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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta


Crash Test Dummies<BR>© Event MediaWhile the major interest in the Racing division is focussed on the head-to-head battle between the two MaxZ86's, Roy DISNEY'S Pyewacket and Dr Hasso PLATTNER'S Morning Glory, the class of the rest of the boats in the racing division shouldn't be ignored.

Titan 12, Tom HILL'S latest big boat, a Reichel/Pugh 75, should bring the America's Cup skills of the Caribbean's own Peter HOLMBERG to the start line, where he will be looking to see if he can show the Z86's the way on handicap. Clay DEUTCH'S Swan 68 Chippewa is always there or thereabouts and seems to get better year on year. 2004 sees the return of the green-hulled Donnybrook, a Santa Cruz 72, and back come Equation, the Andrews 68 turbo, and Mischievous, the Meritan 65. Joining them is the latest Highland Fling, a Carroll Marine 60 in fine racing form.   more...




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