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    Published on 06-03-2020 02:50 PM
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    Statement on eligibility of Mikes Lab Bullet 3L / 3LC foils in Formula Kite competitions



    In the process of evaluating equipment (re-) registration applications for the 2024 Olympic Cycle, the IKA Technical Committee has become aware of discrepancies in the dimensions of the Mikeslab Bullet 3L / 3LC foil.

    The dimensions provided by the manufacturer for the re-registration of the equipment differ from the dimensions of the same equipment registered in May 2017, with several of the dimensions provided with the re-application being outside of the accepted tolerances.

    Unfortunately, the manufacturer did not provide the IKA with information on when these dimensions may have changed, ...
    Published on 06-01-2020 09:40 AM
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    An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.

    NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a likely range of 13 to 19 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 ...
    Published on 05-26-2020 10:47 AM
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    It is with much sadness that we are announcing the permanent closing of APS.

    Unfortunately, we are unable to bear the burden of the losses caused by the COVID-19 crisis. We want to first and foremost thank you, our ...
    Published on 05-23-2020 12:33 PM
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    More than 125 San Francisco firefighters are battling a four-alarm warehouse fire Saturday on Pier 45, the city's fire department says.
    A quarter of the pier at Fisherman's Wharf "has been lost to the flames," ...
    Published on 05-15-2020 06:14 AM
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    Three Foil Options And Three Kite Options Shortlisted For New IKA Youth Foil Racing Class



    The International Kiteboarding Association launched a tender process earlier this year which invited manufacturers to tender for a new youth foil racing class ...
    Published on 05-06-2020 01:05 PM

    US SAILING CONFIRMS NOMINATION OF EIGHT ATHLETES TO THE 2020 U.S. OLYMPIC SAILING TEAM
    May 5, 2020 (BRISTOL, R.I.) – The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) released Guiding Principles for Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Selection ...
    Published on 05-04-2020 10:12 AM
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    Team Velvet Hammer's support trailer was taken from the Richmond Yacht Club's boat lot over the weekend.
    Will Paxton sent out an urgent message on Saturday: ...
    Published on 05-04-2020 09:59 AM

    LONDON - May 4, 2020 - With a continued emphasis on protecting the health and safety of its national teams, global staff, partners and event communities, SailGP has determined that its racing must remain suspended for the remainder of 2020. Consequently, SailGP Season 2 events will be rescheduled for 2021.

    Two ...
    Published on 05-01-2020 10:36 AM
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    U.S. Coast Guard Station Monterey responded to a report of a 92-foot ship, Going Coastal, taking on water this afternoon. The Coast Guard transferred a crew member aboard to ...
    Published on 04-28-2020 09:35 AM
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    One of our readers produced this gem comparing sailing to the early easing by some states in the battle against the Corona Virus


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    Published on 04-23-2020 04:25 PM
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    INTERNATIONAL 5o5 ASSOCIATION
    THERE MAY NOT BE MUCH RACING ON AT THE MOMENT BUT THERE IS PLENTY WE CAN DO IN THE MEANTIME
    MESSAGE FROM INTERNATIONAL 5O5 CLASS




    With the time we have available before we can get back to sail boat racing, sailors the world over have the perfect opportunity to make sure our boats are configured correctly and we have learnt what we can about setting them up and tuning for the conditions.
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    Published on 04-21-2020 09:25 AM
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    “Being alone for a long period of time is something that not many people are used to. But I’ve come to learn that, even in a big ...
    Published on 04-16-2020 11:16 AM
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    Liam Morgan for Inside The Games.biz


    World Sailing President Kim Andersen has hit back at his "disrespectful" critics after confirming he will seek a second four-year term at the helm of the organisation.
    Andersen told insidethegames he will stand for re-election ...
    Published on 04-16-2020 09:59 AM
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    In January 2020, Saildrone deployed a fleet of five unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) from Barbados to participate as part of a two-month field study to advance the understanding of how the ocean and atmosphere interact. The mission was a part of two complementary international initiatives led by US and European ...