RORC Caribbean 600: Phaedo3 Takes Multihull Line Honors:
(February 22, 2017) – While the multihull race record was not broken this year, Phaedo3 and Maserati had an incredible 600 mile high-speed duel. Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70, Phaedo3 finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 21 hrs 20 mins 46 secs AST, taking Multihull Line Honors.
Phaedo3 held on to win the battle of the trimarans, just 12 minutes ahead of Giovanni Soldini’s Italian MOD70, Maserati. The high-speed battle saw the lead change hands at least four times during the race. The winning crew is Lloyd Thornburg (Skipper), Brian Thompson (Co-skipper), Paul Allen, Peter Cumming, Michel Desjoyeaux, Robert Greenhalgh, Damian Foxall and M…
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2017 Youth World Champs Awarded to China:
(February 22, 2017) – World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, announced that Sanya, China would host the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships. More than 400 youth sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan Island from December 9-16, 2017. The 2017 selection process opened in November 2016 after the Israeli Sailing Association exercised the right to withdraw from hosting the 2017 edition, as a final contract had not been concluded. World Sailing received bids from Mar del Plata, Argentina, Melbourne, Australia and Sanya, China.
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