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  Date 3 Oct  
  Description Global Challenge is a yacht race that brings together a charity, the business community, supporters and the world's media as well as crews, supporters and spectators.

12 identical 72ft ocean racing yachts sail around the world the wrong way. A professional skipper heads a team of 17 every day men and women who pit themselves against the elements to experience an adventure of a life-time.

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sail-world.com -- News - 2004 - 2005 Global Challenge Sun, 3 Oct 2004



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Global Challenge crown goes to BG SPIRIT By Rachel Anning, United Kingdom , 8:11 AM Sun 17 Jul 2005
BG SPIRIT has taken the crown, claiming first in the final leg and first overall in the Global Challenge 2004/05. ...
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Light air start for last Global leg By Rachel Anning, La Rochelle, France , 7:20 AM Thu 14 Jul 2005
The last leg of the Global Challenge started today, at 12.00pm local time, with VAIO leading the fleet across the start line in La Rochelle and towards Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth - the final port of call. ...
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Save the Children big benefactors of race By Rachel Anning, 8:04 AM Tue 12 Jul 2005
Challenge Business today confirmed that it has broken its Global Challenge charity target for Save the Children before the race has even finished! ...
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Global Challengers ready for final leg By Rachel Anning, La Rochelle, France , 6:53 AM Fri 8 Jul 2005
With just days to go until the start of the final leg of the Global Challenge, planning the finish has gone into overdrive at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, the final port of call for the race with crowds expected to exceed 100,000. ...
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Samsung last Global boat into France By Rachel Anning, La Rochelle, France , 7:19 AM Wed 6 Jul 2005
The last yacht, Samsung, has arrived in La Rochelle, bringing to an end Leg 6 of the Global Challenge and the parties are in full swing. ...
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Team Stelmar wins Global Leg 6 By Rachel Anning, La Rochelle, France , 5:16 AM Tue 5 Jul 2005
Leg 6 of the Global Challenge, the transatlantic sprint from Boston to La Rochelle in France, was spectacularly won today by Team Stelmar, skippered by Clive Cosby, in a time of 14days 16hr 37min 33sec. ...
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Global gales subside By Rachel Anning, La Rochelle, France , 7:23 AM Sat 2 Jul 2005
There are just a final few days left before the Global Challenge yachts race into La Rochelle and the final stopover - before the homecoming in Portsmouth on around 16th July. ...
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Overall Global leaders stick close mid-fleet By Rachel Anning, 9:55 AM Thu 30 Jun 2005
In Leg 6 of the Global Challenge, the three crews at the top of the overall leaderboard – BG SPIRIT, BP Explorer and Spirit of Sark - have been tail gating each other, and generally sticking like glue to one another, ever mindful that one might just get away. ...
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Old rivals do battle in Global Challenge By Rachel Anning, Boston , 7:27 AM Thu 23 Jun 2005
They promised competition and a no holds bar fight to the end - and that is exactly what the crews in the Global Challenge are doing, with old rivals sparring - Spirit of Sark is just three miles ahead of BP Explorer and VAIO in the sixth and penultimate leg. ...
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Leg 5 of Global Challenge gets going By Rachel Anning, Boston, USA , 7:51 AM Mon 20 Jun 2005
Leg 5 of the Global Challenge set sail from Boston, USA this afternoon, at 1300 hours local time, on their 3000 nautical mile race to La Rochelle, France, expected to last between 13 and 17 days. ...
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ITV’s Max Graesser to race Global Challenge By Rachel Anning, Boston, Massachusetts , 12:45 AM Fri 10 Jun 2005
Max Graesser, Managing Director of Operations for ITV News Division, is packing his bags to fly out to Boston and take part in Leg 5 of the Global Challenge. ...
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Global protest could affect results By Rachel Anning, Boston, USA , 8:13 AM Thu 9 Jun 2005
All yachts in the Global Challenge have now finished Leg 5, the longest leg in the race, with the last yacht, Pindar, making her entrance into Boston Harbour on June 8, local time. ...
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