Finn World Masters gets underway:
Carlisle Bay, Barbados (June 5, 2017) – The defending Finn World Masters champion, Rafa Trujillo, of Spain, opened his 2017 title challenge with two great wins as racing got underway with strong winds, moderate seas and two tough races. Six times champion Michael Maier, from Czech Republic is second while Laurent Hay, from France, is third.
After the practice races yesterday were abandoned due to strong winds, a similar forecast today didn’t lend much hope for the racing to keep to schedule. An early AP ashore fuelled that dismay, but then the wind moderated to 18-20 knots and the fleet was sent afloat.
The 137-boat fleet is split into two starting groups, Yellow and Blue, w…
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35th America’s Cup Drinking Game:
It was bound to happen. Sailing and spirits are hard to separate, so thanks to Andrew Stagg, the NBC broadcast for the 35th America’s Cup has been turned into a drinking game. The broadcast team and commentators are doing a great job presenting the event, but perhaps for those blow-out matches, this game can sustain interest when the races need it.
We take no responsibility for the outcome of this game, particularly if your time zone puts this game into that time of day when you really shou…
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