2018 Annual Conference coming to USA:
World Sailing‘s Annual Conference is the central meeting point where the strategy of sailing is reviewed, discussed and celebrated and brings together international delegates each year. The 2018 edition will be held from October 27 to November 4 in Sarasota, Florida. Full report.
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Volvo Ocean Race: Snakes and ladders:
(June 11, 2018; Day 2) – The Volvo Ocean Race’s overall leader Dongfeng was at the head of the fleet today as the teams passed the iconic Fastnet Rock off Ireland’s southern tip. But nothing lasts forever, a theme the seven teams have become accustomed to after a day on the course from Cardiff, Wales to Gothenberg, Sweden.
Fickle winds and currents along the 1300nm coastal course have caused several park ups, with Dongfeng getting passed by AkzoNobel and Vestas while making the turn at Bull Rock. The hard luck story of Leg 10 thus far is Scallywag which inexplicably saw the fleet go around them yesterday, getting caught in the tide and being forced to anchor last night.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Volvo Ocean Race: Snakes and ladders, Editor