ARGO and BELLA MENTE Break Elapsed Time Records In 62nd Annual Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race to Palm Beach

Competitive Fleet Enjoys Ideal Conditions On New Two-Course Format

PALM BEACH, FL – December 7, 2018 – Elapsed time records fell today in the Sailfish Club of Florida’s 62nd annual Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race to Palm Beach, as a competitive fleet raced in near-perfect conditions on a new two-course format with starts in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Read More

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The Wirth Munroe's "Man of Many Hats" On How This Year's Race is Shaping up as the Final Countdown to December 7th Begins

Gus Carlson Interviews Sailfish Club Race Committee Chairman, Tom Bowler

PALM BEACH, Fla. - November 26, 2018 - Tom Bowler makes wearing many hats at once look easy. He is Chair of the Sailfish Club of Florida’s Yachting Committee, Event Chair for the Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race, a member of the Wirth Munroe Race Committee, liaison with the Storm Trysail Club, Biscayne Bay Yacht Club and the SORC, and an accomplished ocean racer as well, having sailed a number of marquee offshore events in his stunning Morris Ocean Series 46 ESCAPADE II, including Marion-Bermuda and Wirth Munroe races. Read More

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Strong Fleet Builds for 62nd Annual Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race to Palm Beach on December 7th

New Two-Course Format Attracts Broad Spectrum of Entrants, Including Grand-Prix Stars

ENTRY DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 5TH

 
PALM BEACH, FL – November 26, 2018 –
A strong and diverse fleet of boats from across the U.S. and ranging from grand prix machines to racer-cruisers to multihulls are entered in the Sailfish Club of Florida’s 62nd annual Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race to Palm Beach on Friday, December 7. Read More

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A Blue-Chip Partner On and Off the Water: A Storm Trysail Club Flag Officer Shares his Views on the Wirth M. Munroe

Sailfish Club Race Committee Member, Gus Carlson, interviews Ed Cesare

PALM BEACH, Fla. - November 15, 2018 - Ed Cesare knows ocean racing. The Rear Commodore of the Storm Trysail Club (STC) is a veteran Class 40 skipper, and has raced in major international offshore events like the Sydney-Hobart Race and the Fastnet Race, where he was the navigator aboard a class winner in 2017. A fixture on the U.S. East Coast racing scene, Ed has also sailed in 18 Newport-Bermuda races and many Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Races, including last year's edition aboard Wirth Munroe Chair Tom Bowler's ESCAPADE II. Read More

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Multi-hulls, Multi-Excitement: When a Wirth Munroe "David" Takes on the Goliaths, Adrenalin Flows

Sailfish Club Race Committee Member, Gus Carlson, interviews Tom Reese

PALM BEACH, Fla. - October 30, 2018 - Tom Reese likes to sail fast – faster, in fact, than boats much bigger than his own.  It’s an aspiration few sailors can achieve unless their boats have what Tom’s has – multiple hulls.  His performance-modified Corsair Cruze 970 trimaran is aptly named FLIGHT SIMULATOR, and those who have seen her in action would swear she could almost fly. Read More

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"A Great Tactical Challenge": The Master of Faster on the Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race - And More

Sailfish Club Race Committee Member, Gus Carlson, interviews Steve Benjamin

PALM BEACH, Fla. - October 11, 2018 - When Steve Benjamin talks about sailboat racing, people listen.  The man Sailing World magazine called “The Master of Faster” has a remarkable resume:  He was College Sailor of the Year as a Yale Bulldog in 1978, a silver medalist in 470s at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, and he was named US Sailing’s 2015 Yachtsman of the Year. Read More

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Early Bird Entry List Grows for 62nd Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race to Palm Beach

New Two-Course Format Gives Sailors Choice of Fort Lauderdale or Miami Starts on Dec. 7

PALM BEACH, Fla. - September 24, 2018 - Boats from seven states and ranging from cruiser-racers to grand prix machines to multihulls are among the early birds entered in the Sailfish Club of Florida 62nd Annual Wirth M. Munroe Ocean Race set for Friday, December 7, 2018.  This year’s race will see the addition of a 40-mile course called The Sprint, from Fort Lauderdale to Palm Beach, which will complement the existing 60-mile Miami-to-Palm Beach track, known as The Classic. Read More

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