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Daily Archives: 09/05/2017

470 Open European Championship

Day 1 – 470 Open European Championship Y.C.M. / Mesi

Race day one at the 470 Europeans dawned bright and sunny, turned to light rain and cloud, before returning to a stunning spring Mediterranean day with blue sky and sparkling waters. With Monte Carlo as a back drop, racing kicked off soon after 1625 hours in light breeze conditions of around eight knots, increasing later. The 470 Women fleet are ...

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Palma Vela in Mallorca

Maxi 72 Bella Mente at the 2017 Palma Vela in Mallorca, Spain © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy http://www.sailingenergy.com/

Battle at Palma Vela indicates challenging season for Maxi 72s It was a showdown for the ages this year at Palma Vela in Mallorca, with competitors in the Maxi 72 Class fighting tooth-and-nail to the very end. After completing a full complement of six races over five days, Hap Fauth’s Bella Mente, along with Dieter Schon’s Momo and Dario Ferrari’s ...

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De Guingand Bowl Race

View from Richard Neocleous' Ocean 55 Julia - RORC De Guingand Bowl Race © RORC

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s offshore racing season continues this weekend with the fourth race of the RORC Season’s Points Championship. Over 80 yachts are expected to take part with the vast majority of the crews made up of passionate Corinthian sailors with their own set of goals. Designed to last 24-36 hours, the De Guingand Bowl Race starts and ...

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Coronation Cup ~ Top of the Gulf 2017

Bladerunner. Top of the Gulf Regatta 2017 © Guy Nowell/ Top of the Gulf Regatta

Out on the water, the last day of the Top of the Gulf Regata 2017 was everything that a sailor, a Race Officer, or even the world weary observers on the media boat could wish for. The sun shone, the wind blew a steady 14-16kts, the racing started on schedule, and the rain stayed away – from the race course ...

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