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    Published on 03-18-2018 03:59 PM
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    One year ago when the J Class fleet was at it hammer and tongs, racing their first regatta of a historic season, the newly launched Svea was in Europe still completing first sea trials.
    Today they secured their first regatta victory together when they won the J Class at the popular Caribbean seasonal raiser, the St Barths Bucket.

    Showing benefits from a winter of work rebalancing and optimising, as well as ever-improving crew work and cohesion, Svea won four of the event's five races and were only denied ...
    Published on 03-17-2018 02:32 PM
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    Velsheda Finishing Error Grants Svea Their Fourth Win

    Velsheda appeared to have done all they needed to win around today's 25.43 nautical miles 'wiggly' J Class coastal race at the 2018 St Barths Bucket, but an error in their misreading of amendment to the instructions for the finish line robbed themselves of what would have been their first win of this 2018 St Barths Bucket Regatta. Their mistake handed the Race 4 victory to Svea, which looks set to win their first J Class Regatta together.

    As the wind faded and shifted during the later stages of the multi leg course off the north west of the island, Velsheda were slicker in their gear ...
    Published on 03-15-2018 10:22 PM
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    ST. BARTHS (Mar. 15, 2018) – In glorious conditions, the 31st edition of the St. Barths Bucket Regatta started today with the elegant and historically significant J Class yachts Svea, Velsheda and Topaz completing two windward/leeward races in a planned four-day series for their class. The Js comprise one of six classes competing here in this beloved international event; the other five are ...
    Published on 03-15-2018 10:55 AM
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    The Bucket is Back and So is St. Barths

    ST. BARTHS (March 14, 2018) – After being devastated by back-to-back hurricanes (Irma, José and Maria) six short months ago, the island of Saint-Barthélemy is open for business and back with its usual zeal to host the annual St. Barths Bucket Regatta, which has been ...
    Published on 03-14-2018 05:31 PM
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    Officials in the Caribbean island of Grenada are warning ships to steer clear of an underwater volcano due to increased seismic activity that could indicate the start of an eruption at any moment.

    On Tuesday, the Government of Grenada announced that the alert level for the submarine volcano Kick “em Jenny, located 8 km (5 mi) north of the island of Grenada, has been raised to ORANGE, ...
    Published on 02-22-2018 10:39 AM
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    High winds and mighty seas continued for the third day of the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Eight teams have finished the race and 34 yachts have now officially retired, with 40 teams still racing.

    Peter Aschenbrenner's team racing his 63ft trimaran Paradox will be celebrating tonight. After MOCRA time correction, Paradox cannot be beaten for the overall win in ...
    Published on 02-21-2018 08:57 AM
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    Paradox, Peter Aschenbrenner’s American 63’ Trimaran crossed the finish line in Antigua at: 00:55:16 AST on Wednesday 21st February 2018 in an elapsed time ...