Cruising World 2018 Boat of the Year Awards:
Newport, RI (December 12, 2017) – Cruising World magazine announced the winners for its 2018 Boat of the Year awards, an annual selection that recognizes the best of the year’s new sailboat models introduced in North America. The Boreal 47, which topped the Best Midsize Cruiser 44 to 47 Feet category, prevailed as 2018 Boat of the Year. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Cruising World 2018 Boat of the Year Awards, Editor
Shifty start for WIM Series finale:
Tourville-la-Rivière, France (December 12, 2017) – Cold temperatures and light winds started racing at the 2017 Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) final event – the International Bedanne’s Cup. The local team of top ranked French skipper Pauline Courtois leads the way with six wins and one loss in her home waters. Close behind Courtois on the leaderboard are two skippers at 6-2: Anne-Claire Le Berre (FRA) and Allie Blecher (USA). Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Shifty start for WIM Series finale, Editor