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Daily Archives: 14/11/2017

Volvo Ocean Race

Day 10, Leg 2, Lisbon to Cape Town, sunrise on board Dongfeng. First live ever done between two skippers: Charles and Xavi talking to each other. 14 November © Jeremie Lecaudey / Volvo Ocean Race

With Monday’s Equator crossings already a fading memory for the Volvo Ocean Race crews, gone too is any respite, however brief, from the relentless action that’s characterising the second leg. Many sailors awoke on Tuesday sporting new haircuts or with the faint whiff of days-old food about them, or both. These were the only reminders of the momentary reprieve that ...

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Transat Jacques Vabre

Sodebo Ultim’ – Transat Jacques Vabre © TJV

Having match raced each other down the Atlantic after leaving Le Havre last Sunday, Thomas Colville and Jean-Luc Nélias struck a blow for experience by holding off Sébastien Josse and Thomas Rouxel on their newly-launched Maxi Edmond de Rothschild to win the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre. Sodebo Ultim’ crossed the finish line in the Bay of All ...

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Cabbage Tree Island Race

Black Jack led from the start over rival Wild Oats XI - Cabbage Tree Island Race 2017 David Brogan www.sailpix.com.au

Just months after purchasing the boat, Zoe Taylor’s Cookson 12, G.O., took the win in Race 4 of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore – the Cabbage Tree Island Race – topping IRC, ORCI and PHS divisions. Noel Cornish’s Sydney 47, St Jude, was second on IRC and Howard Piggott’s Beneteau First 40, Flying Cloud, third. ...

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