Glamour teams join GC32 Racing Tour:
With the Extreme Sailing Series yet to announce any plans for 2019, competition among the foiling GC32 catamarans will focus on the GC32 Racing Tour which begins May 22-26 in Sardinia, Italy. The launch of the 5-stage circuit has some star attractions as America’s Cup challenge skipper Ben Ainslie (GBR) and reigning class world champion Phil Robertson (NZL) in the field. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Glamour teams join GC32 Racing Tour, Editor
Record growth for 2019 Pan Am Games:
The overall distribution of country spots to all 11 of the sailing events in the 2019 Pan Am Games has been finalized in anticipation of the competition on August 3-10 in Paracas, Peru. Held every four years, the Pan Am Games attracts athletes from nations of the Americas in the year before the Summer Olympic Games. A record breaking 26 nations will be sending 168 athletes and 120 boats to compete in the 11 events at the Lima 2019 Games. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Record growth for 2019 Pan Am Games, Editor