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12mR – World Championship 2019 – Newport RI, USA – Day 1, … And They are Off !


The 21 historic yachts, split in five divisions, sailed two races, the second one shortened, on the first day of the 12 Metre World Championship on Rhode Island Sound off Newport R.I. yesterday. The leaders in the different fleets are Legacy of Thomas Andersen (with Jesper Bank DEN) in the Grand Prix, Courageous of Ralph Isham USA and Challenge 12 of Jack Lefort USA in the Moderns, American Eagle in the Traditionals, Onawa in the Vintage and America II of Michael Fortenbaugh USA in the Spirit. —– All ranking lists, the daily news, the event website and the event facebook page with photos and videos.