Palma perfection at Trofeo Princesa Sofía:
Palma, Spain (March 29, 2017) – A perfect day of three wins in the 49er FX fleet sees Germany’s Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz sitting 30 points clear at the head of the Women’s Skiff class after nine races at the Olympic class showcase of Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR. The top North Americans after day three are Stu McNay/ Dave Hughes (USA) who are third in Men’s 470. Full report.
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America’s Cup to be ‘Beyond Physical’:
When the America’s Cup moved to multihulls, and the mission became to grow the audience, showcasing action and athleticism became the focus. As this CNN report details, the 35th America’s Cup will offer plenty of both.
Some see sailing as a sedate sport, but you know the game has changed when the “athletes” are described as “superhumans” and undergo special forces training.
That’s just what Oracle Team USA has been doing to cope with the demands of sailing the new high-tech breed of America’s Cup catam…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup to be ‘Beyond Physical’, Editor