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    Published on 05-31-2010 08:00 PM
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    This stuff only happens in cartoons and slapstick, but sure enough during a topsail hoist at
    Saturday's Master ...
    Published on 05-31-2010 02:16 PM
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    The waiting is the hardest part


    After a few seasons of a lack luster or wrong direction winds, the 2010 Spinnaker Cup finally live up to its namesake with near perfect if not perfect conditions. After a near hour postponement at the start the fleet was able to seek current relief on the north side of the channel where the building ebb assisted those ...
    Published on 05-30-2010 09:28 PM
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    Published on 05-30-2010 11:01 AM
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    Day 2
    Sunday 30 May:

    Normally Sunday is a day of rest, not here on Leopard! We are sailing along nicely in around 20 knots of wind and doing the same in boat speed which is OK for now. We are positioning ourselves where we want to be for when ...
    Published on 05-29-2010 08:44 AM
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    Akela takes advantage of her long legs and stretches them out to knock 5-9 minutes off record!
    Finishing at 6:59 PM ahead of Criminal Mischief and Double Trouble. Andy Costello's bright ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 11:27 AM
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    I can’t say it enough times – as crazy as I am for sailboat racing, the Delta Ditch Run is my favorite race of all. Pretty crazy huh?

    The Delta Ditch Run started 20 years ago. Coincidentally, I started working at Latitude 38 20 years ago. We were meant to be. Twenty years ago I was just a wanna-be sailor - and not interested in racing at all.

    By 1997 I was addicted to racing, and looking to move up from non-spinnaker beer can races to longer, more challenging regattas, preferably with a good party at the end. I connected with the Express 34 Two Scoops via the Latitude 38 crew list. My first race with ...
    Published on 05-26-2010 11:58 AM
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    © Franck SOCHA

    The Swedish team Artemis, skippered by Paul Cayard and steered by Terry Hutchinson, won another race at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena today to preserve an unbroken record of four wins and no losses



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    Their nearest competition after five days of competition between ten international teams is the French/German All4One. They ...
    Published on 05-23-2010 02:40 PM
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    KFOG's annual thank you to listeners (or as afternoon Personality Big Rick Stuart says "The DJ's Christmas Bonus") went off with a bang last night at its new location of Candlestick Point. Originally held at Justin Herman Plaza under the Sky Concert banner until ...
    Published on 05-19-2010 09:04 PM




    When not speeding around the track in 1963 Lotus in vintage car competitions, Peter Stoneberg gets his need for on this ProSail 40 Catamaran Shadow. Aquired via a listing he spotted on The B.A.M.A website, the former Dennis Conner trainer was located on a ranch ...
    Published on 05-16-2010 04:43 PM
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    While you could travel to Texas to get your Melges groove on, there was Melges fun a plenty
    right here in the Bay Area this weekend, via SFYC's Elite Keel Regatta, combined with Express 27' ...
    Published on 05-16-2010 03:56 PM
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    The 2010 StFYC Stone Cup was lacking in IRC contestants with many of the fleet down south,
    could only muster up 9 boats and one class, essentially ˝ the boats from 2009, but just 4 less than
    2008’s 13 boat fleet but the same as 2007 fleet. The J-120s ...
    Published on 05-14-2010 03:40 PM
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    SRV Derek M Baylis Still Making Waves

    Since her launch in 2003, the 65’ Tom Wylie Cat Ketch sailing research vessel has been a very, very busy girl. Summering in the pristine waters of Monterey Bay, escorting groups of school children en masse on floating field trips in conjunction with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, to tagging sharks off the Farallone Islands in the fall. She’s been known venture ...
    Published on 05-12-2010 08:54 PM
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    Rumaging through the old files and stumbled on these, from the one and only
    SF Speed Challenge.

    The weather was beautiful, just not the 20-25 we were hoping for...
    There was Tuki the Prosail Formula 40, A couple ...
    Published on 05-12-2010 05:07 PM
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    Pretty sure you know the one on the right, but the one on left?

    When it may have taken, and event?

    Tell us what ...
    Published on 05-11-2010 03:17 PM
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    Coming out of hibernation after a prolonged absence, the Nunes Brothers Classic have
    Re-immerged, and are part of the YRA WBRA scene this year



    Originally built in the 1930s the fleet was one of ...
    Published on 05-10-2010 08:37 PM
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    Some imagery from the PNW for your viewing pleasure, we look foward to more!

    There's a plethoria of events and cruising opportunitys to enjoy, so while you have your
    summer vacation planner ...
    Published on 05-09-2010 05:43 PM
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    By David Wells www.waterhound.com

    While no one disputes the courage and talent of Jessica Watson, the 16 year old girl attempting to be the youngest female around the world sailor ever, many are disputing that the route she took qualifies her for "around ...
    Published on 05-08-2010 11:00 AM
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    Maybe not the reason you think...All will be explained shortly....Stay tuned... ...
    Published on 05-05-2010 08:23 PM
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    IN OUR ongoing series of profiles of Mini Transat and 5.70 owners who have recently joined the avalanche of interest in these European fun machines, we present Mike Moore, owner of Flying Ace, and gather his input on the West Coast Mini Movement
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    Published on 05-02-2010 12:43 PM
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    Jeremy Leonard of Surf City Catamarans sends us some Santa Cruz Action from Saturdays fun in the
    sun at the SCYC Hobie Kick Off! ...
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