2016 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Schedule:
Portsmouth, RI (March 30, 2016) – The USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival is a nationwide series of regattas for youth sailors ages 8 to 21. Every year over 4,000 young sailors compete in USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festivals hosted by yacht clubs and sailing centers around the country.
The 2016 schedule is packed with 28 events in 17 states, beginning with one event in April and two in May. The bulk of the schedule takes place this summer with 20 events slated for June, July and August. The season culminates in the fall and winter with two events in October and two in December, including the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (Miami, Fla.) – the pinnacle USA Junior Ol…
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Delayed Winds at Trofeo Pincesa Sofia:
Bay of Palma, Spain (March 30, 2016) – As the 47th Trofeo Pincesa Sofia IBEROSTAR moved into the Finals phase unfortunately the usually reliable sea breezes had not taken note of the transition to the real business end of the key Olympic indicator event.
Through the early part of the racing day light, lazy unsettled airs threatened the schedule. But a long day of waiting – both on the water and around the boat parks – was rewarded with racing for all classes.
Top North Americans: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes (USA) posted a 7-18 but remain in second in the Men’s 470. Moving up to third in the Women’s 470 with a 1-2 is Annie Haeger and Brian Provancha (USA) while…
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