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RP 50′ Racer Takes the Overall Win at Long Point Race Week

August 26, 2019 · Posted by Kate Sheahan

Newport Beach, CA (August 25, 2019) – Congratulations to Alec Oberschmidt and his team for the overall win (and B division win for the third year in a row) at the 2019 Long Point Race Week aboard their Reichel/Pugh-designed 50’ racer Staghound. David Clark’s ULDB 70 Grand Illusion with Reichel/Pugh-designed keel and rudder appendages was 2nd in ORR Division. Grand Illusion won the Transpac overall in 2015.

The annual Long Point Race Week is hosted by Balboa & Newport Harbor Yacht Clubs with three races were run: Newport Beach to Long Point – Catalina, a buoy race at Ship Rock – Catalina, followed by the race back to the Newport Beach Pier.

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Staghound is Reichel/Pugh design 116 with engineering by Gurit, built by Ian Franklin Boatbuilders and launched in 2002.

title photo by Joysailing taken at a 2017 LPRW finish

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Alive Wins Newport to Ensenada Race Following Sydney-Hobart Victory

April 28, 2019 · Posted by Kate Sheahan

Ensenada, Mexico (April 28, 2019) – Congratulations to all competitors in the 72nd annual Newport to Ensenada (125nm). On the heels of its 2018 Sydney-Hobart victory, the Australian-based Reichel/Pugh 66’ Canting Keel Mini Maxi ALIVE (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) earned the NOSA Trophy for overall best elapsed time, the Amigo Trophy awarded to a first-time skipper and the Lahaina Yacht Club Trophy for best elapsed time all PHRF. Congratulations to owner Phillip Turner, skipper Duncan Hine and the entire Alive Yachting team. Read More …

Claude’s Career Opens with a Win

August 28, 2017 · Posted by kate

California (August 25-27, 2017) – Congratulations to Dr. Hasso Plattner and his team for the overall win (and PHRF A division win) as they made their racing debut at the 2017 Long Point Race Week aboard their brand new Reichel/Pugh-designed and engineered / Baltic-built 68’ Performance Cruiser Claude 2. In addition, Alec Oberschmidt’s Reichel/Pugh-designed 50′ Staghound won PHRF B division and took 2nd overall. Read More …

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