Dauntless, the Daring sailed by Richard Acland and his crew, with Five first places and a throwaway third took victory at the top of the Cowes Classics Week leaderboard
All classes in the 12th Cowes Classics Week fleet had to kick their heels on the Cowes waterfront until enough wind finally arrived at lunch time for racing to start
A cracking stiff breeze opened the third day of Cowes Classics Week with welcomed starts for the one design and cruiser classes after Tuesday’s gale-enforced postponement
With gusts of 40+ knots hitting the Solent Tuesday morning two major events have cancelled racing for the day.
Sailing conditions could not have been better for the opener of the five day series of the 12th Cowes Classics Week on Monday.
Capri Classica – Mariette of 1915 sailed a near perfect race Thursday when she comfortably won the day on handicap from her arch-rival, the 128ft Naema
The 96-year-old Solent Sunbeam class welcomed a brand new yacht to its fleet last week with the launching of V70 Minty to join the 96 year old fleet at Itchenor
The Barths Bucket Super-Yacht Regatta on the French Caribbean Island St-Barthélemy was concluded after three races – Video here