Category Archives: Half Ton Classics Cup 2016

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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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

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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

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Day 2 Video Interview

Sorry this video interview is so late but we have a slow internet connection and we’re struggling to get things posted a wee bit.  But better late than never here is last night’s chat with John Hicks of Rampage:

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Race 6 – Finish

A fab race in glorious sun and cracking breeze. Checkmate was first home by a few boat lengths and was followed in by a gaggle of overlapped boats led by Per Elisa, then Superhero, General Tapioca and Red Cloud. Rampage … Continue reading

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Race 6 – First mark

Checkmate, Per Elisa, Superhero, Red cloud

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Race 6 – Start

Race 6 is to be another windward Leeward. The breeze is now up to around 10-12 knots and the sun is even making a break through bid! The first attempt to start saw everyone bunching at the pin end with … Continue reading

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Race 5 – Finish

Superhero wins by what must have been two and a half mins plus. Per Elisa just second, Harmony and Checkmate neck and neck then Red Cloud and Ballerine.

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Race 5 – 1st Leeward

Superhero may be launched into the stratosphere but behind her Per Elisa is just holding off Harmony and Checkmate who are going at it hammer and tongs. Ballerine still fifth, Red Cloud sixth, Rampage seventh.

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