12 Metre Championships in Newport:
Newport, RI (September 16, 2018) – Nine historic 12 Metre yachts (including four past winners of the America’s Cup) and 150 of some of the world’s top sailors will be racing on Rhode Island Sound and Narragansett Bay in quest of the title 12 Metre North American Champion, September 21-23.
In addition to being the capstone of the 2018 12 Metre racing season, the 2018 North American Championship will be the last major regatta before the 2019 World Championship season, which includes the 2019 12 Metre World Championship scheduled for next July 8-13 in Newport, RI.
“The North Americans will be the last chance for the teams to identify opportunities to fine tune their boats a…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – 12 Metre Championships in Newport, Assoc Editor
Cammas Clinches at GC32 Racing Tour Villasimius:
Villasimius, Italy (September 16, 2018) – Light winds on the GC32 Villasimius Cup’s final day may not have provided the same top speed foiling action of the previous three days, but there was high drama across the leaderboard during today’s three races with first place changing twice and third place swapping. Franck Cammas did his utmost to keep his GC32’s transoms pointed at Realteam, as his crew did ‘the wild thing’ – hiking to leeward. He finished in front, NORAUTO claiming its third GC32 Racing Tour event win of the 2018 season. Full Report.<...
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Cammas Clinches at GC32 Racing Tour Villasimius, Assoc Editor