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Helford – L’Aber Wrac’h Race | 2018 RESULTS

Pictures © Sue Hewett

There were 30 yachts entered for the 2018 Helford to L’Aber Wrac’h race. It was a race of variable winds! Very light winds, if any, for the majority of the fleet, for the first six hours or so then it blew ENE 6 for the rest of the passage. Fourteen yachts finished and sixteen retired, some of whom motored towards France until the wind filled in.

Results

The winner this year was Richard Hall in his Westerly, Physis, with French yachts in 2nd and 3rd place.

PlaceYacht NameMakeOwner
1PhysisWesterlyHall
2OneidaStructuresMoreau
3Les 4 Vents avec WestJ BoatsLanier
4JunoJ BoatsW alker
5FarsteoBongo 870Cochet
6LouzouPogo 30Heppel
7Inn SpiritHumphreys36 oSpencer Smith
8Calypso IIIContessa35Caraes J F
9Boa VistaDufourLe Bihan
10CarinoBenetauThomas
1140 CaratsRodgersBaley
12Paysages D’Iroise EpsilonBenetauL’Hostis
13BiddulphiaFirst 31.7Buratti
14Alexir BlueBavariaAstin

Jack Lawrence was presented with the ‘Marie Jo’ trophy as the youngest competitor to make the crossing.