Individual Obstruction or Continuing Obstruction?:
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A highlight of the Annapolis sailboat racing scene for both spectators and racers alike is the Wednesday Night Series, hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club. The finish is barely more than 200 feet short of a low draw bridge (often lined with spectators)
The final leg deals with squirrely winds and runs along the Annapolis downtown waterfront and a municipal mooring field in the confines of the harbor.
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Volvo Ocean Race: Cold, wet, no escape:
(November 21, 2017; Leg 2, Day 17) – The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race might be entering its final few days but the final positions are far from decided. With just over 1200 nm still to sail, and a host of tactical opportunities on the horizon, this leg is anything but decided.
Team Brunel emerged from stealth mode today at 0700 UTC as the most northerly boat in the leading group of four.
Boat captain Abby Ehler revealed yesterday that Brunel navigator Andrew Cape favoured a southerly route before the team disappeared from the rankings but shortly after 2200 UTC they switched tactics and began positioning themselves above their rivals.
However their hopes of gett…
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