Sporting Digest: Sailing

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TONY TODD'S 50ft Eagle was the overall winner of the Fastnet Race for Britain after the American Skip Sheldon's Aurora was disqualified for a foul on fellow American Jim Dolan's Encore soon after the start.

CHAMPAGNE MUMM ADMIRAL'S CUP: Fastnet Race 605 miles: Final placings: 50ft class: 1 Indulgence (GB) 3 days 6hrs 48min 51sec; 2 Ragamuffin (Aus) 3 days 6:49:02; 3 Corum Saphir (Fr) 3 days 6:49:14; 4 Container (Ger) 3 days 7:00:22; 5 Champosa (Japan) 3 days, 7:07:02. Mandrake (It) and Promotion (Neth) did not start the Fastnet. Jameson 3 (Irl) did not complete the race. Two- ton class: 1 Corum Rubis (Fr) 3 days 13:18:29; 2 Jameson 2 (Irl) 3 days 13:28:45; 3 Provezza Source (GB) 3 days 13:28:52; 4 Rubin (Ger) 3 days 13:29:48; 5 Swing (Japan) 3 days 13:43:55. Larouge (It) and Great News II (Aus) did not complete the race. One-ton class: 1 Pinta (Ger) 3 days 17:11:11; 2 Brava Q8 (It) 3 days 17:18:05; 3 GBE International (GB) 3 days 17:32:56; 4 Ninja (Aus) 3 days 17:34:54; 5 Corum Diamant (Fr) 3 days 17:45:12. Nippon (Japan) and Ace (Neth) did not complete the race. Jameson 1 (Irl) did not start the race. Final overall standings: 1 Germany 279.125; 2 Australia 278.875; 3 France 247.5; 4 Italy 242.875; 5 Japan 242; 6 Great Britain 238.375; 7 Ireland 193; 8 Netherlands 119.375.

INTERNATIONAL 420 CLASS (Brixham) Race 3: 1 N Rogers and G Nurton; 2 J Merricks and I Lovering; 3 D Edwards and R Venning; 4 J Lea and B Staite.

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