Eight Bells: Kelly Wayne Holmes-Moon:
Kelly Wayne Holmes-Moon, 53, died Wednesday September 28, 2016 at his home in Denton, TX.
Kelly had a true joy for riding bulls and broncs as a member of the Texas Rodeo Association eventually earning his PRCA card in 1989. While in Wise County, Kelly served the community as a member of the Wise County Sherriff’s Posse and the Greenwood/Slidell Volunteer Fire Department.
Kelly became a dynamic competitor and leader in the Texas sailing community when he began racing a J/24 sailboat in the J/24 Texas Circuit, first as crew in 1998, then on to owning his pride and joy, BadMoon #267. He raced in and supported the circuit until the week prior to his death. Kelly also served as…
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Rolex Fastnet Race Goes Big(ger):
The Royal Ocean Racing Club, organisers of the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 starting on Sunday August 6, has relaxed the limit of a maximum monohull length of 100ft. This was done based on interest from a number of superyachts wishing to take part in this classic 603nm offshore race. The last edition of the biennial event attracted a record-sized fleet of 356 starters, with the online entry system for the 2017 race to open midday (UTC) on January 9. Full report.
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