There were also the well-known Rolex Sydney Hobart yachts, including three Margaret Rintoul's for Stan Edwards, Windward Passage
for Rod Muir, and Cyclone for Max Ryan.
The storm is moving along the Windward Passage
between Haiti and Jamaica.
As of 2 pm (1800 GMT) the US National Hurricane Centre said the storm's eye was located over the Windward Passage
between Haiti and Cuba, with maximum sustained winds of 230 kilometres per hour as it moved north at 17 kph.
Patrick Prendergast, trainer of Windward Passage
He ran very well earlier in the year but was a little disappointing on his last run at Dundalk at the beginning of April, so we rested him up for a bit.
The pilot had actually not been scheduled to fly in the Windward Passage
, but had received permission from his squadron commander to make an additional flight earlier in the evening.
Haiti and Cuba bookend the famed Windward Passage
, the shipping lane connecting the U.S.
The company will operate US hotels, including the 142-room Radisson Hotel Cleveland-Gateway in Ohio, the 80-room Holiday Inn Express Braselton, the 139-room Hampton Inn Atlanta/Marietta, the 66-room Hampton Inn Cartersville, in Georgia, the 113-room Hampton Inn and Suites in Ocean City, Maryland, and the 160-room Windward Passage
Hotel, in Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas.
Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort, Sapphire Village, Windward Passage
Hotel and Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa on St.