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MS Amlin International Moth Regatta in Bermuda this weekend

Get ready for the 2016 MS Amlin International Moth Regatta in Bermuda this weekend.

With more competitors than last year's inaugural event, the stage is set to host many of the world's top sailors.

A fleet of 52 sailors, including two of the top three finishers from last year’s regatta, is set to contest the second annual MS Amlin International Moth Regatta on Bermuda’s Great Sound.

Britain's Rob Greenhalgh and Moth World Champion Paul Goodison head a top class fleet including Nathan Outteridge, Iain Jensen and Scott Babbage of Australia, plus Simon Hiscocks and Ben Paton of the UK.

The fleet also includes a pair of women sailors, Annalise Murphy of Ireland and Josie Gliddon of the UK.

A prize purse of $10,000 is up for grabs, with $5,000 earmarked for the winner.

The MS Amlin Dash for Cash is scheduled for Saturday, 3 Dec. Races will be short, fast and furious.

The winner of each group will advance to a final grouping, and the winner of that group will receive $500 and a bottle of Goslings Rum.

There are three races per day scheduled beginning Sunday, 4 Dec. Racing concludes on Friday, 9 Dec.

G New
1 December 2016 19:36 GMT


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