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Daily Archives: 07/07/2019

FAST40+ Race Circuit ~ RORC IRC National Championship

Elvis, SWE 5, Ker 40 - IRC National Championship - photo © Paul Wyeth

Peter Morton was grinning from ear-to-ear after racing today, and well he might. His FAST40+ Girls on Film has been in outstanding form, scoring a perfect six bullets during two days of racing. With the final day still to go, Girls on Film is assured of winning Round 3 of the FAST40+ Circuit. Girls on Film, GBR 50, Carkeek 40 ...

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IRC National Championship at Royal Ocean Racing Club

Happy Daize, James Chalmers J/112E competing in IRC 3 - IRC National Championship 2019 ©Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

Day two of the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s IRC National Championship saw conditions come good with a less severe tidal effect on the Solent due to a later kick-off time and a breeze that peaked at 16 knots. This allowed both race committees (IRC 3-4 run by the RORC racing team’s own Steve Cole and Stuart Childerley PRO for the ...

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World Match Racing Tour Championship

Måns Holmberg, SWE (Stratsys Racing) on day 3 of the World Match Racing Tour Championship Final at Marstrand - photo © Patrick Malmer

Local favourite Nicklas Dackhammar (ESSIQ Racing) today secured his place in the Semi-final of GKSS Match Cup Sweden for the 2018-19 Match Racing World Championship, sending home six-time world champion Ian Williams in a straight 2-0 match. Dackhammar joins former match racing world champions Torvar Mirsky (AUS), Taylor Canfield (USA) and Phil Robertson (NZL) in the Semi-final line-up as the ...

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RS Aero North American Championships

RS Aero North American Championships at The Gorge © RS Sailing

The RS Aero North American Championships took place on the iconic waters of the Gorge, Cascade Locks, Oregon with a host of world-class sailors battling it out. The first day of racing brought a light start but as soon as the sailors’ feet touched the water, the breeze built to a steady 10-12 knots. The 23-strong RS Aero 7 fleet ...

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Tour Voile 2019

2019 Tour Voile 1 © Event Media

Light winds and strong tidal currents off Dunkirk’s Malo Les Bains beaches conspired to deliver surprises and upsets on the first day of the Tour Voile as the Belgian team Caraibois BE. Brussels won the opening stade nautique Final and two of the top seeds were effectively eliminated from the Final for jumping the start gun. While the strongly tipped ...

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