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Daily Archives: 09/05/2019

Bermudes 1000 Race


It was at 1700hrs local time on Thursday 9th May that the start was given for the Bermudes 1000 Race, the first event in the 2019 Globe Series. Conditions were ideal for the seventeen sailors competing (13 men and 4 women), with a twelve-knot westerly wind. Ahead of them, 2000 miles of sailing to Brest after rounding the Fastnet Rock ...

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Antigua Bermuda Race 2019

Lombard 46 Pata Negra (GBR) skippered by Andy Liss - Antigua Bermuda Race - photo © Tobias Stoerkle

Blast reaching in the tropics is hard to better, and for the first day and night of the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race, the international fleet have had their fill. However, Mother Nature is about to deliver a speed bump that will bring a tactical and skilful element to the 935 nautical mile oceanic race to Bermuda. All yachts in the ...

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