Fast pace for 10th Caribbean 600:
Antigua (February 19, 2018) – A record 84 yachts started the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua today, making it the largest fleet assembled in the ten-year history of the race. The fleet was greeted with unstable conditions with squalls producing a wind range of over 20 knots, and as little as 10, with some big shifts in direction. High seas and strong trade winds are expected for the race, with the anticipation of record breaking pace. Full story.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Fast pace for 10th Caribbean 600, Editor
France to host World University Sailing Championship:
The northwestern French city of Cherbourg will host the world’s finest university sailors for the 2018 FISU World University Sailing Championship on September 1-5. A maximum of 40 teams will compete on one of the 20 J/80 regatta boats in what will be the first ever WUC Sailing event to be held with the fleet racing format. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – France to host World University Sailing Championship, Editor