It was one of those days when you dream of a good log fire and a captivating book but despite the rain and cold, the sailors put on all the warmest gear to start the first races of the 2013 Delta Lloyd regatta.
The last day of the Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta 2013 showed a repeat of last year, when a persistent sea fog made an early end to the competition. This time it was a lack of wind that happened to be the game breaker.
The fluky conditions of Saturday persisted into the second and final day at the Chicago Match Race Center's Grade 3 Spring Invitational, forcing organizers to determine a winner from the results of only six complete flights in the field of ten teams.
Match Race Germany - Alpari World Match Racing Tour
20 May 13
ight winds, strong winds, shifty winds, stable winds, rain, shine - Lake Constance is throwing up all imaginable conditions to test the skippers at Match Race Germany, the opening event of the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour.
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships today welcomed the announcement that five sailors who participated in the Championships' Emerging Nations Programme have each qualified to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships today announced that the event exceeded economic forecasts after independent reports showed it injected almost $39million into the Western AustraIia economy and generated nearly $15million of global media exposure for the region.
Over the last two weeks, the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships have delivered 630 races, without any being lost. One thousand two hundred sailors from 79 nations have competed and 10 World Championships titles have been claimed.