Extreme Sailing Coming to Cascais:
(May 14, 2018) – OC Sport announced the fourth Act of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ will be held in Cascais, Portugal, from July 5-8. A two-year deal will bring the Stadium Racing championship to Clube Naval de Cascais in 2018 and 2019, with the Portuguese club hosting the Series for the first time. Clube Naval de Cascais will see the GC32 and Flying Phantom fleets for four days of foiling action. 19 miles from Lisbon, Cascais is situated on the western tip of Portugal, and expected to present with a range of typical Atlantic Ocean weather conditions. Full Report…
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Clipper Race: Tightly Compressed:
(May 14, 2018; Day 14)- After two weeks of racing around the clock, the top seven 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race teams find themselves more tightly compressed than ever approaching the doldrums off the southern coast of Mexico. Despite having raced more than half of the 4,100nm race from Seattle to Panama, there is just 32nm separating first from seventh as the teams dash for the first mandatory gate before the doldrums set in. Although Qingdao’s advantage has decreased over the last 24 hours, the team continues to hold the lead over the second placed Unicef.
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