Game time for ORC World Championship:
Trieste, Italy (July 2, 2017) – After over a year of preparation, a consortium of organizers from six regional clubs near Trieste, the Porto San Rocco Marina, and the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) report that 115 entries from 19 countries have accepted their invitations and come to compete at the ORC Worlds Trieste 2017.
This fleet is divided into three classes – 17 entries in Class A and 49 entries each in Classes B and C – with World Champion crowns to be awarded in each class after the conclusion of racing on Saturday 8 July.
Racing starts tomorrow on offshore courses set for each class, with the starts scheduled for 1400 local time on the waterfront of downto…
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Alonso Collantes wins Sunfish North Americans:
Blue Point, NY (July 1, 2017) – No one could take the #1, spot at the from current Sunfish World Champion Alonso Collantes of Peru who led all three days at the 2017 Sunfish North American Championship. Paul-Jon Patin (USA), the 2nd place finisher and Top Master (40-49 yrs of age), said, “I didn’t beat myself; Alonso beat all of us.”
The final day’s winds calmed down somewhat, 13-18 knots, but the waves and chops still created havoc. Mastering them along with the steady wind shifts was the key to staying upright and sailing faster than the next boat. Doug Kaukeinen, Rochester Canoe Club, fought hard to keep his 3rd place standing against 4th place finisher Rich Chapma…
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