Top Four Advance at Congressional Cup:
Long Beach, CA (March 30, 2017) – “Mr Canfield, I like your jacket!” announced reigning Match Racing World Champion Phil Robertson (NZL), at the 53rd Congressional Cup’s opening ‘Meet the Skippers’ dinner.
Robertson, hot off a win in Match Cup Australia, alluded to some unfinished business from last year, when he finished at the top in Qualifying, but was eliminated in the Quarter Finals – leaving the door open for Canfield to win his third consecutive Crimson Blazer.
The Crimson Blazer is the iconic prize and symbol of the Congressional Cup – along with the behemoth silver trophy on display at Long Beach Yacht Club.
“That’s mine!” chided Harry Pri…
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Making the Racing Rules Rock:
Watching Dave Perry discuss the racing rules is to see passion and personality collide into an entertaining and educational seminar. As shared in this report by 12° West, which supplies sailing apparel for women, Dave makes rules fun.
Sailing season is coming soon in the Northeast, thank goodness. One of our annual spring rituals is to brush up on The Racing Rules of Sailing. So last Sunday found me at Oakcliff Sailing for the North U. Rules + Tactics Seminar. Talking about rules for 8 hours on a gray Sunday sounds like a snoozefe…
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