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  Date 12 Oct  
  Description Start Dates: Portimão, Portugal October 12th, 2008

Cape Town, South Africa December 7th, 2008

Wellington, New Zealand February 8th, 2009

Ilhabela, Brazil April 5th, 2009

Charleston, South Carolina, USA May 31st, 2009

  Event Type Race
  Event Website http://www.portimaoglobaloceanrace.com

sail-world.com -- News - 2008-2009 Portimão Global Ocean Race Sun, 12 Oct 2008



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Kleinjans finishes the Portimão Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 5:42 AM Fri 26 Jun 2009
Michel Kleinjans and Roaring Forty crossed the Leg 5 finish line of the Portimão Global Ocean Race after 20 days 22 hours 51 minutes and 28 seconds of racing from Charleston, South Carolina, on the final, North Atlantic section of the 33,000 mile circumnavigation. ...
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Kleinjans nears the end of his Portimão Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 7:45 PM Thu 25 Jun 2009
After 21 days crossing the North Atlantic, the final competitor in the Portimão Global Ocean Race, solo sailor Michel Kleinjans, will cross the Leg 5 finish line shortly after midday UTC today (25/06). For Kleinjans, the Portimão Global Ocean Race has provided almost 160 days of non-stop, offshore action and the solo sailor has never failed to impress the double-handed teams. ...
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And then there was one - Portimão Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 1:37 AM Wed 24 Jun 2009
Portimao Global Ocean Race - one competitor remains at sea: Michel Kleinjans on Open 40, Roaring Forty. After 18 days of racing from Charleston, South Carolina, Michel Kleinjans is currently sailing into a very busy shipping area as commercial and private vessels enter and exit the Mediterranean via the Strait of Gibraltar 160 miles south-east of Portimão. ...
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British Team Mogwli finish Leg 5 Portimao Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 3:05 AM Tue 23 Jun 2009
Having made excellent speed during their last night at sea in the Portimão Global Ocean Race, the double-handed team of Jeremy Salvesen and David Thomson ran into light airs just seven miles from the finish line early on Monday morning (22/06). Taking third place and maintaining pace with the German and Chilean teams has been a monumental achievement for the British team. ...
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Portimao Global Ocean Race - Beluga Racer takes first overall By Oliver Dewar, 9:16 PM Sun 21 Jun 2009
Taking second place in Leg 5 of the Portimão Global Ocean Race, Boris Herrmann and Felix Oehme on Beluga Racer crossed the finish line at 08:04:42 UTC on Sunday morning (21/09), winning first place overall in this round the world event with a total of 55.5 points. ...
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Chilean Team first to finish leg 5 of Portimao Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 7:19 AM Sun 21 Jun 2009
At 11:37:05 UTC on Saturday 20th June, Felipe Cubillos and José Muñoz took first place in Leg 5 of the Portimão Global Ocean Race. Their Class 40 Desafio Cabo de Hornos, crossed the finish line after 15 days 21 hours 07 minutes and 05 seconds of racing from Charleston, South Carolina. ...
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Pace picks up as Portimão Global Ocean Race finish is in sight By Oliver Dewar, 9:49 AM Sat 20 Jun 2009
With the exception of solo sailor Michel Kleinjans on Roaring Forty, the Portimão Global Ocean Race fleet have picked up the pace since Thursday afternoon. Current weather models suggest that Desafio Cabo de Hornos is in approximately 18 knots of north-easterly breeze and this should hold until Cubillos and Muñoz approach Cabo São Vincente on the south-western extremity of Portugal. ...
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Portimão Global Ocean Race leader grinds to a halt By Oliver Dewar, 11:03 AM Fri 19 Jun 2009
The front runner in the Portimão Global Ocean Race, Desafio Cabo de Hornos, hit a light zone. Since dawn, the Chilean team have gradually picked up speed although their lead has been eroded and at 1220 UTC, Desafio Cabo de Hornos leads Beluga Racer by 81 miles with Team Mowgli trailing the Chilean Class 40 by 252 miles. ...
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Team Mowgli cross gate and makes gains on leaders - Portimao Race By Oliver Dewar, 9:38 PM Sun 14 Jun 2009
Jeremy Salvesen and David Thomson’s third placed double-handed Class 40, Team Mowgli, have crossed the Leg 5 scoring gate of the Portimao Global Ocean Race. As Team Mowgli climbed northwards, conditions changed rapidly onboard. ...
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Chileans first to Portimao Global Ocean Race scoring gate By Oliver Dewar, 7:22 PM Fri 12 Jun 2009
Felipe Cubillos and José Munoz crossed the Leg 5 scoring gate in first place on Desafio Cabo de Hornos. In the latest 0620 UTC position poll this morning (12/06), Desafio Cabo de Hornos leads the fleet with a 97 mile advantage over Herrmann and Oehme on Beluga Racer who currently have approximately 70 miles remaining to the scoring gate. ...
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Team Mowgli losing ground in Portimao Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 10:57 PM Thu 11 Jun 2009
Desafio Cabo de Hornos and Beluga Racer experiencing predominantly reaching conditions and Team Mowgli and Roaring Forty battle against headwinds in the Portimao Global Ocean race. While the leaders make fast progress, the upwind boats are striving to punch through the North Atlantic. ...
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Conditions baffling Team Mowgli in Portimao Global Ocean Race By Oliver Dewar, 9:11 PM Wed 10 Jun 2009
Over the past 24 hours the distance between the Portimao Global Ocean Race race leader Desafio Cabo de Hornos and second place Beluga Racer expanded by 20 miles. West of the fleet leaders and in less stable conditions, the British duo of Jeremy Salvesen and David Thomson on Team Mowgli and solo sailor Michel Kleinjans on Roaring Forty have been picking up speed ...
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