International Women’s Keelboat Championship:
Eleven teams will compete in the 2017 International Women’s Keelboat Championship, with the 16th edition of the event to be held August 15 to 18 in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. Competitors representing Canada, Germany, Mexico, and USA will race in J/70 boats. Details….
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – International Women’s Keelboat Championship, Editor
A Test of Patience to Portugal:
(August 14, 2017) – The Volvo Ocean Race fleet restarted today from the south coast of Brittany, intent to complete the four race Leg Zero qualifying series in advance of the October 22 start of the 20178-18 edition. The final 770 nm race from St Malo, France to Lisbon, Portugal had been divided into two parts due to a light wind forecast. Following a 25 nm sprint yesterday, the fleet started today in the same order they finished, which returned MAPFRE and Vestas 11th Hour Racing to the lead. Scuttlebutt Sailing News – A Test of Patience to Portugal, Editor