Qualifying for USA at Youth Olympic Games:
Portsmouth, RI (July 28, 2017) – US Sailing has released details of the athlete selection process for the Buenos Aires 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Games Team. Held every four years, the 2018 Youth Olympic Games will be the third edition of the event, and is expected to include nearly 4,000 athletes from over 200 nations. The sailing events are expected to include 100 athletes aged 15-18, and will run from October 6-18, 2018.
The sailing competition will include three disciplines and five fleets:
• Kiteboarding (Boys and Girls) – IKA Twin Tip Racing (Slalom and Boardercross disciplines)
• Windsurfing (Boys and Girls) – Techno 293+
• Two-Person Multihull (Mixed…
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Finals begin at Moth Worlds:
Malcesine, Italy (July 28, 2017) – The final series of racing at the 2017 McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds got underway today in glamorous conditions on Lake Garda. The Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets were released just after lunchtime for four races each on two race courses.
The Gold fleet left the shore about 1400hrs to sail on the South course in warm sunshine and a 12 to 14 knots breeze from 200 degrees. The two lap courses were short and sharp taking the lead boat about 25 minutes to complete.
Seventy-seven boats shot off the start line on starboard tack to tack directly in front of the Fraglia Vela Malcesine club house, where spectators were able to get a bird’s ey…
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