Boracay Cup – AY Race Report 3

 

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2016/17 AY Grand Prix Event

Change in order after W/L races
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:02:2017 Boracay, Philippines: To cool things down a bit, during the hectic rounds of windward/leeward racing, scattered showers blew across the course and on occasions may have helped the mid to rear order, to improve their placing’s. It’s still blowing 18 to 20 knots from the North East and some crews were keen to get away and were recalled, but by responding quickly didn’t loose to much ground. The crews were severely tested, especially with late spinnaker drops and retrieval at the bottom mark, forcing wide rounding’s and making it hard to recover from.

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Boracay Cup – AY Race Report 2

 

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2016/17 AY Grand Prix Event

Boracay never fails to turn it on…
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:02:2017 Boracay, Philippines: At the 0930 start time, an 18 to 20 knot North Easterly greeted the sailors, as they tested smaller headsail’s and adjusted the rig to suit the conditions. Ever since we have been coming to Boracay, this has been the situation and yachts that thrive in these conditions are likely to prevail. Anticipation grew as start time arrived and then it was on, trimming the sails for a short windward work, before setting off on a 28nm island course, to the neighboring Tablas Mark and then running and reaching back to Boracay for the IRC Racing Classes. The Cruisers embarked on a 19nm race to the Carabao Mark and completed the course in relative quick time.

 

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Subic Boracay Race – AY Race Report 1

 

Line honours for Scallywag but no record…
Overall IRC victory to Echauz Centennial III
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:02:2017 Boracay, Philippines: All week the North Easterly has been blowing the ‘Birds out of the trees’ but come race day, it could barely reach 10 knots. An offer for the editor, to join Seng Huang Lee’s 100ft Scallywag by skipper David Witt, on a record breaking attempt, could not be refused. The downwind start became a crowded affair and a technical glitch occurred when the engine driving the hydraulic winches, kept stalling out and as the huge reaching sail was deployed, could not be sheeted in and brushed the backstay of Peter Sorensen’s Farr 40 Ramrod. This required a engine restart, roll the sail back in and perform a 360 degree penalty, not easy on a 100 footer, while the others made a colourful get away. Sorensen’s Ramrod was called OCS and under sufferance returned to restart and threatened to protest Scallywag for interference.

 

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Val Hodge Trophy kicks off Day One of Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

2017 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series. Val Hodge Trophy 2017

Val Hodge Trophy kicks off Day 1 of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

20 February 2017
The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) played host to the Race Day 1 of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS), yesterday, Sunday 19th February, 2016. The Val Hodge Trophy is named after one of RYCV’s earliest female boat owners, Val Hodge, who joined the Club in 1985 with her husband, Arthur. As time progressed Arthur was unable to spend the time skippering their boat so Val secured her place in history as the first lady skipper at RYCV.

 

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Ulstein firms up order for
 giant plug-in hybrid ferry
Ulstein firms up order for giant plug-in hybrid ferry
February 17, 2017 — Following up on the LOI signed last month, Color Line and Ulstein have signed a firm contract for the construction of what will be the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel. Ulstein won the contract in competition with several other shipyards.

 

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