22 April 2016

Phaedo3 Bermuda Bound, Antigua Bermuda Race 2017, Sailing Videos

Video below: Start of the 2015 Carribbean 600 from Phaedo 3's perspective

Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70 Phaedo3, skippered by Brian Thompson, left Antigua on Wednesday 20 April 2016 at noon local time bound for Bermuda 945 nautical miles. The team are planning to establish a course record from Antigua to Bermuda, prior to the inaugural Antigua to Bermuda Race, which will be run in May 2017. Phaedo3 plans to be in Hamilton, Bermuda sometime between the evening of Saturday 23 April to the evening of Sunday 24th April, 2016. Follow Phaedo3's progress from Antigua to Bermuda: https://my.yb.tl/phaedo3

Phaedo³ racing in the light winds during Les Voiles de St Barth. Phaedo³ at Les Voiles de St Barth 2016 from Ocean Images on Vimeo. 

Sailing News: The inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race will commence on Friday 12 May 2017 after the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week in early May 2017
  • Organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week, the Antigua Bermuda Race is designed to offer an exciting passage race to Bermuda, the home of the 2017 America's Cup
  • The race is open to yachts and multihulls with a minimum length of 40ft (12m) with a valid CSA and/or IRC or Superyacht Rating Certificate. A provision of a Motor Sailing Handicap will be overlaid for Cruiser Racers
  • The Antigua Bermuda Race is supported by The Bermuda Tourism Authority and Goslings Rum
For more information:
ORGANISERS: Royal Bermuda Yacht Club http://www.rbyc.bm/
Antigua Sailing Week http://www.sailingweek.com

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