Reviewing A Tragic Man Overboard:
Bruce Thompson compiled the following data regarding the accident at the start of the 2018 Chicago Mackinac Race which cost Jon Santarelli his life.
World Titles for Cyprus and Belgium:
Aarhus, Denmark (August 10, 2018) – The spotlight today at the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 was on the singlehanded dinghies as the Laser and Laser Radial classes crowned their 2018 World Champions.
Cyprus’s Olympic hero, Pavlos Kontides, will always remember the Bay of Aarhus. He won gold yesterday a decade after he won the Youth World Championships here.
Victory had looked far from certain and Kontides, 28, looked in real trouble as the race began in brutal 20+ knot winds. The fleet were doing their best to keep the boats flat and as Kontides rounded the top mark in ninth he healed over, taking on water. Australia’…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – World Titles for Cyprus and Belgium, Editor