Skunked at 52 SUPER SERIES Mallorca:
Mallorca, Spain (August 21, 2018) – The fourth regatta of the five-event 2018 52 SUPER SERIES event series sought to start today but no wind meant no racing for the ten teams. Racing at Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week is planned through August 25. Standout performers so far this season have been Doug DeVos’ Quantum Racing, which, after winning two events, top the 2018 series leaderboard by 19 points over Takashi Okura’s super consistent Sled in second place. Details.
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When High Crime and Boating Meet:
It is pulp fiction for the yachting industry. The year-long saga involving a former Malaysian prime minister, the U.S. Department of Justice and a Chinese billionaire took another turn last week as the $ 250 million superyacht Equanimity was handed over to Malaysian authorities who vowed they would sell the yacht.
Owned by playboy financier Low Taek Jho—nicknamed Jho Low–the 300-foot Equanimity has been a pawn in a battle between Low and the U.S. Department of Justice after U.S. attorneys alleged that the financier had siphoned $ 4.5 billion from the Mal…
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