Port Elizabeth, South Africa (March 27, 2015) – Head-torches on, Howie Hamlin and Jeff Nelson were working another late night in the boat park, on the eve of the SAP 505 World Championships being hosted by the Algoa Bay Yacht Club on March 28-April 3.
Forced to fit out a brand new boat in record time, the former 505 World Champions are in a race against time to be ready for the first heat at midday on Algoa Bay. Hamlin wasn’t even aware of who had won the two-day Pre-Worlds which concluded yesterday, as he and Nelson, along with three local South Africans have been working round the clock to get the new boat ready for competition.
The winner of the Pre-Worlds was ano…
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