Postcard day to start J/70 Midwinters

Miami, FL (February 23, 2018) – Among the 61 teams at the J/70 Midwinter Championship are multiple J/70 World Champions and those from other classes. One of those Champions is Joel Ronning on Catapult, who leapt to the first day’s advantage at the Midwinters hosted by Coral Reef Yacht Club. It’s was a postcard day on Biscayne Bay with breeze in the mid- to upper-teens, sunshine and temperatures in the 80s. 2016 J/70 World Champion Ronning, sailing with John Kosteck, Christopher Stocke, and Patrick Wilson, opened with a bullet and added a pair of thirds for 7 points ...

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Ferry sailings cancelled: Seas too roughFeb. 23, 2018, 8:34 Am Ast

Ferry sailings cancelled: Seas too roughFeb. 23, 2018, 8:34 Am Ast http://ift.tt/2Cjfbji The rough seas off Trinidad's north coast have forced the cancellation of the ferry service between Trinidad and Tobago, again. In a statement on Friday, the Trinidad and Tobago Inter Island Transportation Company reminded that at this time of the year the sea conditions can impact on the sailing schedule as, from time to time, the wave heights are predicted to be in excess of the acceptable three metres for the passenger vessels. Sailing via Sailing News http://ift.tt/1A3EQ6d Febru...

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Volvo Ocean Race Auckland is officially open!

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland is officially open! http://ift.tt/2sOYSXN The Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover is officially underway, with a team of over 100 Race staff welcomed by local dignitaries during a Race Village opening ceremony on Saturday. It is the tenth time that the Race – dubbed the toughest test of a team in professional sport – has visited New Zealand, with a long history of hosting the race stretching back to the 1977-78 edition. The ceremony began with a formal welcome from the Ngati Whatua to mark the special occasion, including a wero (ritual challe...

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