Congratulations to Peter Gustafsson’s Blur, overall winner after IRC time correction of the 2021 Yachting Malta Coastal Race. Competing in IRC Five, the Swedish J/111, beat Timofey Zhbankov’s Russian JPK 1180 Rossko Racer into second. Third overall was Christoph, Aaron and Maya Podesta’s Maltese First 45 Elusive 2, the winner of IRC Four. In the big boat divisions, IRC One was secured by the Dutch Volvo 70 Hypr skippered by Jens Lindner. Frederic Puzin’s French Ker 46 Daguet 3 – Corum was the first boat in the fleet to finish the 30nm course and, after time correction, was the winner of IRC Two.
For full results from the Yachting Malta Coastal Race go to www.rolexmiddlesearace.com
The prize giving for the Yachting Malta Coastal Race will take place during a private owner’s dinner for Rolex Middle Sea Race entrants to be held at Xara Lodge this evening, Thursday 21st October.