Szabo/Mitchell win first race of Star Worlds:
Miami, FL (April 10, 2016) – Racing at the 2016 Star World Championship got underway today at Coral Reef Yacht club in Miami. It took the race committee three attempts to get the start off as the fleet jumped the gun, the third start was under black flag. Five teams were over early and disqualified. The third upwind leg defined this first race with George Szabo / Steve Mitchell leading the fleet for the win, followed by Luke Lawrence / Ian Coleman who had a tight finish against Augie Diaz / Bruno Prada who finished in the third place. Full Report.
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Schooner America replica begins epic tour:
By Bernie Wilson, AP Sports
San Diego, CA (April 10, 2016) – Sailor and businessman Troy Sears is heading out on an epic nautical road trip that might not end until he’s circled the globe with America, a replica of the schooner that gave the America’s Cup its name.
Sears will leave San Diego on Tuesday evening on a tour that will take him to yacht clubs and races up and down the East Coast and then to the Caribbean. His calendar is largely booked through the final race of the America’s Cup in late June 2017 in Bermuda. From there, h…
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