Struntje light wins Farr 40 Worlds:
Chicago, IL (October 9, 2018) – The culmination of the 2018 Farr 40 World Championship served up nail-biting competition, coming down to the final race of the event as Wolfgang Schaefer’s Struntje light (above) edged out Alex Roeper’s Plenty who finished a critical two boats behind nullifying their two-point lead.
One of the two boats was the Corinthian Champion, Leif Sigmond and Marcus Thymian’s Norboy, capping-off a dominant performance over the Corinthian fleet.
After three days of racing, the three races today saw the least amount of breeze and flattest water with unseasonably warm temperatures for fall in Chicago. With southerly winds dipping below 10 knots, teams who e…
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Locals shine at Youth Olympic Games:
Buenos Aires, Argentina (October 9, 2018) – Argentinean athletes are coming to the forefront on their home waters as the breeze came to town on the third day of competition at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition.
Held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, the venue had the best conditions of the competition so far as all three classes were able to sail a good complement of races. The Techno 293+ managed a slalom race and a fleet race and the Kiteboarding were affected by the postponement of the fourth race at the end of the day.
The Mixed Nacra 15 fleet have now sailed five races overall – four of which took place today – and local favourites Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romai…
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