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Daily Archives: 02/01/2020

Cape to Rio 2020 Transatlantic Race

Maserati during the Cape to Rio yacht race - photo © Imagina

It’s a natural dream for any serious bluewater racer to want to press their trade across one of the world’s great oceans. Such is the case with the Cape to Rio 2020 Transatlantic Race, which starts on the waters off of Cape Town, South Africa on January 4. The first edition of this fabled race unfurled in 1971, giving bluewater ...

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Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta - Day 1 - photo © Nic Douglass / www.AdventuresofaSailorGirl.com

To kick off the new decade, the 11th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta got under way today under a sunny sky in a building nor’easterly breeze with a fleet of 33 yachts. The Race Officer, Southport Yacht Club’s own Mark Dingley opted to start the boats off on a Course 12, the Q1 extended course. Taking the first race in the ...

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