Daily Archives: August 1, 2013

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2013 29er World Championship – French Regain Lead

August 1st, 2013

Aarhus, Denmark (August 1, 2013) – The racing was close today on Kaløvig Bay with the lead for the Gold fleet changing at each race. Four races were held starting at 3pm after a postponement on shore waiting for a front to pass, but leaving behind light winds for the sailors. In the Gold fleet,


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In It To Win It – IRC Diversity in Rolex Fastnet Race

August 1st, 2013

August 1, 2013 By Louay Habib With less than two weeks to go before the start, the Rolex Fastnet Race will see over 300 yachts racing using the Spinlock IRC rating rule. For 29 years IRC (formerly known as CHS) has been used for a huge number of races and regattas all over the world.


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Evolutionary Optimization of AC72 Catamarans

August 1st, 2013

By Cupinfo.com For the 2013 America’s Cup, Andrew Mason worked for Oracle Team USA on the optimization of their two AC72 Class catamarans using evolutionary modeling techniques to test design possibilities and “breed” faster yachts. His work for Oracle built on the innovative analysis of America’s Cup Class monohulls he brought to Alinghi’s successful defense


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World Class Match Racing Comes To Chicago Next Week

August 1st, 2013

Chicago, IL (August 1, 2013) – World-class stadium sailing returns to Chicago August 6-11 with the Chicago Match Cup, a $100,000 prize money event organized by the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC) and featuring 12 teams from seven nations in the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). For the first


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Distress Frequency Change This Week

August 1st, 2013

July 31, 2013 – Pacific Coast of North America Offshore sailors make note: Effective Thursday, August 1, the US Coast Guard will no longer monitor voice frequency 2182 kHz for International distress and safety. They will also drop 2670 kHz for marine information and weather broadcasts, and they will discontinue monitoring the International Digital Selective


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470 Worlds Underway

August 1st, 2013

La Rochelle, France (August 1, 2013) – Starts at opposite ends of the day for the Junior Worlds and Masters’ Cup fleets in La Rochelle, with the junior fleets benefiting from the early morning breeze, and a more sedate start for the Masters in the afternoon. After yesterday’s racing was called off due to lack


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Artemis Racing Predictions With Nathan Outteridge

August 1st, 2013

San Francisco, CA (July 31, 2013) – AC UNCUT’s Genny Tulloch catches up with Artemis Racing’s helmsman Nathan Outteridge on the team’s performance so far on their new AC72 Big Blue. Artemis Racing lined up with ORACLE TEAM USA on the America’s Cup racecourse and the Swedish team was pleased with their sailing given the


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Two Wins for Annapolis Team Racing

August 1st, 2013

East Greenwich, RI (July 31, 2013) – Annapolis Team Racing has won the 2013 CJ Buckley Team Race and the Club 420 Association National Youth Team Race Championship. Under crystal blue skies on the shore of Narragansett Bay the parents of CJ Buckley today presented the National Youth Championship Team Racing trophy to Annapolis Team


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Cruise Ride Not In Breach Of Rules

August 1st, 2013

(August 1, 2013) – Team New Zealand will not be punished for this week’s joyride with Tom Cruise, America’s Cup organisers have confirmed. Regatta director Iain Murray this week issued a notice reminding teams of the safety regulations and responsibilities when carrying guests on board following Team NZ’s highly successful publicity stunt involving the A-list



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