Category Archives: Half Ton Classics Cup 2016

Photos Day 4

Here are some photos from the early part of today’s seventh race. More images will be uploaded to http://www.fionabrown.smugmug.com at the end of the regatta.

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Day 4 – Results Published

The results of Race 7 and the overall standings are published and we can confirm that today’s race was won by Checkmate XV with General Tapioca second by two seconds from Harmony with Farther Bruin fourth. With Per Elisa finishing … Continue reading

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Long Inshore – Updates

After a quick chat on the dock we’ve established that General Tapioca was first home followed by Checkmate, Harmony and Red Cloud, but Waverider was up in about 7th on the water and has probably done enough to win the … Continue reading

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First Boats In From Long Inshore

The leading three boats, Checkmate, Harmony and General Tapioca have just returned to the harbour. We hope to have updates about the race for you shortly.

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Long Inshore – Update

By now the fleet are well into their long inshore. Sorry for the lack of updates but we had no 4G (joys of going offshore!).  The race got underway on time in a nice south westerly of about 12-15 knots. … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Long Inshore Race

Good morning and welcome to day 4 at the Half Ton Classics Cup in Nieuwpoort where we are just getting set up for the long coastal race which will take the Fleet uo and down the Belgian coast. It’s overcast … Continue reading

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Day 3 Report

What a difference a day makes! After the grey skies and light winds of the first two days, day three of the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 in Nieuwpoort brought a distinct change of pace for races four to six … Continue reading

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Day 3 Results Posted

The corrected Day 3 Results are now posted and show that Per Elisa retains the overall lead by five points. Checkmate XV is second and on equal points with Waverider in third on count back and Superhero and Red Cloud … Continue reading

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Olympic Medallist Evi Van Acker Joins The Half Tonners

After sailing this evening Olympic Laser Radial Bronze Medallist Evi Van Acker joined the crew of Half Duke to make a presentation promoting “Mothers & Midwives Support” the charity which they are promoting through their participation in this week’s regatta. … Continue reading

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Headhunter Wins Concours d’Elegance

The Henri Lloyd Concours d’Elegance Trophy is awarded to the boat which in the opinion of a secret judging panel is the best presented of the regatta.  It was a tough competition this year with a number of the boats … Continue reading

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