Platoon, Azzurra Tied for Lead at 52 SUPER SERIES:
Key West, FL (January 18, 2017) – At Quantum Key West Race Week Wednesday is known as “moving day”. It is, in the middle of a regatta, a pivotal stage, when consistency starts to show, the cream rises to the top, and a real insight into the possible hierarchy at the end of the week is gained.
After three races today for the white-hot 52 SUPER SERIES fleet, three boats sit at the top of the 11-boat fleet with just one point separating them. Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon are credited with the lead, but only by virtue of the tie break.
Azzurra, winners of the last regatta in 2016, now share the lead thanks to a solid 2,6,4 today, while Ergin Imre’s crew of Provezza ??…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Platoon, Azzurra Tied for Lead at 52 SUPER SERIES, Assoc Editor
Happy Words from Virtual Vendée Globe 2017 Winner:
Virtual Vendée Globe 2017 winner Matthew Johnston beat more than 450,000 virtual skippers to the top spot, taking 72 days, two hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds to complete the race. The 38-year-old from Adelaide, Australia, spoke moments after his boat Mangina-PYR crossed the finish line in Les Sables d’Olonne.
Tell us about yourself.
I’m just your average guy from Australia with a wife and three kids. For work, I’m a computer systems engineer at a power station up in the north west of Western Australia, so I’m a bit of a nerd by trade.