Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 9 Preview:
Starting on May 20, Leg 9 takes the Volvo Ocean Race fleet from Newport, USA to Cardiff, Wales. A quick start is predicted with winds near 20 knots in the forecast for the final double-point scoring leg of the 2017-18 edition.
Team Brunel offer their take on the transatlantic crossing
Bowen dominates J/70 North Americans:
Thomas Bowen’s team of Jacolyn Wetmore, Alec Anderson, and Bill Hardesty commanded the 32-boat fleet at the J/70 North American Championship so completely to win the event prior to the final race. Finishing 8th overall and winning the 13-boat Corinthian division was Hector Guzman Gonzalez’s Escipion (MEX). Twelve races were held May 16-19 in Valle de Bravo, México. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Bowen dominates J/70 North Americans, Editor