Slow start to World Cup Enoshima:
Enoshima, Japan (August 27, 2019) – Racing began today at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima for the over 490 of the world’s best sailors, representing 46 countries. After an idyllic weekend that was blessed with clear blue skies and a stable breeze in the mid-teens, the waters of Sagami Bay were somewhat calmer today.
It took until the latter part of the afternoon for a reasonably stable 5-9 knot south westerly breeze to fill in and fleets headed out from 14:00 local time. Five fleets completed their scheduled races with the remaining fleets one race short. These will be added to tomorrow’s schedule.
Brazil’s Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze got off to a perfect start…
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The Ocean Race Summits:
The full speaker list has now been released for the first of The Ocean Race Summits, scheduled to take place in Genoa, Italy on September 20, 2019
The Ocean Race Summits, an international series of events held by The Ocean Race, aims to bring together leaders from sport, business, politics and science to advance efforts to restore ocean health. It also aims to bring together Italian and international ocean experts and business leaders to showcase innovative solutions that advance efforts to tackle the plastic crisis affecting our seas.
The summits are an integral part of The Ocean Race, the prestigious round-the-world sailing race dubbed ‘sport’s toughest test of a team’. They…
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