Key West: Off to perfect start:
Key West, FL (January 18, 2016) – Quantum Key West Race Week 2016 got off to a rousing start on the City of Key West Day with strong winds welcoming the 133 boats in 12 classes and organizers getting in three races on all three divisions.
While the tourists enjoyed Martin Luther King Holiday by strolling Duval Street, sailors from 16 countries took the azure waters off the southernmost point of the United States and found ideal conditions, northeast winds that exceeded 20 knots for Race 1 and diminished slightly for the subsequent starts when the sun broke through and brought out the azure seas so famous in Key West.
It was a bumpy day on the water with three to four f…
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Entries for SSL City Grand Slam flying in:
The Extreme Sailing Series™ starts a landmark season in 2016 with a Middle Eastern flavor with Muscat in Oman confirmed as the host city for the first Act of the year, March 16 – 19. To celebrate its 10th year, the iconic global sailing Series will see a complete refresh in format. The introduction of the ultra-fast, GC32 hydro-foiling catamaran and a shake-up in racing, including open water and match-racing elements, will give teams new challenges. Returning to Muscat, skippers get their first chance to open up the throttle and see what the new boats are made of. Full Report.
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