Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

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Triplehanded Racing Begins at Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 6th, 2013

LaPorte, TX (August 6, 2013) -The 11 teams competing for the Sears Cup in the Triplehanded division started racing Tuesday on Galveston Bay at the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, hosted by the Houston Yacht Club (HYC) and Texas Corinthian Yacht Club (TCYC). The U.S. Junior Singlehanded and Doublehanded Championships will get underway on Wednesday. The


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Class 40 Transat Jacques Vabre Campaign For Jenner & Windsor

August 6th, 2013

Newport, RI (August 5, 2013) – 11th Hour Racing, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, announces their title sponsorship of Class 40 sailors Hannah Jenner and Rob Windsor. The newly formed team will compete as Team 11th Hour Racing and aim to set the example for a more responsible relationship with energy and water


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Aussies Advance To Finals in Men’s 470 Worlds

August 6th, 2013

La Rochelle, France (August 6, 2013) – The 5 race qualification stage today decided the division of teams advancing to the gold, silver and bronze fleets for the finals stage at the 2013 470 World Championships. A light and shifty breeze kept teams ashore until mid-afternoon, with the first races getting underway around 1600 hours.


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America’s Cup: One Race Two Wins

August 6th, 2013

(August 6, 2013) By Matt Sheahan, Yachting World At last – a lead change in an AC34 race. I don’t mean to sound flippant, but lets face it, while the boats have been as spectacular to watch as the rate at which the crews are climbing the learning curve, the one thing we haven’t seen


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Smooth Sailing At Sports Bar

August 6th, 2013

(August 6, 2013) – The America’s Cup races may have gotten off to a stumbling start, but the event’s “pop-up” sports bar at Pier 27 in San Francisco is sailing along nicely. A collaboration among restaurant vet Eric Rubin, San Francisco builder Karl Hasz and mixologist Scott Beattie, the America’s Cup Sports Bar is an


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Keeping Up With Anna Tunnicliffe

August 6th, 2013

Best known for her succes as an Olympic Gold Medalist, world class Laser Radial sailor world class women’s match racer, Anna Tunnicliffe is mixing it up in 2013 with a few new pursuits, like the 49er and … CrossFit. Here Dan Cooney, former Associate Executive Director of US Sailing, chats to Anna about her latest


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Black Watch Wins Ames Cup In Castine Classic Regatta

August 6th, 2013

Castine, ME (August 5, 2013) – In the fourteenth annual Castine Classic Yacht Regatta, Black Watch, a 67.8’ Sparkman & Stephens yawl built in 1958, sailed by Peter Kellogg and Lars Forsberg, led a fleet of 40 classic yachts to win the coveted Ames Cup. The Ames Cup honors the memory of Richard Glover Ames


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French Skipper Le Berre Undefeated In Lysekil Women’s Match Racing

August 6th, 2013

Lysekil, Sweden (August 6 2013) – She hasn’t raced at all since the Match Racing World Championships in Sweden last year, but the absence has obviously not affected her skills. After the first day of round-robin in Lysekil Women’s Match, French skipper Anne-Claire Le Berre has won as many matches as sailed, four, and is


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Oakcliff Sailing Center: From Zero To US Sailing Team Official Sailing Center

August 6th, 2013

Not one to let moss grow underfoot, renowned yachtswoman Dawn Riley has swapped a successful career as a pro sailor and set her sights on creating the Oakcliff Sailing Center in Oyster Bay, NY, a (relatively) new training center for those seeking a career in the business of sailing, whether it be sailboat racing or



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