Brazil wins in Argentine waters

Brazil scored a double victory in Mar del Plata on Easter Sunday, with their women’s and men’s match racing crews beating Argentina to qualify for the grand final of the Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark on August 6-10.

Skippers Henrique Haddad and Juliana Senft emerged victorious after another tough day of competition against the home team rivals. Both the women’s and open categories of the South American regional final of the Nations Cup, organised by the Club Nautico Mar del Plata, were tied 2-all after Saturday, but Brazil dominated Easter Sunday. With the first to score 4 points the winner, the pressure was immediately on.


Dustin Durant and his U.S. team from Long Beach Yacht Club ready for Middelfart

Congratulations to Dustin Durant and his U.S. team from Long Beach Yacht Club for winning ISAF North America and Caribbean Regional Qualifier and Caribbean Regional Qualifier. The event, sailed four up in J24s, was the regional qualifier for the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final 2013 to be sailed here in Middelfart, Denmark August. Dustin Durant and his team from Long Beach, California edged out Canada's Peter Wickwire in a thrilling ISAF Nations Cup Regional Final in Bridgetown, Bardados. The final concluded a three day ISAF Match Racing Clinic led by Philippe Gomez (FRA) followed by the ISAF Nations Cup North American and Caribbean Grade 2 regatta.

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