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Round Ireland Speed Record
Phaedo 3, record breaking Round Ireland in an anti-clockwise direction in 2016, decides that the Great Foze Rock is not an Irish island, but is part of the Azores archipelago, and may therefore be left to starboard
Female Two-handed Round Ireland Record Day Two 1400hrs: The Great Foze Rock has come and gone well to starboard at 12.15hrs today in the lengthening litany of marks of the course as Pam Lee and Cat Hunt continue their impressive campaign…
"Standard conditions" on the Kerry coast. But good fortune is on the side of round Ireland record challengers Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt as they sail along the southwest seaboard in an increasingly favourable offshore wind.
Female Two-handed Round Ireland Record Day Two 0900hrs:  The Magenta Round Ireland two-handed record challenge Record campaign from Dublin Bay by Pam Lee and Cat Hunt of RL Sailing and Greystones has logged an excellent start in its first 24…
The Fastnet Rock is the next turning point for Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt
Female Two-handed Round Ireland Record Day One 2000 hrs: The Round Ireland two-handed record challenge by Pamela Lee and Catherine Hunt, which started from the Kish in Dublin Bay at 0745 this morning, had been accelerating westward well out to sea…
Mark of the course – the Tuskar Rock with turbine-cluttered Carnsore Point beyond. Magenta Project has got there from Dublin Bay in just a morning's sail
Female Two-handed Round Ireland Record Day One 1400: Kish Lighthouse for breakfast. Tuskar Rock for lunch. That's the way it is for Pam Lee and Cat Hunt as they've scorched down Ireland's East Coast in a fine fair wind with…
Round Ireland two-handed record bid underway - Pam Lee and Cat Hunt set sail southbound this morning. Scroll down for the live race tracker.
Track Ireland's female 675 nautical mile round Ireland sailing record bid below as the Figaro3 races 675-nautical miles against the clock to establish a new Irish sailing record. The foiling Figaro 3 Magenta Project - double-handed by Greystone's Pamela Lee and…
Beneteau Figaro 3 with the foils in full working order. Weather predictions indicate that this week's challenge to establish a Female Two-Handed Round Ireland Record will experience plenty of sailing like this
Early tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, the foiling Figaro 3 Magenta Project - double-handed by Greystone's Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt - will blast south from the official Round Ireland Records line, which is eight miles long between the Kish Lighthouse and…
Cat Hunt (left) and Pamela Lee will start record bid at the Kish lighthouse
Offshore duo Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt who have announced an October bid to set a new Female Round Ireland sailing speed record now say the record run will start from the Kish Light and not as originally indicated off…
Cat Hunt (left) and Pamela Lee are setting out on a Round Ireland record bid later this month
Sometime after October 12, British skipper Cat Hunt and Greystones, County Wicklow sailor Pamela Lee aim to sail a Figaro Bénéteau III racing yacht around Ireland, in an attempt to set the first record for an all-female, doublehanded sailing circumnavigation. They…
Spindrift encountered strong winds off Lands End and abandoned her Round Ireland Speed Record Bid
The giant trimaran Spindrift 2 that was en route to Dun Laoghaire to start a Round Ireland Record attempt has had to scrub the bid due to strong winds off Lands End. Afloat.ie reported earlier the trimaran was due to…
Spindrift 2 can reach speeds of nearly 50–knots
The massive French trimaran Maxi Spindrift 2 is en route to Dun Laoghaire from France to attempt to beat Phaedo's Round Ireland Speed Sailing Record set in a time of 36 hours and 52 minutes in August last year. The…
It's a record. Lloyd Thornburg celebrates in Dun Laoghaire this morning
American skipper Lloyd Thornburg has set a new Round Ireland speed sailing record in his 70–foot trimaran Phaedo 3 just a month after a new record was made by rival MOD 70 Oman Sail. Phaedo 3, with Ireland's leading offshore…
Round Ireland Record bid – MOD 70 Phaedo3 takes off at the Kish Lighthouse on Dublin Bay this afternoon
Phaedo3 has just blasted through the start line of the official WSSRC course for the 'Round Ireland' record, in attempt to set a new time. With winds of over 20 knots, gusting 30 they speed through the line right beside…
Currently at Tory island, the low’s central pressure has already risen from 987 to 989
If we’re going to have this abominable weather for the first week of August on the fronts and backs of the weaving Jetstream, then somebody might as well do something useful with it writes W M Nixon. So here’s cheers…
Phaedo3 (Lloyd Thornburg)  makes a Round Ireland speed record bid today at 3pm from the Kish lighthouse on Dublin Bay. Scroll down for live tracker updating every five minutes.
Track the Round Ireland speed record attempt by the MOD70 Phaedo3 Lloyd Thornburg below. The record time to beat is: 38 hours, 37 minutes and 7 seconds. Stay tuned to the Yellowbrick tracker below.
A pro crew will make a Round Ireland speed record bid tomorrow from Dublin Bay
Lloyd Thornburg's trimaran Phaedo 3 will make another attempt at the Round Ireland Speed Record tomorrow. Westerly winds are expected to reach 40–knots tomorrow giving ideal conditions for the 50–mph craft. News of the bid that has been circulating for…
The Phaedo3 team is considering a further Round Ireland record bid
There are unconfirmed reports that the MOD70 Trimaran Phaedo3 will make a further bid at the Round Ireland Speed Record this month. The MOD70 skippered by American Lloyd Thornburg is understood to be considering a return to Ireland to make a…

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