Slow start for College Coed Nationals:
Norfolk, VA (May 29, 2018) – Today was the first day of the Gill College Sailing Coed National Championship Semifinals, hosted by Old Dominion University. The top 36 college sailing teams in the nation are vying for 18 spots in the championship finals, which will begin on Thursday, May 31.
The semifinals are divided into two fleets, an Eastern and Western, each with 18 teams. The top nine teams from each fleet will advance to the finals on Thursday. The sailors are racing on windward leeward courses with four legs in FJs and Z420s. Today the Eastern fleet sailed FJs and the Western fleet sailed Z420s. The plan is for the fleets to switch boats tomorrow.
Atlantic Cup: Eärendil wins Leg 1:
New York, NY (May 29, 2018; Day 4) – The French/Italian duo of Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani on #145 Eärendil won the first leg of The Atlantic Cup, out maneuvering the 11-boat field on the 648nm leg from Charleston, SC to New York, NY. Their finish time was at 17:02:46 (local), completing the course in 3 days, 5 hours and 15 min. Details.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Atlantic Cup: Eärendil wins Leg 1, Editor