Daily Archives: June 16, 2013

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Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race 2013

June 16th, 2013

The 19th Marion Bermuda Race got underway on June 14, with 34 boats enjoying a fast start for the 645nm route. Leading the field is Shindig, Mass Maritime’s Andrews 68 that was 142 nm from the finish at press time. Shindig may finish Monday afternoon, with the race record to be broken if arriving before


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OSTAR: Delighted, Ecstatic and Exhausted

June 16th, 2013

The Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race was conceived by Herbert “Blondie” Hasler in 1956. The whole idea of a single-handed ocean yacht race was a revolutionary concept at the time, as the idea was thought to be extremely impractical; but this was especially true given the adverse conditions of their proposed route – a westward crossing of


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NYYCAR: A Lively and Historical Tradition

June 16th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 16, 2013)  – The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex—the oldest regatta in the country—has entered the history books for the 159th time after two days of weekend racing (June 15 and 16) preceded by an optional and separately scored competition “Around the Island” on Friday (June 14). With


This much I know: Mike Golding

June 16th, 2013

Britain’s Mike Golding is one of the world’s most accomplished and successful offshore sailors with over 250,000 sailing miles and


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NYYCAR: Off to a Good Start

June 16th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 15, 2013) – For today’s opening races of the 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented



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