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J/70, Melges 24 – Bacardi Cup Invitational – Miami FL, USA – Day 1 – Odenbach (J/70) and Ayres (Melges 24) first leaders after 3 races


Yesterday, the J/70 and Melges 24 Classes joined the Bacardi Cup with three races held on Biscayne Bay in a 14kn breeze with gusts of up to 20kn. —– In the J/70s, a trio has already some distance on the rest of the fleet with Travis Odenbach and his team on top, 3 points ahead of Joel Running, Excelsior, MN, and John Brim, Palm Beach, FL another point behind. —– In the Melges 24, four boats have a slight advantage with Bruce Ayres, Newport, CA, and crew leading Travis Weisleder, Richmond, VA, by 3 points. Four, respectively 5 points behind the leader follow Laura Grondin, West Hartford, CT, (with Taylor Canfield) and John Brown, Philadelphia, PA. —– The results and the daily report.