iShares Cup Continues at Bol d'Or

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In typical Lake Geneva conditions with winds varying in speed and direction and after 12 hours of racing, the Bol d'Or Mirabaud came to a close in a tight finish for the three Extreme 40s who successfully completed the 82-mile journey of endurance in the 69th edition of this classic inland regatta. Female skipper and campaigning Olympic Tornado sailor, Carolijn Brouwer, led the Extreme 40s across the finish line onboard Holmatro at 2052 local time (+1hr BST). Five minutes later Nick Moloney, skipper of Offshore Challenges Sailing Team, crossed the line, enjoying the conditions and the company of Swiss sailor Yvan Ravussin and Australian Olympic Tornado crew Darren Ashby onboard. The third Extreme 40, Volvo Ocean Race, steered by Herbert Dercksen finished just over 20 minutes later.Complete results from the Bol d'Or Mirabaud can be found on the official event website From 22-23 June the Extreme 40 fleet will take part in the next chapter of iShares Endurance Racing when they compete in the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race from Cowes, Isle of Wight. Follow the event from the website www.iSharesCup.com