June 2016

Blade Triumphs on the Peñón de Ifach


Blade Triumphs on the Peñón de Ifach 

The Peñón de Ifach regatta is a prestigious event, a race from Calpe to Formentera and back, organized by the Real Club Náutico de Calpe.

46 yachts participated in the XXVIII Trofeo Peñón de Ifach race this year, racing from Calpe to Formentera on Thursday 2nd June. The fleet included two ‘big’ boats, S/Y Plis Play (Swan 80) owned by Vicente Garcia, and S/Y Alzira Moraira (Swan 75) owned by Agustín Gregori, as well as a smaller yacht, S/Y Blade (Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 36i) owned by Barry and Karen McCrae, with an all-CBYA crew comprising Barry, Karen, Hans Sleutjes, David Reid, David Crabb, Chris Engels and Hugh Epsom, which was sailing in Class 3 (ORC-C).

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