Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

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Day Two of Lightning Masters, Europeans

June 6th, 2013

Castiglione del Lago, Italy (June 6, 2013) – Light winds on the second day of the Lightning International Master and European Championships postponed racing until 3:30pm, with two races completed in about 5-10knots. Team Proctor (Ched Proctor, Jamie Ewing and Jay Lurie) won both races to remain in the lead in both divisions. Racing concludes


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North American Kiteboard Racing Championship – Day Three

June 6th, 2013

San Francisco, CA (June 6, 2013) – After three days of racing at the North American Kiteboard Racing Championship at St. Francis Yacht Club, the top 10 of the 74 kiters will now face off on Friday in four scheduled races to see who will take the title. Maintaining the overall lead is reigning world


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What are doing on June 22?

June 6th, 2013

Associate Publisher of Latitude 38, John Arndt founded the Summer Sailstice in 2001, an annual summer solstice event focusing on getting people on the water and bringing attention to the sport of sailing. The day has grown into a nationally recognized event with Summer Sailstices being observed internationally and at both coastal and inland sailing


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The season’s first Atlantic tropical storm

June 6th, 2013

(June 6, 2013) – The season’s first Atlantic tropical storm had already spawned tornadoes in Florida and threatened to fuel more twisters on Thursday night, after making landfall over the Big Bend area, where the Florida peninsula joins the mainland. Andrea will likely remain a tropical storm for a day or two, hugging the shore


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Echegoyen still on top of the MR World Championship

June 6th, 2013

Busan, Korea (June 6, 2013) – The second day of round robin racing at the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship 2013 finds Spanish star Tamara Echegoyen remains undefeated, topping the nine teams competing for a 100 000 USD prize purse at the second event of the inaugural Women’s International Match Racing Series. Full story


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Record-setting lineup

June 6th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 6, 2013) – With just over a week to go before the start of the New York Yacht Club 159th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, an impressive lineup of talent on a record  150 boats has materialized for the event.  Scheduled for June 14-16, the Annual Regatta is “not-to-be-missed” in part because


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What is happening with the “Summer of Sailing”?

June 6th, 2013

Iconic as the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s fog is world-famous too. And as the approach of summer elevates the fog season into high gear, it could explain the inability to clearly see what has happened to the much ballyhooed “Summer of Sailing” theme touted by the America’s Cup Event Authority. Now four weeks after


VIDEO: Foiling and Kiting…at once

June 6th, 2013

Kitesurfing Speed World Champion Alexandre Caizergues sailing his foilboard and kite alongside Sebastien Rogues, french skipper of a Class40 “GDF



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