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Daily Archives: 02/11/2018

12th Classic Yacht Cup Regatta

Zephyr skippered by Anne Batson on day 1 of the 12th Classic Yacht Cup Regatta - photo © Alex McKinnon Photography

The 12th running of the Classic Yacht – Cup Regatta organized by the Classic Yacht Association of Australia was held on Port Phillip today. Hosted by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, 13 boats and their crew enjoyed the conditions. Two sailors even made the trip from New Zealand to take part in this year’s regatta. The forecast for the ...

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Route du Rhum

123 boats in the race village in Saint Malo ahead of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe start on Sunday. © ALEXIS COURCOUX

Sailing journalist Andi Robertson and previous Class40 winner in this race, Alex Pella, assess the pre-start form in ULTIMES, IMOCAS, Multi50s and Class40s. The ULTIME class is going to produce a breathtakingly fast race in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe from Saint Malo in Brittany to Point-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe and it features the rockstars of French solo ocean racing. ...

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J/111 Blairgowrie Regatta

2018 J/111 Blairgowrie Regatta - photo © Rod Warren

The J/111 DownUnder fleet started the season with a regatta held at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. Five boats, Jake, Joust, Playlist, Scarlet Runner and Veloce, competed in the 42 km passage race, followed by four Windward Leewards held in medium to heavy conditions over three days. The first day of the regatta was a passage race beginning in light winds ...

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