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    Published on 07-04-2020 11:39 AM
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    All images © Eloi Stichelbaut

    The start of the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne Race saw a fleet of 20 IMOCAs foiling away from the start box outside Les Sables d’Olonne after the most unusual build-up in racing history.

    There was no dock-out surrounded by thousands of fans and only a small spectator fleet as the IMOCA class got down to business for the first time this year with its unique “warm-up” race for the 2020 ...
    Published on 07-03-2020 11:27 AM
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    RACE PREVIEW - THE ACTION BEGINS FOR THE IMOCA CLASS WITH THE UNIQUE CHALLENGE OF THE VENDÉE-ARCTIQUE-LES SABLES D’OLONNE RACE





    After the unprecedented interruption of the IMOCA racing season because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the action on the water is finally about to start with the innovative new ‘Arctique’ race. (Start 4th of July, 3.30pm CET)

    The Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d’Olonne race, with a unique course, a modified race organisation to meet the requirements of public ...
    Published on 06-29-2020 12:16 PM
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    "The first (annual) Salish 200 is now complete with all boats safely off of the course! It was an epic run up and around the San Juans, and an equally exciting adventure for the handful of boats that went for the Puget Sound 100. Congratulations to Jonathan McKee and Matt Pistay on Dark Star for winning the Salish 200, and to Ben Glass and team ...
    by Published on 06-29-2020 10:08 AM
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    St Maarten to reopen to tourists from July 1
    By David Robinson, IBI News June 29, 2020

    American and European visitors to be allowed in as of Wednesday
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    Published on 06-27-2020 10:37 AM
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    Published on 06-25-2020 12:07 PM
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    To reconnect with competition and life in the open sea, to qualify for the Vendée Globe ... and possibly win, the Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne, which will start on July 4 at 3:30 p.m., contains a thousand challenges.

    This first edition, organized to replace the New York-Vendée-Les Sables d'Olonne which should have started on June 16, is an essential step for skippers in their preparation for the solo round the world trip which will start on November 8. This demanding and attractive new route to Iceland and the Azores also gives you dreams in a very particular ...
    Published on 06-24-2020 09:44 AM
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    The owners and organisers of La Solitaire du Figaro, OC Sport Pen Duick, have confirmed that the flagship race of the French Elite Offshore Racing Championship will go ahead at the end of the summer.

    As many as 35 solo sailors are expected on ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 05:21 PM
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    Seabrook, TX- The inaugural RS21 North American Championships hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club featured a competitive fleet of 17 teams with 24 races sailed over 3 days. The Lucky Dog Racing Team helmed by Travis Weisleder with crew Chandler Self, Marcus Eagan, and John Bowden dominated the event winning 11 of 15 races sailed.

    The final day was separated into Gold and Silver fleet sailing 3 races ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 04:56 PM
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    Over the weekend, a gathering of Int 110's gathered at the Inverness YC for a bit of buoy rounding!

    While the COVID 19 pandemic certainly slowed many regattas to ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 02:09 PM
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    Couples of days before the #VendéeArctique, IMOCA sailors are working out!




    all photos © Eloi Stichelbaut https://www.polaryse.com/





    Les Sables d'Olonne is thriving with excitement as the team work out ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 01:42 PM
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    he Tradition Will Continue: New York Yacht Club's 166th Annual Regatta Set for August 28 to 30

    NEWPORT, R.I. – The most enduring event in North American sailing got off to an inauspicious start on July 16, ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 09:58 AM
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    SSS Race committee update on rescheduled SH Farallones and Round The Rocks races

    Two updates from the SSS 2020 season race committee:

    1) We have tentative approval from the USCG to run the rescheduled ...
    Published on 06-19-2020 12:23 PM
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    The third edition of the DRHEAM-CUP will take place! On 10 June, after discussions with the competent authorities and the approval of the French Sailing Federation, the coast is clear for obtaining the Préfecture’s authorisation and launching the first major multi-class race of the season on Sunday 19 July. There ...
    Published on 06-16-2020 12:53 PM
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    Dillon resident Paul Kresge identified as man who drowned in Dillon Reservoir.
    Image © Elaine Collins


    DILLON — The man who died after falling into Dillon Reservoir has been identified as 66-year-old Paul Kresge of Dillon, according to the Summit County Coroner’s Office.

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