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Daily Archives: 03/04/2018

49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar

Ben Saxton / Nicola Boniface - 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar - photo © Tomas Moya / Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar

The light, unsettled breezes on Mallorca’s famous Bay of Palma presented a really testing opening day at the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar. With a maximum eight race courses in operation it was often the case that one fleet was struggling in next to no breeze while classes on the opposite side of the substantial bay was enjoying good racing ...

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RORC Easter Challenge

Jubilee, the straight bullet winner in IRC Zero - photo © Paul Wyeth / RORC

At 0900 when the decision was announced, PRO Stuart Childerley explained: “Currently we have less than five knots on the Solent and we have a lot of flood tide for the next hour and a half which will be very hard for the boats to make over the ground in that wind strength. “Then as the tide improves for a ...

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