A35 – Red Kite – Winner of the China Sea Race

A35 – Red Kite – Winner of the China Sea Race

Anthony Root, sailing his A-35 Red Kite 2 has extended his overall lead in the Asian Yachting Grand Prix circuit, by convincingly winning the China Sea Race over Easter, followed up by another win at the Commodore’s Cup Regatta, held in Subic Bay. The China Sea Race starts off the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, in the famous Victoria Harbour, then travels 600 miles down to Subic Bay in the Philippines. Although the race was sailed in light winds for the most part, the RK2 team did an excellent job to score a convincing win in IRC Division 2, correcting out to 1 ½ hours ahead of second place. After a couple of days well deserved R & R, the team was joined for the Commodore’s Cup Regatta in Subic Bay by Doyle NZ’s Andy Pilcher, who had brought up a new Stratis Carbon/ICE…