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Daily Archives: 08/01/2020

RORC Caribbean 600~2020

New to this year's race is the pocket rocket GP42 Phan, chartered by Patrick and Catherine Keohane - photo © Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com

For the 12th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, 21 teams – racing yachts of 50ft (15.24m) or over – have already signed up for the 600-mile blast around 11 Caribbean Islands. The competition in all the classes will be as fierce as ever. However, history has shown that the best performer in the big boat class is likely to ...

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5.5 Metre Class Cups ahead of World Championship

Girls on Film - 5.5 Metre Scandinavian Gold Cup 2020, final day - photo © Robert Deaves

The final day of the International 5.5 Metre Class Cups in Newport, Australia brought the most complex set of conditions yet with only Ku-Ring-Gai (AUS62, John Bacon, Terry Wetton, James Mayjor) hanging onto their series lead to take the Hankø Evolution Cup. Baragoola (AUS 26, Jason Antill, Damian Macey, Larry Eastwood) picked up two more race wins to take the ...

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Adelaide National Regatta 2020

Mick and Di Floyd sailing Totally in the Mosquito Mk II fleet - 2020 Adelaide National Regatta - photo © Brad Halstead

National championships for the Finn, OK Dinghy and Mosquito Catamaran classes have started to take shape with overall results for each class allowing a few event favourites to emerge. While there’s close competition in all fleets, some top contenders have shone through in most classes, with Rob McMillan (OK Dinghy), Warwick Kemp (Mosquito Mk I), Justin and Kalahni Bissi (Mosquito ...

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