Records and Rum for 2016 Jamestown Season:
Competitors who successfully completed and set new records for the Mount Gay Rum Around Jamestown Record were recognized on December 9 at a prize giving party hosted by the IYAC in Newport, RI. During the five month period of the competition in 2016, four attempts were made at ousting the standing record, and Zach Marks of St. Petersburg, Florida, was able to come away victorious, beating the standing outright record set in 2015 by Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70 Phaedo3. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Records and Rum for 2016 Jamestown Season, Editor
Video Highlights: Extreme Sailing Series 2016:
In its 10th season, the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series held an eight event tour traveling through Asia, Europe, and Australia. Teams competed on the one design foiling GC32 catamaran in a format highlighting ‘stadium’ short-course racing in front of the public.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Video Highlights: Extreme Sailing Series 2016, Editor