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Sport-heute.ch schliesst seine Tore. Nach 11 Jahren möchte ich andere Projekte verwirklichen, auf Reisen gehen und das Leben endlich in vollen Zügen geniessen. Es waren 11 wundervolle Jahre mit Ihnen. Sport-heute.ch bleibt mindestens die nächsten Jahre als Bilderbuch noch bestehen. Doch jeder Abschied kann auch ein neuer Anfang sein. Nun ist es endgültig. Ich wünsche Ihnen eine weiterhin schöne Zeit. Ich danke Ihnen für die Lesertreue und Ihre ehrliche Begeisterung mit grosser Dankbarkeit. Danke, dass ich Sie 11 Jahre verwöhnen durfte.

Tschau und auf Wiedersehen.

Ihr
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Dear Users
Sport-heute.ch closes its gates. After 11 years I would like to realize other projects, go on journeys and finally enjoy life to the fullest. There were 11 wonderful years with you. Sport-heute.ch will continue to exist as a picture book for at least the next few years. But every farewell can also be a new beginning. Now it is final. I wish you a good time. I would like to thank the readership and your honest enthusiasm with great gratitude. Thank you for spoiling you for 11 years.

Chess and goodbye.

you
Marcel Krebs

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Windfall blasts into Grenada

Geschrieben von RACE REPORTER LOUAY HABIB am .

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Windfall, Southern Wind 94 blasts into Grenada at the finish of the RORC Transatlantic Race
© RORC/Arthur Daniel & Orlando K Romain

 

 

Southern Wind 94, Windfall, skippered by Fabrizio Oddone and sailed by a crew that includes several Russians, crossed the finish line of the 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada at 14:53:48 UTC on Thursday 11th December 2014 with an elapsed time of 11 days, 04 hours, 53 minutes and 48 seconds. The powerful and impressive 94ft Maxi is the probable winner of IRC Zero.

The fire services water cannon blasted a plume of water across their bows and Windfall responded with a blast, from their air horns. Windfall has a very international crew of 15 sailors from Italy, France, Ireland,Spain as well as Russia and will be competing in the RORC Caribbean 600 in February next year.

Windfall received a huge welcome as they arrived at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina. James Bremridge, RORC Deputy Racing Manager and Glynn Thomas, GM Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis Marina, congratulated them on arrival.

The Russian guests are corinthian sailors who have come together as a team to improve their racing performance through a number of events, including the Rolex Middle Sea Race and the RORC Transatlantic Race. Famous members of the professional crew include Lorenzo Mazza, a seven-time America's Cup veteran and winner of the 32nd edition with Alinghi. Multiple world champion, Francesco Mongelli and Irish Olympic Finn sailor, Tim Goodbody.

Windfall's Skipper, Fabrizio Oddone spoke dockside in Port Louis. "It was a tough start with strong winds and confused seas, and a few of our guests had an uncomfortable 48 hours, but once we started reaching out into the Atlantic we got into a great rhythm on board and we started to really battle with Lupa of London. It was a very exciting fight; so many times we were very close to each other. We were very fast reaching and they were fast downwind with their Code Zero. On several occasions we covered more than 350 miles in 24 hours; the boat was going really well and we hit a top speed of 23 knots. However, the second half of the race was downwind which really suited Lupa and at the end we tried everything to pass them by reaching south and north, but it wasn't possible. They were the fastest boats. Everybody on board Windfall has enjoyed the race. It is a rare and exciting opportunity to race across the Atlantic. Thank you to the RORC for this great opportunity."

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Crew of Windfall celebrate dockside at Port Louis Marina © RORC/Arthur Daniel & Orlando K Romain

Windfall is the second Maxi to complete the RORC Transatlantic Race. The next finisher should be American Class40, Oakcliff Racing. At 1800 UTC on 11th December, Oakcliff Racing had 250 miles to go. None of the four American crew on board has completed an Atlantic Race before and Oakcliff Racing is expected to arrive in Port Louis tomorrow around midday local time (1600 UTC) tomorrow, 12th December.

The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), started on Sunday 30th December 1000 UTC from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Canary Islands bound for Grenada, West Indies, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

 

 

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