GROUPAMA AND PUMA NECK AND NECK ON CAPE HORN APPROACH

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Monumental repair job keeps Abu Dhabi in business

Mid Southern Ocean repair for Abu Dhabi

At 1000 UTC today, the safe buffer carefully built up by Groupama (Franck Cammas/FRA) had all but disappeared as PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG (Ken Read/USA) closed to within 10.5 nautical miles (nm). The leading two are fighting for premiership in the final approaches to the mythical Cape Horn, under 50 nm ahead, which will mark the end of 10 days of violent and typical Southern Ocean weather.

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Nanny Cay Cup: BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival 2012

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Winner of the 2012 Nanny Cay Cup, Michael Shlens Farr 400 Blade

Thursday 29 March, 2012

NANNY CAY CUP – BLAST REACH TO TORTOLA

BVI SPRING REGATTA & SAILING FESTIVAL
Louay Habib

Big breeze and ocean swell set hearts racing for the competitors in the Nanny Cay Cup. The 22-mile race from Virgin Gorda to Nanny Cay Marina in Tortola was an absolute stunner. The 34-boat fleet enjoyed a blasting reach through the foaming waters of The Sir Francis Drake Channel in gorgeous Caribbean sunshine.

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