Long Beach, CA (May 15, 2015) – Long Beach Yacht Club, organizers of the Congressional Cup regatta, announced today the cancellation of the second round robin in this prestigious Grade WC match race series, due to uncooperative and unseasonal weather here in Long Beach, CA.
Twelve teams from nine nations are competing for the Congressional Cup title, and the prestigious Crimson Blazer, in racing that began Wednesday May 13. The Congressional Cup is the opening event for the 2015/16 World Match Racing Tour.
“Our original format was to have a double round robin, which is a ton of racing,” said Randy Smith, who has been Principal Race Officer (PRO) for a half …
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