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    Published on 05-07-2021 10:39 AM
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    A great day of sailing again today for the crews involved in the race and for the spectators following the action from land. The last leg of the course heading for the finish saw the yachts passing close under the Portofino lighthouse, a thrilling and adrenaline-charged parade that quickly ...
    Published on 05-06-2021 01:41 PM
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    Energy Explorer is making slow but steady progress up the San Mateo County Coast and is due to arrive at the Golden Gate at 5:50



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    Published on 05-06-2021 09:18 AM
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    PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a burning vessel Tuesday evening five miles east of Port Angeles.

    At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a call from a distressed mariner reporting ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 04:25 PM
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    D Flag went up at 13:00 for the 3 fleets. Great sailing conditions in Vilamoura, with Races 8 and 9 sailed under 12/13Knots of wind.
    A sunny and warm day in Vilamoura (air temp. 27 C), with excellent breeze, allowed, again, to complete the 2 scheduled races.
    Sailors where back ashore just past 16:30, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the Portuguese spring.

    Paul Snow-Hansen and Jordi ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 11:39 AM
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    Innovation to accelerate energy transition

    Energy Observer is a laboratory where engineers, researchers and scientists are developing innovations, which will make renewable energies a reality for
    all. With this in mind, they put to the test the latest, cutting-edge technologies in terms of hydrogen,batteries, solar and wind power and hydroelectricity
    production in the most demanding and at times hostile environment known to man: the ocean.

    These are tried-and-tested technologies optimised over the course of a voyage spanning more than 30,000 nautical miles. ...
    Published on 05-05-2021 10:07 AM
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    Max Crittenden was a long time member of the SF based Singlehanded Sailing Society before retiring a few years back and relocating to
    the desert of Southern California. After much time readjusting to his new locale, the call of the sea remains running in his blood stream and
    he is engaging with the area's version of short handed sailing, the Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association.

    Curious as
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    Published on 05-04-2021 03:45 PM
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    France and the United States lead the first day in Cascais
    38 boats in the Portuguese sailing Mecca

    On the first day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the Olympic fleet composed of 28 boats, of the 49erFx class, plus 10 ...
    Published on 05-04-2021 02:35 PM
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    A beautiful sunny day in Vilamoura delivered light breeze in the afternoon.
    The 81 teams sailed 2 races with a southerly 7-9 kt breeze.



    A beautiful sunny day in Vilamoura delivered light breeze in the afternoon.The 81 teams sailed 2 races with a southerly 7-9 kt breeze.In the Men’s fleet the New Zealanders Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox moved to 1st place followed closely by the Spanish crew Jordi Xammar and Nicolas Rodriguez just 2 points behind, with Olympic champions ...
    Published on 05-03-2021 02:57 PM
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    RYE, NEW YORK (May 3, 2021): The Melges IC37 Class traveled to a new venue for the East Coast Championship April 30-May 2, 2021. The spring regatta hosted in Rye, NY by American Yacht Club was the first event of the class’s one-design season.

    A mix of race leaders and sporty conditions kept sailors on their toes. ...
    Published on 05-03-2021 10:44 AM
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    Tim Van Raam posted this houseboat on the run this past weekend in San Rafael


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    Last week, Brenda Tostenson caught this houseboat ...
    Published on 05-03-2021 10:19 AM
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    Teamwork Leads J-OK into First Overall at the 2021 Yachting Cup





    all images © mark albertazzi





    San Diego, CA (May 2, 2021) It wasn’t exactly a day of smooth sailing on day two, the final day of San Diego Yacht Club's 2021 Yachting Cup. With misty weather and large, choppy ocean swells, teams used to sailing in champagne San Diego were in for a bit of a challenge, especially compared to yesterday's ...
    Published on 05-02-2021 09:33 PM
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    Last weekend's SSS's Singlehanded No Trophy North Bay Race was a pure single handed only event that attracted 67 entrants
    and good pressure for a 20.5 nm romp from the Southampton area up to the Sisters then to the kite eating daymark at Point Pinole and leaving Red Rock to port before finishing
    at the Richmond YC's Race Deck. As far as we know, this is the 1st time The Sister's or the Point Pinole Day Marker have been used for any ...
    Published on 05-01-2021 10:32 AM
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    "This will be the 30th running of the Delta Ditch Run - only a year late, and a bit more subdued ashore than normal due to Covid. Get ...
    Published on 04-25-2021 06:52 PM
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    Charging Towards The Sisters...

    Teams of one sailing to where many have never gone before...


    The "No Trophy Solo Single Handed North Bay Regatta" held on Saturday by the good folk at SSS was sailed in rather pleasant
    yet breezy conditions, and utilized the following course:

    COURSE (A review of charts 18654 and 18649 is suggested.)
    From the START,
    • to Sisters leaving
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