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Daily Archives: 06/08/2017

Lendy Cowes Week

Day 7 – Yes!, IRC 3 – Lendy Cowes Week © Paul Wyeth

The penultimate day of Lendy Cowes Week saw a return to gloriously sunny weather, with a west south westerly breeze of 15-22 knots. Today saw a change of start lines for many classes, with most Black Group yachts starting on the inner Royal Yacht Squadron line. The White Group dayboats had a downwind start further offshore on the Bramble line, ...

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Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

The crew aboard the local Whitsunday charter yacht, Hammer of Queensland, took top honours in the “Best Presented crew” category of the Prix d’Elegance at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016. © Andrea Francolini http://www.afrancolini.com/

Smart thinking and creative genius can win two special prizes at AHIRW Two of the 200-plus crews sailing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week this month can claim a spectacular prize without winning a race. All they need do is apply their smartest creative thinking to theming their yacht then be judged the best participants in one of the two ...

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CQS wins Queen’s Cup

CQS wins the Queen's Cup John Roberson ©

Ludde Ingvall’s CQS picked up the prestigious Queen’s Cup at the end of the Triple Crown series in Lendy Cowes Week. The 120 year old gold trophy was presented by the Royal Southampton Yacht Club, for the maxi racer class in the event. The skipper was thrilled to receive the trophy at the Royal Yacht Squadron, “We’ve been coming here ...

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International WASZP

Day 3 – Glen Sowry, NZL – International WASZP Games © Martina Orsini

Day three of the International WASZP Games run by Univela Sailing Club at Campione, was blessed by perfect sailing conditions as the afternoon Ora filled in bang on time at around 1400 hrs. In the morning the WASZP Games team trialled some new formats of racing with a short Slalom Course and some Drag Racing using reaching legs. As the ...

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