Entry Open for Rolex Middle Sea Race:
The 40th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts on October 19, 2019. The notice of race is online and entries are open. Last year, the organizers, the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of this extraordinary race with a record fleet of 130 yachts. Some 27 yachts from 12 countries have already registered for the 2019 edition, in step with the pace set in 2018 and heralding the prospect of another bumper crop of entries. Details.
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Bring on the bright lights and applause:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
The inaugural SailGP global sports league makes its USA debut in arguably the best venue in the country as six national teams take to San Francisco Bay in their high-flying F50s on May 4 and 5. For two hours each day, all the hype and hoopla will be put to the test, but the results on the water may be shaded by the results on land.
As much as we want to shape this as a competition, this is about creating entertainment. And similar to how we wonder about the sound of the tree falling in the woods, nobody wins this weekend unless people are watching.
To be clear, …
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