Americans, Aussies Advance at Governor’s Cup:
Newport Beach, CA (July 22, 2016) – The fourth day of the 50th Annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship would hold the highly anticipated three final flights of the second round robin, with the day offering about five knots of wind and continued temperatures in the high 80’s. It did increase to about nine knots but it all ended by four o’clock when the wind shut off completely.
At the end of the double round robin series, San Diego Yacht Club’s team of Nevin Snow, Scott Sinks, Rebecca McElavain and Chuck Eaton were at the top of the leader board at 20-2. Joining Snow in the Semi-Finals is Harry Price, Murray Jones and Ben Robinson of the Cr…
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Kiwis Win Substitute Race at America’s Cup World Series:
Portsmouth, UK (July 22, 2016) – Today at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth started in spectacular style with the world famous Red Arrows wowing the crowds across Portsmouth’s seafront with an outstanding display of aerobatic skill.
On the water, the day was dedicated to training, with four practice races taking place and the first two contests were dominated, appropriately, by Sir Ben Ainslie and his Land Rover BAR team.
Under the watchful eye of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Ainslie raced out to two quick wins.
Light wind conditions greeted the teams as they took to the water, but the sizeable crowd was treated to exciting c…
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