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Daily Archives: 13/03/2018

Richard Mille Record Trophy

Les Voiles de Saint-Barth 2017 - photo © Christophe Jouany

The highlight of the 2018 edition has to be the creation of the Richard Mille Record Trophy. The principle behind it is simple: reward the boat that racks up the best time over a course amongst the islands spanning some 60 miles or so. “The record will be open to the fastest classes, namely the Maxis, the Spinnaker 0s and ...

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J/111

Joust sailing at the 2017 J/111 World Championship in San Francisco - photo © Leslie Richter

The answer would be a fascination with clusters. Now our point of interest would be the J/Boats, and specifically the collection of five J/111s that are racing pretty competitively on Port Phillip right now. In and of itself, five is a good nest, but when it is five from the seven in the country, and also of the 120 around ...

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Etchells Victorian State Championship 2018

The fleet work towards the top mark for the first time of the day - photo © Alex McKinnon Photography

Two races were run on the last day of the 2018 Land Rover Etchells Victorian State Championship, but it would only take Tom King and his crew David Ewards, Owen McManhon and Ivan Wheen just one of those to lock away the championship. The first race was set to a range of 1.5nm on an axis of 175°. After one ...

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