Meeting a Previously Unmet Need:
Two one design classes, both designed by Nat Herreshoff over a century ago, will be lining up September 17 for a new national title. While the Bullseye and H-12 have held national championships before, that racing included a full crew of two or three. This latest title for these 16-footers will be for single-handers.
Bullseye and H-12 sailors are an especially dogged breed of one-design racers. All through the regular racing season, single-handers will compete even though class rules make it impossible for them to go on to Nationals.
The Bullseye Class Association polled some 220 members, and learned that 70% wanted single-handers to have their own national competition: no …
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Royal Canadian Yacht Club Defends Canada’s Cup:
Toronto, ONT (September 13, 2016) – After a lack of wind on day three kept the Canada’s Cup teams off the race course, 5 to 7 knot winds today saw Defender Royal Canadian Yacht Club seal their victory in the 24th edition of the Canada’s Cup. Full report.
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