Wicked Good at Antigua Sailing Week:
(April 28, 2016) – Antigua Sailing Week burst back into action after Presidente Lay Day with some terrific rock and roll action off the South Coast of Antigua.
The trade winds were back with 16 knots from the south-east, piping up to full-on foam up in 20 knot gusts. Brilliant blue skies with warm Caribbean water and a two metre swell; these are the conditions that any sailor wants to experience and over a 1,000 salt encrusted yachters were grinning from ear-to-ear after a wicked day of racing.
With 28 yachts 50ft or over at Antigua Sailing Week, there were some seriously hair-raising starts as the goliaths powered to windward off Rendezvous Beach. Tony Langley’s TP52, Glad…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Wicked Good at Antigua Sailing Week, Editor
Official Start of the New England Season:
The start of summer in Cape Cod and Nantucket happens with the 45th Annual Figawi Race Weekend from Hyannis to Nantucket and the ‘Flip-Flop’ return race. To be held May 28-30, the event is known worldwide with 240+ boats (including 30 power boats) and over 3,000 sailors and visitors, as well as locals, attending the event. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Official Start of the New England Season, Editor