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Daily Archives: 04/04/2018

JOG St Vaast Race 2018

JOG fleet at sunset © JOG

Exposure Lights are proud to announce their sponsorship of the Junior Offshore Group (JOG) St Vaast Race. The race, which will be named the Exposure Lights JOG St Vaast Race, is a popular one normally attracting around 45 boats, and finishing with a relaxed competitors party in the beautiful French finishing port. Entrants to this year’s race will be rewarded ...

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International 14 Easter Tray

International 14 Easter Tray at Itchenor - photo © ISC

Despite some notable absentees, including those (who shall remain nameless) who got as far as rigging up before thinking better of it on good Friday, a superb 18 boats contested the Easter Tray. The event is run traditionally at Itchenor over the first 3 days of the bank holiday and signals the start of the 14 season. Competitors came as ...

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Panerai British Classic Week

Panerai British Classic Week 2017 - Cetewayo, Volonte and Laughing Gull in front of Norris Castle © Guido Cantini / seasee.com

The fleet of timelessly gorgeous yachts will do battle in a series of extremely technical and demanding races with both wind conditions and changeable tides testing the crews’ skills to the limits. The Solent races are absolutely unique, thanks to the historic backdrop provided by this corner of sailing heaven and the exceptional technical standard of the participants. Not forgetting, ...

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VOR focus on finish

Leg 7 from Auckland to Itajai, day 16 on board Dongfeng. Marie Riou smelling the caipirinha. 31 March, . - photo © Martin Keruzore / Volvo Ocean Race

Currently, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet is scattered around two sides of the South American coastline. Two competitors have retired from Leg 7. SHK Scallywag has reached Puerto Montt on the Chilean coast, a week after losing crew member John Fisher to the Southern Ocean. Their racing status was listed as “Suspended” while she was making her way to Puerto Montt. ...

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