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Daily Archives: 02/05/2017

Fever~Tree Race

An impressive bareboat fleet racing on Fever-Tree Race Day © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com http://www.pwpictures.com

The second day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with awesome conditions, easterly trade winds pumping solid breeze over the cliffs and through the bays on the stunning south coast of Antigua. Add bright sunshine and the infamous Antiguan sea state and you have a sweet and spicy cocktail to savour. The majority of ...

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Brighton Ladies Skippers Series 2017

Under Capricorn BLiSS 2017 © Steb Fisher

The 2016 Brighton Ladies Skippers Series (BLiSS) was cut in half due to a nasty autumn blow while the 2017 edition of the annual Victorian regatta, April 29-30, went ahead as scheduled in perfect weather of five – fifteen knots and flat seas. Among the 20 female owned and/or helmed boats, the lightweights ruled the four race pointscore thanks to ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series™ rookies NZ Extreme Sailing Team slipped from third to sixth on the final day after repeatedly falling foul of the on-the-water umpires. © Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

Land Rover BAR score best result to date at Extreme Sailing Series Swiss sailing team Alinghi were crowned Kings of Qingdao for a second year running as they swept to glory in the second Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™. The 2016 Extreme Sailing Series champions saw off their six international rivals with pinpoint accuracy to win Act 2, Qingdao ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Classic Bermudian yawl, Carlo Falcone's 80ft Mariella - Antigua Sailing Week © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

Stunning cast for the Antigua Bermuda Race An impressive entry list is taking shape for the Antigua Bermuda Race which starts from Antigua on Friday 12th May, 2017. With 22 entries, including 17 over 50ft and seven Maxis and one SuperMaxi, the sight of the fleet departing for the 900 nautical mile race will be nothing short of spectacular. The ...

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