Scott Tonguis Wins J/30 North Americans:
Nineteen teams competed in the 2016 J/30 North American Championship, with seven races held September 23-25 in Annapolis, MD. Scott Tonguis from New Orleans, LA and his team on Zephyr V2.0 dominated the series, winning four races to take the title by 12 points over local Doug Wallop. Event details.
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Swedes Win Women’s Match Racing Worlds:
Sheboygan, WI (September 25, 2016) – Anna Östling with crew Annie and Linnea Wennergren are the 2016 Women’s Match Racing World Champions. In the Buddy Melges Challenge, the 3rd event of the 2016 WIM Series, the Swedes defeated Anne-Claire Le Berre, Mathilde Geron and Alice Ponsar of France, in a thrilling final over five exciting matches on Lake Michigan.
“They had us under extreme pressure during four fierce fights, and it wasn’t until the very last match we were allowed to breathe, but then just a bit,” said Östling.
Their room to breathe a little came in handy in the fifth match, when they managed to force the French over early to the course side of the startin…
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