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    Published on 05-10-2019 01:54 PM
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    The Scallywags are in the Bermuda Triangle also known as the Devil’s Triangle. Maybe this is why all the breeze disappeared!

    Another update from Navigator Miles Seddon:
    After a slow and painful night ghosting along through very light winds, we are now through into the NE'ly winds ...
    Published on 04-28-2019 05:58 PM
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    The Bajan TP52 Zingara (Conviction), chartered by Canadian Richard Reid, won the Peters & May Round Antigua Race in dramatic style. The team including Olympian and Volvo Ocean Race winner Richard Clarke, took Line Honours and the Peters & May Trophy for the overall win, after a tangle with the 100ft SHK Scallywag right at the start. Second overall was Pamala Baldwin’s J/122 Liquid, with a young team skippered by Jules White. ...
    Published on 04-23-2019 09:25 AM
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    Antigua, WI (April 21, 2019) – Race Day Three of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by LOCMAN, was the Cannon Course, a memorial to the 'father of Classics' Kenny Coombs, who was in the heart and soul of the hundreds of sailors taking part in a great exhibition of classic yachts racing. Whilst the 23nm race was simplistic in its two long reaching legs, it was an ideal display of the true grandness of classic yachts in ...
    Published on 04-20-2019 03:58 PM
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    The breeze freshened back up to 18-21 knots for Friday’s racing at the 10th edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille, and race organizers sent the Maxi and Multihull classes on a 34-nautical mile course to battle it out for the 2019 Richard Mille Record Trophy. In the Maxi class, SHK Scallywag skippered by David Witt took line honors in 2hr 33min 53sec, and Greg Slyngstad’s Fujin finished less than three minutes behind in 2hrs 36min 33sec for the Multihull Record.
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    Published on 04-17-2019 03:07 PM
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    Day Two delivered a Caribbean-perfect easterly 15-17 knots for the 10th edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille for the 1,000+ sailors to complete one distance race between 21 – 34 miles dependent upon their class. While too early to place any bets, patterns are forming across seven of the nine classes with consistent 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. But as a Maxi collision and a Multi pre-start protest today demonstrate, no lead is safe. Here is today’s recap ...
    Published on 04-16-2019 02:19 PM
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    Picture-perfect conditions greeted the fleets to kickstart the 10th anniversary edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille
    as the nine classes raced around the west side of St. Barth on racecourses ranging from 24 – 36 nautical miles in 15 – 20 knots of breeze.



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    Of the 2019 entries, almost 30 percent are first-timers, a sure sign of this regatta’s popularity known for delivering the perfect
    blend of great racing, gorgeous scenery and the St. Barth signature relaxed shoreside atmosphere.

    “Everything about this regatta is so nice,” said Marijn ...
    Published on 04-04-2019 10:32 AM
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    Single Handed Sailor Jolly Holly has been plying the waters of the Caribbean for a while now living life to to the fullest,
    but a trip to shore for dinner cost her much more than the meal tab, and she's lucky thing were not much worse...


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