Laser Worlds: Nick Thompson Ready to Repeat:
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico (May 17, 2016) – Defending champion Nick Thompson of Great Britain took a significant step today in his quest to repeat as the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship. Entering the day with a four point lead over Jean-Baptiste Bernard of France, Thompson’s 10-1 today now has him clear of Bernard by 19 points with only two races remaining tomorrow. Full report.
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The Transat: Brooklyn or Bust:
(May 17, 2016; Day 16) – Strong headwinds and waves are taking their toll on the remaining boats still racing in The Transat bakerly. Every day, there are new reports of torn sails, damage to boats and exhausted, sleep-deprived sailors having to spend time bailing water – but all the remaining skippers are determined to make it to the race village at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – The Transat: Brooklyn or Bust, Editor