Daily Archives: June 29, 2013

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New York Yacht Club Names New Director of Communications

June 29th, 2013

(June 28, 2013) – New York – New York Yacht Club Commodore Thomas J. Harrington announced an important addition to the Club’s professional staff: Stuart Streuli will be the Director of Communications. The appointment reflects the mission of the NYYC and initiatives of Commodore Harrington and fellow flag officers – namely “state-of-the-art communications and technology


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Day 1 Racing C. Thomas Clagett Memorial Clinic & Regatta

June 29th, 2013

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 28, 2013) – Although stormy weather and heavy fog taunted Narragansett Bay this morning, competitors were not ready to take a rain check on the first day of racing at the 11th annual C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. Held at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I., the event


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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Permit for America’s Cup Racing

June 29th, 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued the America’s Cup with the Marine Event Permit required to conduct America’s Cup racing on San Francisco Bay this summer. “This is an important and necessary step for the America’s Cup,” said Iain Murray, independent Regatta Director for the America’s Cup. “I’d like to thank the United States Coast


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Team Aqua Lift RC44 Sweden Cup

June 29th, 2013

The breeze really kicked in on for the final day of racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand. Forecasters had predicting anything from 12-30 knots from the south, east or west; as the 12 competing RC44 teams headed out to the race course no-one knew quite what to expect. Ironbound (USA) won the only


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Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week

June 29th, 2013

(June 28, 2013) – Unlike other sailing venues, seldom is it said about Long Beach that if you don’t like the weather, just wait a little while. It just doesn’t make any difference to Dark Star, Jeff Janov’s Farr 40 from the California Yacht Club that has dominated Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week and


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Day 1 Chicago Match Race Qualifier

June 29th, 2013

A high pressure system lingering in the Midwest produced shifty and puffy conditions for first stage of competition today in the Chicago Match Race Center’s Grade 2 Chicago Match Cup Qualifier. The near ideal conditions with blue sky, fresh breeze, and flat water allowed the RC team to finish 14 flights today. This weekend will


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Locals Smith and Davidson Capture U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship

June 29th, 2013

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif. (June 27, 2013) – Carolyn Smith (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Bayley Davidson (Costa Mesa, Calif.) cashed in on their fourth consecutive attempt to win the Ida Lewis Trophy at the 2013 U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship, hosted by the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. The duo tallied a 3-4-2-4 scoring line in


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Classic Yacht Long Overdue

June 29th, 2013

By Richard Spindler, Latitude 38 (June 28, 2013) Tasman Sea – Friends and authorities are beginning to fear the worst for the seven sailors aboard the classic 70-ft American staysail schooner Nina, as the vessel hasn’t been heard from since June 3. Those aboard included owner David Dyche III, 58, and his wife Rosemary, 60,



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