North Sails: News Details


Fireballs at the GPA Maubuisson, France

Tim Rush

A wild start to the regatta

After 2 days of far too much wind racing finally got under way on Saturday in a lighter breeze. Gusts of 42kts were recorded on the committee boat on Thursday before racing was abandoned for the day and Friday was still too windy for racing.

Bruno and Dominique Fouassier showed the fleet how its done winning 3 of the 5 races sailed. North Sails were flying on 9 of the top 10 boats.

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