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Daily Archives: 04/08/2017

36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE

High concentration on Mamma Aiuto! at Copa del Rey MAPFRE © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

Patience waiting for the sea breeze paid off today, enabling four races to be held on the GC32 Racing Tour’s second day at 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. It was also a day when the teams prevailing had owner-drivers. After their miserable start yesterday, GC32 Villasimius Cup winner Jason Carroll charged on to the Bay of Palma stage a reformed ...

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47th Rolex Fastnet Race

Passing Hurst Castle in the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race © Daniel Forster http://www.DanielForster.com

It’s been 46 years since the 73-footer Kialoa II took line honours in the 1971 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and when the boat lines up for the Rolex Fastnet Race off Cowes in the UK this Sunday, its racing revival will be complete. Brothers Patrick (AUS) and Keith Broughton (UK) purchased the aluminium warhorse, the second in Jim Kilroy’s series ...

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2nd August 2017 - WMRT Match Cup Russia, St Petersburg, Russia. © Ian Roman

Pieter-Jan Postma, possibly the most laidback speed demon in the world, proved two things at the WMRT Match Cup Russia at St. Petersburg Yacht Club today; firstly, that even in his debut year on the World Match Racing Tour he is a greater force to be reckoned with each event, and secondly that Phil Robertson’s conveyor belt of victories should ...

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