Bill Kneller

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Vento Solare Featured in North Sails News

– Great Vento Solare Program Coverage –   Recently I was contacted by North Sails marketing and asked if they could take some video and interview the crew after the Conanicut Around the Island Race.  Before and during the race, the North Sails team shot video from both a drone and on the water.  After …

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Ida Lewis Distance Race Podium Finish

Vento Solare placed 3rd in the Aloha Class (PHRF 55+) with an elapsed time of 5:07:40 (corrected time 5:19:58) using the J/109 One Design PHRF 75 rating. The 2020 Ida Lewis Distance Race was a little different this year. Covid-19 precautions had the organizing committee provide a format with a 33 nm course around Conanicut …

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Vento Solare featured in North Sails News

There is a great picture of Vento Solare from the 2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race on the lead in to the North Sails News with an article How to Improve Your Tacks.  It is posted below for your reading pleasure. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TACKS Prioritizing Your Upwind Technique Can Make Or Break Your Race …

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