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Antigua Sailing Week - Final Day

 
Tropical sunshine and 18 knots of solid trade winds piping up to over 20 knots in gusts blessed KPMG Race Day, the last day of action at Antigua Sailing Week.Warriror, Riff Raff and Camiranga -

One final race was held on KPMG Race Day when over 100 teams enjoyed one last helping of heaven-sent racing to decide the class winners.

CSA 1: The turbo-charged American Volvo 70 Warrior, sailed by Stephen Murray, Jr. took their sixth win and the overall class win by a handsome margin. Stefan Jentzsch's German Carkeek 47 Black Pearl was second, with Brian McMaster's Australian Cookson 50 Riff Raff third.

Multihull Class: Robert Szustkowski's Polish HH66 R-Six took their fourth race win and the class. Seamus Hourihan's American Gunboat 66 Thirst was runner-up and John Streicker's American Leopard 45 Spellbound was third for the regatta.

CSA 2: Peter Harrison's superyacht Sojana completed a perfect score of seven race wins take the overall victory by a big margin.

Lithuanian Volvo 60 Ambersail, skippered by Simonas Steponavicius was third after seven races; enough to retain second in class. Enrico Gorziglia's Italian Wally 60 GoodJobGuys was third for the regatta.

CSA 3: Oyster 82 Starry Night of the Caribbean took line honours and corrected out to take the last race of the regatta.

The overall series win went to Antiguan Farr 65 OnDeck's Spirit of Juno, which was second. Juan Grunwaldt's Uruguayan Bavaria 56 Caliope scored another podium finish to take third in class.

CSA 4 Mark Chapman's Trinnie One-Off Dingo won Friday's race and in doing so took the class win by a single point.

Bernie Evan-Wong's Antiguan RP37 TAZ was leading going into the last race, but a man-overboard incident put them second for the regatta. Jean Michel Figueres' French Farr 40 Perseverare Diabolicum was third overall in CSA 4 for the regatta.

CSA 5: Jonty and Vicky Layfield's Swan 48 Sleeper X kept up their perfect score. Ross Applebey and Ossie Stewart's Dufour 45 Scarlet Island Girl was second in class for the regatta, and Rob Butler's Canadian Reflex 38 Touch 2Play Racing was third.

CSA 7: A sixth bullet for the National Sailing Academy's Cork 1720 secured the class win for teenage skipper Jules Mitchell and his crew on NSA Spirit. Raphaël Magras' X-34 Maëlia CEPAC Antilles from St.Barths was fifth today which was enough to retain second for the series.

CSA 8: Sandy Mair's Antiguan First 35 Cricket Anjo Insurances finished the regatta in style, taking the race win and lifting the team to third in class. Robbie Ferron's Modified 6 Meter Biwi Magic was second today, enough to win the class for the regatta.

Bareboat 1: Alexander Pfeiffer's KH+P La Bella Vita won today's race and the class. Pontini Velisti's Bavastro was second in both the race and the class.

In Bareboat 2, Francois Kunz's Dufour 460 KH+P Anguilla won today's race to secure the class win. Rainer Kamrath's Vanuatu was third today and did enough to take second for the regatta.

Bareboat 3: The big showdown in Bareboat 3 was today's race to win a very competitive class. Honours went to 80 year-old skipper Herbert Muenzel who was competing in his 37th Antigua Sailing Week as skipper of KH+P Curacao.

Club Class: Jonathan Constantine's British Feeling 39 Imagine of Falmouth was the class winner from Grahame Williams's Bavaria 42 Full Monty.

The second annual Antigua to Bermuda Race starts May 9, 2018.

Provisional Results available here

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