15 February 2016

Spirit of Yachting, Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2015 (video)

Spirit of Yachting - Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2015 -

The Rolex Farr 40 World Championship has captivated the yachting community since its inception in 1998. The 18th edition, hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) in California, provided the perfect stage for evenly-matched, 40-foot monohull racing yachts, helmed by skilled and competitive owners. The reward for victory is coveted throughout the sailing world: the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship trophy and a Rolex timepiece -- Published on Feb 9, 2016

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2016 Miami to Havana Race: "[T]he Inaugural Miami to Havana Race, starting on February 10, 2016, just south of the Miami harbor entrance. Host Coral Reef Yacht Club has a long history of association with both the former SORC “Southern Circuit” regatta and the current SORC race management team. Similarly, Cuban sailors were a big part of the old Southern Circuit, with Luis Vidaña’s Criollo crowned the Overall Winner of the series in 1957. Havana played a big part of the the Circuit, with the first St. Petersburg to Havana Race in 1930 and last in 1959. We now renew our ties with our sailing neighbors, first with the Miami to Havana Race, the final race of the Islands in the Stream Series, and then on February 14, with a coastal race along the Malecón, with local junior sailors assigned to each boat. An after race/awards party will follow, at the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba."  Results here

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