Dicey Conditions Continue at Sailing World Cup Miami:
Miami, FL (January 26, 2016) – After a difficult opening day for Sailing World Cup Miami, today’s morning looked promising as a 14 knot south eastern breeze whipped its way around Biscayne Bay. Predicted to hold throughout the day, the breeze was unable to sustain its tempo, dropping early afternoon.
In the words of Australian Nacra 17 skipper Jason Waterhouse, it was a day to “have your head on a screw.” In the end, only the 49er, Laser and Paralympic fleets completed their full schedule of racing for the day with the remainder either completing three, two, one or in the RS:X Women and Finn fleets case, no races.
Three 2.4mR races h…
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Show Will Not Go On:
The Progressive® Insurance San Francisco Boat Show® has announced that following its initial El Nino weather-related postponement, the show will not be rescheduled to April as originally hoped, and as a result, has been cancelled for 2016. The show was originally scheduled for January 15-18, but could not occur when adverse weather conditions left organizers no time to install the temporary docks for the in-water portion of the show. Full report.
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