America’s Cup: Great Britain leads in Oman:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
Muscat, Oman (February 27, 2016) – It had been since October that we last saw the six America’s Cup teams compete, so I woke up at 2am PST to check in as the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) circuit got underway on the other side of the world.
After Mother Nature played hardball in 2015, disrupting the 4-race schedule at all three ACWS events, the regatta plan has changed in 2016. Now there are 3 single-point races on Saturday and 3 double-point races on Sunday to provide a better test for the teams and a bigger offering for host venues. For me, I get more for the $ 7.99 US it cost me to watch from the AC app.
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Where Quality Competition and Serious Fun Meet:
(February 26, 2016) – With the entry list nearing the 200 mark, organizers have confirmed that the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta will have a strong range of participants. The scratch sheet reads like a who’s who of Caribbean sailing and competition is guaranteed to be one for the books.
At present there are 171 total entries, which include the largest Mulithull fleet in the region. Classes include Maxi, Former Volvo/Whitbread, CSA Monohull, Multihull, Bareboat, Beach Cat and Lottery. The 36th edition takes place March 4-6.
For yachting connoisseurs who enjoy the sleek lines of the Swans and the Bruce Farr designs, they will most certainly not be disappointed. Wi…
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