Qualifying complete at Snipe Worlds:
A Coruña, Spain (August 8, 2017) – The second day at the Snipe World Championship completed the qualifying series, with the top half of the 85-boat fleet advancing to compete for the 2017 title. The finishing position in qualifying moves to the final series as the non-discardable first race. Top ten North American teams are Raul Rios/ Mac Agnese (PUR) in fifth and Augie Diaz/ Eduardo Mintzias (USA) in seventh. Racing continues through August 11. Details.
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Testing at World Test Event:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 8, 2017) – The Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 Test Event began today in the Bay of Aarhus, commencing a week of preparations for sailors, Race Officials and event organizers, prior to the 2018 Worlds. In the top ten from North America after day one are USA sailors Erika Reineke (Laser Radial, 5th), Stu McNay/ Dave Hughes (470 Men, 8th), Lucas Calabrese/ Ian MacDiarmid (470 Men, 9th), Charlie Buckingham (Laser, 9th), Judge Ryan/ Hans Henken (49er, 9th) and Canadian Tom Ramshaw (Finn, 7th). Full report.
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