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This is the final flash from Sailing World Cup Hyeres

By Bowers Sailing | May 3, 2017

Hi Everyone, This is the final flash from Sailing World Cup Hyeres. Tough regatta overall. When the best fleet of 60 in the world races, there’s gonna be limited space and opportunity. Goals for the regatta were improving the starting percentage and consistently passing boats after the windward mark. Though I made a few positive […]

Flash update from the south of France in the town of Hyeres

By Bowers Sailing | April 23, 2017

Hi Everyone! I am writing this flash update from the south of France in the town of Hyeres. This seaside spot in Provence annually hosts Sailing World Cup Hyeres. The regatta features all of the Olympic Classes, including a world class fleet of 60 Lasers. The championship runs from April 25-30. Here’s a cool video […]

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By Bowers Sailing | April 13, 2017

This the the post-regatta update from the Princess Sofia Regatta

By Bowers Sailing | April 2, 2017

Hi Everybody, This the the post-regatta update from the Princess Sofia Regatta here in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Racing wrapped up here for me on Friday. After 10 races in the Laser class, I finished the event 28th out of 135 international competitors. The fleet experienced a wide variety of wind and wave conditions over […]

This is the pre-race update for the 2017 Princess Sofia Regatta

By Bowers Sailing | March 26, 2017

Hi Everyone, This is the pre-race update for the 2017 Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The regatta features all 10 Olympic Classes and runs from March 27-April 1. My class, the men’s Laser, has 150 entries. I got some solid training in Long Beach prior to coming to Palma. The training group […]

Midwinter’s East Regatta

By Bowers Sailing | March 1, 2017

The regatta took place from February 23-26. Clearwater is located near St. Pete, with racing taking place on the Gulf of Mexico. I was coaching the Lauderdale Yacht Club Radial team. The team consisted of 8 kids from the ages of 14-17. The Laser Radial fleet at this regatta consisted of 102 boats split into […]