Fall begins on Long Island Sound:
Each year on the Long Island Sound, the bittersweet end-of-summer blues are uplifted by the return of fall sailing. To welcome the new season, American Yacht Club hosts the 2018 Fall Series Regatta over two weekends: September 22-23 and 29-30. With over 90 boats listed on the scratch sheet, competitors came from across the East Coast and beyond to compete in a regatta that has become popular amongst IRC, PHRF One-design classes, including the J/70, J/44, J/105, J/109 and more. This year, the regatta hosted eight separate boat classes, the two largest being the J/105 and the J/109.
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2018 49er and 49erFX North Americans:
The 2018 49er and 49erFX North American Championships were held September 20-23 in Richmond, CA. With winds mostly around 12 knots, San Francisco Bay was mostly kind during the 15-race series. Andrew Mollerus and Ian McDairmid topped the 9-boat 49er fleet while local Neil Marcellini won the thin 49erFX division. Details….
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