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Daily Archives: 19/05/2017

Normandy Channel Race

Victory for Phil Sharp and Pablo Santurde in the Normandy Channel Race © Jean-Marie Liot / NCR http://www.normandy-race.com/

Not only did Phil and Pablo win the race on renewable energy alone, they also set a new record time of four days, 11 hours, 15 minutes and 50 seconds. Of the eight editions in this great Norman classic created by Manfred Ramspacher back in 2010, a dream comprising Briton and Jersey resident Phil Sharp, and the Spanish sailor from ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

The day after the rescue: Les Crane, Skipper of the abandoned Farr 56, Monterey (BER) at the helm of Atlas Ocean Racing's Volvo 60, Esprit de Corps IV, (CAN) helped by Esprit's Skipper, Gilles Barbot on the grinder. - Antigua Bermuda Race © Tristan Péloquin

Esprit de Corps IV, skippered by Gilles Barbot finished the Antigua Bermuda Race on Thursday May, 18 after seven days at sea. For the last day and a half of the race, the French Canadian Volvo 60 had six extra passengers; Les Crane and the crew of Monterey who had to abandon their sinking Farr 56 in the early hours ...

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America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing on Bermuda's Great Sound testing in the lead up to the 35th America's Cup Hamish Hooper/Emirates Team NZ http://www.etnzblog.com

Newsroom’s Suzanne McFadden looks at the process behind Emirates Team New Zealand’s repair in Bermuda after the ‘love-tap’ on Day 2 or Practice Session 5: With a little cooking and round-the-clock devotion, Emirates Team New Zealand’s injured race-boat will be back on Bermuda’s Great Sound this weekend. The team have worked through the night at their Dockyards base to repair ...

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Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017

Owner-Driver Harm Müller-Spreer steering Platoon - 2017 Rolex TP52 World Championship © Martinez Studio/52 Super Series

With Quantum Racing comfortably winning the 26 mile coastal race and Platoon taking second place, Harm Müller-Spreer’s German-flagged crew still top the standings at the Rolex TP52 World Championship Scarlino 2017 but their lead is cut to two points by today’s race winners, holders of the 2016 world title. From second position today, Quantum Racing seized their opportunity when the ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Spirit of Bermuda after crossing the finish line off St David's Light, Bermuda in the 935nmile race from Antigua © Tom Clarke

The Ballyhoo schooner, Spirit of Bermuda finished the Antigua Bermuda Race on 18 May 2017 around midday local time. The Spirit of Bermuda is the flagship of the Antigua to Bermuda Race and there is more than meets the eye to the 112ft three-masted schooner. Spirit of Bermuda is owned by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, the brain child of founder ...

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