MOD70s complete RORC Transatlantic Race:
(December 4, 2016; Day 9) – Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati crossed the RORC Transatlantic Race finish line yesterday afternoon, completing the RORC Transatlantic Race and their first ocean race in the MOD70 in 7 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes and 23 seconds, taking second place in the Multihull division. MOD70 Phaedo3 skipper Brian Thompson, which completed the course in 6 days 13 hours 39 minutes and 55 seconds, was awarded the Multihull Trophy as winners of the Multihull Class. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – MOD70s complete RORC Transatlantic Race, Editor
Big Wind Delays Bermuda Mothfest:
Hamilton, Bermuda (December 4, 2016) – High winds postponed the first day of racing at the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta. The wind on Great Sound was blowing between 20 and 25 knots with gusts approaching 30 knots and 2- to 5-foot seas, conditions deemed too rough for the 9-foot long hydrofoiling dinghy. Yesterday, Australian Iain Jensen pocketed $ 500 and a bottle of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum when he won the MS Amlin Dash for Cash. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Big Wind Delays Bermuda Mothfest, Editor