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A classic duel between Fife yachts

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Currently being restored by the Classic Sailing Club, the Fife-built classic 8-metre racing yachts Ierne and Truant will compete in the 8 Metre World Championships in July, and then in a re-enactment of the Jura Duel.

The Duel was a famous challenge between the same two yachts in 1919, in which they raced from Crinan to Jura for a case of Continue reading A classic duel between Fife yachts