Finals for College Singlehanded Nationals:
The 2019 College Singlehanded National Championship will see the top 18 men and women vie for the titles on November 9-10 in Santa Barbara, CA. Racing in Laser Standard and Radial rigs, the competitors have qualified to represent the seven districts in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).
The women are led by the 2018 podium of winner Christina Sakellaris ’21 (Stanford) along with Charlotte Rose ’22 (Jacksonville), and Sophia Reineke ’21 (Boston College) while
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Finals for College Singlehanded Nationals, Editor
Mini Transat: In the Trades:
(November 7, 2019; Leg 2; Day 6) – Most of the fleet of 82 Mini 6.50 solo sailors in the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère are now in the trades. The trio of Jambou, Beccaria, Ferré is continuing its route leaving very little room for tactical error. In a favorable trade wind the slightest error can cost dearly. As such, it’s vital to anticipate the wind shifts as best they can so as to choose the right moment to gybe, which is what the three leaders in this 22nd edition are excelling at. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Mini Transat: In the Trades, Assoc Editor