Clipper Race: Fight on for Front Four:
(May 18, 2016; Day 19) – While the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams behind continue to chase the leaders, the PSP Logistics Panama Cup has once again got even tighter among the front four boats. With LMAX Exchange still in pole position Unicef has slipped into second place ahead of ClipperTelemed+, with Derry~Londonderry~Doire 11 nm behind them and in hot pursuit. Full report.
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Will V_REX be the Next King of Speed?:
Scuttlebutt Sailing News received this announcement stating how Austrian Peter Steinkogler has invented “a revolutionary and patented sailboat-concept which now aims to raise the speed on the water to the highest level.” Here are the details:
What is V_REX and how does it work?
The V_REX is a sailboat using maximum aerodynamic and only positive sail pressure in order to overcome the resistance of the water. The most striking features are two wings on either side of the narrow, maximum aerodynamically designed body t…
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