2016 Women’s, Jr & Master Lightning NA’s Wrap Up:
Rochester, NY (August 15, 2016) – Racing wrapped up Sunday for the 2016 Samson Women’s, Junior, and Master Lightning North American Championships at the Rochester Yacht Club. Debbie Probst sailed an impressive regatta, winning the Women’s Championship by 7 points. The Junior fleet was won decisively by Doug Wake who took first place in all five races. In the Masters division, local sailor Mark Sertl took first place finishing the event with two firsts and two seconds, 8 points in front of Marvin Beckmann who finished second. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – 2016 Women’s, Jr & Master Lightning NA’s Wrap Up, Assoc Editor
New Race Director for Extreme Sailing Series:
(August 15, 2016) – Extreme Sailing Series™ organizers OC Sport appointed John Craig as Race Director for the global Stadium Racing circuit. A world-renowned International Race Official, Craig was the Principal Race Officer for the 34th America’s Cup and the America’s Cup World Series. He oversaw the development of World Sailing’s Sailing World Cup and was Race Director for the Red Bull Foiling Generation. The Notice of Race for the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ will be available in September, with at least eight venues across three continents. Full Story.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – New Race Director for Extreme Sailing Series, Assoc Editor