Moore 24 Sweeps Pacific Cup:
The biennial Pacific Cup attracted 64 entrants for the 2070 nm course from San Francisco to Hawaii, with the fleet divided among four staggered starts on July 11, 12, 14, and 15. Here’s a report from July 22.
In a year when strong winds made for record crossing times, the double handed team of Mark English and Ian Rogers on the Moore 24 Mas! have become sailing rock stars. Their elapsed time of just 10 days 14 hours 30 minutes gives them provisional honors in the overall Pac Cup, division honors in the Kolea Double Handed Division…
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Penultimate Day at ORC Worlds:
Copenhagen, Denmark (July 22, 2016) – The high pressure system that has brought warm sunny conditions to Denmark this week did the same again today at the ORC World Championship 2016, but this time so effectively that it was doubtful any wind would be sufficiently strong and stable enough to race. So, PRO Christian Lerche and his course managers from Royal Danish YC kept boats in their slips postponed until some breeze developed, leaving teams plenty of time to enjoy the hospitality of Skovshoved Harbor.
Eventually the high pressure defeated attempts at a seabreeze, so racing was cancelled for the day. But this only heightens the tension for tomorrow, where one more inshore …
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