Full on at Extreme Sailing Barcelona:
Barcelona, Spain (June 14, 2018) – The first day of the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Barcelona did not disappoint, with big breeze propelling the high-speed GC32 catamarans around the course at speeds nearing 30 knots. Austrian challenger, Red Bull Sailing Team, tops the rank with three teams on their heels. Full report and video.
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New inductees to Newport Bermuda Race Roll of Honour:
One hundred years after the first Bermuda Race was held, the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour was created, in 2006, to recognize and celebrate extraordinary sailors who have made the Thrash to the Onion Patch. In 2018, two more sailors were added to the Roll, which now has 10 members.
Richard S. Nye
Richard S. Nye (1904-1988): A pioneer of modern ocean racing, Dick Nye came late to sailing and was in his 40s when he won the 1952 Bermuda Race in the first of his three Carinas. After winning more Bermuda Race silver for high finishes in his class, he again w…
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