Soft Start to Sailing World Cup Miami:
Miami, FL (January 25, 2016) – The first big hit out of Olympic and Paralympic sailing in 2016, Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella, opened up with the 711 sailors being tried and tested in a light Miami breeze. There are 514 boats from 64 nations competing in the ten Olympic and two Paralympic fleets throughout the week.
It was a ‘head out the boat’ kind of day with sailors looking to play the shifts and read the current to advance in large packs of racers. The morning opened with 4-6 knots from the north that slowly swung to the east, coming in at 7 knots and peaking at 10.
Only the Laser fleet completed the scheduled number of races in what was a challenging da…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Soft Start to Sailing World Cup Miami, Editor