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An Epic Worldwide Racing Weekend in the International 12mR Class

Last weekend the International Twelve Metre Class kicked off its 2023 sailing season in earnest with a total of twenty-six 12mRs sailing in 3 iconic regattas worldwide. ITMA President, Chris Winter said: “We couldn’t be more pleased than to see such strong participation and high-level competition among all three of our international fleets—based in Northern Europe, Southern Europe and the Americas respectively.”

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2023 12 Metre World Championship: The Next Big Thing

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, USA (May 14, 2023) – Less than three months away and on the heels of the Ocean Race stopover, the 2023 12mR World Championship will be the next world sailing competition in Newport, R.I. Sanctioned by the International Twelve Metre Association and hosted by the 12 Metre Yacht Club Newport Station in partnership with Organizing Authority Ida Lewis Yacht Club, the event is scheduled for July 30-August 5 and will see nine or more historic 12 Metres sailing on Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound.

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