Daily Archives: May 19, 2013

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Team selection for Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Race Event

May 19th, 2013

Newport Beach, CA (May 17, 2013) – The Selection Committee for the 47th Annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Race Championship has completed work on selection of the twelve international and US teams that will compete in this year’s regatta which will be held at Balboa Yacht Club from July 16‐21 in Newport Beach, California.


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ATLANTIC CUP: Beaten at Block Island

May 19th, 2013

Newport, RI (May 19, 2013) – In a completely unforecasted cloudy and rainy sky in New York City, the second leg of the Atlantic Cup got underway in light air on May 18. This doublehanded leg would take the seven Class40 teams from New York to Newport, RI on the 260nm route. Reported leg one


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WMRT: Day of Two Halves

May 19th, 2013

Langenargen, Germany (19 May 2013): Light winds, strong winds, shifty winds, stable winds, rain, shine – Lake Constance is throwwing up all imaginable conditions to test the skippers at Match Race Germany, the opening event of the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Today it was the turn of 25 knot winds, sharp seas and


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AC34: The next 40 days are going to be turmoil

May 19th, 2013

As C.W. Nevius of the San Francisco Chronicle reported over the weekend, “This was the week that Larry Ellison lost control of the America’s Cup.” While the focus of this America’s Cup was to be fast boats on short courses, we may finally be getting back to the roots of the event: challenge cup, self-interest,


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Enfant Terrible Captures Farr 40 East Coast Championship

May 19th, 2013

Annapolis, MD (May 18, 2013) – Enfant Terrible was sailing in fifth place of the final race at the Farr 40 East Coast Championship when tactician Vasco Vascotto made a bold move. Vascotto decided to split from the leaders and head toward the left side of the course, a risky move because it could have


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Inaugural Women’s International Match Racing Series gets underway

May 19th, 2013

St Quay-Portrieux, France (May 19, 2013) -In the finals of the Saint Quay Women’s Match Racing, local sailor Julie Bossard gave the French crowd at the pier some hope after beating former Olympian Lucy Macgregor in the first match. But then the supreme sailor from Great Britain fought back, winning three consecutive matches to secure



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