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IRC - Giraglia Race - St. Tropez FRA - New record for 'Esimit Europa 2'

Thursday, June 14, 2012   (Image © Kurt Arrigo)
180 teams from 18 nations started yesterday in St.Tropez to the 242 miles Giraglia Race in a fresh Mistral around 30 kn, freshening up to over 45 kn North of Corsica when rounding the Giraglia Rock. The line honours in San Remo went already at 4 a.m. this morning after 14 hours and 56 minutes to the 90 foot Maxi 'Esimit Europa 2' of Igor Simic SLO/Jichen Schümann GER, improving his own record by more than 3 hours. The rest of the fleet was still sailing at copy deadline this morning. The video of the start and the report. More results will be available during the day on the event-website.

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