Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

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2013 Lightning North American Championships Underway

August 19th, 2013

(August 19, 2013) – Long Island Sound surprised everyone today! A nice Southwest breeze of about 8-12 knots allowed the Race Committee to run 3 great races on the first day of the Lightning North American Championship. 58 teams traveled from as far as Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Florida and Texas to compete in the


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A Cup Of Caen: Building The Box

August 19th, 2013

Every America’s Cup race day, the viewers on the Internet or watching on television are introduced to San Francisco with sweeping shots of the bay and stirring music. Inevitably the first cut is to 72-foot catamarans prowling the racecourse before the start, dozens of support boats swarming around them, and the many different craft of


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2013 Newport Bucket Regatta Superyachts Ready to Race

August 19th, 2013

Newport, RI (August 19, 2013) – The Newport Shipyard will be the center of the Superyacht racing world this weekend as classic and contemporary yachts gather for this annual event. Executive Director Ian Craddock shares everyone’s enthusiasm about the upcoming regatta: “2013 will write another great chapter in Bucket history. The superyachts are always a


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Stars Return For Argo Group Gold Cup Challenge

August 19th, 2013

By Laurie Fullerton Hamilton, Bermuda (August 19, 2013) – For match race sailors, the coveted King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy (October 8-13), awarded to the winner of the Argo Group Gold Cup, is a golden road to one of sailing’s holy grails, the America’s Cup. The legacy of this event has its unique rewards


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Flying Into Wind On Foils Could Tip Balance

August 19th, 2013

By Paul Lewis, The New Zealand Herald It could be a game-breaker. Oracle Team USA showed off their ability to foil upwind on Saturday as skipper Jimmy Spithill taunted Team New Zealand for “running away”. Perhaps the most riveting aspect of Saturday’s America’s Cup action on the water, it did not come in the Louis


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LV Cup Finals: 2-1 to Kiwis

August 19th, 2013

San Francisco, CA (August 19, 2013) – Emirates Team New Zealand regained the lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup Final



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