Clipper Race: Baptism of fire:
(June 22, 2016; Day 2) – The luxury of New York is now a fading memory after a wind shift in the Atlantic Ocean delivered an early challenge for the fleet competing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Team focus and concentration is put to the test in fruity conditions as an exhausting number of spinnaker drops, hoists and peels have been required to keep up with the changing weather and try to stay with the pack. Despite early challenges, the miles continue to fall away as the fleet continues its drag race to the Scoring Gate. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Clipper Race: Baptism of fire, Assoc Editor
PHOTOS: Newport Bermuda Race 2016:
The 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race started on June 17, commencing the 50th edition and the 90th anniversary of the partnership of the organizers, the Cruising Club of America and Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.
Photos by Cory Silken.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – PHOTOS: Newport Bermuda Race 2016, Editor