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Daily Archives: 05/01/2020

Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta

2019 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta, Day 4 - photo © Mitchell Pearson / SurfSailKite

Moving Day at Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta. Over thirty boats raced offshore from the Southport Yacht Club today for the third day of the 11th Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta. After a very smart postponement ashore, racing got underway just an hour off schedule in a beautiful building nor’easter which peaked at the end of the day at 22 knots. Local ...

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Scandinavian Gold Cup 2020

Ku-Ring-Gai - 5.5 Metre Scandinavian Gold Cup 2020, Day 2 - photo © Robert Deaves

Artemis XIV (NOR 57, Kristian Nergaard, Johan Barne, Anders Pedersen) won both races on the second day of the Scandinavian Gold Cup, in Newport, Australia, to equal his own record of three consecutive Cup victories. In a first to three race wins format, he dispatched the opposition in just three races. It was a smoky day on the Palm Beach ...

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The Clipper Race Leg

Grinding away on Qingdao - The Clipper Race Leg 4 - Race 5, Day 14 - photo © Clipper Race

The experience onboard during Race 5: The Whitsundays, Heart of the Great Barrier Reef will be one the crews will remember. On Day 14 of the race, the teams have reported the anticipated conditions of the area, namely the Southerly Busters and unpredictable currents which have led to some tactical routing decisions. Whilst those closest to shore experience the effects ...

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