Match Racing – Youth Match Race Cup – Auckland NZL – Day 2, a FRA/AUS/NZL trio on top, Parkin USA 5th

With an 11-0 score this Friday morning UTC, Aurélien Pierroz FRA was on top of the 2020 Youth International Match Racing Cup leaderboard ahead of James Hodgson AUS 10-1 and Nick Egnot-Johnson NZL 9-2, with two Round Robin flights left before the Quarter Finals of tomorrow Saturday. Hot stuff ahead as the two matches left for the leader Pierroz will be against Hodgson and Egnot-Johnson ! —– Jack Parkin USA (Riverside YC) is on rank 5 among the 14...

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hit the target

Seabin Project are on target to hit the $1M mark today, with over $850K raised in the last 3 days. We have 28 days left to raise $3M and then we will scale up Seabin Project! The Seabin Smart Tech is now operational in 52 countries. Each day over 500 million litres of water is filtered for micro plastics, oil and more. The global daily capture estimate is 3.6 tons of marine litter. A Seabin works by sucking water in through...

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Ocean Records – Route du Thé – Hongkong HKG-London GBR – new record for IDEC

This Wednesday morning at 7h UTC, Francis Joyon FRA and his team on their 100-foot trimaran IDEC have crossed the the finish line of the Hongkong to London Tea Route in the new record time of 31 days and 23 hours for the 13000 mile course. The previous record of the 70-foot trimaran Maserati of Giovanni Soldini ITA has been improved by almost five days. —– The race tracker and the news.

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Ocean Records – Route du Thé – Hongkong HKG-London GBR – Day 31 – On track to arrive by midnight

Rough westwind conditions are prevailing on the Atlantic Ocean during the final approach to London. Nevertheless, the Maxi-Trimaran IDEC continued to progress at high speeds covering 608nm in the last 24 hours, extending the lead on the record to 978nm. With 435nm left this morning UTC, Francis Joyon FRA and his team are on track to finish the record attempt around midnight today. —– The race tracker and the daily news.

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Various classes – 2020 NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg, FL, Day 3, Final results

The first of five events of the 2020 NOOD Regatta Series has been concluded yesterday in St. Petersburg, FL. No change on top of the ranking lists after seven races of the 40 A-Cats, split half-and-half in foiling and classic multihull fleets, with Bruce Mahoney, La Porte, TX, dominating the foilers and OH Rodgers, Thonotosassa, FL, on top of the classics. Rank one in the 23 boat Lightning fleet went to David Starck, Amherst, NY, and his team. The...

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Laser Standard – World Championship 2020 – Sandringham AUS – Day 4

Passing thunderstorms impeded racing at the Laser Worlds in Sandringham AUS this Friday morning UTC and the first Final Series races of the Gold-, Silver- and Bronzefleets were postponed to tomorrow Saturday. After the Qualification phase, Philipp Buhl GER is leading 2 points ahead of Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA. The North Americans qualified for the Goldfleet are Chris Barnard USA 25th, Charlie Buckingham USA 30th and Robert Davis CAN 39th. —– The ranking list and the event facebook page.

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Ocean Records – Route du Thé – Hongkong HKG-London GBR – Day 26, up to speed again

Finally blessed by the northern tradewinds, Francis Joyon FRA and his team accelerated again and the small backlog on the record when crossing the Equator was turned into a 266nm lead again this morning UTC. The remaining 2600nm to London can be covered by the Maxi-Trimaran IDEC within 5 to 6 days, a substantial improvement of the existing time. The race tracker and the news.

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