Steve Benjamin Wins Champ Of Champs Event

In a unique teamwork and test of skill, Steve Benjamin the 2017 Etchells World Champion, and Phil Trinter his crew and Christopher Larson won the US Sailing Championship of Champions of the year 2017.

In the event one-design class champions (Thirteen) were selected to take part in race Jack Brown Trophy (JBT) which last for over three days in the Sonar.

In the conclusion of the event, Benjamin’s team slightly out struggled with Chris Raab the 2010 Champion to earn the Jack Brown Trophy (JBT) for the first time in his so far career. Raab with his crew Robert Kinney and Peter Kinney had a lead in the first seven races of the championship. By winning the Lido National Championship of 2017, they get qualified to compete for this title. Continue reading

Battle For Top Sailing Workplace

Norfolk Workplaces is all set to battle it out on 17th June to get the crown of Top Sailing Workplace of the county.

A regatta with 16 teams in and around Norfolk will be seen at the Norfolk’s Broads Yacht Club. The teams are all set to compete with each other to achieve the title. The teams are all geared up to get into the battle and fight it out.

The team started its preparation for this regatta 6 weeks back and there were teams of 3 from every organization. The training started at Willingham adventure in Snettisham Beach Sailing Club in Norwich near King’s Lynn. The regatta will have a few relay races before the grand finale. In the final round, the winner of the competition will be announced. The teams are happy and looking forward to win the match.

One of the team members who take part in the event last year expressed his views on the regatta. As per him the competition was perfect for teamwork and bonding. Continue reading

Good Weather Made J/24 Midwinters Successful

At Eau Gallie Yacht Club the championship J/24 Midwinter started.

The weather conditions were all good on the day, there was all clear blue skies and breeze running between 10-15 knots. All good weather conditions favored the participants. Sailing Team, Carter White Sea remained in the top position. Total 31 participated in the championship.

Mike Ingham’s Tarheel secured the second position by winning two races and making overall score of 21. The third position was secured by the Welles’ Bogus; he has been just two notches back from Tarheel.

Ingham started the day witnessing his first victory. He beat Travis Odenbach’s Honey Badger, Jesus Lizard and Daniel Borrer’s. Odenbach was the one who won the second race, in this race Ingham and Welles were on top. In the third race, White and Todd Fedyszyn used the spoony Tactics were Welles was the one who crossed the finish line. Continue reading

Spotlight On Japan

Ainslie’s team has been aiming at the America’s Cup World Series whose final lap has started this weekend in Japan.

Many fans are speculating whether this team will be able to maintain their record performance that they showcased at the previous rounds. Sir Ben Ainslie is leading the Land Rover BAR team. This team is representing Britain after a long time in this tournament and many luminous followers of this team are hoping that they will make it this time.

This competition has comprised of nine events and is a World Series whose final lap is now taking place in Japan. The positions of the teams as they start off the races from today show that Sir Ben Ainslie’s team is on top of the leader board as they are about 14 points before the other team of Oracle USA who are the defending champions of this competition. The qualification process for this competition is definitely a long one, but the end of the competition is finally in sight. Continue reading

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