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Sebastian Col Leads Shark Kahn By Five Points Going Into The Final Day In Key West

With just one more day to go, the fight for supremacy in the Melges 24 fleet at Terra Nova Trading Key West 2004 is going to go all the way. Day four saw the race committee run two more excellent races despite a second day of shifty offshore winds of 12-16 knots. The completion of race seven today meant that the discard came into play and suddenly its all change on the leader board.

Melges 24 Hawaii 2002

Philippe Kahn and Pegasus Racing sailing a Melges 24 with Mo Hart, Zan Drejes, Shark, Brian Lee, Doogie out of Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Melges 24 US Gold Cup 2002

Melges 24 US Gold Cup 2002 Philippe Kahn, Mark Reynolds and Pegasus Racing at the San Francisco Melges 24 2002 Gold Cup. Great sailing, great sailboat racing!

Pacific Cup 2002 Skipper’s Blog: Our training run for Transpac 2003

Competitors: Zephyrus 86, Mari-Cha 147 Designer: Reichel-Pugh 77 Sail number: 50008 Rig: Sloop LOA (ft.): 77 Draft (ft): 12.5 Beam (ft): 15 Hull color: White / Blue Yacht Club: Waikiki Yacht Club Designer: Reichel Pugh Builder: McConaghy, Sydney, Australia Year launched: 2001 Skipper: Philippe Kahn Navigator: Ed Adams Watch Captain 1: Jeff Madrigali Watch Captain…

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The moon, the stars and the squalls

Date: Friday, July 19th Lat: 22 50 North Lon: 155 49 West Course over ground: 232 degrees magnetic Speed over ground: 13 knots Last night was pretty much postcard perfect with the moon coming in and out of squall clouds, the big sky and the big start, 20-knot winds and nice waves. We were on…

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Hanging tough after a tough night

Date: Thursday, July 18th Lat: 25 31 North Lon: 151 39 West Course over ground: 226 degrees magnetic Speed over ground: 12 knots In sail boat racing there is a factor that nobody controls: The weather. No matter how good and prepared you are, no matter how much technology you use, you can hardly go…

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Flying Fish

Date: Thursday, July 18th Lat: 26 38 North Lon: 149 37 West Course over ground: 220 degrees magnetic Speed over ground: 15 knots At sunset, we jibed on what could be a 500 lay line to Honolulu. Now its mostly port jibe. Unfortunately, it’s pretty light, with winds between 16 and 19 knots most of…

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