Top Ten Advance at Star Sailors League Finals:
Nassau, Bahamas (December 2, 2016) – Light airs forced a delay to the start of the fourth and final day of the Star Sailors League Finals Qualifying Rounds to select the ten teams to advance to the knockout rounds tomorrow.
Diego Negri and Sergio Lambertenghi (ITA) won the Qualifying Rounds, giving the Italians a bye to the SSL Grand Final. Mark Mendleblatt and Brian Fatih (USA) finished the Qualifying Rounds in second place, giving the Americans a bye into the Semi Final. Sailors from Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Northern Ireland and Poland, will be joining the top two in the SSL Finals. Live coverage will be freely available on the internet, from 1600 GMT on S…
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Top Eight Advance at WIM Series St. Thomas:
St Thomas, USVI (December 2, 2016) – “We’ll take a good look at the round-robin score sheet, and then make our pick,” says Renée Groeneveld, waiting until Saturday morning to reveal her choice.
The Dutch match racing star earned her right to select quarterfinal opponent by winning the round-robin of the Carlos Aguilar Match Race, the 5th and final event of the 2016 WIM Series, 10 – 1.
The only skipper to defeat Groeneveld was Pauline Courtois of France, one of her four contestants for the 2016 WIM Series runner-up position. All the others – Stephanie Roble (USA), Caroline Sylvan (SWE) and Josefine Boel Rasmussen (DEN) – also made it through to the quarters…
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