Coast Guard Wins College Women’s Nationals:
San Diego, CA (May 27, 2016) – The final day of the Sperry Women’s National Championship began close to 10:30 a.m., with westerly winds of 5-8 knots offering the spottiest day of the series. The sailors completed eight races today to complete total of 18 races in each division for the event.
Going into today’s competition the U.S. Coast Guard Academy had a significant lead over the rest of the fleet, as did Brown University behind them in second place. Boston University was also solidly in third place.
The close competition continued all day with a bit of a battle for third place between the University of Rhode Island and Boston University. URI made a big come back…
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Another Day in Paradise at Laser Masters Worlds:
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico (May 26, 2016) – If you asked a Laser sailor to draw up the perfect day, a day where a Laser is its absolute most fun to sail, this would be it – sun, warm water, and a steady 12-15 knot breeze. These are the conditions that make upwind sailing a challenge and make downwind sailing an absolute blast.
With the wind filling every day like clockwork, the Laser Standard Masters World Championship have received these perfect conditions in spades, and the sailors here have not been disappointed.
Right on schedule, the sea breeze filled and the day’s first race was started in a 10 knot, southwest wind that quickly built to 15 knots. Although going r…
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