Reigning Star Class world champion Jorge Zarif from Brazil upset the form guide at the Star Sailors League Finals to claim victory on the final day of the event yesterday in The Bahamas. Racing with fellow countryman Pedro Trouche as crew Zarif dominated the quarter and semi-final knockout stages before defeating
Four more Star sailors League Final races were held yesterday on the azure waters on the plateau off Montagu Bay, starting in 10-12 knot northeasterly winds that built to 15-18 and shifted right for the fourth and final race. Stand-out competitors were once again Olympic legend Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening.
Day three of the Star Sailors League Finals saw true Bahamas conditions set in for the first time with 12-18 knots winds from northeast-east allowing the race committee to move the course out of Montagu Bay where there were bigger waves with limited protection from the full force of the Atlantic. Despite
Five of this year’s World Champions from the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, are set to compete in the Star Sailors League Finals this December in the Bahamas. Three of the five have competed in Nassau before, Pavlos Kontides (Laser, Cyprus) in 2015, and Šime Fantela (49er, Croatia) in