Monday, September 5, 2011

SAIL Magazine- One-Design Best Around the Buoys

J/80 one-design sailboat - sailing fast downwind(Boston, MA)- SAIL's Best Around the Buoys is a grass-roots racing initiative to reward one-design sailors for their team's performance at the local racing level and encourage racers to set a goal of racing on the national level. One team will be selected based on its local-sailing resume and will earn a free entry to Quantum Key West Race Week, Jan 16–20, 2012, on board a race-ready J/80.

Best Around the Buoys Highlights are the following:
- Winning team earns regatta entry, housing, dockage, entry in the J/80 class at Quantum Key West Race Week (airfare not included)
- J/80 well-equipped by industry partners
- New suit of North racing sails
- Go-fast bottom paint job supplied by Pettit
- Hardware and team kit by Harken Yacht Equipment

To enter, fill in the information at the link below.  Include your 2011 Race Resume (minimum 3 one-design events) and a 200-word maximum essay on why you think your team is ready to compete at Quantum Key West Race Week.  Just one entry per team (crew of 4). Entries close Oct 19th, winner announced in November.   SAIL Magazine Best Around Buoys J/80 information