Can’t tell the players unless they’re listed:
Don Finkle of RCR Yachts has an opinion that Scuttlebutt strongly supports… we’ll let Don do the talking:
Most regattas now use a web-based event management system such as Yacht Scoring (our favorite) or Regatta Network. It is very easy to submit the name of the crew along with the skipper when registering.
Unless your boat is a singlehander such as a Laser, Finn, Sunfish or the like, there is a crew involved and all sailors should be recognized. The results will show the skipper and should show the crew as well. However, too often the cre…
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Volvo Ocean Race: Dueling in the south:
(December 18, 2017; Leg 3, Day 9) – Current Leg 3 frontrunners Dongfeng Race Team and MAPFRE have been racing practically neck and neck today as the Southern Ocean continued to test the Volvo Ocean Race fleet.
“Not too long ago we had a port-starboard situation with MAPFRE, and that’s an amazing thing to have happen,” Dongfeng’s Carolijn Brouwer reported. “The guys on MAPFRE had to ease their masthead sail and arc up to avoid hitting us. We’ve been battling it out, gybing the whole night through, with probably an hour max on each gybe. It’s been pretty tiring.
It is an incredible occurrence given their position thousands of miles from anywhere. In fact, in the past 24 …
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