Rambler 88 aces Newport Bermuda Race:
(June 17, 2018) – George David’s 88-foot Juan K design Rambler 88 led a breakaway pack to take elapsed time honors in the Newport Bermuda Race. Rambler finished today at 18:20 EDT, covering the 635 nm course in a time of 02:03:00:15. As of 17:00 EDT, the Volvo Open 70s Warrior and Wizard were within 58nm of the finish with the Maxi 72 Proteus 20nm astern.
Full report to follow.
Sailing toward an Olympic dream:
Sailing around the waters of Sarasota Bay as a child helped Ravi Parent develop a deep love for a sport that already came to him naturally.
Parent’s love has turned into the pursuit of the ultimate goal for any amateur athlete: qualifying for the Olympic Games. Competing in the Nacra 17, Parent is aiming to sail for Team USA in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics..
Sailing has always been a sport of destiny for Parent, 22. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, into a family that was into sailing. The family enjoyed sailing so much that they decided to move to Bradenton and enrolled Parent into a program at the Bradenton Yacht Club when he was 8.
“I took that for two summers …
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