Field Narrows at Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final:
Newport, RI (October 22, 2016) – Crowds of sailing fans lined the banks of Newport Harbor, cheering athletes from around the globe in the Knockout rounds of the Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final. The two-person teams of the world’s best sailors aged 16-20 gave everything they had as their Flying Phantom catamarans – the fastest boats of their size – rose up and flew on their foils in winds of up to 20 knots.
The action was so tight and fast that one boat jumped the blue mark, while three capsized over the course of the day. With strong New England gusts predicted to persist and the field narrowed down to the very finest, tomorrow’s three-race final round to det…
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du Moulin Maintains Lead at International Masters:
San Diego, CA (October 22, 2016) – The winds returned for the second day of San Diego Yacht Club’s International Masters Regatta, providing the twelve masters sailors cconditions that were more typical of the City Front racing venue.
There was enough wind on the course to start racing shortly after noon, with the wind staying constant until about 3:00pm when it died down to about 4 knots in the middle of the last race. Despite the dying wind at the end of the day, the Race Committee was still able to hold all four scheduled races.
Jon Andron (St. Francis Yacht Club) started the day off strong and won the first race. Andron was the only skipper to start on the right s…
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