Titles confirmed in Atlantic Anniversary Regatta:
(July 21, 2018) – The Race Committee today confirmed the overall win by Varuna VI’s owner and skipper Jens Kellinghusen (NRV) of the Bermuda Hamburg leg after corrected time is not at jeopardy anymore. Meanwhile, Teasing Machine scored a third place for this second and final leg of the Atlantic Anniversary Regatta and was deemed the overall winner having won the first leg from Lanzarote to Grenada. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Titles confirmed in Atlantic Anniversary Regatta, Editor
Search Suspended for Man Overboard:
Chicago, IL (July 21, 2018) – After nearly seven hours of active search efforts, the US Coast Guard has suspended the search to locating the missing sailor aboard Mark Hauf’s Imedi, a Transpac 52 competing in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The sailor has been identified as Jon Santarelli, a 52-year-old from Lincoln Park (Chicago).
The search efforts included approximately 20 boats and three helicopters from US Coast Guard, Chicago Fire, Chicago Police and Chicago Yacht Club covering nearly 47 square miles. All competitors in the vicinity immediately suspended their own racing efforts to assist in the search.