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Daily Archives: 09/07/2018

Les Sables d’Olonne J/80 World Championship

Javier Chacartegui - J/80 World Championship - photo © Pierrick Contin

The teams racing in the J/80 Worlds kicked off their competition today in Les Sables d’Olonne in France’s Vendée region. The 73 competing crews, under the leadership of the Race Committee managed by Corinne Aubert, contested three close-contact races around the cans in a particularly fluky NE’ly breeze of around five to 10 knots in glorious sunshine. This evening, the ...

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Atlantic Anniversary Regatta

Rambler 88 taking the lead in the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. - photo © John Manderson

Blessed with superb conditions, the international fleet enjoyed 15 knots of SSE breeze, with warm air and ocean swell. Two miles east of Bermuda’s iconic St. David’s Lighthouse, the intrepid fleet of sailors, from 14 different countries, set off bound for Hamburg, 3,500 miles across the Atlantic Ocean. A highly competitive start was followed by a flexi-course, PRO Stefan Kunstmann ...

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La Trinité-Cowes

F Henry © Auteurs De Vues

There is under a week to go before the first ever La Trinité-Cowes race kicks off on Monday 9th July. The race is organised jointly between the Société Nautique de la Trinité sur Mer (SNT) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC). So far there are 34 entries, all of whom will spend a few nights in Cowes after their ...

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