Clubs Seek to Repeat at Resolute Cup:
Newport, RI (August 1, 2016) – Pulling a few favorites from the diverse and talented roster of 30 American yacht clubs that will compete for the 2016 Resolute Cup this September is not an easy task. One place to start is with the three clubs that have previously won the regatta.
The 2016 Resolute Cup, which will be sailed out of the New York Yacht Club’s majestic Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport, R.I., Sept. 12 to 17, is an evolution of the U.S. Qualifying Series for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup.
The re-branding of the USQS, sailed every even year since 2010, is a tribute to the interest and effort committed to the event by clubs from all corners …
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Stormy Start for J/111 Worlds:
Cowes, UK (August 1, 2016) – Seven nations have entered the J/111 Garmin World Championship for close one design racing and the first day did not disappoint, with three different winners, with all races decided by less than 30 seconds. The weather was more like the 1st of April than the 1st of August, with a cold front arriving in the afternoon, bringing persistent rain and squally conditions. Full report.
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