Doha race moved back: With logistical problems in Doha, the government of Qatar has asked H1 to move its Oryx Cup race back from November of this year to Jan. 10-13, 2013. ... H1 Chairman Sam Cole has set an Aug. 15 deadline to solidify a race in China. If it gets past that date, the China race wouldn’t likely happen until 2013.
Interesting story idea: In a sport that has been dominated by men, this 13-boat fleet has six women who are either owners or co-owners. They are Lori Jones (U-9), Shannon Raney (U-11), Jane Schumacher (U-37), Debbie Gregory (88 Degree Men), and Stacy Briseno, Fred Leland’s girlfriend (U-99 and U-100).