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ENOSHIMA Olympic Yacht Harbour, Fujisawa, Japan, were hosts for the Marina Del Rey Pacific and World Championships held from 11-24 October, 1985. Enoshima is a small island in a large bay some 35 miles south west of central Tokyo. Racing was held in open seas about two to three miles south of the island, mainly in prevailing offshore winds and with negligible current. The courses were Olympic triangle-sausage-triangle-beat, with approximately two mile first beats and broad 55 degree reaches. The dinghy park was, in fact, part of the yachting complex built for the 1964 Olympics and provided more than adequate facilities with launching off concrete hands into a sheltered marina. A total of 55 competiters attended, representing 13 countries of which the Australians and the host Japanese were the largest fleets. The regatta was also privileged to have Paul Elvstrom competing and the veteran Frenchman, Marcel Buffet.
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