Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
THE all-female crew of Severalls Challenge narrowly failed in their bid to win the Scottish Islands Peaks race yesterday. After 160 miles of coastal sailing from Oban to Troon, via the islands of Mull, Jura and Aran, skipper Stephanie Merry brought the 36ft trimaran to the finish 1hr 2min behind the F27 Tri Harder, skippered by Nick Slocombe, who won in 48hr 39min.