Try, Try, and Try Again at the 2015 Audi Melges 20 World Championship

30 September 2015

San Francisco, CA - The first day of the 2015 Audi Melges 20 World Championship hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club (SFYC) has come to an early close with no races due to no breeze. The day got off to a very slow start with a more than two-hour long onshore postponement under grey, overcast skies and wet conditions. Teams congregated inside SFYC, sipping coffee and drinks as they waited patiently for news as to whether or not they would get to race today.

PRO Bruce Golison and his race management team studied the forecast diligently throughout the morning and well into the early afternoon. Golison eventually pulled the plug on what would have been the first day of racing at the 2015 World Championship.

For tomorrow, Golison is hopeful. “Based on the forecast, it looks like it will be a nice afternoon of sailing. We may postpone ashore initially, but we think that it could be a three race day, on the later afternoon side.”

As with other Audi Melges 20 events around the world, the latest racing updates will be posted online at the Official Audi Melges 20 Facebook Page. Be sure to also follow the fleet on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Tune in for the latest racing information, results, video interviews, and photos. Race reports, press releases and photos will also be available online each day post racing at melges20.com.

The International Audi Melges 20 Class Association (IM20CA) is thrilled to welcome the following sponsors: Lagunitas Brewing, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery, Pusser’s Rum and Santero. As always, the IM20CA is eternally grateful to the outstanding and excellence in product and sales support from Melges USA, Melges Europe, Melges Asia Pacific, Melges Russia and Melges Japan.

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