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Daily Archives: 05/01/2018

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 4 Smiles all round as the sun goes down with Like Parkinson and Annemieke Bes on board Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag. © Konrad Frost / Volvo Ocean Race

Four days into Leg 4 the Volvo Ocean Race fleet was starting to compress again – with overall race leaders MAPFRE rapidly rising through the rankings and closing guage with the leaders. Skipper Xabi Fernandez spoke on Thursday about plenty of opportunities to improve on MAPFRE’s fifth position, nearly 40 nautical miles adrift of the leading duo of Dongfeng Race ...

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SB20 Pre-Worlds in Hobart

SB20 Pre-Worlds in Hobart - Final day © Jane Austin

French youth sailor and former world champion Robin Follin has emerged as hot favourite for the SB20 World championship on Hobart’s River Derwent, starting on Sunday. Helming Give Me 5 – French Youth Team, Follin (FRA) this afternoon won his third out of six races in the SB20 pre-Worlds regatta, taking out the last race with French flair. In 2015 ...

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RC44 Championship 2018

Igor Lah at the helm of Team CEEREF - photo © Pedro Martinez / Martinez Studio

For their twelfth season, the RC44s will visit the four corners of Europe in 2018, including a return to Portorož in Slovenia for the first time in nine years. With Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF claiming the RC44 Championship for a second consecutive year in 2017, it was appropriate that for the new season the circuit for the high performance Russell ...

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