Standings shuffle at Laser Radial Youth Worlds:
Medemblik, Netherlands (August 17, 2017) – Today brought the first round of the Final Series at the Laser Radial Youth World Championships. The fleets were divided into Gold and Silver fleets, with additional Bronze and Emerald fleets for the boys. Stronger winds shuffled the standings, with USA’s Charlotte Rose now up to fourth overall while Joseph Hou dropped to 20th. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Standings shuffle at Laser Radial Youth Worlds, Editor
Biennial Clipper Race set to begin:
The eleventh edition of the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race gets underway on August 20 in Liverpool, UK. Twelve teams begin the 40,000 nm race in the matched fleet of 70-foot racing yachts. The event, which pairs a professional skipper with amateur crew, has attracted 712 people representing 41 nationalities to complete in the 2017-18 race, making it the largest to date. Divided into thirteen races, the first course extends 5968 nm from Liverpool to Punte del Este, Uruguay. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Biennial Clipper Race set to begin, Editor