Light Winds Plague Melges 20s in Miami:
Twenty-one teams came out for the second stop of the 3-event Melges 20 Miami Winter Series, held February 3-5 in Miami, FL. Light winds kept the fleet from racing on days one and three, but the breeze offered enough juice for four races on day two. Jay Golison and his all-amateur Midlife Crisis team of Steve Flam and Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic won the 5-boat Corinthian Division while the overall title went to Jason Michas aboard Midnight Blue with crew members Stu McNay, Alec Anderson, and Danielle Septembre. Details.
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Vendée Globe: Fa’s Last Big Solo Race:
(February 5, 2017; Day 93) – Nandor Fa today warned his Hungarian friends and fans who have already assembled in Les Sables d’Olonne to wait and to be patient while the solo skipper of Spirit of Hungary completes the final three days of his Vendée Globe solo round the world race. Sitting in eighth position, he is expected to finish Tuesday night or in the small hours of Wednesday morning (Feb 7 or 8). Full report.
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