Muscat named as 2019 GC32 Racing Tour finale:
(September 2, 2019) – Oman will host the final and deciding event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, with the Oman Air team well placed to secure the overall Tour title on home waters. Muscat will welcome the fleet of high-performance foiling catamarans as they race for the Oman Cup over November 5-9. The teams will be racing on the water off Al Mouj Marina. The Oman Air crew is currently leading the GC32 Racing Tour and overall victory for the Oman Sail team would make a spectacular contribution to the celebrations marking the organization’s 10th anniversary year. Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Muscat named as 2019 GC32 Racing Tour finale, Assoc Editor
Embarking for The Clipper Race:
(September 1, 2019) – Some 220 ordinary people from all walks of life, representing 29 different nationalities, have departed St. Katharine Docks, London, in front of thousands of spectators, to embark on the twelfth edition of the epic 40,000 nautical mile global sailing challenge, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
The Clipper Race is unique in that it trains everyday people to sail around the world. And 40 percent of participants have no sailing experience before signing up for the four weeks of intensive training needed to take part. In this edition, there are over 350 different occupations including doctors, farmers, teachers, retirees and a safari leader.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Embarking for The Clipper Race, Assoc Editor