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Daily Archives: 09/02/2020

The Clipper Race

The Clipper Race Leg 5 - Race 6, Day 21 © Clipper Race

The Clipper Race Leg 5 – Race 6, Day 21: Let the games begin The increased wind speed has seen the fleet charge towards the Dell Latitude Rugged Ocean Sprint. Across the board, the teams have reported increased boat speeds and the varied change in conditions has introduced the newer crew members to a faster paced ocean racing environment. Skipper ...

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Australian J/111 Championships 2020

© 2020 J/111 Class Association

The 2020 Australian J/111 Championships were held over the ‘Australia Day’ long weekend as part of Festival of Sails in Geelong, Victoria. The Festival of Sails is the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere with over 300 yacht entries and 3,000 competitors annually taking part in the event. First held in 1844, the Festival of Sails Regatta ...

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Sailing Champions League

Day 3 - One Ocean SAILING Champions League 2019 © SCL / Anya Semeniouk

The SAILING Champions League (SCL) dates and venues for the seventh SCL season are set. In three qualifier events the participants for the final in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, will be determined from the best five sailing clubs of all the National Sailing Leagues in Europe. For the first time the SAILING Champions League will be held in Germany and Finland. ...

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Bermuda Race 2020

Based on a velocity prediction program, the Offshore Rating Rule handicaps cruisers and all-out racers such as in this Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division fleet at the start of the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race. © Daniel Forster / PPL

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has named Barton & Gray Mariners Club as an Official Sponsor of the Captain’s Meeting for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race. The Club will also provide VIP viewing aboard their Fleet of Hinckley yachts. “Our members have been taking in the action and beauty of the Bermuda Race start aboard our fleet for the ...

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