WSSRC Ratifies Kiteboard Record:
The World Sailing Speed Record Council announced the establishment of a new world record in the category of ‘Around Isle of Wight; Kitesurfer and Singlehanded’. On June 30, Guy Bridge (GBR) sailed his Foil Kitesurf Board along the 50 nm course around the English island in a time of 2 hours 32 minutes and 25 seconds (avg speed 19.68 knots).
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Clipper Race: Everything Still to Play For:
(July 5, 2016; Day 15) – With 175 nautical miles remaining in the LegenDerry Finale, Derry~Londonderry~Doire is leading the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to its home port once again, but with only 7.5 nm between the front three teams as they head for the final waypoint round Rathlin Island, a nail-bitingly close finish looks guaranteed with everything still to play for in this thrilling final stage. Full report.
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