Clipper Race: Lottery in China Sea:
(March 6, 2016; Day 8) – The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams have endured a frustrating day of mostly light and unstable airs on The Sailing City • Qingdao Cup to China, with a dying breeze. A front is expected over the next day which will bring squally activity, after which, conditions will ease again. Full report.
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Unlikely Winner of First Around The World Race:
Showcasing dozens of films from around the world, the 13th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival on March 10-13 brings the power and mystery of the ocean to the beautiful San Francisco waterfront.
One of the films being shown during the 2016 festival is THE WEEKEND SAILOR, winner of the 2016 Director’s Award. Here is the film description:
In 1973, the first ever Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, now the Volvo Ocean Race, was won by an unlikely competitor from a country with no sailing history. The captain of this venture also had no boat and barely a crew. Competing agains…
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