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    Published on 08-01-2010 02:10 PM
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    Among the other things spotted about the bay this weekend:





    Santana 22 Nationals






    103' Staysail Schooner Eros








    Canadian Finn Class Invasion




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    Published on 07-31-2010 07:09 PM
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    McCovey Cove can be a pretty happening place to be, especially on a Saturday afternoon
    when the hated dodgers are in town....








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    Published on 07-30-2010 04:24 PM
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    Phil McGain of Australia takes another gun and notches another overall victory in last weeks
    US Windsurfing Nationals and ...
    Published on 07-28-2010 05:05 PM
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    Trifoiler For Hire!

    After much consideration, Russell Long has decided that his use of Longshot has reached it’s peak and will not be shipping the world record holding trifoiler to the Lüderitz Speed Challenge in Namibia, Africa in October.



    Longshot on SF Bay


    “The recent runs were a great refresher on the time, energy and financial commitment it will take to successfully campaign Longshot in further World Speed ...
    Published on 07-27-2010 04:38 PM
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    What's cold on the outside, cranking on on the inside, and filled with drama, fun and excitment?

    The YRA 2nd 1/2 Opener!




    Encore got to be more of the action than originally planned




    It's 420 Time!


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    Published on 07-26-2010 05:05 PM
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    With the City of San Francisco acknowledging Piers 80, 50, 30-32 as the sites of pertinence for hosting any Cup Villages in San Francisco,

    We'll take a closer look at Pier 80 and ...
    Published on 07-25-2010 04:31 PM
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    In 1993, at Bodega Bay, Russell Long took his last ride on Longshot, his custom Ketterman built trifoiler, which had just been
    outfitted with new foil wings. She bolted out of the gate a blasted up to near 50 knots when the back stay parted and she "blew up" scattering pieces about the harbor.

    Russell emerged shaken but unscathed. Longshots parts were gathered and eventually trucked to Southern California.

    Russell soon followed another ...
    Published on 07-24-2010 10:18 PM
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    Can't say we see this too often. A dead whale draped over a bulb, but a sea lion refuge? Who knew? ...
    Published on 07-24-2010 07:44 PM
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    The annual YRA Second Half Opener is always a can't miss on the Party Circuit. With it's fun mini ocean adventure to Bonita and finish in the Estuary where the party is just getting warmed ...
    Published on 07-24-2010 10:14 AM



    Well done video from the crew at Open 570! ...
    Published on 07-24-2010 09:57 AM
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    Was reading Phil McGain's blog yesterday (no I said McGain, not McCain although they are getting simular in age)



    US Nationals Day 3.

    Long Distance and Slalom today. Long distance race from the yacht club upwind a mile or so, then downwind to a gate off the Yacht club, then another gate down near the city, then all the way down to treasure Island, back up to the gate at the city and then finish off the yacht club.

    I?ve done many long distance races in this Bay area and had some bad and good memories. The bad memories were leading
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    Published on 07-22-2010 08:54 PM
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    The Sun made a brief appearance on SF Bay and the wind piped up to the mid 20's as the fleet embarked on a long distance
    trip to Treasure Island and back then re-geared for some Slalom. The breeze ...
    Published on 07-21-2010 12:25 PM
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    The pair were enjoying calm seas off the South African coast when the animal flipped into the air and smashed into their mast.

    Ralph Mothes, 59, and Paloma Werner, 50, were helpless as the beast thrashed around on their 33ft vessel before slipping back into the water. ...
    Published on 07-18-2010 03:41 PM
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    Absolutley amazing conditions for the finish for the J-46 from Portland Oregon!

    The boats are arriving in rapid fashion, ...
    Published on 07-08-2010 04:52 PM
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    The Condor takes her 1st Flight offshore as Divsion D exits the Golden Gate and heads to more tropical climes

    Follow ...
    Published on 07-08-2010 10:04 AM
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    http://www.americascup.com/news/san-...-americas-cup/











    San Francisco has put forward a strong, well- rounded venue proposal, and is now the only city in the USA under consideration to host the ...
    Published on 07-07-2010 03:20 PM
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    For Monday and Tuesdays Pac Cup Starts, " Head West" seemed to be the prevailing thought patterns.




    Seal Rocks at San Francisco's Ocean Beach fram the Hawaii bound Division C Pac Cuppers ...
    Published on 07-06-2010 02:32 PM
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    Sweeping up our water ways and keeping things tidy like:



    Suddenly he hear's the call...a distinctive call...it could only be coming freom one source!

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    Published on 07-05-2010 02:29 PM
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    The 1st set of Hawaii Bound sailors has left the building!



    The crewed fleet exits stage left



    Saying good bye is always bitter sweet



    The fans and friends lined the water front ...
    Published on 06-29-2010 09:16 AM
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    The Wetas magically grew to 11 and Kiwi Chris Kitchen never looked back as he took 8 out of 8 1st




    Joe William mad a "Habit" of scoring aces in the Melges 20s fleet and dominated the 5 boat strong class




    IRC once again went to Soozla



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