Catch-up day at Block Island Race Week:
Block Island, RI (June 21, 2017) – Today provided ideal conditions for the Around the Island Race, which has long been the signature of Block Island Race Week. However, event organizers weren’t thrilled with the idea of going into tomorrow with just one buoy race in the bag.
So principal race officer Dick Neville came up with a creative solution. For the first in anyone’s memory, a windward-leeward race was held on the same day as the Around the Island Race.
Principal race officers on all three circles conducted the buoy race in the morning then got everyone reorganized and started the distance race in the afternoon.
“Traditionally, we don’t do that. However, …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Catch-up day at Block Island Race Week, Editor
Corpus Christi to host US Youth Champs:
Corpus Christi, TX (June 21, 2017) – For the second time since 2013, the Corpus Christi Yacht Club will host the pinnacle event for youth sailing in the United States. The 2017 US Youth Championships will bring together over 175 of America’s top youth sailors, with qualification for the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships on the line in four of the six classes. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Corpus Christi to host US Youth Champs, Editor