Promoting the Sport in the Caribbean:
The 2017 Caribbean Sailing Association’s Annual General Meeting was held November 29 in Antigua where several members present were joined electronically by 21 other members from across the Caribbean to discuss the business of Caribbean sailing and elect officials for the coming year. Without exception, sailing development continues to be the biggest focus moving forward outside of the CSA Rating Rule and promotion of the sport of sailing in accordance with the organizations mission statement. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Promoting the Sport in the Caribbean, Editor
Volvo Ocean Race misconduct complaint dismissed:
Cape Town, South Africa (December 7, 2017) – The International Jury has dismissed a charge of misconduct under Rule 69 of the Racing Rules of Sailing against David Witt and Steve Hayles following a complaint to World Sailing.
The complaint, put forward by an outside party not associated with the race, focused on content contained in a video produced from on board Scallywag during Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
In its decision, the International Jury wrote: “David Witt and Steve Hayles did not commit misconduct because the video has not caused wides…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Volvo Ocean Race misconduct complaint dismissed, Editor
Brixham is a great place for those who want to take a full holiday. There are always things to do here. For its unspoiled coastline stretching miles and miles, Brixham is chosen to host some of the most relaxing and beautiful walks. You can stroll along and enjoy the peacefulness of nature, or you can go on hikes around the area and see all kinds of things that you would have otherwise missed out on. If you like leisure time to play sports, there will be plenty for you to enjoy in Brixham.
Either way, there’s a lot to enjoy. You can also go bowling, pitch and putt, or take on one of the beautiful golf courses that are available there. With all of those things to do, you’ll want to book your holiday early and for a time of year that you’d enjoy being outside. Keep in mind that the off season won’t be nearly as busy and the rates for accommodations will often be lower, but that the weather won’t be as good for outdoor activities, either. However, if you prefer cooler or rainier weather, booking during a time of year when you’ll have that might be perfect for you.
In addition to all of the things that you can do on land, Brixham also offers you a lot of water sports that you can enjoy. There are canoes that you can use to paddle around and see the sights, and there are swims and water skiing activities to enjoy. Just being near the water on the coastline is something that a lot of people really enjoy and look for when they come to Brixham, but whether you are looking for that will generally depend on whether you’re looking to be busy most of the time or whether you’re looking for true relaxation.
Either one is a great choice when it comes to Brixham, since you can get a great mix of both. If you come with friends or family there will be a lot of different activities, as well, and that means that you can relax while others in your group go off and do the kinds of sports that they’re interested in. Everyone wins in that situation, and the people of Brixham are warm and friendly to tourists on holiday, so don’t be afraid to mingle and enjoy yourself.
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