Top Two Finish Montego Bay Race:
(February 6, 2017) – Peter and David Askew’s RP 74 Wizard crossed the finish line in Montego Bay at 9:00:15 ET this morning to capture line honors in the 33rd Pineapple Cup – Montego Bay Race. Next boat to finish was the Shelter Island Partners Mills 68 Prospector by one hour 38 minutes and 50 seconds. Provisional results have Prospector as the IRC class leader. Full report.
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When Operating Outside of the Box:
The Racing Rules of Sailing offer protections to insure the sport of sailing is properly delivered to its participants. But occasionally there are events that, while of the highest regard, can’t fulfill the rule requirements. For these events, they can seek to get Special Event status from World Sailing.
Such events include the America’s Cup, the Volvo Ocean Race, and the World Match Racing Tour. World Sailing CEO Andy Hunt explains further.
World Sailing Special Events are pinnacle events in the sport of sailing, offering opportunities to develop the sport’s profile away from national federations, clubs and class structures – the traditional route…
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