Friday, March 26 - Sunday, March 28, 2004 -Returning to the Caribbean racing calendar with its unique blend of island-style hospitality, competition and camaraderie, the St. Thomas Yacht Club’s International Rolex Regatta will celebrate its 31st year in 2004. The event features handicap and one-design racing in a beautiful setting; professional race management; and dependable Caribbean tradewinds.
They had sailed the NACRA from the same spot the previous weekend with winds in the twenties and very high waves. During that sail the box of emergency flares Jef normally carries on the NACRA 5.2 had been lost at sea. On this Thursday, a gust of 44.9 mph had been reported at 8:00 am, but by the time our sailors launched the boat into unusually flat surf at 2:00 pm, the Oceana station was reporting sustained 27.6 mph with gusts up to 38.
|May 12, 2003 - Ismoralda, FL to Hollywood, FL|
TheBeachcats.com is proud to bring you our first on-the-scene reports from the Tybee 500 long distance race now in progress.
Connie Brown, our intrepid reporter, is following Team San Diego up the coast for the duration of the 6 leg 526 mile event. She has provided some early pictures and comments with much more to follow. Check this space for further reports, and see the most current catamaran pictures from the event in the Team San Diego photo album. Read the latest updates by clicking on "Read More".
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