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Daily Archives: 06/11/2017

Starting Transat Jacques Vabre

Team Arkema Lalou Multi - Transat Jacques Vabre 2017 © Vincent Olivaud

This Sunday at 1.35 pm, Lalou Roucayrol and Alex Pella set off on the Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Havre in sporty conditions immediately in the swing of this transatlantic race heading for Salvador de Bahia in Brazil. Overnight Monday, the Arkema pair will have to negotiate an active front. This heralds a few tricky hours, but that will ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Leg 02, Lisbon to Cape Town, day 02, Morning on board Dongfeng. - 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race © Jeremie Lecaudey / Volvo Ocean Race

After a fast and furious opening to Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, the fleet is settling into a groove on Monday, with navigators and skippers already facing the first of many critical decisions on this race from Lisbon to Cape Town. Today will give us the first indication as to how far west the teams want to set ...

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Clipper Race ~ Race 3/Day 6

Race 3, Day 5 - 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race © Clipper Round The World Yacht Race http://www.clipperroundtheworld.com

Race 3 – The Dell Latitude Rugged Race is known to serve up some of the most exhilarating and testing conditions of the entire circumnavigation and, over the last 24 hours, passing squalls have offered up dramatic and sudden changes in weather conditions which has physically and mentally tested the fleet. Maintaining its lead for the sixth consecutive day, Sanya ...

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Bacardi Cup J/70

Bacardi Cup J/70 announcement

Bacardi USA is pleased to announce a new format in 2018 for the 91st anniversary of the world-famous Bacardi Cup, sailed on the emerald-green waters of Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. Started as a regatta for Star boats in Havana, Cuba in 1927, the Bacardi Cup has continued to evolve and change with the times, giving it continued growth and ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Multi50 - Transat Jacques Vabre © Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI / TJV http://www.transat-jacques-vabre.com/

Weather gods promise record finish on eve of Transat Jacques Vabre President Macron visits village and wishes skippers good luck • Under 8 day finish possible for Ultime; Class40 talk of 14 days • Records and races mark a great weekend in the Atlantic • Skippers unloading food The weather gods have smiled on one of the great weekends for ...

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