France tops medal count at World Cup Series Hyères:
Hyères, France (April 30, 2017) – It was a case of déjà vu on the final day of racing at World Cup Series Hyères as Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides once again stole gold from underneath the nose of his rival.
After the skiffs, windsurfers, multihulls, foiling kiteboarders and the Para World Sailing 2.4 Norlin OD concluded racing yesterday, today it was the turn of the One and Two Person Dinghies to have their day. And the action didn’t disappoint.
A colder, overcast day with a steady 8-12 knot breeze did nothing to dampen the spirits of the final few luck…
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Embracing the Boat and the Benefits:
One design class championships are as much competition as they are a convention to exchange ideas and reignite friendships. This will be on display when the 2017 SAP 5O5 World Championship come to the USA on September 20-29 in Annapolis, Maryland.
More than 100 boats representing a dozen nations are expected to compete in the 62nd edition, with Angela Stenger from Germany to be among the fleet with her crew Nicola Birkner.
“My first time participating was the Pre-Worlds in 1997 in Gilleleje, Denmark,” said Stenger. “I guess that was the event where I got kind of addicted to 505 World Championships and since then I ha…
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