Daily Archives: June 9, 2013

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Buchan and Buchan win Star North Americans

June 9th, 2013

Newport Beach, CA (June 9, 2013) – Forty-two boats competed in the Star North American Championship, hosted by Newport Harbor Yacht Club. After six races, Brian Ledbetter/ Gregg Morton held a tenuous two point lead going into the final day, but it would prove to be not enough. With Carl Buchan/ Jamie Buchan winning the


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ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship

June 9th, 2013

Busan, Korea (June 9, 2013) – Spain’s Tamara Echegoyen has been crowned ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Champion, beating Camilla Ulrikkeholm of Denmark 3-2 in the final. Sailing with Echegoyen was Sofia Toro, Eva Gonzalez, Mariana Lobato and Lara Cacabelos. In the Petit Final in Busan, Katie Spithill (AUS) lost the first match against Ekaterina


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Bermuda One-Two Yacht Race

June 9th, 2013

(June 9, 2013) – The remnants of tropical storm Andrea have left a large and messy sea state for the solo leg of the Bermuda 1-2 race. The fleet of 23 starts on June 8 has lost Murray Danforth on Flying Turtle (Beneteau Figaro II) due to electrical failure and Don Gray on Warriors Wish


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The Future of Maritime Innovation

June 9th, 2013

The SailBot International Robotic Sailing Regatta is a robotic sailing competition historically held in North America in which teams of university and college students compete. The first event, in 2006, was hosted by Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and inspired by the success of a senior project at the University of British Columbia to build a


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AC34: Behind The Scenes

June 9th, 2013

The Kiwi and Italian America’s Cup challengers wanted to delay the regatta until mid-July (it is due to start on July 4) to give Artemis more time to catch up and to keep repetitive early scheduling to a minimum. But Artemis vetoed the mid-July proposal, meaning the regatta will go ahead on July 4 –



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