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J/112E Joy wins Around Funen Race at Kerteminde Sejlklub

by J/Boats 18 Jun 2023 10:10 UTC
Around Funen Race at Kerteminde Sejlklub © Kerteminde Sejlklub

Adding to the laurels of the newly legendary J/112E offshore cruiser/racer was a local Danish team sailing the 138.0nm Around Funen Island Race in the Baltic Sea, an event hosted every first weekend in June by Kerteminde Sejlklub.

Sailing against a very tough fleet of local competitors, Remi Provost's J/112E JOY won the race in ORC Overall against boats like X41, IMX 40, XP 44's, X35, J/111, and custom carbon boats. It took Provost's team 19 hrs, 55 mins. to complete the race for an average speed of 6.9 kts! Provost's team included Draw Provost, Thomas Lund Hansen, Casper Handrup, Thomas Lenskov, John Nielsen, Soren Dalsgaard Rasmussen, Lars Jorgensen, and Mette Knudsen.

Their stablemate, Malthe Lorin Rasmussen's J/111 finished in 5th place ORC Overall. Their crew consisted of Erik Lorin Rasmussen, Ian Milling, Thomas Christianson, Otto Lee Grand, and Come On Oestergaard.

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