Doreste wins Finn World Masters:
El Balís, Spain (May 25, 2018) – The 1988 Olympic Finn gold medalist, José Luis Doreste from Spain, has won the 2018 Finn World Masters after holding on to his narrow points lead on the final day. Antonio Poncell from Chile, sailed the best day to take second, while Giacomo Giovanelli from Italy did just enough for third.
The forecast predicted wind, plenty of it, but on arriving at the club, the sea was flat and lifeless. However, something was developing and it wasn’t long before a building easterly was in place and beginning to show some life. The first race was tricky with several large shifts causing abandonments and restarts, but the wind finally stabilised at 9-12 knot…
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Quantum takes lead at 52 SUPER SERIES:
Sibenik, Croatia (May 25, 2018) – If the largely amateur French team on Paprec finished the third racing day of the Šibenik 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week in raptures after a well earned victory, the hard driving Terry Hutchinson, skipper and tactician of Quantum Racing, may take some satisfaction that they now top the regatta standings but his mood was more one of frustration to have lost two boats down the final run of the second race.
The French proved that their second in the coastal race was no fluke. They lead off the pin end of the line, around the top mark and kept cool and composed to earn their first race win on the world’s leading monohull grand prix circuit in more t…
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