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Daily Archives: 12/06/2018

IRC European Championship & Commodores’ Cup

Andy Williams' Ker 40 Keronimo - 2018 IRC European Championship and Commodores' Cup - Day 2 - photo © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

The Azores high pressure system encroaching on the UK is bringing summer to the Solent, but making life awkward for the race officers at the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC European Championship and Commodores’ Cup. Today’s much anticipated race around the Isle of Wight got away on time at 0930 BST from the Royal Yacht Squadron line. But just under ...

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Bol d’Or Mirabaud

Bol d'Or Mirabaud - photo © Nicolas Jutzi

The 80th edition of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2018 was run with evasive winds, testing the nerves of participants. Patience and tactical finesse were key in a race that occurred on glass-like waters. Here’s a summary of the key moments of this birthday edition. A suspenseful finish Décision 35 Mobimo, helmed by Christian Wahl, brilliantly won this 80th edition of ...

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Rolex Giraglia 2018

Rolex Giraglia 2018 inshore racing in Saint-Tropez - photo © Alexander Panzeri / alexander-panzeri.smugmug.com

They’re off! At midday the gun echoed over the racecourses in the Gulf of Saint Tropez for the start of the first day of inshore racing. A southerly wind between 8 and 12 kn and calm water, with the fleets engaged in coastal races (Groups A and B) and windward/leeward races off the beaches (Group 0, Wally and ClubSwan). The ...

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Atlantic Cup Inshore Series

Amhas - 2018 Atlantic Cup Inshore Series - Day 2 - photo © Billy Black

French/Italian team #145 Eärendil, skippered by Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani, captured the 2018 Atlantic Cup as they dominated the two offshore legs and held on to a narrow advantage as #128 Toothface II closed the gap with exceptional racing in the inshore series. The Portland-based #127 Amhas, skippered by Micah Davis and Rob Windsor, placed third after a consistent performance throughout ...

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