VIDEO: Quantum Boat of the Week 2016:
Skipper Hap Fauth and his Bella Mente team, which clinched victory in the Maxi 72 at Quantum Key West Race Week 2016 (Jan 18-22), were selected as Quantum Boat of the Week. Video from the event published on Jan 25, 2016.
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Ahead of the Gender Curve:
As the 2015 World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) wraps up this week, with Malaysia’s Monsoon Cup determining who will wear the 2015 victor’s crown, there will be little delay before the 2016 series gets underway. And with the new season comes a shift to this previous boys circuit.
New to WMRT this year is a female Tour Card Holder – Sally Barkow – adding to the roster of nine other top ISAF-ranked skippers.
After the first event in March in Australia, the WMRT comes to California on April 5-10 for Congressional Cup – the grandfather of modern match racing, founded and hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC). But while having female competitors is new territory for the WMR…
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