Full on at TP52 World Championship:
With 17-28 knots of typical NW’ly wind, Races 1 and 2 of the Rolex TP52 World Championship Cascais 2018 were sailed in a building swell which, as ever, delivered downwind surfing gains that were as important as the choice of shift or wind pressure. Azzurra and Quantum Racing ended the day tied on points with Quantum leading on countback. Full report and video.
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Inshore racing begins at Offshore Worlds:
The Hague, Netherlands (July 17, 2018) – In contrast to the past few days of light shifty winds, today’s superb 12-17 knot southerly breeze made for fast and furious racing on all the inshore courses of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018. The southerly breeze combined with a south-flowing flood current brought even more pressure on the water as well as some big waves, so all teams had to be at their best to avoid being over early at the starts and running into turning marks. Full report.
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