CGSC Hopeful Tide Will Turn
The Coconut Grove Sailing Club and Miami Sailing Week organizers have postponed racing to May 1-3 for the invited classes in Miami Sailing Week. The 11th edition of the event was due to start Friday the 13th but due to City of Miami declaring a state of emergency over COVID19 pandemic, all special event permits were pulled and regatta organizers were left with no choice but to comply with the decree.
We reached out to Commodore James Gruppenhoff of the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, who had this to say:
The event attracts Opti sailors from Canada, Virgin Islands, Mexico and the continental United States. Racing is scheduled to resume on May 2nd.Regardless of the hours of hard work, planning, and anticipation for MSW it is obvious that the COVID19 situation is much larger of an issue, and the health and safety of sailors, parents and coaches is of much greater importance. We are postponing this event in the hope that we can still make the event happen and we are hopeful that the situation will change to a point that we will race on May 1-3. In the meantime we hope everyone will stay safe and healthy and we will see you soon.
|Official Notice from MSW Management|