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    Bristol, R.I. – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, has named 20 Olympic-class athletes to the 2018 US Sailing Team. The national team is selected annually and is comprised of the top sailors competing in the events selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The roster is assembled from a combination of sailors who qualified based on results at 2017 class world championships, the 2017 Aarhus Test Event, World Cup Series Miami USA 2018, and additional accomplished athletes who receive discretionary selection from the Chief of U.S. Olympic Sailing, two-time Olympic ...
    Published on 03-20-2018 09:41 AM
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    Sailing Today UK reports:

    British boatbuilder, Oyster Yachts, which ceased operations last month after going into liquidation, has been thrown a lifeline by businessman, Mr ...
    Published on 03-15-2018 11:50 AM
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    Charles and Barbara Truax of Toronto were avid sailors who planned to see the world from their boat. They sold their house, their cars, stored their belongings and sailed out the St. Lawrence Seaway.

    "Our plan was really to spend the next 20 or 30 years sailing around the world," said Charles Truax.
    But their retirement dream was swept away by a devastating accident off the south coast of Newfoundland.

    Now, Charles ...
    Published on 03-11-2018 04:06 PM
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    SF Bay lost one of it's unique yachtsman, 92 year old Ron MacAnnan, long time Sausalito sailor and businessman
    tragically fell from his beloved 82' M'Class Sloop, Pursuit and drowned.

    A roomful of friends gathered Friday night at the Sausalito Yacht Club to say farewell to one of the town’s most colorful characters.

    He was Ron MacAnnan, a wealthy businessman who
    Published on 03-07-2018 07:43 AM
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    Lobsters, starfish, crabs and mussels are among the creatures found on Holderness coast in Yorkshire. Photograph: Bex Lynham/Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    Massive numbers of starfish, crab, mussels ...
    Published on 02-23-2018 01:26 PM
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    28 accidents reported since crab season began off Oregon, Washington

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Since the commercial Dungeness crab season began on January 15th, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland marine investigators ...
    Published on 02-19-2018 10:31 AM
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    World Sailing announced today that it has put up for review the events represented by the 470 M/W, Finn, and RSX M/W. By choosing not to review the other 5 events; Laser/Radial, 49er/49erFX, and Nacra 17, these events and the ...
    Published on 02-18-2018 09:42 AM
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    Here is something you don't see everyday. A giant inflatable effigy of the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
    dressed for ...
    Published on 02-16-2018 02:02 PM

    Kayaker makes decision to assist a crab fisherman who's boat is ablaze in a the Swinomish Channel near La Conner Washington.
    Published on 02-11-2018 10:18 AM
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    Racing on the Berkeley Circle was interrupted Saturday by an intense rescue operation after
    a local water taxi vessel taking Audubon Society member out on a bird watching voyage ventured too close to
    Mark "1" just west of Cesar Chavez Dog Pooping/Kite Flying Area...

    Published on 02-07-2018 01:43 PM
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    Previously posted on Pressure Drop, A piece on the injury suffered by Danish Sailor Christian Peter Lübeck when his trpeze parted resulting in a seve gash to his left leg.

    The Nacra 17 Class Executive met on Monday and discussed the incident. We also discussed other reports of rudder strike incidents occurring to Class members in training this winter.

    World Sailing have set up a sailing-wide safety database where anyone with relevant knowledge ...
    Published on 02-06-2018 09:19 AM
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    Hundreds of Oyster Yachts workers have lost their jobs after the British luxury yacht builder went into liquidation after running out of money

    Story on Yachting Monthly

    Managers at Oyster Yachts say they’re ‘looking for all opportunities available’ after the company went into liquidation yesterday.

    The luxury yacht builder’s 160 staff ...
    Published on 01-31-2018 09:15 AM
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    A Super Moon, Blue Moon, Blood Moon, Lunar Eclipse all rolled into one with CLEAR SKIES!!!

    Published on 01-25-2018 11:54 AM
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    TAMPA, FL USA - The International J/70 Class Association (IJ70CA) Executive Committee (EC) has unanimously agreed to the J/70 Class membership suspensions listed below. The IJ70CA EC authority and process to suspend a membership is described in Section 6 MEMBER SUSPENSION ...