Category Archives: Half Ton Classics Cup 2016
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
And The “Disguises” Winners Are…..
At the day 3 prize giving the winning team in the best Crew Disguise from last night’s Fancy Dress Pasta Party was announced. For an absolutely superb interpretation of their boat name (which means flight in French), the winners were….. … Continue reading
Results On Way – Here Are Some Pictures!
So sorry we don’t have the results for you yet. There was a technical hitch with the results of race six and that impacts the overalls too. It is being worked on right now so we hope to have results … Continue reading