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    Published on 03-28-2017 12:14 PM
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    Kurt Hoehne's Sailish.com write up
    on the grand finale of the Center Sound Series season ending finale: The Three Tree Point Regatta




    all photos © Jan's Marine Pix




    CYCís Center Sound Series wrapped up with a gorgeous Three Tree Point Race on Saturday. The course, however, didnít ever get near Three Tree Point as it was shortened to Shilshole-Alki-Meadowpoint-finish. The southerly stayed in the 12-16 ...
    Published on 02-09-2017 04:09 PM
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    The Seattle Times reports on some rather crappy news from Puget Sound



    Millions of gallonsí of wastewater dumping into Puget Sound after heavy rainfall.

    Untreated wastewater and stormwater are being dumped into Puget Sound after high tides and heavy rains overwhelmed a King County wastewater-treatment center ...
    Published on 12-06-2016 03:25 PM
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    The South Sound Sailing Society's annual 4 race winter long distance series got off to a solid start on Saturday with
    the 30.7 nm Vashon Island Race. The 1st of 4 events which includes the 30.8 nm Duwamish Head race, the 38.4 nm Toliva Shoal Race
    and the 29.5 nm Islands race, boasts the most miles ...
    Published on 12-06-2016 11:17 AM



    Skipper of motor vessel was apparently in the head when this Washington State Ferry crossed his path.
    According to sources, the ...
    Published on 11-08-2016 09:02 AM
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    The Orcas Island Yacht Club and the Friday Harbor Sailing Club hosted the 29th annual "ROUND the COUNTY" sailboat race. This event was be held November 5th and 6th, 2016 in the beautiful and challenging waters of San Juan County Washington. The race is approximately 76 miles with an overnight stop in Roche Harbor, San Juan Island. Due to the great venue, the better winds of November, and the ...
    Published on 10-09-2016 10:11 AM
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    Big wind and big fun at Seattle's Corinthian Yacht Club's Puget Sound Sailing Championship!

    Loads of breeze and attrition as the day progresses!

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    Published on 10-04-2016 09:43 AM
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    QA nice selection of images from Jan's Marine Pics
    From the 2016 Seattle's CYC Foulweather Bluff Race.

    More on the race can be found HERE!!!
















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    Published on 08-19-2016 11:07 AM
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    SEATTLE, WA, UNITED STATES
    08.18.2016
    Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross
    U.S. Coast Guard District 13
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    An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria delivers a portable dewatering pump ...
    Published on 08-12-2016 09:06 AM
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    The Seattle Times's Stephanie Loh pens this piece on Jen Morgan Glass and her behind the scenes effort to get womens skiff sailing into the Summer Games!"

    History will be made Friday when Kirklandís Helena Scutt and her Coronado, Calif.-based sailing partner Paris Henken line up on the start line in Rio de Janeiro in their 49erFX skiff with the big U.S. flag pattern on the sail.

    This Olympics marks the debut of womenís high-performance skiff sailing, and Scutt and Henken will be the first pair of sailors to represent the U.S. in the 49erFX.
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    Published on 08-06-2016 08:05 PM
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    Morgan Larson's Moore 24 Bruzer gets bruzed during this years Double Damned Race!




    Wes Whitmeyers Melges 24 Slingshot won the race with ...
    Published on 08-02-2016 10:06 AM
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    Another superb 3 day Nationals for the Moore 24 Fleet, hosted at Cascade Locks by the
    Columbia Gorge Racing Association, in conjunction with their annual One Design Regatta that included
    Lasers, Tasars, Fireballs, Flying Dutchman's and Melges 24's. The Moores showed up in force with 16 boats
    and squeezed off 11 races, all in white knuckle, "hold my beer and watch this" style!




    All images © Sean Trew
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    Published on 07-19-2016 03:33 PM
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    Everyone is Going Fast (July 19)

    The Leaderboard looks funny as we re-started Turnagain and Forty in a new two-boat match race for supremacy in Cruising Class. We are not sure how to handicap tuna caught and lamb roast enjoyed, but we will try. Anyway, the different distance and start-time will makes it look like one of these two are leading the race for a while. To make the Leaderboard more accurate, make sure you click RECENT on the dropdown in the VMG box.

    And speaking of leading the race, with 500 miles to go, a real battle for Line Honours between ...
    Published on 07-19-2016 09:48 AM
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    Kinetic update Mon Jul 18 at 0345 HST
    We are about 825 nm fom the finish line, so about 1/3 of the race distance remains. We just sailed within 2 miles of Longboard and saw their lights as we passed them. Ahead and to the right, unseen and further away, is Valkyrie. The rest of the fleet is spread out behind us now. A few days ago, we were close enough to see Turnagain and Atalanta.

    It is windy, about 22-25 knots, with a very lumpy sea state. Dark, of course, and Reigh's starboard watch is driving ...
    Published on 07-13-2016 04:11 PM
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    Hurricane Alley (July 13):

    Race Committee has received a couple of questions regarding hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific and their potential impact on the Vic-Maui fleet. These are both important and interesting questions. Hurricane Blas has already formed and dissipated. And at Race HQ we pay attention to the National ...
    Published on 07-10-2016 05:16 PM
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    The clouds parted, the sun came out and Division 2 of 2016 Vic-Maui got underway. While there was a tantalizing breeze about 100 metres away from the Start Line, the ...
    Published on 07-04-2016 01:13 PM
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    Kinetic V- CAN52 (left) lined up with Valkyrie (USA52), taken just after the start of the Straits Race.

    Photo © Lynn Gordon, WVYC


    Lew Interview: Vic Maui Preview & Transpac Review

    Last year before the Transpac (link below), we interviewed Lew (Christopher Lewis), the navigator of the TP52 Bolt, which won the highly competitive Division 2 and got third overall out of 50+ boats. We are fortunate to have him back again before this SF bay area ...
    Published on 06-30-2016 04:33 PM
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    Just off the phone with a tired but cheerful Randy Miller, owner of the Marstrom 32' Mad Dog Racing

    Randy and crew Colin Dunphy and Ian Andrews just won the $10,000.00, R2AK, by completing the 710 nm leg from Victoria BC to Ketchikan Alaska in a stupidifying ...
    Published on 06-30-2016 08:16 AM
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    Alert: MadDog Is Barking At The Finish Line

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    In the weeks before the R2AKís 2016 model rolled off the showroom floor, our heads were filled with questions. How would it play out? Would the weather ...
    Published on 06-29-2016 06:11 PM
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    Race to Alaska Update #2, June 29, 2016, 2:00pm

    Race to Alaska 2016 just passed the 72 hour mark since the running/rowing/pedaling start in Victoria. Itís hard to believe itís only been three days. Time is flying for those of us who are armchair tracker junkies, but I have a feeling ...
    Published on 06-28-2016 09:08 AM
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