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by Steven Dews
Limited Edition of 350
Image 20 x 26 ins Paper 27 x 33ins
Crackerjack, a Swan 46 racing yacht, is seen racing around the East Lepe buoy in the Solent during the challenging Rolex Swan European Regatta in 1997. Due to the light winds, courses were kept short during the regatta, which allowed for plenty of close action for the large Class 1 yachts such as Highland Fling, Sotto Voce and Dark Swan. However, Crackerjack kept the pressure on the larger yachts and in recent years has won many prizes. She made a stunning sight, beating up the boisterous Solent during this breezy battle.