The Invitational: Only an early tease:
Newport, RI (September 10, 2019) – How to balance risk against reward is always a key decision early in a regatta. That applies double for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup where the unique nature of the event means there’s no reliable pre-regatta form guide.
In a few days, we’ll know which teams came prepared to win and which are a little off the pace. But for the start of Race 1 earlier today, there were 20 contenders of unknown caliber attacking the starting line.
A good start was important. But the risk of a bad start outweighed getting too aggressive. Three teams pushed too hard, starting a few seconds before the gun and then having to turn around and re-st…
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Worrell 1000 to return in 2021:
After the 2019 Worrell 1000 Reunion Race brought back the beach cat contest which held 20 editions from 1976 to 2002, the endurance contest will return again in 2021. As in previous years, the race will cover approximately 1000 miles with overnight stops along the US southeast coast. Details.
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