Daily Sail – 15 entries for Class 40 Worlds

  International line-up expected next week in Gijon  Monday July 19th 2010, Author: James Boyd, Location: Spain Over 25-28 July, Gijon, north Spain will be the meeting point for the third Class 40 World Championship. This follows Tanguy De Lamotte’s win in the 2008 Championship on Novedia – S.E.T. Environnement (Rogers design) and Ned Collier-Wakefield […]

The Daily Sail – 37 minutes separate the first five boats home in the Shetlands Round Britain and Ireland Race

37 minutes separate the first five boats home in the Shetlands Round Britain and Ireland Race  Monday June 28th 2010, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom A windless park-up in the Channel leaving the boats at the mercy of the tide resulted in a surprise elapsed time winner in the two handed Shetland Round Britain […]

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Daily Sail – Normandy Channel Race Prologue

Welcome to The Daily Sail With the start of the Normandy Channel Race tomorrow Saturday May 15th 2010, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom Peter Harding and Halvard Mabire have won the Normandy Channel Race prologue aboard 40 Degrees. Tomorrow at 1400 the boats will take the start of this first running of Normandy Channel […]

Le Four lighthouse on a calm day

Delivery to Caen for the Normandy Channel Race

Following the Grand Prix Douarnenez our next move was to deliver Phesheya-Racing to Caen in preperation for the Normandy Channel Race. The 250 mile delivery was quite uneventful with mostly quite light winds.  We began with a fast fetch out of the Bay of Douarnenez and then hardened up onto a beat past Brest and […]