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#21 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 11:32 AM

Abel said two or three boats had dropped out by Saturday afternoon.

 

 

https://www.timescol...aces-1.23834394

 

that appears in a 12:15pm tc article today.  it's disingenuous.  more than 50% of the boats have quit now.


Edited by Victoria Watcher, 26 May 2019 - 11:32 AM.


#22 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 27 May 2019 - 03:08 AM

https://www.vicnews....to-shore-early/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light wind sends half of Swiftsure yacht fleet back to shore early

Many racers return overnight in unusual race conditions


Edited by Victoria Watcher, 27 May 2019 - 03:09 AM.


#23 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 27 May 2019 - 03:10 AM

Swiftsure’s sailors say they’ll be back despite challenging weather; many abandon race

 

https://www.timescol...race-1.23834394



#24 Rob Randall

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Posted 27 May 2019 - 09:51 PM

Evergreen headline.


"[Randall's] aesthetic poll was more accurate than his political acumen"

-Tom Hawthorne, Toronto Globe and Mail


#25 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 28 May 2019 - 04:00 AM

Sixteen Swiftsure skippers persevered through light wind, harsh rain, rough waters and challenging currents over the weekend to cross the finish line.

 

One hundred and six boats in the 76th edition of the Swiftsure International Yacht Race long courses dropped out. 

 

 

 

https://www.timescol...sure-1.23834394



 



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