Daily Archives: June 25, 2013

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Block Island Race Week: Spring Around “The Block”

June 25th, 2013

Block Island, RI (June 25, 2013) – More than 1500 sailors embarked on an 18.2 nautical mile Around the Island Race today at the Storm Trysail Club’s 25th Anniversary Block Island Race Week, where 182 teams are competing in 19 classes.  And while the cliff-lined coast of “The Block”– a quaint island of just under


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Artemis Racing: Down But Not Out

June 25th, 2013

Australian Nathan Outteridge made his mark on the Olympic stage, dominating the 49er skiff before claiming Gold at the 2012 Games. Combined with his skills in the foiling International Moth, winning the 2011 Worlds, he became the kind of talent America’s Cup teams sought out. After proving his mettle with Team Korea, he was recruited


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Supreme Court denies E15 challenge

June 25th, 2013

(June 25, 2013) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition alleging that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority by allowing fuel with 15 percent ethanol, or E15, into the overall supply despite prohibiting its use in marine and other engines. With no options left on that front, several groups, including the National Marine


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U.S. National Sailing Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Inductees

June 25th, 2013

Annapolis, MD (June 25, 2013) – The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the 10 people who will make up its 2013 class of inductees into the National Sailing Hall of Fame.  Following a two-month period this spring during which sailors from all corners of the country nominated their choice for


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Appellate Division Ruling in ADM vs. GGYC

June 25th, 2013

(June 25, 2013) – The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court ruled today on Golden Gate Yacht Club’s motion to dismiss Africa Diaspora Maritime’s lawsuit against GGYC, which had been denied entry in the 34th America’s Cup. The Appellate Division upheld the lower court’s decision dismissing ADM’s claims for breach of trust and


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RC44 Sweden Cup – Day 1

June 25th, 2013

Marstrand, Sweden (June 25, 2013) – Light winds eased the twelve competing teams gently into day one of the RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand, owners and pro’s took to the helm for the sole match race day of the event. Team Aqua, with Cameron Appleton at the helm, won the day with a 6-1 scoreline,


VIDEO: Sailing by the Sun

June 25th, 2013

The world’s largest solar-powered ship stopped in New York City on June 20, 2013. Video from the New York Times



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