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    Published on 02-20-2018 10:14 AM
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    Guts and a glimmer of glory
    Posted in News 2018




    The strong conditions experienced at the start of the RORC Caribbean 600 continued through the first night.

    At 06:00 AST on 20 February 12 yachts have officially retired from the race. Reports of wind speed in the region of 30 knots, with gusts of up to 40 knots ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 08:32 AM
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    Greg Slyngstad's American Bieker 53 multihull Fujin has capsized during the RORC Caribbean 600. All eight crew are safe.

    Stephen Cucchiaro's Gunboat 60 Flow stood by until ...
    Published on 12-19-2017 10:18 AM
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    Slightly off course, Dario Noseda, exhausted and without proper navigation equipment endi his solo
    transatlantic voyage with an impact near Esperance Harbor on the Northeast Coast of Santa Lucia,
    just south of intended target of Martinique.
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    Published on 12-09-2017 04:56 PM
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    With racing taking place in a balmy, near perfect 15 knots on Nassau’s Montagu Bay, the ‘take no prisoners’ shoot out on the last day of the Star Sailors League Final saw the fleet narrow to seven teams after the Quarter Finals and to four after the Semis. Finally this left the finals being contested by France’s Xavier Rohart/Pierre-Alexis ...
    Published on 12-08-2017 05:54 PM
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    After three more races today on Nassau’s Montagu Bay, the full 11 Qualifier races of the Star Sailors League Final were completed to determine which ten of the 25 teams would progress through to tomorrow’s final rounds, when the US$ 200,000 prize pot will be distributed.


    There was upset in the first race when another of the Star newbies won, beating the old hands of the ...
    Published on 12-07-2017 05:38 PM
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    Despite a second light day that perhaps should have favoured the lighter crews, US heavyweights Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih posted a solid 1-2 on day three of the Star Sailor’s League Final off Nassau to take the lead overall.

    In truth, the US occupation of the top spot was equally down to the impressively consistent Brazilian Olympic legend Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening vacating it after an uncharacteristic ...
    Published on 12-06-2017 10:09 AM
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    International sailing’s premier Champion of Champions event got underway in Nassau today with the first two races of the Star Sailors League Finals. Racing took place on Montagu Bay, a stone’s throw from the Nassau Yacht Club, this week playing host to the 25 Star teams. Among the all-star cast of sailors here are not just luminaries of the former Olympic keelboat, but three Volvo Ocean Race winning skippers, two Jules Verne ...