Max day at WMRT Match Cup Russia:
St Petersburg, Russia (August 3, 2017) – A champion on the ropes, an underdog on top and a pitchpole in winds gusting towards 30 knots made for a full day at WMRT Match Cup Russia, the fourth championship event of the 2017 World Match Racing Tour. Full report and video.
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Reviving the Legend of Kialoa:
It’s been 46 years since the 73-foot Kialoa II took line honours in the 1971 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, and when the boat lines up for the 603 nm Rolex Fastnet Race off Cowes in the UK this Sunday, its racing revival will be complete.
Brothers Patrick (AUS) and Keith Broughton (UK) purchased the aluminum warhorse, the second in American Jim Kilroy’s series of maxi racing yachts called Kialoa, in 2016 with the view to compete in the classic ocean races, as Kialoa II did under Kilroy.
They will mark the boat’s racing comeback as one of a record 350 …
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