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Bobby Cragg reflects on skippering his 53rd consecutive Chester Race Week in 2019

Booby Cragg helms his 51st Chester Race Week on his Nelson Merek 43 Agincourt in 2017

CHESTER, NOVA SCOTIA (August 5, 2019) – Getting ready for what is likely the regatta’s longest unbroken competitive run, 73-year-old Halifax attorney Robert Cragg confirmed he is registered to skipper his 53rd consecutive regatta since his first in 1967. “I had to have my own boat – no one else would have me on theirs.”

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Helly Hansen Joins Chester Race Week as 1st Presenting Sponsor

Global outerwear icon wants to be #1 brand in sailing, chooses regatta for its reach, professionalism & energyCHESTER, NOVA SCOTIA (June 14, 2018) – After a trial run in 2017, Norway-based global outerwear icon Helly Hansen has signed on as naming sponsor of what is now “Helly Hansen Chester Race Week” 2018, North America’s largest annual keel boat race week. ...