The United States Match Racing Championship schedule for 2016 has been declared.
The match for the Prince of Wales Bowl will held between 13 to15 October 2017. The match will take place at the Oak Cliff Sailing.
2018 Nations Cup World sailing
Skipper who will top finish in the event or will be eligible for the United States Match Racing Championship 2017 will represent US in Regional Qualifier Event of National Cup in the open division. The date and location of the match will remain same as of the grand finale of national cup 2018. Eligible skipper for men category will be selected to match from USMRC.
The primary eligibility of the event is skipper is he has to have the passport of United States. After choosing for Regional Qualifier Round of Nation Cup, skipper will be allowed to make their own crew. But, here too the eligibility is every crew member must be holding the passport of United States. (more…)
A 62-year-old respected sailor is believed to have drowned after he was swung out from a yacht in tough seas off the coast near Port Stephens in NSW, yesterday.
The well known sailor named Mal Lennon was at the helm of a 36-foot vessel named Amante when he was tossed into the water by a junky wave when he was near the Broughton Island.
Conditions have eased since that incident and air and sea rescue operations have started looking for Mr Lennon. But they have started to believe that there is very little scope he could have lasted the night in brutal seas conditions without a life jacket.
Speaking to the reporters, Superintendent Mark Hutching said that the sea conditions were up to 6 to 8 meters with sometimes up to fifty-knot gales. Due to the sea conditions, they .
Mr Lennon’s friends told that the project manager is a great yachtsman and highly respected in sailing circles in Sydney.
Sydney Flying Squadron commodore Bill Loader told a leading news channel that Mal was a superb guy; he really cared about other people. He was very competent as far as sailing went. He was well known to the sailing community.