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Daily Archives: 10/07/2017

Transpacific – Phaedo^3

Phaedo^3 - 2017 Transpacific Race Phaedo Racing

I have had a couple of hours of decent sleep, woken up, cleaned my teeth and had a coffee and now I’m looking forward to the day ahead! We’ve had a busy but productive night dodgy rain squalls and trying to make the most of the windshift and breeze lines associated with them. We’ve managed to do some good work ...

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SHK Scallywag ~ Volvo Ocean Race

Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag - The Boatyard, Lisbon, Portugal. © Amalia Infante / Volvo Ocean Race

Over 20 years after getting his first taste of the Volvo Ocean Race, SHK Scallywag skipper David Witt is back in the race – and he’s proudly leading Hong Kong’s first ever entry. Backed by Seng Huang Lee and Sun Hung Kai, the SHK Scallywag campaign aims to bring Asian sailing to the world in 2017-18. A Sydney Hobart veteran, ...

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MaseratiMulti70 narrows gap to leaders in final stage of Transpac Race © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com http://www.photoaction.com

MaseratiMulti70 narrows gap to leaders in final stage of Transpac Race The seven-man crew of the Italian ocean going flying multihull, MaseratiMulti70, led by Giovanni Soldini, has closed the gap significantly on the two leading multihulls in the Transpac Race – Phaedo3 and Mighty Merloe – despite being handicapped by breaking a rudder yesterday. Since colliding with an unidentified floating ...

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Extreme Sailing Series Act 4

Spanish Impulse by Iberostar in the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup © Xaume Olleros

Spanish-flagged wildcard entry FNOB Impulse will join the six regular crews on the start line in Barcelona for the fourth Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™, from 20 – 23 July. Skipper and helm Jordi Xammar is joined by a full line-up of talented Spaniards, all of whom competed in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup last month as ...

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Tour de France à la Voile

Tour de France à la Voile 2017 ©JM Liot / ASO

French 470 Olympian Sofian Bouvet and the Team SFS crew laid down a clear marker to the 28 other Tour de France à la Voile teams that the Mediterranean based outfit can already be considered serious title contenders to win the 40th anniversary edition. Despite this being their first ever attempt as a team at the annual three week, nine ...

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