Daily Archives: June 13, 2013

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Barking Mad Takes Early Lead at 159th Annual New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

June 13th, 2013

NEWPORT, RI (June 13, 2013) – Skippers and crews fought through cold and rainy conditions to complete three races on the opening day of Farr 40 competition at the 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex.     Barking Mad owner-driver Jim Richardson was chilled to the bone and could not wait to


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Bracing for epic day on Narragansett Bay

June 13th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 13, 2013) – A record 154 yachts are preparing to take part in the three-day159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, and Friday will seem like rush hour on Narragansett Bay when 94 of those entries gather for the start of the event’s optional Around the (Conanicut) Island Race.


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Dispelling the Perception of Difficulty

June 13th, 2013

Lou Sandoval is a passionate sailor and co-founder/co-owner of Karma Yacht Sales, a successful Beneteau dealership on Lake Michigan in Chicago. He is also very active in the marine industry, in which the drumbeat to grow boating has never been louder. From an interview in the June issue of Soundings Trade Only, Sandoval discusses the


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Francis Joyon nears midpoint in record attempt

June 13th, 2013

(June 13, 2013; Day 3) – Francis Joyon nears the midpoint in his attempt to set a new west to east singlehanded transatlantic record from New York, and is hopeful the second half of the journey will exceed the first part. Trailing the record pace by 106nm, Joyon and his 29.7m maxi-trimaran IDEC will have


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Lightning World Championship – Day 4

June 13th, 2013

Castiglione del Lago, Italy (June 13, 2013) – The Lightning World Championship hit its stride today, providing shifty yet sufficiently strong winds to complete three races for the 42-boat fleet. American David Starck still holds the overall lead, but scores of 16-4-8 reduced the margin to a seven points ahead of Justin Coplan (USA) and


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The Hard Route: Jeffrey MacFarlane

June 13th, 2013

By Tim Zimmermann, Sailing World Sailing the Mini Transat is arguably one of the most difficult, testing challenges a solo racing sailor can inflict upon him or herself. It gets even harder when your Mini starts to break up underneath you just five months from the start, and you are forced to abandon to a



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