Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

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MEMBERSHIP: Beware of breaking the rules of sailing

April 16th, 2013

Just over a year ago, Scuttlebutt reviewed the by-laws of prominent clubs around the U.S., discovering that many did not provide membership which included the spouse. At these clubs, individuals applied for membership, and the rights of membership did not extend past the individual. Spouses were welcome at the club as guests, but they had


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QUOTABLE: Ainslie looking beyond this summer

April 16th, 2013

“Planning for any future America’s Cup beyond the current cycle is always difficult because of the nature of the event. He who wins makes the rules and while there is often plenty of good intent to maintain continuity for the next Cup cycle, it’s not something anyone can guarantee. “This makes it very difficult when


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OPPORTUNITY: Using the sport to grow the sport

April 16th, 2013

While nearly 300 entrants gear up to compete in Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week on April 19-21 in Charleston, SC, there is another event that is gearing up to use the spectacle to hopefully grow the sport. Sail Charleston is a free, one-day exhibition of sailing for people unfamiliar with the sport, and it plans


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Sandy removed from hurricane name list

April 16th, 2013

The name Sandy was retired from the official list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names by the World Meteorological Organization’s hurricane committee because of the extreme effects it caused in places ranging from Jamaica and Cuba to the Mid-Atlantic United States in October 2012. – Soundings, full story


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Racing returns to America’s Playground

April 16th, 2013

After a 20 year hiatus, racing is back in America’s Playground, Atlantic City, NJ on July 19-21. The Atlantic City Race Week regatta offers one design and PHRF racing with shore activities held on the dock at Farley Marina, now a part of the Golden Nugget Casino, and include a cocktail party, barbecue dinner and


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Fish survive two year journey across ocean

April 16th, 2013

Scientists are baffled as to how a group of small fish native to Japan survived a journey across the Pacific after they were found on a boat swept away by the 2011 tsunami and washed up last month on the coast of Washington state. The batch of striped beak fish – five in all –


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SUNSCREEN: New rules applied to labeling

April 16th, 2013

Chances are you haven’t purchased sunscreen since you put away your bikini and beach towel last September. You’ll notice a few changes on your favorite sunscreen bottle since then. In December, the Food and Drug Administration revised and updated sunscreen labeling, promising to make it easier for consumers to make the right sunscreen choice. Since


Moore 24 gets a butt job

April 16th, 2013

The venerable Moore 24 just seems to get better with age, and like any collectors item, owners take pride of


PHOTO: What the birds see

April 16th, 2013

Antiguan Carlo Falcone’s Mariella, the 79ft William Fife built in 1936, is one of the most famous yachts in the



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