The Marblehead Race Week for juniors made its record on 25th July with many young sailors taking part in the event this year. The oldest junior yacht club in the United States has become one of the 2nd largest competitions for youth in the country today.
There are 400 participants who would compete on 300 boats for the entire week. The event will take place for 3 days and the Pleon Yacht Club would be hosting it. There would be competitions in 3 distinct categories which include the Optimist, the Laser and the 420s taking part. Children by the age of 8 to 18 belonging from New England would be taking part in the competitions this week.
The 2nd event of the 4th annual Star Winter Series took place on 2nd and 3rd January, with twenty teams taking part in 4 races in Miami, Florida. Posting all top 2 scores, Magnus Liljedahl and Augie Diaz won handily, outstripping themselves by 9 points over Brian Fatih and William Swigart in second, who were drew with Steve Calder and Eric Doyle but winning on count back.
John Hokanson and Arnd Glunde, the Canadians, have managed to leave with some edals, winning the Grand Masters part. Now in its 4th year, the Star Winter event is a single 1-design series, constituted of four winter weekend meets and a four-day Midwinter Championship, all voyaged out of a great club with a convenient and economical storage solution.
Only the top three Winter Series weekend meets will count toward SWS Championship Presented By EFG International. The Star Winter Series Champion would be the captain with the lowest total score to be accounted as follows – The sum of the overall spot in Star Midwinters multiplied by two, plus the lowest 3 scores from the 4 SWS weekend meets. Series Championship draws to be determined by a team’s spot in Midwinters.
A brand new forty-six meter classic yacht is to be made by Turkish yacht brand Mayra Yachts following a deal signed back in August this year. According to reports, the 45.5m long yacht is being made for a Russian client and is anticipated to be all set for delivery in the year 2017. The wooden hull of the yacht has already been made with epoxy through a cold moulded process.
Along with this, recently Mayra Yachts went to the Monaco Yacht Show recently where they exhibited their fifty meter superyacht Euphoria that is presently at the yard, ahead of a summer as an Greek Island Bareboat charter. Mayra Yachts reports that they are looking ahead to going to the show again next year along with the completed vessel.