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Daily Archives: 01/04/2019

Long Beach Yacht Club Ficker Cup

Long Beach Yacht Club Ficker Cup day 2 ©Bronny Daniels / Joysailing

In an exciting winner-takes-all final match, Harry Price (AUS) of Down Under Racing defeated Chris Poole (USA) to capture the Long Beach Yacht Club Ficker Cup title. Both will advance to the Congressional Cup, which starts next week. Dave Hood (USA) finished third, while Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN) took fourth. Eight teams from around the globe competed in the 40th Ficker ...

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Sardinha Cup

Dolan and Foxall team up as All-Irish Challenge for Figaro Season Opener © Tom Dolan Racing

Because of the very light winds forecast for today on France’s Vendée coast, Sunday, Race Direction of the Sardinha Cup made the decision early this morning to shorten course for the opening stage of the three leg race series which is the first test for the new Beneteau Figaro 3 class. Ireland’s Tom Dolan and Damian Foxall crossed the finish ...

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RORC Easter Challenge

Nine Performance 40s are currently entered and include Tom Kneen's JPK 1180 Sunrise - RORC Easter Challenge © Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com

While the RORC Easter Challenge is on the one hand a training regatta offering free world class coaching from grand masters like Jim Saltonstall, it also kicks off the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s domestic racing season. At present inshore racing is going through a halcyon period in the UK with the return of grand prix racing in the FAST40+ class ...

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