Excitement at Mount Gay Round Barbados Series:
Bridgetown, Barbados (January 17, 2016) – The opening day of the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, got off to a spectacular start today with an unusual mixed bag of conditions. Sun, rain, unpredictable shifts and 25+kt squalls kept competitors on their toes all day but most enjoyed the crazy challenge. After a half hour postponement to wait for the wind to settle, the ultra competitive local J/24 fleet set off on the first of three races with Robert Povey and team, reigning champs from last year, in control with a 32-second lead the windward mark. Full Report.
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North American Foil Championship in full swing:
Los Barriles, Mexico (January 17, 2016) – Situated on the western coastline of the crystal-blue waters of the Bay of Palms, where the sapphire Sea of Cortez meets desert and mountains, Los Barriles hosts one of the most exciting events in Baja Peninsula and the biggest kitesurfing event in Mexico – The Lord of the Wind.
The World-class competition and stunning location this year plays host to the 2016 North American KiteFoil Championships.
The East Cape of Baja is renowned worldwide for its warm waters, consistent winds and great beaches – attracting a host of top riders intending to add their name to the list of champions winning this iconic event.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – North American Foil Championship in full swing, Assoc Editor