Entries open for International Women’s Keelboat Championship:
The Notice of Race is now available for the 2016 International Women’s Keelboat Championship. The championship, which has been suspended since 2011, will be hosted by American Yacht Club in Rye, NY. Twenty-four teams will be selected through an application process, with racing in J/70s on August 14-20. Applications are now being accepted. Full details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Entries open for International Women’s Keelboat Championship, Editor
Light Winds for US Olympic Selection at Finn Europeans:
Barcelona, Spain (March 10, 2016) – The Open Finn European Championships stalled on the fourth day with no more races on the board despite spending four hours on the water trying. With two days to go and a maximum of four fleet races and the medal race to go Josh Junior (NZL) leads from Zsombor Berecz (HUN) and Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) in the 90 boat fleet.
The fleet was held onshore for two hours before being sent out in what looked like a promising breeze. Three attempts at a start were made, with five boats receiving a black flag penalty before the wind flipped 90 degrees and new breeze tried to fill in.
At moments it looked quite nice but it never stabilised for long eno…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Light Winds for US Olympic Selection at Finn Europeans, Editor