USA Qualifying for 2018 Nations Cup:
The 2018 Nations Cup Grand Final will be hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on October 10-14 in San Francisco, CA. The Nations Cup is an international match racing championship run by World Sailing, attracting top competitors from around the world to compete in the Open and Women’s Division,. The 2018 edition will be held in J/22s.
The top finishing eligible skipper (or skippers, depending on the Nations Cup rules) at the 2017 U.S. Match Racing Championship will be selected to represent the United States in the Open Division of the 2018 Nations Cup Regional Qualifier (date and location to be determined…
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Clipper Cup: Back to its full complement:
(October 11, 2017; Day 7) – The full fleet of 12 teams competing in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race is back to capacity as PSP Logistics has completed their repairs and slipped lines from the city of Piriapolis in Uruguay yesterday evening. After spending the past five days receiving repairs to rudder damage, sustained after a whale collided with the boat earlier in Leg 2, the team is expected to resume racing in twelfth position, once it reaches the closest position of the collision. Full report.
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