Eight Bells: Vic Manning:
It is with a heavy heart that we let you know that Vic Manning, past US Sunfish Class President, passed away of a heart attack on January 8, 2018. Vic has been one of the Class’ strongest supporters in too many ways to mention on both the international and local scenes.
His love for the Class and its members knew no bounds, demonstrated by a huge full color tattoo on his back shoulder of a Sunfish sailing into the sunset. He was always there with a smile and a willingness to help with whatever needed done. There will be a memorial service for Vic in Austin, TX, on January 15….
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Road to Olympics comes to Miami:
More than 400 boats and close to 600 of the world’s best small-boat sailors are scheduled to converge in Florida for a crucial way point on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The 2018 World Cup Series Miami USA (#WCSMiami2018) on January 23 to 28 is the second of four events in World Sailing‘s 2018 World Cup Series and the only North American stop on the tour, which started in Japan last fall and will finish this summer in Europe.
For sailors with medal aspirations in the next Olympic regatta, the 2018 World Cup Series Miami USA is an ideal time to measure where they stand against the world field and also get a read on the pecking order within their respective countri…
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