Sporting Digest: Sailing

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AFTER a wait of 12 days for suitable weather Peter Blake and Robin Knox- Johnston's 92ft Enza catamaran left Brest yesterday on another attempt to beat 80 days for sailing round the world. They were followed a minute later by the Frenchman, Olivier de Kersauson, in the trimaran Eaux La Lyonnaise.

SYNDICATES (for America's Cup challenger selection series, San Diego, 1995): Australian Yacht Club, Southern Cross Yacht Club (Aus), Yacht Club de Sete (Fr), Yacht Club d'Antibes (Fr), Nippon Yacht Club (Japan), Tutukaka South Pacific Yacht Club (NZ), Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Monta Real de Yates de Bayona (Sp).