Offshore

Philosophie IV wins the Morgan Cup

 
Nicolas Gaumont-Prat's French Beneteau First 40.7 Philosophie IV enjoyed a midsummer night's dream winning the 2018 Morgan Cup Race overall.

In IRC Zero, Ker 46 Lady Mariposa skippered by Daniel Hardy, took Line Honours for the race in just under 18 hours.

However, Harmen Jan De Graaf's Dutch Ker 43 Baraka GP corrected out under IRC to win the class by just over 22 minutes and take second overall for the race.

In IRC One, Edward Broadway's British Ker 40 Hooligan VII took line honours by just under two hours and was the victor by just over 18 minutes from Maxime de Mareuil's French Xp44 Orange Mecanix2.

Hooligan VII was also third overall. RORC Commodore Steven Anderson's British Corby 40 Cracklin' Rosie was third in IRC One.

In IRC Two, Ross Applebey's British Oyster 48 Scarlet Oyster won the class and was fourth overall.

Second place went to the wire, crossing the finish line less than five minutes behind Scarlet Oyster, was Vladimir Phillips Mills 37 Thunder 2 taking runner up in class by just 15 seconds from the Army Sailing Association's British Soldier, skippered by Lt Col Paul Macro.

In IRC Two-Handed, Ian Hoddle's British Sun Fast 3600 Game On was the winner by under four minutes after IRC correction from Charles Emmett's Sigma 36 British Beagle. Paul Kavanagh's Swan 44 Pomeroy Swan was third.

In IRC Three, Philosophie IV was the winner with Game On second, Sun Fast 3600 Jellyfish, sailed by Kevin Armstrong, was third.

In IRC Four, Harry Heijst's S&S 41 Winsome took line honours for the class and the win after IRC time correction by just under ten minutes from Paul Waxman's SJ35 Imperator. British Beagle was third.

The Class40 dual between Halvard Mabire's French Campagne de France and Jack Trigger racing Concise 8 was won by Jack Trigger's team.

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