Horses for courses with David Askew:
American David Askew has to pinch himself that – along with his brother and co-owner Peter – he keeps on winning major offshore races with his VO70 Wizard. This is the Volvo Open 70, Groupama, which won the Volvo Ocean Race in 2011-12 before the round-the-world format switched to the VO65 one-designs.
Of course it was going to be a solid offshore boat, but for it to perform so well to IRC – a rule it wasn’t designed for – must come as a surprise even to the Askews. SailJuice editor Andy Rice spoke to David just after he won the biennial Rolex Fastnet Race in Plymouth….
Here’s an excerpt:
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Horses for courses with David Askew, Editor
Panam Sailing General Assembly:
The quadrennial General Assembly of the Pan Am Sailing Federation (PASAF) was held on August 2, 2019 in Paracas, Peru. Some of the highlights of the meeting included the ratification of the Regulation creating an Athletes Commission for the organization and the adoption of an updated Constitution. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Panam Sailing General Assembly, Editor