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 Update from Trans-Superior race
 By David Helwig, Tuesday, August 05, 2003

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A fourth boat has finished the Trans-Superior 2003 Yacht Race.

Chewbacca crossed the finish line in Duluth at 6:29 this morning.

Yesterday, Earth Voyager from Rochester, N.Y. arrived in Duluth at 5:45 a.m. Colt 45 was second at 11:58 a.m. Stripes was third at 12:53 p.m.

However, it's a handicapped race in which boats compete in performance classes.

Final standings are expected sometime Wednesday.

Twenty-four yachts left Gros Cap Saturday afternoon on the 580-kilometre Sault Ste. Marie-to-Duluth race.

We expect to provide our next race update around 8:30 p.m. tonight.

The following are positions, as of 7 a.m. this morning, for the remaining boats in the race:

Chippewa - Near Silver Bay
Quintessence - Just north of Apostle Island
Red Hawk - At the Apostle Islands
Ramunctious - At the Apostle Islands
Wiley Coyote - Near Silver Bay
Northern Harrier - 60 miles from Duluth
Dunluce - 60 miles from Duluth
Sled Hunter - 60 miles from Duluth
Mongoose - At the Apostle Islands
Frodo - 60 miles from Duluth
True North - At the Apostle Islands
Montebelleau - 60 miles from Duluth
Freedom - 60 miles from Duluth
Blue J - 60 miles from Duluth
Tethani - 60 miles from Duluth
Galadriel - Near Silver Bay
Iselin - 60 miles from Duluth
Wind Dancer - 60 miles from Duluth
Toame/Aerie - 60 miles from Duluth
Symphony - 40 miles east of Apostle Island

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