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Daily Archives: 02/07/2018

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Day 6, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 12: The LegenDerry Race | New York to Derry-Londondery © Clipper Race

After nearly a week at sea racing around the clock in Race 12: The LegenDerry Race, the majority of the Clipper Race fleet is separated by just 55 nautical miles (nm) which will make the upcoming Scoring Gate tactics interesting to watch unravel as the teams continue to storm their way quickly through the first half of the race. The ...

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15th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek © Phuket Raceweek

With less than one month to go, the 15th Anniversary Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is shaping up nicely, say the organisers, with a healthy entry list and crews from more than 20 countries already signed up to compete. “Registrations are strong and continue to come in daily. We have an impressive line-up of 40-footers already confirmed, including Ramrod (Farr ...

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HYS FAST40+National Championship

2018 HYS FAST40 National Championship - Day 2 - photo © Shaun Roster - www.shaunroster.com

Niklas Zennstrom’s Swedish Carkeek designed Rán VII put in a stellar performance on the second day of the HYS FAST40+ National Championship, scoring two bullets, to take the lead for the regatta by six points. Bas de Voogd’s Dutch Carkeek MkIII Hitchhiker was also in fine form, lifting the team to second place for the championship. Once again, Filip Engelbert’s ...

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GC32 Lagos Cup

Franck Cammas' NORAUTO powered by Team France ahead of French rivals Zoulou, helmed today by owner Erik Maris - GC32 Lagos Cup 2018 © Jesus Renedo / GC32 Racing Tour

Lagos laid on a tricky second day of racing for the eight foiling catamaran teams and race officials alike. The wind started further left than forecast, but as the afternoon wore on it veered by 90 degrees, back into the prevailing northwest and built into the teens as the skies darkened, While out to sea the beginnings of a water ...

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RC44 Marstrand Cup Day

On form today was Nico Poons and his crew on Charisma - 2018 RC44 Marstrand Cup - Day 2 - photo © MartinezStudio.es

Torbjörn Törnqvist’s dark blue RC44, Artemis Racing, with the American Star sailor Andy Horton on tactics, was the top boat on the second day of the class’s Marstrand Cup. In sparkling conditions on Marstrand Fjord, the high-performance Russell Coutts-inspired all-carbon monohulls flew upwind and down over three competitive races in a fresh northeasterly breeze. Artemis Racing scored a second in ...

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