Daily Archives: April 10, 2013

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CON CUP: Williams breezing at 10-1; Baird’s team in the swim

April 10th, 2013

Wednesday’s weather: Wind 5-12 SW; high temp. 75F. Thursday’s forecast: Wind S 5-9k; high temp. 71F. Long Beach, CA (April 9, 2013) –  It’s no surprise that Great Britain’s Ian Williams, the top-ranked match racer in the world and winner of the last two Congressional Cups, is clear of the field after two days, but


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Finding the Groove in St Barths

April 10th, 2013

(April 10, 2013) – Having been given plenty of time on Tuesday’s longer courses to sort out their crew work, sail selection, tactics and sunscreen, sailors took to the turquoise seas off the French West Indies island of St. Barth for a second round of competition today at Les Voiles de St. Barth. All the


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US Sailing National Championship News

April 10th, 2013

2013 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Champions Earn Invites to Elite Match Racing Event Requests for invitation must be received by Sunday, April 14 For the first time ever, the skipper that wins the 2013 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship will get an automatic invitation to the entire Open Grade 2 Grand Slam Series. The winning


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PREDICTION: Above-average 2013 hurricane season

April 10th, 2013

Mother Nature appears to be showing no mercy when it comes to hurricanes. This year’s Atlantic hurricane season could see 18 named tropical storms with nine forming into hurricanes and four of those increasing into major hurricanes, according to a pre-season forecast released Wednesday. An average year: 10.1 named storms, 5.9 hurricanes with 2.5 becoming



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