2019 Melges 24 Worlds Recap: An Interview with Richard Reid from Zingara

Team Zingara – Scott Nixon (tactician), Ben Lam (kite trimmer), Billy Gooderham (boat captain and bow), Richard Reid (helm) – recently competed in the 2019 Melges 24 Worlds in Italy. Richard Reid took a few moments to answer our burning questions about the regatta and what it takes to succeed at the world level. Enjoy!  …

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“Jaws” snaps up the 2019 Canadian Nationals title in style!

September 22, 2019, Tecumseh, Ontario. The final day of the 2019 Canadian Nationals was all about the team USA-775 “Jaws” from Lake Lanier Yacht Club with Roger Counihan on helm. With the wind in 12 – 20 knots range “Jaws” won the two first races of the day and were even with Jim Pearson’s CAN-737 …

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2019 Melges 24 Canadian National Championship off to a shifty start!

September 20, 2019, Tecumseh, Ontario. 2019 Melges 24 Canadian Nationals started off on the Lake Saint Clair waters. Nine races are scheduled over the three days regatta, being the concluding event of the 2019 North American circuit. The forecast called for light winds clocking from North East to South which did not make the Race …

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“Monsoon” takes 2018 Canadians Title

June 3, 2018 – Victoria, BC. 2018 Canadians report by Tara Smith: Sunday evening brings to a close a great 2018 Melges 24 Canadian Championship in Victoria, British Columbia.  The 41 boat fleet enjoyed 5 races off the beautiful Victoria waterfront with 8-12 knots of breeze, variable currents, a stunning mountain backdrop, and everything from sunshine …

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