The Transat: Dog and Cats edition:
(June 25, 2017) – The Centennial Transat – The Bridge – from Saint-Nazaire to New York started in uniquely spectacular fashion at 19:00 today, one hundred years after American troops arrived on the coast of France. This time the cannon shots were sounds of fraternity to begin the race between the Queen Mary 2 and four of the largest and fastest trimarans in the world. The start to ocean races are always emotive affairs but rarely are they so loaded. Full report.
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America’s Cup: Can Defender Comeback Again?:
Hamilton, Bermuda (June 25, 2017) – After facing new life from the America’s Cup defender yesterday, the challenger Emirates Team New Zealand counter-punched today, winning the two scheduled races of the day, races seven and eight of the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup.
Having split the races yesterday, ORACLE TEAM USA went into the today looking to gain more ground on their Kiwi rivals, but the New Zealand juggernaut had found its pace again and was unbeatable in similar weather conditions today.
The America’s Cup Match now stands at 6-1 to Emirates Team New Zealand who need only one more race to take the ‘Auld Mug’ back to their home country.
In the 8-…
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