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Daily Archives: 05/04/2017

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race ~ Unicef UK

The Unicef team entry in the Clipper 2015-16 Race Clipper Ventures

Today it is revealed that Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation, will once again have a team entry in the 40,000-nautical mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, one of the planet’s toughest endurance challenges, which starts this August. The cost of the team entry has been donated by the race organisers to Unicef UK, the Official Clipper Race Charity. ...

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America’s Cup

Artemis Racing with their broken AC45T in Bermuda - April 5, 2017 Image: Chris Burville © The Royal Gazette http://www.royalgazette.com

The Swedish America’s Cup Challenger Artemis Racing has dropped a wingsail and suffered catastrophic boat damage to their training and test boat in Bermuda today. The wingsail is believed to be a new one and to the AC50 shape and design. All crew are safe. In a statement on social media the team said ‘During a practice session this afternoon ...

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Final race of Sail Port Stephens Commodore’s Cup

Aerial final Commodore's Cup Race © Hover UAV

Peter and Drew van Ryn’s 25 year-old Sea Hawk took out the Commodore’s Cup division one pointscore by four points in their first regatta since 2011 and division two went to the wire, Dave Griffin’s Alfresco the victor on a countback. The Commodores Cup is the traditional Sail Port Stephens opener and usually a very straightforward three race series. For ...

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