The Peters and May Round Antigua race was indeed a splendid match that took place between huge ocean greyhounds with an unexpected finish.
The race was seen as a battle that would make Vice Admiral Villeneuve and Lord Nelson proud of. It was indeed Scarlet Oyster of Ross Applebey that caught all the attention from behind for the victory of the race. It made the team achieve Peters and May trophy.
Applebey stated that although they were done with their start and were to go back, but they made it till the end. She strongly believes in participating in the Round Antigua Race. She is competitive enough to take part in the race and aims for victory. Also, she believes in improving performance from time to time to get to the top. It was a pleasure to win the race and is only the beginning for Applebey. There is a lot more to achieve. Continue reading “Scarlet Oyster Wins Antigua Race”
DN being the iceboat design made famous across the world, this annual winter race was recently concluded. The DN ice yacht is a premier design that helps promote ice yachting. Sailing enthusiasts help to fund as well as promote different ice yachting events across the world where hard waters prevail.
The annual regattas of the ice yachting event comprise of a Gold Cup for World Championship as well as a North American and European championship. This year the Gold Cup event was hosted by the North American organization. Usually the events are either hosted by the European or the North American organizations. Continue reading “DN World Championship”
With the world sailing techniques and equipment, evolving rapidly, it is definitely a challenge for those who umpire sailing events. For them it is becoming a game that has become faster than what it used to be before. The GC32s that use foiling technology as in Extreme Sailing Series are testing the skills of sailing umpires in ways that they have never had to before.
The boats are built to blast along the water and move at 35 knots. Direction as well as speed can be changed on the spur of the moment in these superior boats and hence, decisions need to be made instantly depending on the foiling techniques and whether the movements or the methods used are as per the rules of a tournament. Continue reading “Umpires For Sailing Races”