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  • Home Run Completes RB&I

    At 05:54:30, Home Run became the 45th yacht to complete the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race 2010. Skippered by John Goodchild & Mike Povey, Home Run is a Westerly Typhoon. Having shadowed Krackpot for most of this last leg, as they approached Plymouth Sound...

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  • Krackpot completes RB&I

    David Gebbett & Steve Lineker aboard Krackpot, completed the Shetland Round Britain & Ireland Race 2010, at 23:30:00 when they crossed the finish line at the Royal Western Yacht Club. Krackpot a Dehler 36cws is the 44th yacht to complete the race. Well Done David and Steve.

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  • Mark One Eyeball verses Technology

    Despite the satellite tracking, AIS and modern communications, the first indication that Krackpot and Home Run were approaching the finish was when the Race Director, Peter Taylor out walking his dog, spotted the last rays of sun shimmering on the sails of the two yachts....

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  • Update on Home Run

    AIS transmissions were picked up from Home Run just before 4pm. she was making 6.4 knots on a course of 280 degrees, some 15 miles from Prawle Point, the most southern tip of Devon. This puts her in roughly the same position as Krackpot. If...

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  • Who Switched the Wind Off Again

    As Krackpot leads the remaining boats towards the finish in Plymouth, she has run into another wind hole. Having spent yesterday afternoon maintaining an average of 6.4 knots to Portland Bill, she has beenstruggling to maintain 2 knots since. Three quarters of the way across Lyme...

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  • Behind the Scenes

    There is a small nucleus of people who make up the roster of Race Officers for the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race. They are Peter Taylor the Race Director, Roger Metherell, John Lewis and James Bremridge. Between them they provide a 24 hour a...

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  • Morning Review

    Only six yachts remain at sea in the Shetland Round Britain & Ireland Race 2010. Home Run and Krackpot are currently south of the Isle of Wight. Currently light head winds are slowing their progress, but shortly the wind should start to veer into the...

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  • Thank you Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club

    Sue and Jo (the Race Officials) said goodbye to all their new friends at the RNSYC knowing that the last few boats in Lowestoft enjoyed the incredible hospitality that we, and the other competitors have appreciated, making this a very enjoyable stopover. We know that the...

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  • Flair II completes RB&I

    Will and Ned Mumford sailed Flair II across the line at the Royal Western Yacht Club just before 13:40 to take third place in class four in the Shetland Round Britain & Ireland Race 2010. Special congratulations go to both of them as a family...

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  • Ruffian completes RB&I for Second Time in a Row

    Ruffian, a Sigma 36, completed the Shetland Round Britain & Race 2010 crossing the finish line at the Royal Western Yacht Club at 12:17:23 on 1st July 2010. Pete McIntyre & Emma Nutt took Ruffian around the course in 2006 as well. Well Done.

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