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Antigua Sailing Week - Fever-Tree Race Day

 
Strong trade winds continued for Fever-Tree Race Day at Antigua Sailing Week.

Sailors from 37 different countries have come to Antigua Sailing Week for the legendary sailing conditions and for the second day in a row, that was delivered in aces.

The rodeo ride upwind was rewarded with double-digit boat speed downwind, blasting through warm Caribbean surf.

Antiguan flagged yachts are leading in five classes and three yachts with a perfect scoreline have deep Antiguan roots:

Peter Harrison's superyacht Sojana, Jonty Layfield's Swan 48 Sleeper X and Antigua's National Sailing Academy racing Cork 1720, Spirit skippered by Jules Mitchell.

Frank Loubaresse's French Sunfast 3600 TwinL Jaws 2 had a stellar day scoring two bullets in the highly competitive CSA Six.

Jaws 2 - Click image for a larger image

Four Caribbean sailing wizards are having a grand master showdown in CSA Eight. Robbie Ferron racing the Modified 6 Meter Biwi Magic scored his second win of the regatta today to lead the class.

Geoffrey Pidduck racing Bavaria 44 Minerva fought back to take the last race to place second after three races. Tanner Jones' Caribbean Alliance Insurance (Blue Peter) is in third and Sandy Mair is in fourth with Cricket, a Beneteau First 35.

Congratulations to all of today's winners including:

Stephen Murray Jr's Modified Volvo 70 Warrior, On Deck's Farr 65 Spirit of Juno, skippered by Arran Chapman, Oyster 82 Starry Night of the Caribbean, and Jean Michel Figueres' Farr 40 Perseverare Diabolicum . . .

Alexander Pfeiffer's KH+P La Bella Vita, Rainer Kamrath's Vanuatu, Thorsten Meyer's Rubens, Canon & Harvey's KHS&S Contractors, Robert Szustkowski's HH66 R-SIX, and Grahame Williams Bavaria 42 Full Monty.

Full results available here

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