Wind Gods love Barbados Sailing Week:
Bridgetown, Barbados (January 19, 2018) – The hugely competitive local J/24 fleet enjoyed the first of its new two-day race series at Barbados Sailing Week while today was also the final day of the Coastal Series.
The launch of the J/24 race series attracted quality competition and, with four races, on short windward/leeward-style courses in Carlisle Bay, there was barely time to draw breath. The variable shifty winds up to 17kts also kept the racing exciting and close, which resulted in different winner in each race.
Gregory Webster and team on the 1981-built Phoenix started the day on a good note with an impressive bit of sailing off the line with a port tack start. Risky as…
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