Chubb US Junior Sailing Championships are on for 2018 and there are 93 youth sailors ready to compete in this event that would be held on Lake Erie. It is one of the oldest sailing championship events that are organized by US Sailing every year; this particular championship features three racing days, which culminates into a winner who takes the Sears Cup, a historic trophy along with Smythe trophy and Bemis trophy. This year the event is on from August 8th to 10th in Michigan, La Salle.
This championship was first sailed by sailors in 1921 who are chosen regionally and from one of the three participating fleets in the championship. The sailors who compete in this range are between the ages of 13 to 18. Every area that is eligible sends across a sailor or a team who compete in the fleets. The Smythe trophy is given for the US Junior Singlehanded Championship, which is sailed in Laser Radial category; Bemis trophy is for the double handed championship for club 420 while the triple handed championship is for Sears Cup in Lightning category.
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Monohulls are returning to the game after the flirt with multihulls for long. The World Match Racing Tour, which was launched at the start of the new millennium, was the launch pad for America’s Cup. However, due to lack of financial support and scheduling concerns, the tour has been having issues.
A Swedish coy Aston Harald AB took over the tour after America’s Cup went multihull. Aston wanted to use the tour as a means to market their ne-design M32 catamarans so they made the switch in all the events to multihulls.
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The Western Australian skipper David Gilmour is a happy and a proud man. He has won the WMRT Geographe Bay Cup. He had a very stiff race on the last day of the racing event and had to wade through some tough challenge from other competitors and the unpredictable conditions to win the Geographe Bay Cup. The local skipper Matt Jerwood finished the race in the second spot and this means that both these teams will be taking part in the Match Cup Sweden in Marstrand.
Gilmour said that he was happy with his overall performance as there were strong winds for the most part of the race. The last day’s weather conditions were a bit risky and difficult to handle. To have come up on the tops despite harsh weather and stiff competition gives him extra satisfaction. Even though he and his team had only one race on the last day against Mans Holmberg, he was happy to have come back from a poor start to win the race, and leave himself in a position to win the first prize of a week’s Yacht Charter in Split. Continue reading “Gilmour Claims Geographe Bay Cup”
Alongside with Fraser and Y.CO now there is another astonishing yacht that is for sale is Cinderella IV.
The 39 Meters long one of the fastest sailing yacht changed the mind of central agencies that are responsible for sale of the yacht. And now the Cinderella IV is jointly listed for sale, others yacht in sale Cinderella are Y.CO and Fraser Yachts.
Cinderella IV is the creation super yacht Vitters from Dutch Bill Tripp. After meticulously designed by duo this yacht was delivered in 2009 for sailing performance. Though, this yacht is best for carter but it was designed exclusively for sailing performance. It is also capable of giving good turn speed when sailed in open water. Performance in sailing was heart of designing for this yacht, yet the cruising sloop provided is good for carter too. In all, it is a dynamic yacht with lifting keel, traditional approach toward weight control, amazing light interior. Continue reading “Cinderella IV for sale”