Georgetown leads College Nationals:
Mount Pleasant, SC (June 1, 2017) – The first day of finals racing in the Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship began today on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor. The top eighteen college teams in the nation advanced from the previous two days of racing in the semifinals to make it to this event and compete for the Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy.
The day began with winds too light to compete with the current, so the race officials postponed in a wind delay to wait for the southerly sea breeze to fill in. Around 12:50 p.m. the sailors were on the water ready to race in a light sea breeze. The winds picked up to about 8 knots and temperatures were warm in the high 80s to low 90s….
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When a Race Becomes a Rescue:
The second year of the California Offshore Race Week is underway, providing a schedule of races on May 27 to June 3 that carries the fleet from Northern California to Southern California with stops in Monterey and Santa Barbara.
After the Spinnaker Cup took the fleet on the 88 nm downhill slide from San Francisco to Monterey (see story), the 204 nm Coastal Cup from Monterey to Santa Barbara proved to…
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