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Shockwave Wins 2015 Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race (811nm)

February 9, 2015 · Posted by kate

MontegoBayRaceMontego Bay, Jamaica (February 9, 2015)George Sakellaris’s  Reichel/Pugh-designed, McConaghy-built 72-foot Shockwave stormed through the Windward Passage in the wee hours on Feb. 8, taking aim to break the record set in 2005 by the 75-foot Reichel/Pugh Titan 12 of 2 days, 10 hours, 24 minutes, 42 seconds. However, light and fickle winds near the finish in Montego Bay left the team 41 minutes off the pace as they crossed the finish line at ten minutes past midnight with an elapsed finish time of 02:11:05:03. Shockwave had the best corrected time in fleet repeating her result in the 2013 race as Elapsed and Corrected time winner. Congratulations to George Sakellaris and crew, as well as the additional ten teams to complete the 32nd edition of the 811 nm Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race.

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About The Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race
The course takes the fleet from the start line south of Port Everglades inlet, through the Bahamas Islands to the finish line off Montego Bay, Jamaica, leaving Great Isaac (including Northeast Rock and East Brother), Great Stirrup, Eleuthera Island, Long Island, and Cuba to starboard.

Photo © Eric Doyle – 2013 Montego Bay Race
Source: Event Site

2014 Copa Del Rey Champions: Shockwave and HURAKAN

August 9, 2014 · Posted by kate




Palma de Mallorca, Spain (August 9, 2014) – The 33rd Copa del Rey MAPFRE finished today off the island of Mallorca. The Bay of Palma reaffirmed its reputation with good wind conditions throughout the week, and a bit more excitement on the final day with an irregular wind that reduced the sailing schedule to a single race. The King, H.R.M. King Felipe, presided over the official prize giving. Read More …

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