Tag: Regatta

March 7, 2017 / by admin / Yachts / No Comments

Sailing Events At Miami Regatta

The World Cup Series Miami has been one of the major tournaments of sailing to have started off in the New Year. It is the part of the World Cup series to be held this year with the first stage being hosted in the Biscayne Bay area of Miami.

The event continued for several days and after the first initial four days the focus turned on the Medal Race. There were a total of ten events planned which were concluded on 29th January 2017.

By January 28th events like Laser Radial, Laser, men’s and women’s 470 and Finn categories were concluded. The opening series were concluded before the other events were staged in their final rounds such as Nacra 17, 49erFX, RS:X, 49er and others in the men’s and women’s categories, allowing competitors to take up PlainSailing.com’s offer of a week’s free Greece Yacht Charter. (more…)

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October 31, 2016 / by admin / Yachts / No Comments

Fisher Wins Alton’s RS Vareo Race

The RS Vareo Grand Prix was held from the 3rd September to 4th September 2016 by the Alton Water Sailing Club. There were four races held on Day one.

The RS Valero event in the club regatta made held with spate starts and the teams’ good use of the lake. The winds were light during the start of the race and offered shifts and gusts during the course of the race.

Luke Fisher got to a great start and went ahead of the fleet in the first leg, thanks to the left shift. Nick Crickmore and Mark Smith battled for the 2nd position and finally Nick got to the end of the race in the 2nd position. Nick captured the lead during race 2, but Luke had a good run and caught up with him on the last run to register his 2nd race victory – a testament to all his practice on the Scotland bareboat charters over the summer. (more…)

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August 6, 2016 / by admin / Yachts / No Comments

Sailors Compete in Lipton Cup Regatta

Sailors belonging to different age groups took part in the 30th Lipton Cup Regatta which was held at Squantum Yacht Club on the 2nd week of July this month.

The City of Quincy was the best place to be for all sailors as the competition took place on 9th July where in more than 100 sailors competed in the fabulous competition of sailing. The weather of Quincy was great as the winds were brisk that made several boats to finish many races in 2 days. The last boats that came in Sunday late afternoon had made all others complete a minimum of 5 races and in some cases there were around 7 to 8 finished races. (more…)

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