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Sailors to Watch this Season

Caribbean Sailors to Watch Behind every rating lurks a character, behind every results sheet a legend. With the 2006 racing series just a short countdown away, All At Sea got in touch with some of the Caribbean’s most respected competitors to give you …

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A Route du Rhum Tale

In the coming weeks, Jean Allaire, the St Martin-based sailmaker, will find out if his bid to compete in the 2006 Route du Rhum will go ahead or not.

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The Cost of Crossing the Atlantic with the Route du Rhum

Allaire’s Route du Rhum attempt will cost over 200 Euros per nautical mile, or more than 50,000 Euros a day. That’s the tab for entering, equipping and insuring a record-breaking trimaran. It may seem extravagant, but is a steal compared to the estimated …

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All Eyes on French St. Martin

A recent burst of activity in St Martin has seen ‘the French Side’ grab a little limelight from its neighbour. For starters, the St Martin Yacht Club has a new clubhouse at the top of the West Indies Shopping Mall, which played …

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