Roaring Forties, Furious Fifties and Ice:
British-born meteorologist Libby Greenhalgh, who was navigator for Team SCA in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, is providing exclusive insight into the current edition for B&G, the official race electronics supplier. In her latest report, she details the upcoming third leg from Cape Town, RSA to Melbourne, AUS.
The scoreboard has an opportunity to be mix…
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Making history at Youth Sailing Worlds:
Sailors from 62 nations are set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships on December 11-15 in Sanya, China. More than 380 competitors will race across nine youth events over five days of racing in a bid to follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest names in sailing who have competed at the event.
Some of the famous faces include Ben Ainslie (GBR), five-time Olympic medallist, Russell Coutts (NZL), America’s Cup winner, Santiago Lange (ARG), Rio 2016 legend and Alessandra Sensini (ITA), one of the most successful Olympic sailors of all time.
The names collected on the nine perpetual trophies, since the events inception in 1971, reads like a…
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