Daily Archives: August 9, 2013

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Lysekil Women’s Match Semi-Finals

August 9th, 2013

Lysekil, Sweden (August 9, 2013) – Friday’s races on the Swedish west coast waters of Lysekil offered excellent conditions for the sailors as well as for the large crowds on the cliffs, packed with prestart dramas, wild gybes, luffing duels and other breath-taking manoeuvres. British Lucy Macgregor is facing local hope Anna Kjellberg in their


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New Developments to Complement 2013 Ida Lewis Distance Race

August 9th, 2013

Newport, RI (August 9, 2013) – The starting line at the Ida Lewis Distance Race will be adorned with some extra bells and whistles next week when new teams, a new class and multiple Youth and Collegiate Challenge teams join the competitive ranks for the popular overnighter. Scheduled for a 12:30 p.m. start on Friday,


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A-Cats bring multihull magic to Long Beach

August 9th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (August 9, 2013) – The upbeat of multihull racing launched by the current America’s Cup competition at San Francisco reaches 405 miles south to Long Beach this coming week with the International A-Class Catamaran North American Championship hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 13-16. No ballasted monohull “lead


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Baird, Swanson, Barton Win Chubb U.S. Junior Championships

August 9th, 2013

LaPorte, TX (August 9 2013) -The single- and doublehanded fleets tallied one more race each at the final day of racing for the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships. Thursday proved to be the last day of action for the triplehanded fleet. Nic Baird (St. Petersburg, Fla.) won his third consecutive race in today’s race and won


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Verve Cup Offshore Regatta day one wrap-up

August 9th, 2013

Chicago, IL August 9, 2013) – The first day of racing got off to a slow start today in the Verve Cup Offshore Regatta held at the Chicago Yacht Club. After a lengthy postponement due to light winds, the weather improved, bringing winds of about 5-8 knots that allowed both circles to get in three


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Four In, Four Still Fighting at Chicago Match Cup

August 9th, 2013

Chicago, IL (August 9, 2013) – There was dramatic tension all the way into the final two matches of the Qualifying stage at the Chicago Match Cup, when two slots still remained open for the top four to go through to the Quarter-Finals. For Pierre Antoine Morvan and Vannes Agglo Sailing Team the path was



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