ISABELLE JOSCHKE MINI PAVOIS WINNER

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La Rochelle, France: Isabelle on Joschke Synergie Degremont crossed the finishing line of this 4th edition of the Mini Pavois at 11 a.m. 47 minutes and 25 seconds on Sunday April 29, 2007. Isabelle spent 3 days, 23 hours and 19 minutes to traverse the 550 miles (5.77 nodes mean velocity) “It is my first true victory! I was really astonished to be the first in the Island of Yeu. I really did not sleep much, not more than 5 to 10 minutes of at a stretch. It was really necessary to be on deck. “

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LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT FOR BERNARD STAMM

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Bernard Stamm has less than 24 hours left to go in the Velux 5 Oceans. The Defending Champion and runaway leader in The Ultimate Solo Challenge is currently expected to arrive in the finish port of Bilbao between 12:00 and 14:00 local time (10:00 – 12:00 GMT). The Swiss skipper, who has sailed an exceptional race and looks guaranteed to retain his title in this classic event, continues to lead the fleet towards the end of their dramatic circumnavigation of the planet following the start of Leg Three in Norfolk, Virginia (USA) on April 18.

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npi MEDIA GROUP ALL OF A SUTTON !

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MAVERICK PUBLISHER INVESTS £20M TO BUILD INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING GROUP INTO THE LARGEST HERITAGE/REGIONAL INTEREST PUBLISHER IN THE WORLD AND IN THE PROCESS GET HIS OLD COMPANY BACK

Alan Sutton, Chief Executive of NPI Media Group Limited, has not only been building his personal publishing empire but he has managed to buy back his own original company, Sutton Publishing, from which he was sacked by the Guernsey Press in September 1993.

The Bookseller Magazine once described Alan Sutton as a maverick and he continues to try to live up to this perceived reputation.

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MELBOURNE OSAKA DAY 34: ALEX TAKES MELBOURNE OSAKA LINE HONOURS

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Melbourne father and son duo Jock and Hamish MacAdie have sailed their Jones/Hart 14m yacht Alex – Team MacAdie to a line honours win in the 5,500 nautical mile 2007Melbourne Osaka double handed yacht race this morning, April 27, finishing at 07 hours 12 minutes 02 seconds (AEST) and 21h 12m 02s (UTC) in the elapsed time of 32 days 18 hours 12 minutes 02 seconds.

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