The Feng Shui racing team from New Zealand comprising of Anatole Masfen, Matthew Kelway and Andrew Mills has lifted the 2016 Etchells Open European Championship. All the members of the New Zealand Feng Shui racing team were from Auckland and it looks like their chemistry was brought to the fore on the tricky and breezy conditions in the Solent.
This race has over 50 fleets participating that include World champions, Olympians as well as American Cup winners. The British National Champion, Ante Razmilovic, came second in the race and the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Connecticut, USA team under Steve Benjamin came in a close third. The last race of the series saw the former Etchells World Champion and the current America’s Cup winner John Bertrand winning the race. (more…)