VIDEO: Gonna tear the place up:
Footage from the 2019 DN Iceboat Western Regional Regatta held January 5-6 on Lake Pepin of the Mississippi River in Lake City, Minnesota. Video taken on January 6 when it was about 25°F with 10-15mph. Song is Big River by Johnny Cash. Video published on Jan 7, 2019….
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Faster than a Rolling Stones concert:
London, UK (January 7, 2019) – Once again the Rolex Fastnet Race has confirmed itself to be by far the world’s largest offshore yacht race. After the entry for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2019 event was opened today at 1200 UTC, the 340 available places for boats in the IRC fleet were all taken within just four minutes and 37 seconds. This was just 13 seconds outside the record time recorded in 2017.
After the first two minutes 180 boats had already entered the biennial 605 mile race from Cowes to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock off southwest Ireland. After the first frenetic four minutes and 37 seconds when the maximum entry limit was reached, subsequent requests were filtered thr…
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