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    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 ...
    Published on 02-20-2018 02:07 PM
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    Tim Wright gets in the action as boats round Barbuda during the RORC Caribbean 600!

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    Published on 02-20-2018 09:14 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 ...