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16 February 2024


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GRATULACJE WRmirekd !!!
FELICIDADES rafa !! CONGRATULATIONS Kipper1258 !

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The North East Trades blew steady and true across the Cape Verdes for our explorations aboard our Class B tall ships. She's not the fastest vessel, indeed tall ship, in Sailonline's boathouse, so it took a few days, to get across from our start at Santa Antao to the round-up around Maio for a long beat to Sal, despite the wind being pleasantly on the beam and of a balmy moderate nature. Long though the beat to Sal was, little changed between the leaders on the way north, and even less on the way back downwind to the finish off Fogo, which our Class B polar happily let us sail at near dammit TWA 180 - the main challenge being not to find oneself gybing too often, although even that, at the speeds being achieved, was barely costly in terms of performance loss.

So, as so often in a Sailonline race, it was reaching, and finding the right deviations off the rhumb line for that bit of better pressure or sometimes angle that won the race, and it was our serial champion WRmirekd, who managed this best, taking the gun by a handsome 9 minutes from runner-up rafa, with Kipper1258 close behind in third. A fine and experienced podium!

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