New Members for World Sailing Athletes’ Commission:
(October 24, 2016) – Five sailors have been elected to World Sailing‘s Athletes’ Commission following a vote by sailors’ competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition. Jo Aleh (NZL), Sofia Bekatorou (GRE), Maayan Davidovich (ISR), Juan Ignacio Maegli (GUA) and Vasiliij Zbogar (SLO) join existing members Sarah Gosling (GBR) as well as Lijia Xu (CHN) and Yann Rocherieux (FRA). Full report.
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Phaedo3’s gaffe gives Maserati Rolex Middle Sea Race Record:
(October 24, 2016; Day 3) – Overnight the battle for multihull line honours at the 2016 the Rolex Middle Sea Race took an extraordinary twist. At about 20:30 CET on Sunday October 23, Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70 Phaedo 3 rounded Pantelleria and was 11 miles ahead of their rival Giovanni Soldini’s MOD70 Maserati.
While the American multihull looked firmly on course to repeat last year’s success and in doing so set a new course record, in the early hours today Thornburg’s assault began to unravel.
After passing Pantelleria, Phaedo3 immediately tacked to the east and most of those following the
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