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Melges 40 Grand Prix 2018 ~ PalmaVela

2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix © Melges 40

Beginning on Thursday May 3, the spring appointment of the 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix kicks off at PalmaVela, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. It marks the start of a long season of regattas for Melges’ largest and best one-design racing sailboat. As always, the Melges 40 Grand Prix guarantees a big show. Over the next few months, several Melges ...

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505 UK National Championship

Final day racing in the 505 Nationals at Whitstable - photo © Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk

As the competitors assembled in the boat park on the final day, they were greeted by a strong North Easterly breeze, rain and cold temperatures. The race officer made the decision to only run a single race, allow for a second discard. The fleet launched into an 18 to 22 knot breeze and a huge sea for what was an ...

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