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    Published on 04-24-2017 11:31 AM
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    Things got a bit sporty down in Santa Cruz over the weekend at the SCYC's SCORE Regatta.
    With winds ranging from 16-28, things got a bit "interesting" aboard Edward Marez's SC 70' Buono Sera ...
    Published on 04-24-2017 08:53 AM
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    CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (Sunday, April 23, 2017) — Charleston is known for its reliable spring seabreeze, but the Holy City’s coast outdid itself this year during the 22nd edition of Sperry Charleston Race Week. It wasn’t just the three race days either; from the first team’s arrival for practice more than a week earlier until the lengthy awards ceremony on Sunday night, reliable southerly winds buffeted the region, ensuring maximum racing, maximum action, and maximum enjoyment for the nearly 2,000 sailors, shore crew, staff, and volunteers ...
    Published on 04-24-2017 08:30 AM
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    The fate of this Swiss racing machine is in question. "Poopy Express" had fallen during trailer transport from the trailer. It is not quite clear if tensioning straps or parts of the trailer are broken. In any case, the boat tipped sideways to the road and suffered a serious damage to the hull. ...
    Published on 04-23-2017 04:39 PM
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    The Annual Bullship Race Association
    64th Annual Golden Gate Bullship Race
    Sailed Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Twenty-five El Toro skippers were greeted by cloudy skies, fickle winds, and remnants of an earlier ebb. Under the watchful eye of Grand Admiral ...
    Published on 04-23-2017 04:02 PM
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    The 2017 Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge Cup held in Honolulu pits teams from 4 yacht clubs,
    Kaneohe, Hawaii, Waikiki and Nawiliwili. 5 Races over 2 days provides a test for bragging rights
    and of course the winners name engrave in the Perpetual Challenge Trophy!




    All images © Lauren Easley

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    Published on 04-20-2017 10:32 AM
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    Has it already been 6 and 1/2 years since the 1st J-111 Invisible Hand made her SF Bay debut?




    Excitement Builds for J/111 Worlds at St. Francis Yacht Club
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April ...
    Published on 04-20-2017 09:42 AM
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    Surface To Air explores what it takes to Design the Difference™ in America’s Cup Racing

    Altair’s ongoing Design the Difference film documentary series explores extraordinary client achievements,
    the high stakes ...
    Published on 04-20-2017 08:35 AM
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    The core crew of Vesta's 11th Hour Racing departed Lisbon yesterday with a crew of hopefuls, headed to
    Newport, Rhode Island, as part of their qualifying requirements and crew vetting exercise.

    They may be the most recent team to announce, but Vestas 11th ...
    Published on 04-19-2017 11:59 AM
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    The Southeast US Boat Show Has been cancelled.

    Southeast US Boat Show canceled after organizers fail to reserve Metropolitan Park

    Organizers of this weekend’s Southeast US Boat Show announced Monday that the event is canceled, saying they were unable to secure access to its longtime venue at Metropolitan Park.



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    Published on 04-18-2017 02:58 PM
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    "Let's take into account a tragedy at sea in these hours has already reached the national media. Rimini today The site was the first to spread the news and giving constant updates: http://www.riminitoday.it/cronaca/tr...-ci-sono-delle ...
    Published on 04-18-2017 09:23 AM
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    It was the boat that powered one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history and soon you can visit it at America’s National Maritime Museum, The Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia.

    “USA 17” was ORACLE TEAM USA’s AC72 catamaran that raced in the 2013 America’s Cup in San Francisco. With the defending champion on the ropes, down 1-8 and facing match point, the team ...
    Published on 04-18-2017 08:54 AM
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    Words by Peter Salusbury Sailish.com

    Southern Straits is often a great race, and by the sounds of it it was this year. We’re lucky to have Peter Salusbury report on the race soon after finishing a strong second with his amazing Longboard. Enjoy the photos Peter and crew supplied, plus more photos courtesy of race chair Sonia Telford. If anyone has tales/pix/video to add, send them along and ...
    Published on 04-17-2017 02:37 PM
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    The proper technique when stuffing the bows on today's high tech catamaran, illustrated in
    a step by step demonstration for your edification.




    image series © M2 Team Immoset / Lumar

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    Published on 04-17-2017 10:49 AM
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    In the April edition of Mainsail, Shirley Robertson explores the challenges facing women in elite sailing.Source: CNN


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    Published on 04-17-2017 08:07 AM
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    Sailors at the RORC Easter Challenge left Cowes this Easter Sunday sunburned, full of chocolate and brimming with freshly acquired wisdom about their sport.

    Across the 50 boat fleet competing at the RORC’s three day long domestic season opener, that doubles as its annual training regatta, it was close across most classes, but none more so than IRC One. In this, Mike Greville’s sparkling Ker 39, Erivale III managed to lose her three point lead in today’s opening round the cans race and the ...
    Published on 04-16-2017 02:35 PM
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    The 2017 SSS Round The Rocks, an 19.3 nm Bay Tour, beginning on the Berkeley Circle,
    Rounds Alcatraz, Harding, The Bothers and Red Rocks before finishing at the RYC race platform in
    Potrero Reach.




    Starting in a 4-5 knot Zephyr, the 132 boats hoisted kites began the journey with high hopes.
    An underlying ebb with a boost from another round of large releases from Oroville Dam push the fleet in the right general
    direction towards Alcatraz. ...
    Published on 04-16-2017 10:48 AM
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    One Mod 70 exchanges places with another at KKMI's Richmond boat yard Saturday as Tom Siebel's Orion
    finishes up her extensive yard stay and is quickly replaced ...
    Published on 04-14-2017 03:54 PM
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    Volvo 65 Mapfre's gets her new rig installed aget splashed in Lisbon earlier today!








    Just 14 days since a dramatic dismasting, MAPFRE’s boat has been fitted with a new rig at the Boatyard in Lisbon – and is ready to go back in the water this weekend.

    The Spanish team hit the headlines a fortnight ...
    Published on 04-14-2017 01:40 PM
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    REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR 2017 CA OFFSHORE RACE WEEK

    Back in 2017, Encinal Yacht Club, San Francisco Yacht Club, Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club, Santa Barbara Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club are joining forces and races to provide you and your family with an exceptional Offshore Race Week that will take ocean-rated boats from San Francisco to San Diego with stops ...
    Published on 04-14-2017 01:23 PM
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    Wow, what a whirl wind of emotions and excitement. After seeing land yesterday and getting buzzed by the Navy helicopter I was already in a very hypo, excited state......... so, when I rounded the last bend and this little 6 person tender arrived with the crew from SV Delos on-board….. ...

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