Age and Treachery to be Tested at Laser Master Worlds:
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico (April 23, 2016) – The 2016 Laser Masters World Championships anticipates 136 Radial sailors from 18 countries when competition begins April 24 with two races scheduled through April 30, with a midweek layday on Wednesday, April 27. Masters sailors are aged 35 and over, with a division for each decade of age – Apprentice, Masters, Grand Masters, Great Grand Masters, and 75+.
Records Fall in Ensenada Race:
Ensenada, Mexico (April 23, 2016) – The 63-foot Australian-built Reichel Pugh design Aszhou and the MOD70 Orion both capitalized on the conditions to establish new elapsed records in the 125-mile Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race.
Aszhou finished in 09:35:34, destroying the 2009 monohull record of 10:37:50 set by Doug Baker’s Magnitude.
“It was a good race with good competitors, well organized; winds were good and we had a good time,” said Aszhou’s owner Steve Meheen. He sails from both San Diego and Waikiki Yacht Clubs under the MisFits Sailing banner. Earlier this year, the 12-man crew sailed in the Puerto Vallarta Race and the Rum Runner race, winning…
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