Qualifying at Lightning North Americans:
Point Abino, ONT (August 12, 2019) – The opening day of the Lightning North American Championships at the Buffalo Canoe Club saw 72 boats split into qualifying divisions and complete three races. John and Mandy Newell (Rochester, NY) sailing with Owen MacDonald are in the lead, and after one more qualifying race tomorrow, the fleet will be split into the Championship and President’s Cup Divisions for three more days of racing. Details.
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Life Jacket Maintenance:
US Sailing has provided free access to seven videos on care and maintenance of inflatable lifejackets. These videos, part of the US Sailing Sanctioned Offshore Online Safety at Sea course, give viewers some fundamentals on how to inspect and care for an inflatable lifejacket.
Like any piece of equipment, it is important to understand how the integral parts of the inflators work and what you need to do on a regular basis to help make sure that your equipment will work as intended when you need it to.
Hands on experience with your inflatable lifejacket is in…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Life Jacket Maintenance, Editor