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Daily Archives: 13/04/2017

Les Voiles de St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth 2017 Kirsten Ferguson

Shiftier breeze and a change in the direction and design of the racecourse, in comparison to yesterday, forced many competitors to shift gears for the second day of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth and yielded a mixed bag of results for the event’s nine classes. The fleet of 65 boats battled while navigating the rocky coast and its ...

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San Fernando Race

Scallywag - San Fernando Race © RHKYC / Naomi Rebecca

Hong Kong’s 100’ super maxi Scallywag owned by Seng Huang Lee sailed into San Fernando, Philippines at 23:47:17hrs Friday – absolutely smashing the 2001 San Fernando Race record of 49h 55m 12s by an incredible 15 hours, 27 minutes and 55 seconds. The 2001 record was set by Sam Chan’s 70’ ULDB Sled, FfreeFire, Sam Chan is also taking part ...

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Clipper Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has today – Thursday 13 April 2017 – published its final report into two fatal accidents in the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the first in the event’s 20 year history. The report highlights that the first fatality was a direct consequence of the crew member entering the ...

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