Snow Remains Undefeated at US Match Race Champs:
San Diego, CA (October 8, 2016) – San Diego Yacht Club is hosting the 49th edition of the U.S. Match Racing Championship this weekend. Ten talented teams representing their home sailing organizations will go one-on-one for the Prince of Wales Bowl.
Saturday started with more wind in the morning than Friday. Overall the average wind speed for the day was 8 knots. On day 2 of racing, skippers were focused on good starts and boat handling. Spinnaker handling was also massively important throughout the day. On Friday and even more so on Saturday, a lot of passes downwind were happening.
Since rule 17 was recently deleted from match racing, it was evident that competitors w…
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