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Daily Archives: 04/09/2017

RORC Cherbourg Race

Sunset from on board Lady Mariposa – RORC Cherbourg Race © Lady Mariposa Racing

Ker 46 Lady Mariposa, skippered by Daniel Hardy, has won the 2017 Cherbourg Race, after holding off a strong challenge from James Neville’s HH42 Ino XXX. After IRC time correction, 29 seconds was the winning margin, after a high speed blast to Cherbourg across the English Channel. Edward Broadway’s Ker 40 Hooligan VII was third, completing the podium for overall ...

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Tornado World Championships video

Day 3 – Tornado World Championships © Nikos Pantis

The multiple world champion Iordanis Paschalides and his 18 year old crew Petros Konstantinidis from Greece are coming closer to the title of the world champion as after all races of the 2017 world championship they are stable at top of the overall ranking with just five points, scoring five first places and one fourth on the six races made ...

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Clipper Yacht Race

Day 14, Race 1 – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

It’s getting tight at the top as the Clipper Race leader, Qingdao, is being caught up by its nearest rivals after going through the Scoring Gate yesterday and entering lighter winds. Most of the fleet has now crossed (or bypassed) the Scoring Gate. The official crossing times (all UTC) yesterday for the first three teams were 0939:13 for Qingdao, 1410:12 ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Bella Mente, World Champion 2016, Maxi 72 Class © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

There are exactly fifty Maxi Yachts in the marina at Porto Cervo, the same number of Maxis as years that the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has been founded. In fact, it was 1967 when His Highness the Aga Khan cut the ribbon at this Yacht Club. Starting tomorrow Monday, September 4th, these beautiful yachts, true queens of the seas that ...

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International 49er and FX World Championship 2017

2017 International 49er and FX World Championship © Maria Muina/Sailingshots

Another day meant another obstacle from mother nature at the 2017 International 49er and FX World Championship, where an unstable land breeze teased the gold medal fleets this morning for their 10 AM start. Both the men’s 49er and the women’s FX skiff started races in 6-10 knots of Easterly breeze, only to see the wind shut off completely as ...

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