• Discover more: A guide to Falmouth and Ponta Delgada - Thinking of entering the MailaSail AZAB 2019? Or perhaps you already have and want to know more about where you will be sailing? This handy guide to Falmouth and Ponta Delgada gives you an overview of the two locations you will visit as part of your race. Falmouth, Cornwall As the third deepest natural harbour […]
  • AZAB Newsletter – September 2018 - Hello to all AZAB competitors, past and present. Welcome to your latest newsletter for the MailASail AZAB 2019. This issue, we’ve got some important dates for your diaries, details of new sponsors and information about how we’re continuing to build our support for competitors. If you have any questions at any time, please do get […]
  • MailASail is the New Title Sponsor for AZAB 2019 - The AZAB 2019 (The Azores and Back Race) committee is delighted to announce MailASail as the title sponsor for the race. This means that the next AZAB race will be called the MailASail AZAB Race 2019. The AZAB is a challenging 2,400-mile international ocean yacht race, taking place every four years. The next race will […]
  • AZAB Open to Multihulls! - We’re excited to announce that a multihull class has been re-introduced for AZAB 2019 For the first time in over 15 years, multihulls will again be able to enter the Azores and Back race. Following increased demand and financial support, the AZAB 2019 race will see a multihull class compete for the first time since […]
  • AZAB Newsletter – November 2017 -   Hello to all AZAB competitors, past and present. Welcome to the first quarterly newsletter for the AZAB 2019 – less than 20 months to go until the start! The committee has been appointed, with a mix of old and new members, who will provide some continuity, along with lots of fresh ideas and enthusiasm. What’s New Race Director […]
  • Competitor advice - One of our aims in organising the AZAB is to offer a race that is of sufficient challenge for experienced offshore sailors and also is an opportunity for those committed and keen enough to venture on their first serious ocean race. The following was written by a local competitor who has taken part in 3 […]
  • Search for Sponsors - The 2019 AZAB committee are on the hunt for sponsors of the 2019 race. The next AZAB looks set to be bigger and better than ever, and this is a fantastic opportunity to use this internationally aclaimed race to promote your business to the wider world. For more information, visit our sponsorship page.
  • New AZAB 2019 website now live! - We are enormously excited to announce that the new AZAB 2019 website went live on the Friday, 3rd February 2017, and you can now submit Expressions of Interest online via The new site offers a more dynamic, flexible and simple experience to entering the AZAB, as well as providing an interesting platform for spectators […]