Mini Transat: Fork in the road:
(October 4, 2017; Day 4) – The expected north-easterly wind is now packing a punch, launching the Mini-Transat fleet out of the Bay of Biscay as the soloist now make speeds more in line with their true potential as they plunge southwards. Though the majority of the fleet has opted to pass between the TSS of Cape Finisterre and the Spanish coast, a few of the skippers have chosen to take the long route, making westing as a possible investment for the future perhaps. Full report.
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College Sailing: Fall Season Update:
Chris Klevan provides this week’s update on activity in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).
College of Charleston, ranked #6 nationally, won the 75th edition of the Danmark Trophy held at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. The Danmark traditionally is one of the most competitive interconference regattas of the fall season. Scheduled at the beginning of October, it marks the beginning of autumn and the period where the chips start to hit the table with Conference Championships looming at the end of the month.
After two days and 26 rac…
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