Nassau Very light winds made for a tough day. We didn’t get much right and ended up dropping from 5th to 9th in the quarter finals. In the final race, Percy/Ekstrom won by an inch in over Rohart/Ponsot. Melleby/Revkin 3rd and the qualification leaders, Mateusz/Bruno, who were seeded straight to the finals, finished 4th.  While […]

Nassau Day 4 of the 2019 SSL Finals saw the qualifying series come to a close. Due to light winds, 2 races were run today making it a 10 race qualifying series. Phil and I ran the gauntlet and made it! There was nothing easy about it. Today saw very light and still shifty winds. […]

Nassau, Bahamas’s The 7th edition of Star Sailors League (SSL) started here in Nassau on Tuesday.  Here are my posts from my Facebook site, cayardsailing, for the first three days of racing. ______________________ For day 1 of the SSL finals, the fleet ran in two races in a shifty Northwest breeze. Phil and I did […]

Coconut Grove Three races were held today, in a 15 knot northeaster for the Star fleet on Biscayne Bay.  16 teams were happy to get out for the Winter Series opener after racing was cancelled yesterday with gusts up to 40 knots. In race one, the windiest of the day, Augie Diaz and Bruno Prada […]

The third annual 2019 Vintage Gold Cup is complete and we have a new winner; Eivind Melleby from Norway with Josh Revkin (USA) crewing.  Melleby won the “who-beats-who” final 8th race to take the win over Lars Grael of Brazil with Arnie Baltins crewing. 26 teams from 7 nations established a new record For competitors in […]

TransPac 2019-Pyewacket While the 2019 Trans Pacific Yacht Race was the 23rd consecutive for Pyewacket owner Roy P. Disney, this was a special race. It was the 50th anniversary of the iconic race, with 92 yachts competing. On July 13th , we left the dock in Long Beach with aspirations to win. As fate would […]

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