Dongfeng came screaming in on a collision course with Brunel and MAPFRE, both of whom were forced into a quick gybe to avoid the right of way Chinese boat. Read more
Coopers-Rag & Famish Hotel heads the points scores at the halfway point of the championship with a total of 15 points.
With seven races in big breeze, helm Adam Minoprio and the rest of the crew on board the Danish-flagged syndicate delivered a masterclass, taking home four wins and two seconds.
Brad Jackson (NZL), Jules Salter (GBR) and Joca Signorini (BRA), have decided not to sail the first leg and are considering their future plans.
"The most important consideration for our team is the need for a cutting-edge boat design, one that results in speeds that are as fast or faster than in the last America’s Cup held in Bermuda."
The attacks included five hijackings, 11 attempted boardings, 13 vessels fired upon, and 92 boardings.
When the first boat crew arrived on scene, they found two people in the water wearing life jackets and three still aboard the capsized vessel.
Each year, Robb Report Spain recognizes the “Best of the Best” in 24 categories, including wine, jewellery, real estate and aeronautics.
The addition of foils, which is an innovation now permitted by the Multi 50 Class rule, means that hitherto unimaginable speeds can now be achieved on this type of boat: 40 knots or 70km/hr.
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"We are determined that in six months time, the 47th BVI Spring Regatta will go ahead. It might look a little different, but we'll still be putting on a great regatta."