“Talking Sailing” From My Archives. 5 April News Through the Years

Voortrekker I at the start of the Portnet Dias Race in 1990.
pic by Richard Crockett

by Richard Crockett

Some days there’s tons of news, yet others like today, are pretty sparse when it comes to sailing.

Today we cover ‘Voortrekker I’ at the start of the Portnet Dias Race to the Azores and Portugal.

Intrepid single-handed yachtsman Ant Steward features today, as does singlehanded sailor JJ Provoyeur.

And for the dinghy and beach cat fans, we have news on Sean Ferry.

Here are the headlines:

A Success Story – Voortrekker I:  1990 04 05 – 772 2

Single-handed Sailor Burnt in Explosion:  1994 04 05 – 506

Ferry Tames Fickle Wind At Nationals:  1994 04 05 – 509

JJ Provoyeur Was Excited, Keen & Charged Up:  1995 04 05 – RCYC Archives – OCR 11_Redacted

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