2018 Miami Skiff Midwinter Regatta:
The 2018 Miami Skiff Midwinter Regatta hosted racing for 49ers, 49erFXs and Nacra 17s on January 13 to 15 in Miami, FL. With an international field in advance of the World Cup Series Miami (Jan. 23-28), Diego Botín Le Chever/ Iago Marra (ESP) won the 30-boat 49er event, Stephanie Roble/ Margaret Shea (USA) topped the 15-boat 49erFX fleet, and the 14-boat Nacra 17 fleet was won by Santiago Lange/ Cecilia Carranza Saroli (ARG). Results….
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – 2018 Miami Skiff Midwinter Regatta, Editor
Sailors return to the Caribbean:
What a difference four months make. Last September, the world watched in horror as some of the most beautiful chartering grounds were demolished by two hurricanes. The damage was devastating, but troubled times opened doors for miracles, and helping hands came from all over to aid in the recovery and rebuilding.
The marine industry led much of the effort. Boat builders, marine equipment manufacturers, charter companies, boating publications, and the Annapolis Boat Shows all did their part to spread the word, assist in …
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