Sat, 06/11/2011

San Diego has been anticipating this week’s Etchells World Championship with a year-long series of competitive sailing battles off the shores of Point Loma California.  On a day when the 2011 Championship had already been sealed and the skipper and crew from USA 979 respectfully declined to race and watched the action from a spectator boat, many other outcomes of the regatta were still up for grabs including a 3 point spread between Australia’s 1026 Noel...

Sat, 06/11/2011

Video produced by Doug Moy of Tim Wilkes Photography (www.timwilkes.com).

Fri, 06/10/2011

The 2011 Etchells World Championship regatta was constructed as a 9 race series with one throwout score.  USA and San Diego Yacht Club’s Bill Hardesty, Steve Hunt, Mandi Markee and Craig Leweck needed only 8 races to secure the World Championship title as they finished Race 8 with a second place and a 19 point lead overall with a 19 point throwout score (so regardless of their final race finish, they will maintain the best overall score in the regatta).

USA 979 Team...

Fri, 06/10/2011

Friday Race Day 5 video produced by Doug Moy of Tim Wilkes Photography (www.timwilkes.com).


The Etchells Fleet 13, in conjunction with the San Diego Yacht Club invites entries to the 2011 World Championship to be sailed on the Pacific Ocean from June 6 to June 11, 2011.



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