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Daily Archives: 02/06/2019

50th La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro

Leg 1 - 50th La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro © Thomas Deregnieaux / Alan Roberts Racing

Hampshire based, Alan Roberts (29), started the first leg of the 50th edition of the singlehanded offshore sailing race, La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro, on Sunday 2 June at 4:25pm local time in the Bay of La Baule, at the mouth of the Loire river in the west of France. His position at 0600 this morning was 25, 2.3nm from ...

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Malta Altus Challenge

Malta is an historic seaport in the Mediterranean dating back to 5900BC © Alex Turnbull

You know we had always said that the pool just did not look like being big enough. Yet that does not change the fact that seeing the first of the second tier of challengers depart, stage left, is a sad moment across so many levels. For sure the Royal Malta Yacht Club did the right thing by announcing it, rather ...

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