Plenty Vies for Fourth Farr 40 Title:
Chicago, IL (October 4, 2018) – Alex Roepers is extremely proud of each one of the three world championships he’s captured as an owner-driver within the Farr 40 Class. If Roepers and his top-notch team aboard Plenty can secure another world title this year it might mark their crowning achievement when the 2018 Farr 40 World Championship is sailed from October 6-9. Five past world champions are among the 14 entries representing five different countries that will compete in the championship. Roepers, the two-time defending world champ, knows Plenty is the pre-regatta favorite based off past performance. Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Plenty Vies for Fourth Farr 40 Title, Assoc Editor
Locals Fight at Regata de Portugal:
Lisbon, Portugal (October 4, 2018) – The third event of the 2018 World Match Racing Tour, Regata de Portugal, is underway as the 12 teams raced the qualifiers to determine the seeding for the Quarter Final stage. Ian Williams (GBR) is on the top of the leader board going into the Repechage, followed closely by Yann Guichard (FRA), and Johnie Berntsson (SWE). Four pairs raced three races each in the Repechage, in each case the winner of the race won all three races. Racing continues through October 7. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Locals Fight at Regata de Portugal, Assoc Editor