It is with some sadness that I write this post from the comfort of home surroundings, as opposed to the cool and windy environs of Hayling Island in the UK, site of this year's Laser Master World Championship. The decision was made many months ago, and other things have happened that let me know it was the right thing to do.
Good luck to all the North American sailors competing! Will be watching the results with much interest! To follow along yourself, here is the event website: