Team Aqua takes early lead at RC44 Bermuda Cup:
(March 3, 2016) – The opening day of fleet racing at the RC44 Bermuda Cup completed four races in 10-15 knots. Team Aqua (GBR) with Chris Bake driving and Cameron Appleton as tactician owned the day, posting all top three scores to lead the 8-boat fleet. Artemis Racing was knocked out for the day in the first race after getting holed by Team Ceeref. The regatta continues to March 6 on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Full report.
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Benjamin, Haeger Honored at Rolex Award Celebration:
New York, NY (March 3, 2016) – Steve Benjamin, a past Olympic medalist, and Annie Haeger, an Olympic hopeful, today were presented the US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards for 2015.
Benjamin (60, Norwalk, Conn.) and Haeger (26, East Troy, Wisc.) are first time winners of the award that was first presented in 1961. They were feted at a celebratory luncheon that included family and guests in the Model Room of the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. In honor of their outstanding achievements, each was presented a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master timepiece and a framed print of them in action from US Sailing.
“This is one of the top achievements I c…
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