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Winds tease King’s Cup racers again | Thaiger

KATA: The wind faded again after a good start to racing on day two of the King’s Cup Regatta yesterday. Winds of 10 to 12 knots at Phi Phi as the fleet headed for Kata on Phuket had faded by lunchtime. Some of the Racing Yachts failed to complete the course. In other groups, the first race was shortened to end at Gate 4. The final results on the day, with corrected times, were: Racing Yachts 1. Pla Loma – Keith Moore (5:58:57) 2. Yo Peter – Ahern (6:07:53) 3. Linklaters Mandrake – Robert Elliot (6:16:29) Premier Crusing 1. Australian Maid – John Wardill (5:21:14) 2. Elektra – Marcel Liedts (6:24:00) 3. Hocux Pocux – David Bailey (7:33:34) IRC 1 1. Octopussy – Viroj Nualkhair (6:09:26) 2. Big A – Horst Lakits (6:55:44) 3. La Samudra – David Lindhal (7:00:15) IRC 2 1. Fi Tuen – Jock Crombie (4:11:37) 2. Melissa – Scott Jacobsen (6:34:08) 3. Gotcha Lagi! – Gerry Daughton (6:36:04) IRC 3 1. La Pinelle – Matthew Rothchild (5:43:54) 2. Olmi – Allen Bollinger (5:53:54) 3. Loreto – Darren Shipard (5:59:45) Classic 1. Xyphias – Christopher Edwards (5:33:44) 2. Sanook – Julian Hill (6:07:13) Ocean Multihulls 1. Summersalt – Mark Pescott (3:58:07) 2. Securicor Fine Pitch – Tony Lough (4:40:48) 3. Ceberus – Mark Horwood (4:48:46) Ocean Rover 1. Blue Jay – Jarvis Jay (2:16:22) 2. Klondike – Donald Radcliffe (2:40:52) 3. Good Hope – Geoff Horn (3:13:25) Today, racers are enjoying a lay day in preparation for three straight days of sailing off Phuket. The regatta will wrap up on Saturday.


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