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The beautiful weather conditions allowed two short races to be completed at the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua. At the end of the day, two teams were tied on points after Spiip became overall lead after Race 3 but then Rebecca won Race 4. Elfjeis in third place for the regatta in the Corsairs Class.The 172ft Hoek designed ketch Elfje can still win on paper but the odds favour the 112ft sloop Spiipand then the 142ft ketch Rebecca.

In the Buccaneers Class, Acadia maintained its brilliant run to win two more races and continue its perfect run in the regatta. Zigzag and 2014 winner Marama follow accordingly. In Race 4, Acadia was six seconds behind the gun but all they needed was to finish the race to top the class. The 105ft sloopDanneskjold made the best start in Race 3 but they could not keep up the momentum as they finished eight seconds from the line.
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