This 28 sailors head to Cowes with 12 visually impaired and 12 sighted sailors making up 6 teams, all competing for the title of Blind National Champion 2018.
But!!! The weather was not on their side. With force 6 bring wind of 30 to 47 knots the teams where held ashore.
Looking back you can think that this report will be of sailors sitting around but no so much happened.
Friday the teams worked on communication and rules with coach David Bedford and their individual s
Sharon Grennan’s GBR1 team remained undefeated in all of their 13 races over five days to become World Champions, also seeing Lucy Hodges MBE and Liam Cattermole take their third World title in Blind Match Racing. The final day, first saw the petite finals between Canada and the USA, both teams had a good chance of taking bronze. Canada had given GBR 2 a hard time in the semi-final, just seeing them miss out narrowly for a place in the final. The breeze was steady with a love