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Daily Archives: 05/03/2018


tech2 and Kleenmaid had a great round of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix in Busselton. - photo © Andrea Francolini

Two West Australian skippers have steered their teams to the podium in their home regatta with Perth’s Luke Parkinson (tech2) and Steve Thomas (Pavement) climbing onto the Busselton dais alongside Kleenmaid. tech2 secured a third victory of the regatta to claim the outright win by the slenderest of margins over Pavement. “I loved the opportunity to be back sailing in ...

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World Cruising Club

World ARC 2018: Galapagos Leg 4 - Start - Smoke and Roses - photo © World Cruising

World ARC: Lovely start to the longest leg of the rally Today at 1200 (UTC -6) the World ARC Fleet departed from Puerto Ayora on the island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos. For the next three weeks or so they will sail across the Pacific Ocean to the French Polynesian Island of Hiva Oa, a 2,980 nautical mile journey, ...

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RC44 Calero Marinas Cup

Nico Poons and his victorious Charisma crew - 2018 RC44 Calero Marinas Cup - photo © www.MartinezStudio.es

Nico Poons’ Charisma clung on to her lead from yesterday to win the RC44 Calero Marinas Cup, opening event of the 2018 RC44 championship. But it all came down to the last run of the last race when a last curved ball cut the Monaco-based team’s overall lead to just one point from arch-rival, Team Nika. An elated Poons noted: ...

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38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2018 - Final day - photo © Laurens Morel / www.saltycolours.com

A burst of breeze from the west made for a spectacular grand finale of racing at the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, and with lead positions still up for grabs in several classes, many teams were eager to make their final claims on class victories. To capitalize on the 18-knot breeze, organizers sent Maxi and Ocean Racing Classes on a ...

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