Monthly Archives: October 2010

BOV Plain Sailing wins Double Handed Class

BOV Plain Sailing – Tango 34 wins Double Handed Class Racing offshore double handed is not for the faint-hearted. It requires all-round seamanship, determination, stamina and above all, courage. Royal Malta Yact Club member, Anthony Camilleri, is no stranger to … Continue reading

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News from Atame

28/10/10 11:00 Beppe Bisotto racing his custom 42 with co-skipper, Ian Knight describes the wild conditions north west of Sicily and his plans for the future. No way to pass Favignana island as we stopped 10 hours with no wind … Continue reading

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Comanchie Raider II and Artie finish

27/10/10 10:13 Jonas Diamantino’s ILC 40, Comanche Raider II, finished at 08:36:31, this morning to become the second Maltese boat to finish the Rolex Middle Sea Race after a close encounter with Artie. Lee Satariano & Christian Ripard’s J/122, Artie … Continue reading

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Jaru – First Maltese boat

First Maltese boat home – J/133 Jaru 07.22.15 27/10/10 With eight members of the Ripard and Calascione families, Jaru is very much a family affair. Complimented by Maltese sailor, James Staniland, Australian Jordi Smith and John Santy from England. Jaru, … Continue reading

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AD IMPOSSIBILIA

AD IMPOSSIBILIA …Circondati da burrasche forza 8 e 9 su liguria corsica sardegna e stretto siciliA ora swest forza 7 che gira a notf forza 8 mari forti che si scontrano per pAntelleria previsto sud west forza 7 sul muso … Continue reading

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Two handed at Stromboli

Bepe Bisotto and Ian Knight are one of the double-handed entries in the Rolex Middle Sea Race. While one skipper sleeps the other drives and trims the boat. It is a discipline requiring all-round skill, strength of character and determination. … Continue reading

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VIDEO – E1 at 18 knots!

At the helm and on the pumps – Vladimir Prosikhin

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Life on board Big Red

26/10/10 18:18 Giles Pearman reports in from Steinlager II with some pictures showing life on board “Raining. 17 knots from nw. Smelling expresso, drinking black tea russian style. Under gennaker main and mizzen. Barreling along. Matteo on helm. Daylight upon … Continue reading

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Cantankerous so close

26/10/10 17:40 Germana Tognella’s Cookson 50, Cantankerous was desperately close to eclipsing the corrected time set by TP52, Lucky. Missing out by just under an hour. The French registered boat is mainly crewed by Italians based in Sardinia at the … Continue reading

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Pace finish eventful race

Johnny Vincent’s TP52, Pace finished a highly eventful race at 15:04, just 18 minutes behind fellow TP52, Lucky. Pace was also struck by lightening, frying some of the electronics on board and the wind instruments and they had a see-saw … Continue reading

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