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Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 claims line honours victory

by KPMS on 19 Apr 2014
RAGAMUFFIN 90 line honours winner 2014 Rolex China Sea Race © Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo http://www.regattanews.com
In the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race, Ragamuffin 90 has sealed line honours, having led the entire 565-nm race from the start in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to the finish in Subic Bay, The Philippines.

Syd Fischer’s 90-ft Maxi finished the race at 22:51.18 local time, completing the course in 57 hours, 31 minutes and 18 seconds.

The course record remains the 47 hours, 43 minutes and seven seconds set by Karl Kwok and Beau Geste in 2000.

With line honours having been decided the focus is now on who can beat the corrected time set by Ragamuffin 90 in the quest to win overall. The next arrivals in Subic Bay are expected early on Saturday morning. TP52 Freefire is currently second on the water some 99-nm from the finish, closely followed by Neil Pryde's Welbourne 52 Hi-Fi.




Rolex China Sea Race 2014 – Provisional Results

IRC Racer 0 ( 1.245 and above)

 

 

 

 

 

Sail No.

Boat Name

Skipper / Owner

Design

TCC

Finish Time

Elapsed

Corrected

IVB8888

Ragamuffin 90

Sydney Fischer

Maxi

1.791

18/04/2014 22:51:18

57:31:18

103:01:17

GBR2888L

Antipodes

Geoff Hill

Smith 72 Custom

1.396

 

 

 

HKG2283

Freefire

Sam Chan

TP52

1.375

 

 

 

HKG2112

Hi Fi

Neil Pryde

Welbourne 52 Custom

1.351

 

 

 

USA52152

Lucky

Bryon Ehrhart

TP52

1.357

 

 

 

PHI2286

Standard Insurance Centennial

Ernesto Echauz

TP52

1.346

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRC Racer 1: (1.100 - 1.244)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sail No.

Boat Name

Skipper / Owner

Design

TCC

 

 

 

HKG2208

Ambush

Drew Taylor/Joachim Isler

Mills 41

1.158

 

 

 

AUS4100

Australian Maid

Jonathon Wardill

IOR 55

1.173

 

 

 

AUS555

KuKuKERchu

David J Ross

Ker 40

1.195

 

 

 

HKG2282

EFG Bank Mandrake

Fred Kinmonth

Mills 40

1.141

 

 

 

HKG2108

Orient Express

Andy Lam

X-41

1.120

 

 

 

HKG2213

Ramrod

Olivier Decamps

Farr 40

1.178

 

 

 

HKG280

Redeye

Paul Leese

J-145C

1.167

 

 

 

HKG2300

Signal 8

Keith Jacobs

Ker 40

1.188

 

 

 

HKG1345

Surfdude

Steve Ho

Mill 45

1.208

 

 

 

SIN4321

Zanzibar

Jonathan Mahony

Hunphreys 42

1.212

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRC Racer 2: (1.000 to 1.099)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sail No.

Boat Name

Skipper / Owner

Design

TCC

 

 

 

HKG2159

Krampus

Niccolo Manno

Anteros 36

1.098

 

 

 

HKG2093

Red Kite II

Anthony Root

Bermudian Sloop

1.029

 

 

 

HKG2183

Seawolf

YY Yan / YF Liu

A40

1.096

 

 

 

HKG2298

Sell Side Dream

Simon Powell

A40RC

1.095

 

 

 

HKG1995

Talkinghead

Tonny Chung

Sydney 36

1.030

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRC Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sail No.

Boat Name

Skipper / Owner

Design

TCC

 

 

 

HKG2211

Clove Hitch

Alex Yu

Bavaria 55

1.122

 

 

 

HKG2899

Explorer

Anthony Day

XC50

1.088

 

 

 

CAY8888

Moonblue 2

Peter Churchouse

Custom

1.225

 

 

 

HKG2360

Sea Monkey

Emmanuel V. Pitsilis

Beneteau Sense 50

1.107

 

 

 

HKG2022

Shahtoosh

Peter Cremer

Warwick 75

1.287

 

 

 

HKG2260

Xena

Peter Forsythe

X-55

1.205

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRC Cruiser

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sail No.

Boat Name

Skipper / Owner

Design

TCC

 

 

 

HKG2366

Allegro

Thomas Wiesinger

Beneteau Oceanis 40

0.983

 

 

 

HKG2118

Crystal

Bernd Hanemann 

Bermudian Sloop

1.108

 

 

 

HKG2107

Darling

Dean Chisholm

Hanse 400

1.045

 

 

 

HKG2116

Dearg Doom

Kevin Greene

Bavaria 39c

1.008

 

 

 

HKG2173

Ex Libris

Eric Doguet

X-Yachts Xc38

1.005

 

 

 

HKG2088

Soko

Richard Winter

Moody 46

1.027

 

 

 

HKG1401

Wonderwall

David Harari

Beneteau 45

1.084

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Further details about Ragamuffin 90’s success and updates from the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race will be provided shortly.

For more detailed information about the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race please visit the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club website.
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