“Talking Sailing”from My Archives. A Major Honour for Durban Yacht

By Richard Crockett

It’s back to the Mauritius Race way back in 1987 when the race was at an all-time high due to the short, sharp and fast exhilarating passage was one able to make from the island to the finish line in Durban.

Line honours went to ‘Royal Palm’ skippered by Dave Abromowitz while the overall winner on handicap was Ted Kuttel aboard ‘Spilhaus’. The only Durban yacht to shape in terms of prizes was the L34 ‘Close Again’ skippered by Terry Clarence.

READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE:  1987 10 11 – S&A – 000013

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