Transpac 2017, It’s a Wrap:
Transpac 2017, It’s a Wrap
Honolulu, HI (July 23, 2017) – With this greeting of Aahh – loohh – haahh! and a resounding reply from an audience bedecked in their Aloha crew shirt attire, Transpac YC Commodore Bo Wheeler kicked off the 49th biennial Transpac Awards Ceremony. The atmosphere was jubilant and celebratory, with a stage full of the most impressive display of perpetual trophies seen in any yachting event, accumulated by TPYC since the first race ran in 1906.
The tables full of gleaming silver and sculptures made of polished Koa wood are unlike any other seen in the sport, fitting symbols of achievement in one of the world’s longest, oldest and greatest ocean races. …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Transpac 2017, It’s a Wrap, Assoc Editor
Top Youth Sailors Competing at 420 Europeans:
Athens, Greece (July 23, 2017) – The showdown at the 2017 420 Open European Championships kicks off on July 25 on the waters off the Olympic sailing city of Athens. Six continents are represented amongst the 22 nations competing at the 2017 420 Open European Championships: Australia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, USA. Full Report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Top Youth Sailors Competing at 420 Europeans, Assoc Editor