Skipper replacement for Clipper Race:
British sailor David Hartshorn, 53, from Chepstow, is to take over as GREAT Britain Skipper for the remainder of the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race, replacing Andy Burns who has made the difficult personal decision to step down here in Airlie Beach, Australia. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Skipper replacement for Clipper Race, Editor
New World Women’s Windsurf Record:
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified the new World Women’s Windsurf Record of 46.49 knots set by 51 year old Zara Davis (GBR) on November 22, 2017. Davis beat the previous speed of 46.31 knots, held since 2015 by Karrin Jaggi (SUI), on the 500 meter track at Luderitz, Namibia. Details….
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – New World Women’s Windsurf Record, Editor