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Daily Archives: 02/08/2017

36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Pierre Casiraghi's Malizia - Yacht Club de Monaco flying high – 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

Highly variable, tricky conditions made for a tough day for race officials and crews alike as competition at the GC32 Racing Tour got underway at 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. Proceedings on the Bay of Palma kicked off with two rounds of the ANONIMO Speed Challenge. As usual this involved the GC32s individually sending it towards the reaching mark before ...

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WMRT Match Cup Russia

1st August 2017. WMRT Match Cup Russia, St Petersburg, Russia. © Ian Roman

A full first day of racing in glorious sunshine and solid westerlies at the WMRT Match Cup Russia in St Petersburg saw the big beasts making some early shows of strength as they sought the best seeding for the knockout battles to come. Phil Robertson (CHINAone Ningbo), Ian Williams (GAC Pindar) and Yann Guichard (Spindrift Racing) all topped their groups, ...

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Lendy Cowes Week

Peter Morton's Girls on Film – Lendy Cowes Week © Paul Wyeth / Lendy Cowes Week

Peter Morton’s British CF40+ Girls on Film, is the new leader of the FAST40+ Class racing at Lendy Cowes Week, appropriately on Ladies Day. After winning race four, and in doing so the Royal Southern Yacht Club’s Felma Challenge Cup, Girls on Film stormed into an early lead, and never looked like giving up their grip on the race. Scoring ...

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Extreme Sailing Series

Extreme Sailing Series Barcelona - Day 2 - Land Rover’s commitment to the Series extends to its sponsorship of two of the Series’ full-season entries, Land Rover BAR Academy and Red Bull Sailing Team. © Lloyd Images http://lloydimagesgallery.photoshelter.com/

The Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Hamburg for the third successive year, from 10 – 13 August, for the fifth Act of the 2017 season which will be presented by the Series’ Exclusive Automotive Partner, Land Rover. In addition to thrilling on-the-water action, the free-entry public Race Village will feature a number of exciting Land Rover activations to entertain the ...

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SB20 Cowes Grand Slam

Smigger (Ian Smith) rounding a mark on a crowed Solent on Day 3 – SB20 Cowes Grand Slam © Jane Austin

With discard races coming into effect, the overall point score position had tightened going into the final day of racing in the SB20 Cowes Grand Slam on England’s famed waterway, The Solent. After six of the scheduled eight races, Tasmanian entry Porco Rosso has had its lead reduced to just one point ahead of the British boat Xcellentas a result ...

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