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Month: August 2017

Girls on Film Wins Lendy Cowes Week

Unique, fast, fun, and at times frustrating, there is nothing quite like Cowes Week, this year sponsored by Lendy. In the 12 strong FAST40+ Class, Peter Morton's CF40+ Girls on Film, triumphed after a stunning display in medium to heavy air. Sir Keith Mills' Ker40+ Invictus was second, and Bas de Voogd's Carkeek MkIII Hitchhiker was third. Girls on Film Crew: Peter Morton, James Day, Be...
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Girls on Film win Lendy Cowes Week

Peter Morton's British CF40+ Girls on Film is the FAST40+ Class winner for Lendy Cowes Week, narrowly beating Sir Keith Mills' Ker40+ Invictus, which finished runner up for Cowes Week. In a thrilling final race, to the Nab Tower and back, Girls on Film finished first to win not only the series but the New York Yacht Club Trophy. Bas de Voogd's Carkeek MkIII Hitchhiker, was second for the race,...
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No play today – to the wire tomorrow

Racing for the FAST40+ Class at Lendy Cowes Week was called off early this morning, Thursday 3rd August. Gusts of over 30 knots were recorded on the Bramble Bank, and with every indication that the southwesterly buster would continue all day, the race committee called of racing for the day. Phil Hagen, Regatta Director, Cowes Week Limited confirmed that Race 6 was officially abandoned, mean...
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Fast and Furious at Lendy Cowes Week

The fifth race for the FAST40+ Class, at of Lendy Cowes Week, was held in atrocious conditions in the Central Solent. Fast and furious racing is the DNA of the FAST40+ Class, and today was not for the faint-hearted. With wind over tide, and gusts up to 30 knots with driving rain, tenacity, as well as skill, were the keys to a top performance. With gritty determination Ker40+ Invictus, with ...
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Girls on Film – Head Turning on Ladies Day

  Peter Morton's British CF40+ Girls on Film, is the new leader of the FAST40+ Class racing at Lendy Cowes Week, appropriately on Ladies Day. After winning Race 4, and in doing so the Royal Southern Yacht Club's Felma Challenge Cup. Girls on Film stormed into an early lead, and never looked like giving up their grip on the race. Scoring their third win in a row, Girls on Film lead t...
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