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With a convincing win in the final spectacular race run in glorious sunshine and big seas off Nieuwpoort, Checkmate XV (1985 Humphreys) and her crew of owner David Cullen, Darragh O’Connor, Nin O’Leary, Jonathan Sargent, Aidan Beggan, Niki Potterton and … Continue reading
Burt has advised us that the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 Prize Giving is scheduled for 16.00.
We have been made to feel so at home and welcome here in Nieuwpoort this week and we would just like to say a huge thank you to the members and volunteers of the KYCN, the Belgian Half Ton fleet … Continue reading
While we wait for official confirmation of the results here is a lovely little interview we did with the Farther Bruin boys last night following their great Long Inshore race.
What a great final race to finish on! It was nip and tuck all the way with Per Elisa leading at the first mark from General Tapioca with Checkmate third, Superhero fourth, Red Cloud fifth, Headhunter sixth and Harmony seventh. … Continue reading
We’ve just had a quick chat with the team from SPIP who tell us that sadly they have had to pull out of today’s races. While checking the boat this morning they spotted a problem with the deck collar of their … Continue reading
Good morning everyone and welcome to the final day of the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 in Nieuwpoort where we are all set for a spectacular showdown. We have sun, we have plenty of wind, we have big seas, and … Continue reading
Day four’s Long Inshore Race at the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 in Nieuwpoort, Belgium, proved to be both an incredibly closely fought battle between the top boats and a game changer in the overall standings. With the race carrying … Continue reading
Thanks to batur.be for these great images from the regatta. Please visit Jerard’s website and Facebook pages for more images.