Preview of Race Day 3 in Rio:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 10, 2016) – Big breeze up to 20 knots is set to greet the Olympic debut of the Mixed Multihulls – Nacra 17 and the start of competition for the Men’s and Women’s Two Person Dinghies – 470.
While most of the 470 sailors will say ‘bring it on’ to the breeze, the Nacra 17 boys and girls will be heading out with a little more trepidation. If the wind really kicks in on the Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf Mountain) course, there is the possibility of pitchpoling and capsizing.
It’s a day of rest for the Men’s and Women’s Windsurfer fleets, but it’s a continuation of business for all three One …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Preview of Race Day 3 in Rio, Assoc Editor
VIDEO: Battling the Conditions in Rio:
Day 2 of the Olympic Regatta kept all four classes to the Guanabara Bay courses and conditions made for challenging and unpredictable racing. Strong winds and shifty currents kept the leaderboard interesting and as Caleb Paine proves, you were never out of a race until the finish.
Published on Aug 9, 2016
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – VIDEO: Battling the Conditions in Rio, Assoc Editor