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Daily Archives: 05/12/2017

François Gabart rides out the storm

Francois Gabart onboard the maxi trimaran MACIF - photo © Francois Gabart

François Gabart rides out the storm before tackling more repairs Item: J2 furling system (episode 3) This will be the ongoing story of this round the world. Once again, François Gabart must deal with a J2 furling system that has broken due to the repeated impact of waves when the MACIF trimaran enters them at full speed. “I have never ...

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North Sails Design Team hosts 2017 Grand Prix Racing

52 Super Series racing © Nico Martinez / Martinez Studio

Earlier this month the North Sails Design Team hosted a collaborative Grand Prix racing debrief at the company’s 3D sailmaking headquarters in Minden, NV. Attendees brought a range of expertise to the discussion, including the TP52, RC44 and Maxi 72, as well as emerging classes such as the Melges 40 and ClubSwan 50. The two day agenda also covered discussion in complementary ...

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Clipper Telemed Tasman Test Day

Clipper Telemed+ Tasman Test Day 3 - Leaderboard shake up ahead of Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint

It has been a very close third day of racing in Race 4: The Clipper Telemed+ Tasman Test with just 38 nautical miles separating first and tenth position. Day 3 has also brought about much change throughout the leaderboard as teams now begin to gear up for the fourth Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint. Garmin has taken the lead which has ...

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