Rote 66 (ex Red) wins 2017 TWOSTAR

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

OSTAR veterans Uwe Röttgering and Asia Pajkowska sailing the Owen Clarke Design Class 40 Rote 66 crossed the finish line at 06:43 EDT as winners of the TWOSTAR in an elapsed time of 20d 22h 43m.

Image credit Paul Gibbins Photography

During the race the fleet were forced to sail through an exceptionally deep depression with Hurricane scale winds and waves. A number of yachts were abandoned, sunk or dis-masted with one competitor now famously picked up by the Queen Mary 2.

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