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Daily Archives: 13/01/2021

Vendée Globe Day 67

Benjamin attend patiemment que la tempête passe - © Benjamin Dutreux / OMIA - Water Family

With nothing more than a handful of small miles separating them, the leaders of the Vendée Globe are engaged on a straight head-to-head speed test which may yet prove decisive, and which may finally show the ultimate value of a fully functioning latest generation foil package. In what is likely to be a close reaching then reaching drag race up ...

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America’s Cup this time for USA

Sean Clarkson (No.9) looks up at the mainsail as American Magic's first AC75, Defiant, goes through its paces on the Hauraki Gulf. © Will Ricketson

As the challengers for the 36th America’s Cup prepare to square off this week, Suzanne McFadden finds Kiwi sailor Sean Clarkson making an eighth bid for the silverware – but this time for the Americans Sean Clarkson is a rarity in the America‚Äôs Cup sailing fraternity. At 52, the Kiwi professional sailor is lining up in his eighth America‚Äôs Cup ...

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