Record fleet, Epic wind for Caribbean 600:
A record entry of 88 yachts has entered the tenth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 which has grown both in stature and entries since the race was first contested in 2009. For the 10th anniversary start on February 19, in excess of 800 sailors from six continents and over 22 nations will compete in the thrilling race around 11 Caribbean islands. A promising forecast could also propel the 2018 fleet to a record-setting pace. Full report.
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Peter Blake killer captured:
One of the fugitive killers of record-breaking yachtsman Sir Peter Blake has been captured by police after more than 15 years on the run. Cardoso, one of the Amazon pirates jailed over the December 5 2001 killing of Kiwi hero Blake, vanished after being sentenced to 32 years in prison. Full report.
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