Daily Archives: June 23, 2013

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Block Island Race Week: Celebration of Sailing Starts Monday

June 23rd, 2013

Block Island, RI (June 23, 2013) – Though racing doesn’t start until Monday, the 25th Anniversary of the Storm Trysail Club’s famous Block Island Race Week is already looking to be an occasion of epic proportions. With outrageously gorgeous weather in the forecast for the next few days and plenty of races as well as


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AC34: Bits and Pieces

June 23rd, 2013

Revised rules: The four day mediation aimed at reaching agreement on implementing 37 safety recommendations previously issued by Regatta Director Iain Murray ended without complete resolution among the four America’s Cup teams. While the mediation process was to remain confidential, the New Zealand team has stated they are opposed to the recommended design change that


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Rescue attempt by Youth America’s Cup Team

June 23rd, 2013

The American Youth Sailing Force, the team representing the City of San Francisco in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, found themselves in a race for life last Friday evening near Golden Gate Yacht Club. The team was getting ready for a fundraising event at the club when they heard the urgent screams for help


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Mike Ingham Crowned J/24 US National Champion

June 23rd, 2013

Wayzata, MN (June 23, 2013) – Mike Ingham of Rochester Yacht Club and his crew on USA5443 have earned the title of J/24 US National Champions at Wayzata Yacht Club in Minnesota. With just 10 points in eight races, the team comprised of Ingham, Tim Healy, Scott Ikle, Quinn Schwenker and Gordon Borges notched an


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Doublehanded leg of Bermuda One-Two

June 23rd, 2013

(June 23, 2013) – Fifteen doublehanded teams started the second leg of the Bermuda One-Two on June 20 in Bermuda, and are proceeding on the 635 mile return leg to Newport, RI. Winds have been mostly light to moderate, but at least one boat reports winds today in excess of 20 knots. Leading the field


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Cleveland Race Week wraps up with Offshore competition

June 23rd, 2013

Cleveland, Ohio (June 23, 2013) – Cleveland Race Week concluded its 10-day event with 68 boats competing in the PHRF Offshore Series. The “Big Boat” portion of the regatta began Thursday night with beautiful breeze on Lake Erie, and continued Friday night with lighter air. Both Saturday and Sunday’s races took place under sunny skies,


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Women’s International Match Racing Series

June 23rd, 2013

Copenhagen, Denmark (June 23, 2013) – The Danish Open Ladies Cup ended in an all-Danish final between home sailors Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen and Camilla Ulrikkeholm, a final that required five stunningly tight and truly explosive matches in the J/80 before Pedersen took the title. The event was the third of five stops on the inaugural


EIGHT BELLS: Pat Eudy

June 23rd, 2013

Thursday afternoon (June 20), an airplane crash took the life of Pat Eudy, active owner and racer with his Melges



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