Grenada Sailing Week: The Experience of J/70s, J/24s Sailors

Hilary Noble, the very long-time J/sailor, has been on the sharp end of numerous top teams over in J/70s, J/24s,  J/88s, and J/105s. Recently, she got down in the Caribbean sailing of the winter season in the first major event in the “Down Island” of the  Grenada Sailing Week (GSW). The report of her performance is here.

“The season of Caribbean racing is currently underway with the Grenada Sailing Week 6th edition that held between January 28th to February 1st.
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Sarasota Sailing Squadron Will Have To Wait

According to the information, the Sarasota Sailing Squadron will have to wait and wait could be until next year. As per the situation around, it seems that the club will be able to host the 72nd Sarasota Labor Day Regatta next year only. This edition of the event got canceled because of the lingering red tide. This tide is associated with the bacteria levels present in the Sarasota Bay. The first edition of race held in the 1940s, it is the largest and oldest and regional regatta of Florida and Southeast.

Craig Bridges, the manager of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron said “Before deciding to cancel the event, we held out as long as we could. It was only one of those things. Even in the case that the tides would have got cleared up by that time, the sailors would have experienced poor conditions. And we don’t want people should leave Sarasota with bad memories.”
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Krishnapatnam Port Hosted Sailing Competition Successfully

A State level Sailing (Yachting) Championship (SSC) was held at the Krishnapatnam port on Thursday. The competition happened for the first time under the sponsorships of Navayuga Sailing Academy (NSA). NSA organized it with the co-operation of the Yachting Association of Andhra Pradesh and Nellore. The event was flagged off by Anil Yendluri the Krishnapatnam Port CEO, District Sports Development Officer (DSSO) Ramanaiah and District Olympic Association Secretary (DOAS) Ramamoorthy. The competition witnessed huge participation of sailors. Apart from sailors of state level, some locals trained sailors who were trained by sailing coaches of Indian Army at Krishnapatnam Port participated in the competition.

On the occasion, the CEO of Port said they have planned and have made arrangements to organize sailing competitions of national level, which will start from December 21 to will conclude on 25 at the Krishnapatnam port itself. In the competition the port is expecting the participation of as many as 500 sailors.
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