To raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis, A STONE, son and father have been taken on the sailing race that is the worlds biggest.
Cliff Goodwin the son and Michael Goodwin the father will join the yacht race Round the Island in the honor of his brother Dan. Dan died after suffering from Cystic Fibrosis disease.
The race will take place on July 1, and it will go around the Isle of Wight coastline.
Talking about the race, Cliff said: “Dan is found of sailing and his love for sailing gets double when he is with me. He used to enjoy sailing with my Dad and his grandfather until his health didn’t allow him to go on the water. We have undertaken this challenge and hoping to raise a good amount of funds for the work of charity. This challenge is going to be hard and there is no possibility of mistake. Continue reading “Son And Father Team Up For Raising Fund”
This is a race that is held between Victoria and Maui and it is held every summer in the month of July. This year it is being hosted by the Lahaina yacht club as well as the Royal Vancouver yacht club. The race will span a distance of 2308 nautical miles. The fleet that would be participating in the race would comprise of 22 boats. The staggered starts of the race have already begun in four stages.
As per the progress of the race the existing record has been smashed by Valkyrie, which is TP-52 which was representing the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
. It was skippered by Gavin Brackett and Jason Rhodes, who has smashed the record that has existed for about 16 years now. Continue reading “Victoria To Maui Sailing Race”
The 34th edition, last year, with 99 participants flying the flags of sixteen different countries was recognized as a record entry year, yet this year sees Rolex Middle Sea Race boost up their own legend as well as global acknowledgment by drawing in an epic racing fleet of hundred and thirty yachts from twenty three diverse nations.
A record entry of hundred and thirty modern yachts as well as purpose made racing yachts from all across the world crewed by skilled seamen who are really anxious to race and ambition to capture a 606 nautical miles dispute of thrilling sailing which has been experienced by few of the fastest and largest racing monohulls in the world, including Riviera di Rimini, Open 60s, Mistress Quickly, Sagamore and Zephyrus IV with protagonists at the helm the likes of Eric Tabarly, Ted Turner, Cino Ricci, Jim Dolan, Sir Chay Blyth, Sir Francis Chichester and Herbert von Karajan, names who relish their stardom not on the Hollywood’s film premieres and award events but on the world’s mighty oceans. Continue reading “Rolex Middle Sea Race”