Deed Of Gift America’s Cup

As the new framework agreement was worked upon by four skippers of the participating teams in America’s Cup, it brought to light several sections and aspects that needed attention.


For instance, the Deed of Gift is one document that is central to the agreement terms. It is considered to be the foundation that governs most aspects of the tournament. As per the Deed competitors get to know that, those who become winners in the race the team as well as the yacht club involved become trustees of the organization. This has helped ensure a lot of interest in the final races. Again, there is a down time after a race cycle is concluded during which time the defender is assigned the task to redefine equipment and racing format for the next event coming up. This helps develop a business structure for the organization which gets participating teams and clubs engaged in the works of the organization besides participating in the events. (more…)

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Etchells Worlds Gala Reception

The Royal London Yacht Club hosted the Etchells World Championship gala reception and over 250 guests were in attendance for the reception. The reception was opened by the Medina Marching Band and they thrilled the audience with their performance.

The director of the Regatta, David Franks, welcomed the sailors taking part in the Etchells Worlds racing event that will be held from 5th September to the 10th September. The flags of 11 nations that were taking part in the sailing event were raised on Trinity Landing and were greeted with loud cheers by everyone gathered at the gala reception. (more…)

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Light winds block Clipper fleet build up

The wind has been shifty and inconsistent, with a lot of trimming as well as sail alterations happening on the sixth day of the Seattle Pacific Challenge. With speed changing between six and fifteen knots and shifting forty degrees, several teams have also found them stuck in wind holes. It is because of the all new pressure system, and unable to get more northern side on the Great Circle route of North Pacific because of the unfavorable winds.

Since morning, the wind has turned slightly and steadier stronger at around twelve knots. Garmin goes on to lead the fleet, round fifteen nautical miles before of LMAX Exchange in the 2nd spot, with Mission Performance now in 3rd after more leaderboard alterations. (more…)

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