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Sevenstar Round Great Britain & Ireland: Sailing yacht Artemis in strong position for overall handicap prize

August 31, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Artemis Ocean Racing is in ‘the clubhouse’ and look to be in a very strong position to win the overall handicap prize for the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. Their biggest threat for the moment is Piet Vroon’s Ker 46 Tonnerre de Breskens. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race: Artemis Ocean Racing II breaks IMOCA 60′ sailing record

August 31, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Artemis Ocean Racing II has broken the IMOCA 60' course record having crossed the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race finish line Monday at 00h32' 27'' after 6 days 10 hours 32 minutes and 27 seconds at sea. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race morning update

August 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Lighter weather is predicted for today's Sevenstar Roudn Britain and Irland Race. Read more from the report. ... read full story

Sevenstar round Britain and Ireland race: Record breaking Victory for Groupama 70

August 30, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

At 1126 hours BST on Sunday, the sailing yacht Groupama 70 took victory in the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland off the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. By sailing the 1,802 miles in 5 days 21 hours and 26 minutes at an average speed of 12.74 knots, the French crew broke the previous record. Sailing yacht Telefonica Azul took 2nd place. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Sailing yacht Groupama leads by 18 miles

August 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Race leader Sailing yacht Groupama managed to struggle past the light winds around the Isle of Lewis and into fresher north easterly breeze. Getting to the breeze first means that they have opened up an 18 mile lead on rivals Telefónica Azul. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Groupama sail yacht leads

August 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Franck Cammas' Volvo Open 70, Groupama, was the first yacht to round Muckle Flugga at 1400 BST. They are now heading southwest at a speed of over 17 knots with their 19-mile lead rapidly increasing over their rivals Telefonica Azul, who are still beating up to Muckle Flugga. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race – Update on Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Super maxi sailing yacht ICAP Leopard retired from the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race due to a boom failure. View a video showing the amazing conditions prior to their exit from the race. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race – Telefonica Azul leads fleet to Scotland

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

After the first 24 hours of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, The Volvo Open 70 sailing yacht Telefonica Azul, is scorching along at a blistering speed having covered 440 miles of the 1,800 mile course. Hurtling along behind them is Groupama and they are pushing hard. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race – Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard retires

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Super maxi sailing yacht ICAP Leopard has announced that they are retiring from the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2010. ... read full story

Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race begins.

August 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race started at 1400 hours local time on the 23rd of August 2010. Sailing yacht Groupama 70, was delayed following a collision with another boat whilst still tied to their mooring. Setting off around fifteen minutes late, Franck Cammas and his crew onboard the Groupama 70, powered away and managed one by one to overtake 25 of their 27 rivals in some rather harsh sailing conditions and a light worthy of Beken of Cowes. ... read full story

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