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  1. Initially scheduled for Sunday 22 September, the start of the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère has been postponed until a later date.
  2. The training days here in Marseille have mostly been light and shifty and our British guys have seen everything from one knot to 12 knots over the last three days on the water which seemed to pay off for today's four practice races.
  3. Sharp is one of Britain's most successful solo racers and in his Class 40 monohull has set two world records, has been on the podium in three solo transatlantic races in the last two seasons and has been world champion in Class 40 for two years.
  4. Peter Morton's Girls on Film leads the regatta after scoring two race wins on the opening day of the One Ton Cup. On the water jury Bill Edgerton reported a wind range of 15-18 knots oscillating around 85º and 65º during the three races held.
  5. The new "HUGO BOSS" yacht, set to be raced by British sailor Alex Thomson, launched today at an official christening ceremony on The River Thames in London.