Newport Harbor takes early lead at Lipton Cup:
San Diego, CA (October 28, 2016) – In contrast to some pre-event forecasts, the breeze filled in nicely for day one of the 102nd Challenge for the Sir Thomas Lipton Cu. Twelve teams from California, New York and Massachusetts raced completed four races in J/105s on the San Diego City Front.
After a delay of about 20 minutes, races one and two began in 8 knots of wind with a battle between the California coast at the top of the fleet. Newport Harbor Yacht Club (NHYC), San Diego Yacht Club (SDYC), and St. Francis Yacht Club (StFYC) finished in the first three places in race one, and the three were tied for first place overall after race two. NHYC went on to post a 1-3 in races …
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