Close racing in STIR Round the Rocks:
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (March 25, 2016) – Sleigh rides for some and slogs for others characterized racing in today’s first annual Round the Rocks Race, a 21-mile clockwise circumnavigation of the island of St. John and tune-up for the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), taking place March 25 to 27.
“We had great racing, conditions were ideal and it was a good course around St. John,” says Boston, MA-based Stephen Cucchiaro, whose Gunboat 60, Flow, beat Rye, NY’s Robert Alexander’s, same make and length, Fault Tolerant, in the Large Multihull Class. “There was some really close racing between us going upwind on the north side, but they (Fault Tolerant) …
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