VIDEO: Trendsetting women in sailing:
Jocelyn Nash, one of the first women racers on San Francisco Bay.
Big benefit from handicap dinghy series:
The simple brilliance of a smartly organized handicap dinghy series of seven events throughout the United Kingdom attracted 347 entrants and their wide array of boats for the 9th annual GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series.
With events from November to February, surviving the UK conditions and triumphant overall was Alistair Goodwin who became the first sailor to win in a Laser singlehander. Over the history of the Series, eight different types of boat have won, with only the Merlin Rocket winning twice.
Dinghy handicap racing provides an opportunity for boats to compete when they otherwise may not have the numbers for class racing, while classes with better numbers benefit fr…
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