delegates from all over the world joined the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao for two days of conferences, presentations, networking and business. The leading classes and events, teams,  brands and venues contributed to the event, designated by many attendees as « the best YRF ever ».  The pace of change in the sport of sailing is…

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10 September 2019

Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao: Innovation and Progress

The next edition of the Yacht Racing Forum, in Bilbao, will offer an interesting mix of conferences and presentations on current topics related to competitive sailing and the business of the sport. Sailing classes and events, the sports management, rules  & regulations will amongst other be discussed, alongside the latest technological developments from the America’s…

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18 July 2019

Beneteau reiterates its support for the Yacht Racing Forum

The Yacht Racing Forum and Beneteau, the market leader for motorboats and leading sailboats producer, are pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership. Gianguido Girotti, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Product Strategy and Brands, will be the events’ keynote speaker on day two, addressing the commercial case for the sport of sailing….

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14 May 2019

Yacht Racing Forum conference schedule and first speakers announced

The Yacht Racing Forum 2019 will take place in Bilbao, Spain, on November 25-26, at the Euskalduna Conference Centre. The venue is beautiful and easy to reach thanks to its International Airport. It is located right next to our official hotel, the Melia, and 2 minutes away from the famous Guggenheim Museum. The programme is…

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12 April 2019

Bidding to host Yacht Racing Forum 2020 and 2021 is open

The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing invites interested parties to submit their applications in order to host the next editions of the annual conference. The Yacht Racing Forum is the annual B2B event for the business of sailing and yacht racing. Now in its twelfth edition, the Forum brings…

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12 March 2019

Save the date – Yacht Racing Forum 2019 – November 25-26

Following a successful edition in Lorient, the Yacht Racing Forum invites members of the yacht racing community from all over the world to Save the Date and join the 2019 event, on November 25-26 in Bilbao, Spain. The 12th edition of the Forum will once again provide a unique opportunity to network, debate the future…

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24 October 2018

Unprecedented turnout at the Yacht Racing Forum in Lorient, France

Sailing history oozes out of Lorient, where Eric Tabarly is feted as a hero alongside living legends such as Michel Desjoyeaux, Loïck Peyron and Alain Gautier, all of them present at the Yacht Racing Forum. Peyron shared his passion for cruising and racing on day one of the Forum. “When I’m racing, I’m dreaming about…

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10 October 2018

Yacht Racing Forum 2019 to take place in Bilbao, Spain

Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over the world are invited to Save the Date for the Yacht Racing Forum 2019, on November 25-26 in Bilbao, Spain. Organized by MaxComm Communication, this event will reassemble the sports’ key personalities: event organisers, sponsors, designers, professional sailors, boat builders, media as well…

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