Il Mostro Breaks Own Record at BYC Mackinac Race:
Detroit, MI (July 23, 2017) – Peter Thornton’s Volvo 70 Il Mostro broke its own race course record today in the 93rd Bayview Mackinac Race. The newly established elapsed time record for the 254-nautical mile Cove Island Course is 21:45:12. Il Mostro’s previous record, set in 2015, was 23:39:54. Il Mostro missed breaking the course’s multihull record (held by Rick Warner’s Arete) by a mere 15 seconds. Il Mostro was the first to finish of 207 boats in the race that started on Saturday from Port Huron, most of the fleet is yet to finish. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Il Mostro Breaks Own Record at BYC Mackinac Race, Assoc Editor
Practice Underway for Moth Worlds:
Lake Garda, Italy (July 23, 2017) – The Italian Moth Series held over the weekend of July 22 – 23 was as a warm up event for the 2017 Moth Worlds, both hosted by Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda, Italy. A huge fleet of Moths have already been practicing on the lake over the last few days to get valuable time on the water to get to understand the vagaries of the local conditions. 150 boats entered the Italian Series regatta, split into just two groups. Paul Goodison (GBR) won the weekend regatta. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Practice Underway for Moth Worlds, Assoc Editor