Changes for California Boat Shows:
(March 2, 2016) – National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), as part of strategic changes to its boat show roster, has reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Los Angeles Boat Show and San Diego International Boat Show to Duncan McIntosh Company, Inc., effective immediately. Additionally, NMMA will not producing the San Francisco Boat Show in 2017. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Changes for California Boat Shows, Editor
Clipper Race: Strong Winds Against Strong Current:
(March 2, 2016; Day 4) – The strong winds and steep waves have eased off, but the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet is still battling upwind on day 4 of The Sailing City • Qingdao Cup to China. The northerly yachts, ClipperTelemed+ and PSP Logistics, are still leading the pack in first and second place in stronger winds and against a stronger current. The rest of the fleet is to the east where the wind has decreased after challenging conditions for the last 24 hours. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Clipper Race: Strong Winds Against Strong Current, Editor