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Year: 2016

Oldland/ Watts Aquadanca Trophy

Team Challenge Racing are delighted to announce that they have been awarded The Oldland/ Watts Aquadanca Trophy by the Royal Ocean Racing Club! The Trophy is presented to the Sigma 38 with the highest number of points over the duration of the RORC Series. The team will be accepting the award at the  RORC Annual Dinner and Prize Giving on Saturday 19th November. Team Director/ Skipper Charlie El...
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A Steep Learning Curve

After a few long days of prepping the boat and with some crew members embarking on their first offshore race, the anticipation with high on the Cowes start line on Friday evening. What would the next 24 hours bring? After a conservative, downwind and down tide start we began in a strong position ahead of most of our fleet. The reach to the forts carried its own challenges, staying in the deeper...
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A Race of Firsts

There was a loud buzz from a horn as Team Challenge Racing drifted across the finish line. They had just finished their first race, 24 hours offshore! Cheers and handshakes rang around as the exhausted crew began the short motor back to Hamble. The sailors arrived at the dock with a mixture of feelings; relief, achievement and a desire for more. For many it was their first time offshore, it had...
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The Offensive Dinghy

Team Challenge Racing pairs up with White Ocean Racing to experience what it is like to sail on one of the fastest monohulls in the world. At 05:30 two excited teenagers left their house in Southampton and drove up to Weymouth, to crew on Steve White’s Volvo Open 70 (Blu Qube). The early start wasn’t something that couldn’t be fixed with a lot of caffeine and some loud music. The roads were qui...
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BOSS Becomes TCR’s Training Partner

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Team Challenge Racing is delighted to announce its partnership with The British Offshore Sailing School. The Solent based sailing school has been contracted as the teams training partner for their 2016-2020 campaign. BOSS will be heavily involved with both the selection and training of the 20 sailors who will be selected to represent British youth sailors in offshore events such as the Car...
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Ocean Safety Becomes An Official Supplier

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Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, are supporting Team Challenge Racing’s 2016-18 campaign. TCR is an offshore youth training programme which develops young sailors on the pathway to becoming ocean racing’s top sailors. Ocean Safety has signed up as an Official Supplier to the two year campaign which involves a busy prog...
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