Done and Dusted at Quantum J/70 Winter Series:
The third and final event of the 2016-2017 Quantum J/70 Winter Series attracted 53 teams, with racing held February 4-5 at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, FL. Mark Allen’s Macro Connect won the 21-boat Corinthian Division with Doug Strebel and Jay Lutz’s Black River Racing taking the overall title. Bruno Pasquinelli’s Stampede, with finishes of 2-1-3, took the series title while the Corinthian Division was won by Andrew Loe’s Dime Piece. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Done and Dusted at Quantum J/70 Winter Series, Editor
John McRoberts and Jackie Gay named Rolex Sailor of the Year:
John McRoberts and Jackie Gay received the 2016 Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Award during a ceremony on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario at The Carlu. McRoberts and Gay, partners both on and off the water, were recognized for their achievement of winning the Paralympic silver medal in the doublehanded SKUD 18 event at the 2016 Rio Games. Other finalists for the Rolex Sailor of the Year Award were Peter Wickwire and Parlympic bronze medalists Paul Tingley, Scott Lutes and Logan Campbell. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – John McRoberts and Jackie Gay named Rolex Sailor of the Year, Editor