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Liveblog Superyacht Cup 2014 18-06-2014

The Superyacht Cup Palma 2014 has started! A unique superyacht regatta in Europe. Follow the latest news and developments from yachts built by Claasen Shipyards here. We will keep you posted until the end of the race.

18 juni, 2014 -

17:23 – Yachts are back
The yachts are back. What a day!

15:35 – Orange Madness
Orange madness onboard the SY Firefly. Will Holland win their game against Australia?

15:17 – We’re done! SY Ranger has won today’s race.
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15:02 – And Ranger crosses the line in first place, with Hanuman second and Lionheart third, just 100 m and 15 seconds behind. What an amazing race!

14:44 – Still the same 1,2,3 as the final mark is crossed and the Js roar towards the finish line. Hold on to your hats!

14:19 – Less than 10 km to go and it’s still Ranger in the lead, with Hanuman now second and Lionheart third. Breathtaking to watch!

14:09 – As if to prove how competitive these J class races are, Rainbow is now in the lead for the first time! And all five Js are within 300 m.

14:00 – Now it’s Ranger’s turn to take the lead, with Lionheart second and closing fast. Not sure how much more our tickers can take!

13:56 – Velsheda, Ranger and Lionheart are going toe to toe towards the next mark, leaving Hanuman and Rainbow in their wake.

13:47 – Lionheart has now reached 11 knots for the first time
But Velsheda has retaken pole position. Too close to call with 15 km to go.

13:38 – Lionheart surges into the lead for the first time…
Can she maintain her position? This is awesome!

12:59 – On their marks
Splendid sight on the start line here in Palma as five Js line up to race in the Superyacht Cup. Good luck Lionheart!

12:15 – Race starts at 13.00
The J-class is kicking off the Superyacht Cup today, including Claasen’s very own Lionheart. Race starts at 13.00: We’ll keep you posted!

11:07 – Waiting at Muelle Viejo
Ready to start the SuperyachtCup

09:35 – Wakey wakey!
The 2014 Superyacht Cup begins in Palma today. Five Claasen boats will be competing over the next four days! Exciting…


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