2017 NOOD Kicks off in St. Petersburg:
Newport, RI (January 18, 2017) – The largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States, the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta series, returns to St. Petersburg, Fla., for its first stop of the season February 17-19, 2017. The event is organized by Sailing World and hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club.
Hundreds of local and visiting sailors in eleven classes of sailboats will compete for individual trophies and the top prize, an invitation to race in the Helly Hansen NOOD Caribbean Championship Regatta, presented by Sunsail in the British Virgin Islands in October.
The annual three-day event features one-design racing, where teams comp…
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Spectacular Competition for Barbados Series:
Bridgetown, Barbados (January 18, 2017): The second day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Coastal Series produced spectacular competition once again. Although it was an unusually damp day with rain squalls passing through for most of the race, the wind built under the clouds to 15-16kts, which made for really exciting racing along the west coast of the island. According to Steven Kern tactician aboard Whistler (J/105), winner of today’s CSA Racing division, this week is one of the most competitive he has experienced in the event’s recent history. Full Story.
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