New Zealand America’s Cup Team Recruits More Kiwi Sailors:
With the aim to continue to bring a new generation of young, fit and ultra talented New Zealand sailors to the America’s Cup, challenger Emirates Team New Zealand has now recruited New Zealand Sailing Team members Andy Maloney and Josh Junior for the 35th America’s Cup campaign. Both 26 year old, Maloney from the Murrays Bay Sailing Club and Junior from the Worser Bay Sailing Club are accomplished and internationally recognized dinghy sailors in the Laser and Finn classes respectively. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – New Zealand America’s Cup Team Recruits More Kiwi Sailors, Editor
Thomas Coville on Record Pace:
(November 10, 2016: Day 5) – With just over 600 nm to the equator, Thomas Coville (FRA) and the 31m maxi trimaran SODEBO ULTIM is ahead of the record pace to break the solo round the world record. Having covered 2742 nm since the start, Coville has a 311 nm lead over the current record of 57d 13h 34m 6s set by Francis Joyon (FRA) on the 29.8m trimaran IDEC in January 2008. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Thomas Coville on Record Pace, Editor