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Daily Archives: 08/07/2019

Sweden’s Midsummer Solo Challenge

Midsummer Solo Challenge 2019 - photo © Search Magazine Segling

Back in December 2017, a group of sailors gathered together and decided to create the Midsummer Solo Challenge, a 123.0nm race from Marstrand around the northwestern archipelago of Sweden. Here is the report from Peter Gustafsson sailing the famous J/11 BLUR.SE. “This year it felt like it was real. The idea behind Midsummer Solo Challenge was formulated at a meeting ...

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The Nord Stream Race

The Swedish Team - 2019 Nord Stream Race - photo © NSR / Anya Semeniouk

Five cities, five racing yachts from five countries, 50 sailors, over 100 guests from politics, sports and business who sailed on board, thousands of spectators and over 100,000 online viewers experienced a competitive and eventful race across the Baltic Sea. The 1000 nautical mile race followed the route of the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Kiel to Saint Petersburg, with ...

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