The 1995 AZAB Race: by Peter R. Clutterbuck

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THE 1995 AZAB RACE: A Record and a Dismasting
© Copyright Peter R. Clutterbuck

June 3rd dawned grey, rainy and windy, heralding a typical Atlantic day’s sailing. We checked and rechecked the hundreds of items on our punchlist, then we were pushed to the start area to join the other 69 starters, including 4 racing trimarans - the biggest turnout ever for an AZAB.