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Daily Archives: 11/06/2019

Rolex Giraglia 2019

Fickle wind in the Gulf of Saint Tropez - Rolex Giraglia 2019 © ROLEX / Studio Borlenghi

Races were canceled for all the Classes on the second day of offshore racing. An unusually great day with unstable conditions did not let the Rolex Giraglia fleets complete their races The Rolex Giraglia continues tomorrow with the third and last day of inshore races and concentration high – above all on the weather models – in the run-up to ...

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Windermere Waterhead Race

The Crunchy Frog during the Windermere Waterhead Race - photo © SWSC

The annual Waterhead race – taking in the whole length of Lake Windermere, England’s longest lake, took place on Sunday 9th June. The 30 competitors started out from South Windermere Sailing club at the south of the lake in a perfect F3 south westerly, and after a short beat south, started the long downwind leg northwards towards Belle Isle midway ...

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Rolex Giraglia

Alex Schaerer's Maxi 72 Caol Ila R was ahead until the wind died today. - 2019 Rolex Giraglia - photo © IMA / Studio Borlenghi

The weather forecast for the second day of inshore racing at Rolex Giraglia indicated that there would be easterly winds into the high teens backing off slowly in the afternoon. Unfortunately in this Cote d’Azur land of extremes this only partly came true. Organised by Yacht Club Italiano and Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez supported by the International Maxi Association, the ...

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