Key West Race Week: Too much of a good thing:
Key West, FL (January 19, 2016) – Yesterday organizers with the Storm Trysail Club knew wind conditions would be on the edge off for today, which is why race committee chairman Dick Neville asked principal race officers on all three divisions to complete three races yesterday at Quantum Key West 2016.
Sure enough, when today dawned over the Conch Republic it was howling, and it was cold. Locals and tourists alike donned their hats and coats, while Neville met with principal race officers Ken Legler (Division 1), Dave Brennan (Division 2) and Wayne Bretsch (Division 3) to develop a plan.
“The forecast was not promising, so we postponed a decision for one hour, sent some boa…
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Spectacular conclusion to Mount Gay Round Barbados:
Bridgetown, Barbados (January 19, 2016) – The final day of the Coastal Series at the 80th anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, concluded in fine style today with sunshine, wind up to 28kts, and a relatively flat sea. The ultra fast flying machines in particular, including the multihulls, reveled in the conditions along the south coast of the island with a long beat out to Oistins and a rewarding blast back home. In Carlisle Bay, where winds remained around 18-20kts, the J/24 fleet enjoyed yet more close battles in the final four races of the series. Full Report.
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