Coutts: Bermuda Set To Host 35th America’s Cup

Sir Russell Coutts is very positive and optimistic that the negativity in the Bermudian spirit will soon die down and Bermuda will overcome all hurdles to successfully conduct the 35th edition of the America’s Cup. There are threats to the safe conduct of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda and the threat is from the Bermuda Industrial Union.

There is a possibility of an industrial action to erupt during the tournament. But, Russell Coutts is not giving his ears to such issues and is very confident of a good showing by Bermuda. He believes that the whole of Bermuda will unite to make the AC a rousing success. This is a very good chance for the island to be known on the international stage even better after the race and hence every effort will be taken to conduct the event in a smooth manner. Continue reading Coutts: Bermuda Set To Host 35th America’s Cup

Trusswell, Pascoe Win International 14s

The VR Sport International 14 World Championships was organized from the 27th August to the 2nd September 2016 at the Yacht club de Carnac. At the end of the race, it was the pair or Trusswell and Pascoe that took the honors of winning the title once again. The wind took a late rising on the last day of the event and hence the day began with postponement of the start.

The only crew that did not have any jitters or worries about the slow wind was Glen Trusswell and Sam Pascoe of Great Britain. They had very good points before the last day and this meant that they were winners of the event going into the final race day. Continue reading Trusswell, Pascoe Win International 14s

48th Southern Straits yacht race starts in Vancouver

Over eighty yachts and hundreds of sailors are participating in the Annual Southern Straits yacht race (now in its 48th year) in the Salish Sea, during the weekend. On Friday morning, the race started from West Vancouver’s Dundarave Pier, and the very first racers would cross the end-line early on Saturday morning — if the weather and wind cooperates.