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Daily Archives: 13/05/2018

Antigua Bermuda Race

An elated crew after smashing their previous record set in the inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race last year by over 24 hours - Warrior, Volvo 70 sailed by Stephen Murray Jr. - photo © Louay Habib

American modified Volvo 70 Warrior sailed by Stephen Murray Jr. has taken Line Honours in the 2018 Antigua Bermuda Race, crossing the finish line at 7:57:48 local time local time on Saturday 12 May 2018. Warrior has set a new race record of 2 days, 18 hours 32 minutes and 48 seconds for the Antigua Bermuda Race. Warrior smashed their ...

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St Petersburg Act of Extreme Sailing Series

Act 5, Extreme Sailing Series Saint Petersburg 2016 - Day 3 © Lloyd Images

OC Sport, the creator and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, has announced today that it is cancelling the fifth Act of the 2018 season due to be held in St Petersburg, Russia from 9-12 August. The company said a combination of reasons lay behind the decision and that it had been reached after having taken into account the views ...

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RC44 Portorož Cup

Artemis Racing was joint top scoring boat of the day - 2018 RC44 Portorož Cup - Day 2 - photo © Nico Martinez / www.MartinezStudio.es

Slovenia continued to deliver on day two of the RC44 Portorož Cup. With another light forecast, crews and race committee were relieved to arrive in Marina Portorož this morning to find a solid northeasterly. Anticipating that this welcome situation might not last, PRO Peter Reggio coaxed crews off the dock and got the first race underway 20 minutes early. In ...

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Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018

Class C racing is very close in Worlds events - photo of Class C in action in the Trieste ORC Worlds 2017 - photo © Andrea Carloni

It is only 62 days left until the start of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, and the approved entries in Class C are now confirmed for this first-ever regatta using both IRC and ORC scoring to crown three new World Champions of offshore sailing. These Class C entries include 56 boats that are among teams from 18 nations that ...

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