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FIRST DAY OF ADMIRAL'S CUP A CONTACT SPORT

Idler with Peter Holmberg aboard is in the middle of the pack after a wild first day in the green water and grey wind of England. Winds of twenty knots and three classes racing on the same course resulted in many close crossings and several incidents of contact between boats. Contact between the mast of Idler and the mast of a Dutch boat going the opposite direction results in damage but no dismasting.
Idler scores a sixth in the first race and is scored as one of two boats in first for the second race.
Only one day of competition is concluded and the results are tight among all teams, but there are many more days of racing to come.

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Idler with Peter Holmberg aboard is in the middle of the pack after a wild first day in the green water and grey wind of England. Winds of twenty knots and three classes racing on the same course resulted in many close crossings and several incidents of contact between boats. Contact between the mast of Idler and the mast of a Dutch boat going the opposite direction results in damage but no dismasting.
Idler scores a sixth in the first race and is scored as one of two boats in first for the second race.
Only one day of competition is concluded and the results are tight among all teams, but there are many more days of racing to come.