Grub crawl at Barbados Sailing Week:
Bridgetown, Barbados (January 18, 2018) – With winds up to 17kts, day two of Barbados Sailing Week was the penultimate day of the Coastal Series, traditionally known as the Two Restaurants Race.
The 22nm course offered spectacular sheltered flat water/fast reaching conditions on the leg to and from the northern-most mark at Holetown just off The Beach House restaurant. On the southern part of the course to the Tapas Restaurant mark, the more lively conditions in the stunning, vibrant turquoise waters gave competitors a real taste of Caribbean sailing at its best.
In Non CSA division, Mandy (Hunter 29.5) sailed by Bruce Robinson and team managed to hold off their closest rivals…
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Countdown to World Cup Series Miami:
Over 540 sailors from 50 nations are in the USA for the second stage of Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series, which will be held January 23-28 in Miami, FL.
Competition across all ten Olympic events will provide a critical measure as competitors approach the first opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this year at the 2018 Sailing World Championships in August.
World Cup Series rounds in the USA and France will give a clear indication on who will be gunning for gold at the World Championships and in line to qualify their country for the Tokyo 2020.
Some of the stars sailing in Miami, who will have an eye on the 2018 Worlds, include the Australian …
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