Huge Fleet Gearing up for 2016 ORC Worlds:
Three major ORC championship events in Italy, Greece and Denmark will provide the highlights in 2016. The largest of these events will be the annual ORC World Championship, now in its 18th year of crowning the best in the sport of inshore and offshore racing in an event sanctioned by World Sailing. This year’s edition will be held July 15-23 and is being co-organized by the Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY) and Egaa Yacht Club, and will be based at Skovshoved Harbor located a few kilometers north of Copenhagen. Full report.
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Clipper Race: Life at an Angle:
(January 5, 2016; Day 3) – The last 24 hours in the Henri Lloyd Hobart to Whitsundays Race have seen the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet getting a bit of a battering from a developing low with unstable and unpredictable conditions. LMAX Exchange has repositioned after tackling the Scoring Gate and is among the front-runners which have entered the Ocean Sprint some 850nm from Airlie Beach. But Da Nang – Viet Nam has lost the lead in the process. Full report.
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