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Daily Archives: 14/05/2018

J/70 Cup ~ Porto Ercole

J/70 Cup 2018 - photo © Zerogradinord

A battle for the podium until the last jibe characterized the epilogue of the J/70 Cup in Porto Ercole, second act of the Open Italian J/70 Circuit. The event consisted on a three-days of racing, where eight regattas – the maximum allowed by the NOR – have been completed in wonderful sunny conditions and with moderate breeze up to 18 ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race

Reluctantly retired from the Antigua Bermuda Race: Teasing Machine, Eric de Turckheim's French Nivelt-Muratet 54 - photo © Ted Martin

After enjoying three days of exhilarating fast reaching conditions in the Atlantic Ocean, high pressure enveloped Bermuda and the surrounding seas, producing light downwind conditions for the international fleet. Whilst the fleet has slowed, the intensity of the competition has not diminished, with a strong battle developing for the podium for IRC and CSA and with fresh breeze expected to ...

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ISORA Offshore Series 2018

Very light winds for Race 3 of the ISORA Offshore Series 2018 © Peter Ryan

The first offshore race of the ISORA Offshore Championship 2018 took place on the 12th May with a starting time of 08.00. 23boats from the entry list of 27 came to the start line in Dun Laoghaire. The original starting port for this race was Holyhead. However, due to the disastrous consequences of the recent storm where their marina was ...

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Special Trophies in the Newport Bermuda Race

A view of a recent Newport Bermuda Race send-off for Class 3 of the St. David's Lighthouse Division. © Daniel Forster / PPL

The Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club have assembled an extraordinary collection of permanent trophies over the years. The most famous are the “Lighthouse Trophies” for overall division winners of the St. David’s and Gibbs Hill divisions. And the Carleton A. Mitchell Trophy goes to the winner in the Finisterre Division. Competitors sign up to compete ...

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Flying Phantom Series 2018

Team France Jeune - Extreme Sailing Series - Pictures of day1 of racing close to the shore and city of Muscat. Oman © Lloyd Images

The fleet of double-handed speed machines that are the Flying Phantoms will flock to Baie de Quiberon, France from 18-21 May for the second Act of their five-Act Series. Four days of fast-paced foiling action will be hosted by the ENVSN – the National School for Sailing and Watersports. A breeding ground for French sailing stars, the Host Venue is ...

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