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Daily Archives: 13/07/2017

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Dell Latitude Rugged © Shaun Roster

Dell Rugged to face extreme test in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race We are very pleased to reveal that world leading technology brand Dell has come on board as the Rugged computing technology supplier for one of the world’s toughest endurance challenges, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. Legendary British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man ...

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Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017

Launched! Chivas heads for Nha Trang. Hong Kong to Vietnam Race. © RHKYC/Guy Nowell http://www.guynowell.com/

International entries from seven countries mark the first sign ups for the eighth Hong Kong to Vietnam Race; the 673nm predominantly downwind run to Nha Trang Beach, Vietnam. Racing kicks off on 18 October 2017 on Victoria Harbour in front of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s flagship Clubhouse at Kellett Island. The Category 1 Offshore race is known for ...

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IRC European Championship

Simon Henning's Alice led the three Farr 36s in IRC 3 – IRC European Championship © Pierik Jeannoutot

The second ever IRC European Championship took place in the south of France over four days last week for an international fleet of 53 boats. While last year the inaugural event was incorporated into Volvo Cork Week, this year’s IRC European Championship was a stand-alone affair, held off Marseille, the 2017 European Capital of Sport and the potential 2024 Olympic ...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017

Crew of leg 7 visiting Whitby Castle during a stopover © Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Hull hosts Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust after she begins Round Britain Last week, Hull, the City of Culture 2017 played host to the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017, a relay of over 100 young people in recovery from cancer circumnavigating the UK. Over the next two and a half months, the 17 crews of up to five different ...

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