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Daily Archives: 04/07/2017

Start of Transpac

Divisions 6, 7 and 8 left the coast under light winds and sunny skies – Transpac Race © Sharon Green / Ultimate Sailing

Seventeen yachts in three divisions set off yesterday in the first wave of three starts to the 49th edition of the 2017 biennial Transpac Race. Under sunny skies and light winds the fleet left the start area promptly at the start signal of 1:00 PM local time to head west towards the finish at Diamond Head in Honolulu 2225 miles ...

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ORC Worlds fleet in Offshore Races

Day 2 – Arrival offshore race, Class A – ORC World Championships Trieste © Max Ranchi Photography http://www.maxranchi.com

Sometimes offshore racing can be grueling, not for too much wind but for too little. In conditions that yesterday and last night tried the patience of both competitors and the Race Committee, on Tuesday the fleet of 116 teams finally limped across the finish line near the base venue at Porto San Rocco to complete the first phase of competition ...

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