Daily Archives: June 10, 2013

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PRO SAILING: Good to have a back-up plan

June 10th, 2013

Name other sports – besides sailing – where amateurs and professionals compete together? Our list includes running and biking, but in those two examples you likely only see the pros at the start. So it seems that sailing is quite rare in this aspect. The professional aspect of sailing has grown beyond industry professionals, with


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2013 Laser Atlantic Coast Championship

June 10th, 2013

(June 10, 2013) – 117 Lasers were at Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, for the 2013 Laser Atlantic Coast Championship. Clay Johnson, defending champion in the Standard rig, put up a string of all top 10 finishes in the 57-boat fleet to win again over Nick Valenty (2nd) and Bryant


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Musto back for more

June 10th, 2013

(June 10, 2013) – Market-leading sailing clothing brand Musto has been chosen by the Volvo Ocean Race as its official supplier of sailing apparel and footwear for the next edition starting in October 2014. The Volvo Ocean Race celebrates its 40th birthday in September 2013 and Musto’s association with the historic test of sailing skill,


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Correction

June 10th, 2013

In our efforts to provide timely information on the Star North American Championship this past weekend, we did not know the online results were incomplete. Congratulations to Brian Ledbetter/ Gregg Morton, who won the final race to win the regatta by one point over Carl and Jamie Buchan. Final results


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Hot Fun In The Summer Time Ends With Cold Dash Of Reality

June 10th, 2013

Stockton, CA (June 10, 2013) – The annual Delta Ditch Run was hotter then hell in some stretches with just enough wind to keep things moving east in in other places and with a good push at the end for the high raters. First place on corrected time was Navasana (Ventura YC), skippered by David


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AC34: No Love in the Neighborhood

June 10th, 2013

The America’s Cup is many things, but mostly technology, sailing skills, and self-interest. And as Dennis Conner is known to have said, “Bet on self-interest. It’s always running.” Amid the reality now that challenger Artemis Racing will not be ready for when the challenger trials begin July 7, there was a proposal put forth by


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First Boats Finish in Annapolis to Newport Race

June 10th, 2013

(June 10, 2013) – On Monday at approximately 6pm EDT, six boats had finished the Annapolis to Newport race, with all of the IRC I boats in and Rambler, the 90 ft maxi owned by George David, the corrected time winner finishing in 2 days/15:49:29.0. The only other finisher is Irie, a TP 52 in


VIDEO: Get Well Soon, Christopher

June 10th, 2013

One of the country’s top young sailors, Chris Williford (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) is battling Leukemia (ALL) and currently receiving treatment



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