Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

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Confusion reigns over America’s Cup rules violations

August 16th, 2013

(August 16, 2013) – Taking an abrupt jibe from its previous position, the America’s Cup measurement committee has absolved one of the three Oracle Team USA boats in a cheating scandal that has taken front stage in the regatta. In a new report made public Friday, the committee said Oracle CEO Russell Coutts’ boat had


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Wind Wizards Leading Second Day of J/111 NA’s

August 16th, 2013

Chicago, IL (August 16, 2013)- The second day of the International J/111 class’s first North American Championships dawned with no breeze, a spectacularly sunny, cool day and lots of on-shore activity keeping the crews entertained. Why? Because Friday is practice day for the famous Chicago Air & Water Show that takes place Saturday and Sunday


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Struble ices A-Cat NAs with two more wins

August 16th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (August 16, 2013) – On a day when others scrambled for respectable finishing positions, Matt Struble won his eighth and ninth of 10 races Friday to fly away with his second International A-Class Catamaran North American Championship in four years. Struble, 41, from San Diego, won this event in Michigan three years


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Chester Race Week – Day 3

August 16th, 2013

Chester, NS (August 16, 2013) – Thursday night revelry didn’t deter anyone from Friday’s races as sailors and crew crowded the dock at the Chester Yacht Club for the start of day three at Chester Race Week 2013. The breeze was slightly less than ideal for most of the races but by early afternoon had


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U.S. Youth Sailing Championships Final Report

August 16th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 16, 2013) – Sailors were prepared to rally for the fourth and final day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Boats were launched and courses were set, but lack of breeze and travel schedule considerations made racing impossible on Friday. Seven classes


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Saxton wins Tri Lake Challenge

August 16th, 2013

The coveted Barthel Trophy, one of many governed by the Yacht Racing Union Great Lakes (YRUGL), is awarded to the best finisher of all three of the Great Lakes featured long distance races. The three comprise the Bayview Mackinac, Chicago Mackinac and the ever tough Trans Superior. All three make up what the Yacht Racing


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Highlight of match race season: US Grand Slam Series

August 16th, 2013

The 2013 US Grade 2 Grand Slam Series will host an impressive array of international match racing talent on the four-event tour held during a four week span. Participating teams will not only get valuable Grade 2 points on the ISAF World Match Race Rankings list, but also get bonus points because 83% of the



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