VIDEO: Optimist World Championship:
The 2019 Optimist World Championship on July 8-15 in Antigua which attracted 255 sailors aged 11 to 15 years from 65 nations. Video by Acquafilms / Roddy Grimes-Graeme….
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Transpac Race: Argo wins the battle:
Honolulu, HI (July 17, 2019) – The first team of the 50th edition of the Transpac Race finished today when Jason Carroll’s MOD70 Argo passed the Diamond Head buoy today at 20:50:32 HST for an elapsed time of 4 days 11 hours 20 min 32 seconds.
After a slow initial start on July 13, Carroll’s team of Chad Corning, Thierry Fouchier, Anderson Reggio, Alister Richardson, and Brian Thompson were able to push into the lead among two other rival MOD70s along the 2225 nm course from Los Angeles to Honolulu.
After several hours into the race and having to fight to get out of a wind hole on the first night, the team found the strong offshore breeze first to take a lead never …
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