International 14 Worlds comes to USA:
Sixty-one teams representing eight countries are entered to compete in the International 14 World Championship on August 13 to 24 in Richmond, CA. Classic summer conditions on the east side of San Francisco Bay should deliver 18-20 knot sea breeze coming straight from the Golden Gate Bridge and a steep chop which is only forgettable after consuming copious amounts of Ibuprofen and pain killing beverages. Details.
On a mission to set an example:
When Vestas 11th Hour Racing set off to compete in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, they also set off on a mission to be the most sustainable team to ever compete in the event. However, the team repeatedly incurred adversity that likely grew their footprint well beyond the other six teams in the race.
A collision with a fishing boat, which sunk the other boat and required additional parts and shipments to repair their Volvo Ocean 65, was significant. A dismasting later in the race required the rig and sails to be released into the ocean as garbage.
But the team said it accomplished its goal in the face of this hardship. How? Here were some of their key sustainability accomplish…
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