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Daily Archives: 04/03/2018

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2018 - photo © Laurens Morel

It was a fun but challenging day of racing for the 100-boat fleet at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. The light breeze and tricky conditions resulted in only the Maxi, Offshore Racing and Multihull Classes completing the regatta’s famed 26-mile around the island race, while the remaining classes completed a shorter coastal race. The Brazilian team on the 65-foot Maxi ...

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Up, up and away for tech2 - photo © Andrea Francolini

Tech2 was the chief beneficiary of tricky conditions on the second day of racing, where three different winners were crowned during the SuperFoiler Grand Prix in Busselton. tech2 twice tasted victory on Geographe Bay with Luke Parkinson, Ayden Menzies and Sam Newton surging to the top of the regatta leader board after two wins from the four races on offer. ...

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18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018

Honda Marine beats Asko Appliance by 1sec at the finish line in 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship Race 1 - photo © Frank Quealey

The young New Zealand Maersk Line team of Josh Porebski, Jack Simpson and Dave Hazard was a shock, but well-deserved winner of Race 1 of The Winning Group JJ Giltinan International 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. Maersk Line grabbed the lead on the first spinnaker run, after The Kitchen Maker capsized at the wing mark, and was never ...

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