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Daily Archives: 16/05/2017

Normandy Channel Race ~ Class 40

Normandy Channel Race © Phil Sharp Racing http://www.philsharpracing.com/

In the early hours of the morning Imerys took back control establishing a 19 nm lead at Tuskar Rock, one of the most emblematic points of the race. Since race start on Sunday afternoon four boats have retired and the fleet have spread out over a 115 nm distance. Currently, Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde racing Imerys are flying ahead ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

First arrival - Monohull line honours in the Antigua Bermuda Race for Volvo 70, Warrior © Tom Clarke

Stephen Murray Jr.’s Volvo 70, Warrior finished the 2017 Antigua Bermuda Race on Tuesday 16 May 2017 just after eight hours 30 minutes ADT, taking Monohull Line Honours and setting the new race record for the Antigua Bermuda Race. Exact finish time will be posted shortly. Warrior is operated by the non-profit US Merchant Marine Academy Foundation for the benefit ...

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St Kilda Challenge

Moonstruck Too – winner of the first St Kilda Challenge Comann Na Mara

It is a wild, rugged, desolate but jewel-like place where few have trodden. But one Western Isles community organisation has brought the dream closer to reality for many in the form of the St Kilda Challenge yacht race. The inaugural event launched in 2015, with the first regatta taking place the following year. The race was won by Gordon Lawson’s ...

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QUATIX 5 MARINE

GARMIN’S QUATIX 5 MARINE

GARMIN’S QUATIX 5 MARINE GPS SMARTWATCH Garmin has unveiled the quatix 5 marine GPS smart watch, which connects to compatible Garmin chart plotters and marine electronics to provide autopilot control, remote multifunction display waypoint marking, data streaming and more. In addition to the marine-specific features, the quatix 5 also has built-in activity profiles for land and water sports such as ...

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Pink Gin VI Baltic Yachts

Pink Gin VI Baltic Yachts

The sailing yacht Pink Gin VI recently took to the water. Finnish boatbuilder Baltic Yachts recently launched the world’s largest carbon-fiber sloop at its Jakobstad shipyard. After the success of its 152-foot Pink Gin V, Baltic Yachts decided to go bigger and better with the 175-foot Pink Gin VI. Judel/Vrolijk & Co. did the yacht’s naval architecture and Design Unlimited ...

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