Warrior Sets Record for Antigua Bermuda Race:
(May 12, 2018) – American Modified Volvo 70 Warrior, sailed by Stephen Murray Jnr., has taken Line Honours in the 2018 Antigua Bermuda Race, crossing the finish line at 7:57:48 local time local time on Saturday 12 May 2018. Warrior has set a new race record of 2 days, 18 hours 32 minutes and 48 seconds for the Antigua Bermuda Race. Warrior Crew (All USA unless stated): Stephen Murray Jr., Ryan Breymaier, Nathan Fast, Jesse Fielding, Karl Funk, Ben Lynch (IRL), Jan Majer, TJ Roney, Paul Stanbridge (GBR), Scott Tomkins, Chris Welch.
More Race Winners at RC44 Portorož Cup:
Portorož, Slovenia (May 12, 2018) – Two new teams added their names to the list of race winners today at the RC44 Portorož Cup. So far in eight races, six teams have scored bullets. Having been briefly held ashore, the RC44 fleet ventured out of Marina Portorož into a 6-8 knot, onshore westerly and a sea state of lake-like calm, starting 40 minutes delayed.
In the first race, Chris Bake’s Team Aqua successfully repeated yesterday’s tactic of ‘owning the left’ side of the course. Once again this helped them round the top mark in first, but with Hugues Lepic’s Aleph Racing hanging on to their coattails in second. The team of the London-based Frenchm…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – More Race Winners at RC44 Portorož Cup, Assoc Editor