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Daily Archives: 03/10/2017

Mini-Transat La Boulangère

Mini-Transat La Boulangère © Marin Avram

The wind is gradually veering round to the north, but it’s still struggling to establish itself. In the light airs, some sailors are trying to hoist spinnakers, or even the code five, which is flatter and easier to set. Failing the wind on the stern, the Mini skippers are going to have to zigzag their way along in a quartering ...

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Hamble Winter Series

IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship – Hamble Winter Series © Hamo Thornycroft / www.yacht-photos.co.uk

The 36th edition of the Hamble Winter Series kicked off on Saturday 30 September, and included the inaugural IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship, organised by the Hamble River Sailing Club. Five races were held for all classes competing in the IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship, and for those competing in the Hamble Winter Series, two races were completed on Sunday 1 October. ...

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Marlay Point Overnight Race

Tony Considine's Fury Road rounds Dent Island during Hamilton Island Race Week - Marlay Point Overnight Race 2018 Fleur Stone

Tony Considine first caught the Marlay Point bug in 1984 and has returned to compete in the iconic overnight sailing race at least 15 times. He is looking forward to bringing his trimaran DM24 Fury Road to the Gippsland Lakes in March 2018 for the C.H Robinson 50th Anniversary Race. Traditionally recognised as the Sydney-Hobart for trailable yachts, a growing ...

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RC44 Cascais Cup

Alexander Novoselov, Ed Baird and the victorious crew of Katusha, scored their second event victory of RC44 today - 2017 RC44 Championship © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio / RC44

Cascais laid on an action-packed day for the conclusion of the 2017 RC44 Championship’s penultimate event, the RC44 Cascais Cup. At the beginning of it, Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF held a slender lead, but lost it to Charisma. By the start of the third and final race Alexander Novoselov’s Katusha was leading by two points. Despite Team CEEREF sailing an ...

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