Augie Diaz and Magnus Liljedahl dominate Star Winter Series:
The second event of the fourth annual Star Winter Series was held January 2-3, with 20 teams competing in four races in Miami, FL. Posting all top two scores, Augie Diaz and Magnus Liljedahl won handily, distancing themselves by nine points over William Swigart and Brian Fatih in second, who were tied with Eric Doyle and Steve Calder but winning on count back. Full report.
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Australia top country at Youth Sailing Worlds:
Two hundred ninety-four boats across nine disciplines competed in the 45th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships from December 29 to January 3.
Lighter winds on the final day awaited the record 425 sailors from 76 nations to end a regatta that has seen a constant 20 knots throughout. With the wind halved, tactics and surprises were in store and that proved to be the case with several shake ups having big bearings on who left with a medal.
The gold medal in the boy’s Laser Radial and 420 decided with a day to spare, with some of the sailors in other fleets knowing they had a medal, just not what colour it would be. There were also some who had a medal in the…
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