Port Elizabeth, South Africa (March 27, 2015) – They may not have been the boat with the fastest average speed around the course but they played the wind shifts right, stayed within their lay-lines and tacked less than all to win both races on the first day of the 60th SAP 5O5 Worlds being sailed out of the Algoa Bay Yacht Club in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Sailing for the USA Mike Holt, with crew Carl Smit, has stamped his authority on the World Championships and is lying on 2 points – 5 ahead of second placed Michael Quirk and Luke Payne from Australia.
At times the distance between Holt and the boat in 10th place was in excess of a kilometre with Holt often…
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