Spindrift racing made a great start at the World Match Racing Tour in Marstrand (Sweden), finishing second in the fleet races and therefore qualifying for the quarterfinals.
he only French team in the competition, they finished fifth in the first round, and then went on to win each of their following three fleet races on yesterday’s opening day. Today saw the team, led by skipper Yann Guichard, place a second and first in racing this morning. It was a solid start for Guichard and his crew, who quickly got in their stride with Matthieu Salomon joining the team as bow for the first time.
Tomorrow will see the qualified teams start the first of the match racing duels.