World on Water Global Sailing News – July 14, 2017:
On this week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show:
In this episode, the long awaited 2017 Transpac starts with the fleet in a staggered start on the US mainland racing to Hawaii in hopefully record times. Phaedo3, the MOD701 trimaran and mono Comanche will both be vying to break records and Comanche was on course to do so after setting a new 24 hour position report record (0800 Friday – 0800 Saturday) of 484 miles.
What happened to the Auld Mug? Well, it’s in wet Auckland out of its case and travelling down Queen Street in pouring rain without a whit glove in sight. The silverware is home in the RNZYS ready for more changes, meanwhile in …
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Fifteen teams for M32 World Championship:
Marstrand, Sweden (July 13, 2017) – With 15 high-speed catamarans firing out of a reaching start, day one of the inaugural M32 World Championship saw Olympic Finn sailing veteran Pieter-Jan Postma keep all his scores inside the top three but remains tied on points with young Kiwi Chris Steele and CFA Sport Racing. Full report.
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