Berntsson Wins Ficker Cup:
Long Beach, CA (April 3, 2016) – Johnie Berntsson (SWE) defeated Scott Dickson (USA) to win the Ficker Cup. By reaching the Finals, both teams advance to the Congressional Cup which begins April 6. Full report.
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Friendliest and Best Sailing:
Tortola, BVI (April 3, 2016) – The third and final day of the 45th BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival delivered the fleet with a light easterly of 8 to 12 knots throughout the morning, becoming a little lighter towards the end of racing.
It was no surprise that first place in CSA-Racing 1 went to the TP52 SPOOKIE, skippered by Steve Benjamin (USA), finishing the regatta with 7 bullets over 7 races. The Melges 32 Soca, skippered by Luis Juarbe (PUR) finished second with 18 points, and in third, Tschuss, a Mat 1180, skippered by Christian Zugel, finished with 23 points.
Heidi and Steve Benjamin, owners of SPOOKIE, always a big presence at Spring Regatta, clearly love BVI …
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