Strong close at Charleston Race Week:
Charleston, South Carolina (April 14, 2019) – Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded in spectacular fashion with strong winds today producing exciting action and several classes being decided during the last race.
VX One, J/88, Viper 640, Melges 24 and ORC C were the windward-leeward classes that went down to the wire. Winners for five of the six Pursuit Hybrid and Pursuit Race, which were unable to complete any racing yesterday due to light winds, were also determined to close strong today.
Mike Bruno said following Friday’s racing (April 12) that he’s been jinxed at Sperry Charleston Race Week, suffering problems that prevented podium finishes in 2018 and 2017. The Armo…
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One of the craziest days of our lives:
Fourteen year old Dylan Flack was competing at 2019 Charleston Race Week in what was his first sportboat regatta, and an incident happened to his Melges 24 team that will forever be etched in his memory. Here’s his story:
It was the final race of the regatta, and with the clock winding down, there was a tight race between both Mudratz boats in the overall standings. This was a race not only for standings, but ultimate bragging rights and glory.
As we rounded the windward mark for the home stretch our boat, Opportunity, was behind the other boat, Equal Oppo…
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