Restoring Richness of the America’s Cup:
by Rob Peake, Classic Boat
Bruno Troublé has spoken out about the 35th America’s Cup, criticising the 2017 event in Bermuda and the plans to run the Cup on a two-year cycle as ‘vulgar’. He celebrated the fact the USA did not win the event again, saying victors New Zealand would now ‘fix it’, adding: “They know how to do it.”
Speaking about the Bermuda event, Troublé said: “We don’t want a video game kind of boat racing where the greatest sailors on earth (Sir Ben Ainslie, Jimmy Spithill or Franck Cammas) have no chance. And whil…
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Skunked at Laser Radial Youth Worlds:
Medemblik, Netherlands (August 15, 2017) – All fleets sailed out on the IJsselmeer in about 5 knots of breeze, hopeful for more to fill in for day three of qualifying at the Laser Radial Youth World Championships. However, it never happened, and with no races completed, the leaderboard remains unchanged. In the top ten for North America are Chase Carraway (USA) in 21st and Lillian Myers (USA) in 16th. Full report.
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