Daily Archives: September 3, 2013

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Quebec sailor captures Mobility Cup

September 3rd, 2013

With 41 competitors sailing in the Martin 16, the winner of the High Liner Mobility Cup 2013 was Christine Lavallée of Gatineau, Quebec (full results). Lavallée is only the second woman to ever claim the top prize in the history of the event. The trophy for the best results in the Gold fleet at this


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Consistency is King at Star Worlds

September 3rd, 2013

San Diego, CA (September 3, 2013) – It took three attempts for the 66 teams to begin the third race in the Qualcomm Star World Championship, with light winds and strong current as the setting for the third day of the contest. Brian Ledbetter/ Gregg Morton (USA) posted their third top ten score (9-1-3) today


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High Performance Regatta in Annapolis

September 3rd, 2013

Following the long tradition set by the Storm Trysail Club for having an end-of-season big boat regatta in the Chesapeake, organizers from the High Performance Rule (HPR) and the Annapolis Match Racing Center (AMRC) are pleased to announce the 2013 High Performance Regatta is now open to entries. Racing will start with a short distance


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24th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

September 3rd, 2013

Porto Cervo, Italy (September 3, 2013) – Light conditions continue to characterize the 24th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. For day 2 of racing and under a consistent 6-8 knot breeze, the Race Committee organized two short but testing windward/leeward races for the Mini Maxis and Wally classes while the remainder of the 37-strong fleet contested


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Damage to America’s Cup Exceeds Team Penalty

September 3rd, 2013

By Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt As the America’s Cup International Jury navigated the rules and facts that pertained to the illegal modifications of the Oracle Team USA AC45s during the America’s Cup World Series, it was clear the penalty would be significant. But I contend that today’s penalty does more damage to the America’s Cup than


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Kiwis take control of Youth America’s Cup

September 3rd, 2013

San Francisco, CA (September 3, 2013) – Sailors from New Zealand and Australia are fierce rivals and today they brought that aggression to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay. The rivalry was illustrated by the NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand and Objective Australia, which placed 1-2 in the


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International Jury penalizes America’s Cup defender

September 3rd, 2013

By Paul Lewis, New Zealand Herald (September 3, 2013) – The America’s Cup international jury today docked Oracle Team USA two points in the America’s Cup match race series against Emirates Team New Zealand, banned a leading Oracle sailor from the regatta and excluded another from taking part in the first four races. In addition



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