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4 July 2022

Yacht Racing Forum 2022 to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Malta

The international yacht racing community will meet in Malta on November 21 – 22 for two days of networking, business and an exciting social calendar. Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over the world can look forward to an exceptional edition of the Yacht Racing Forum at the Hotel Intercontinental on November 21-22 in…

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18 May 2022

Yacht Racing Forum announces partnership with World Sailing

The Yacht Racing Forum announces a partnership with World Sailing which will be actively involved in the thirteenth edition of the conference in Malta on 21-22 November. “We are delighted to welcome World Sailing as an official partner and look forward to strengthening our ties with the sport’s governing body”, says Bernard Schopfer, the event’s…

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6 April 2022

The sports’ leading personalities from all over the world

More than 50 speakers have already confirmed their participation. They come from all over the world and represent the sports’ leading brands, sailing events, venues and teams. They include business promoters, athletes, marketing experts, designers, engineers and boat builders involved in both elite sport and mainstream events.

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18 August 2021

Next Yacht Racing Forum to take place in Malta on November 21-22, 2022

This will be an exceptional event, bringing together the key players from all sectors of competitive sailing for two days of networking, business and an exciting social calendar. Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over the world can look forward to an exceptional edition of the Yacht Racing Forum on November 21-22,…

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17 September 2020

Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021

We announce, with great sadness, the postponement of the Yacht Racing Forum to November 2021.  We have believed in it to the end and worked tirelessly to create a high quality event. But recent developments related to the Covid 19 pandemic, travel difficulties and other quarantine measures have forced us to make this difficult decision. …

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2 April 2020


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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