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2021 Nationals – Final Report

The 2021 Melges 24 Canadian Championship came to a conclusion Sunday with another four races sailed in perhaps the trickiest conditions of the contest.  The wind was a slowly weakening 5-8 knot west-southwesterly, a direction which pushed the course further out into stronger and unpredictable flood currents churned up by the many rocks and islets off Oak Bay. Sunnyvale didn’t falter under pressure to claim the overall win.  Fraser McMillan…

2021 Melges 24 Canadian Nationals – Day 2

Day 2 – Sunnyvale again tops the overall standings at the conclusion of the second and penultimate day of the 2021 Melges 24 Canadians.  Fraser McMillan’s crew are locked in a battle for first with Mike Bond’s Recidivist, who took the overall lead for a short time during the day, and has whittled down the lead to just two points.  Seven races were held in a stable but light onshore…

2021 Melges 24 Canadian Nationals – Day 1

Photo courtesy Andrew Madding Day one of the 2021 Melges24 Canadian Championship is in the books with four races sailed in a light and shifty 6-10 knot northerly.  A small but competitive fleet of five hit the starting line with reigning North American Corinthian champion Sunnyvale sporting a new ride, the 2018 World Corinthian Champion boat, proving to be the boat to beat with a 1-2-1-2 scoreline.  Mike Bond’s crew…