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North America – Sunday, March 9, 2014
The TP52 sailed only one race yesterday in the very light and fickle breeze. The duel for the lead with 'Quantum' (Ed Baird USA/Terry Hutchinson USA) and 'Azzurra' (Francesco Bruni/Vasco Vascotto ITA) went again in favor of the Americans, reclaiming rank 1 with a two points' lead before the last races today. The report with results.
North America – Saturday, March 8, 2014
After some of the breeziest, most challenging conditions of recent TP 52 regattas in either Europe or the USA, Azzurra's scoreline for the day of two second places and a win takes the Italian flagged team back into the overall lead of the 52 US Championship off Miami Beach, but their margin is still tight, only one single point ahead of Quantum Racing. Read the full report including results.
North America – Friday, March 7, 2014
Good conditions prevailed yesterday on the first day of the One-Design-Keelboat Miami Sailing Week. After three races, the clear leader in the Melges 20 is James Kilroy USA (tactics Paul Goodison GBR). On the first place of the Melges 24 is Nicola Arditi ITA, while Heather Gregg USA and her team lead after two races in the J/70 one point ahead of Brian Keane USA. In the Viper 640, the first place is shared by Phil Lotz USA and Brad Boston USA, and also in the VX-One, Donovan Brennan USA and David Bolyard USA with their teams are tied on top. All ranking lists and the video of the day.
North America – Thursday, March 6, 2014
Posting a race win and a third place from two light wind races off Miami's South Beach Quantum Racing earned themselves an overall lead of one single point after the opening day of the 52 US Championship, the second regatta of the 2014 US 52 Super Series. In streaky, gentle breezes which only troubled double figures for a short period in the second race, Quantum Racing – with Ed Baird on the helm – proved adept at reading the changeable wind pressure. A pair of solid starts were the foundations for tactician Terry Hutchinson to build from the critical first windshift. Read the full report including the results.
North America – Monday, March 3, 2014
Today was the fianl day of racing for the Byte CII North American Championship being held out of the US Sailing Center Martin County. This event is also the continental qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games to be held this August in Nanjing, China. 28 competitors from 14 countries left the beach in a light southeasterly. Henry Marshall from the United States had secured victory with 2 races remaining and finished with only 12 points in the 10 race series after discarding two 3rd place finishes. Henry also won the 2013 championship last summer. His focus now turns to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. See the complete results and read the full report.