Daily Archives: September 17, 2013

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Human Nature – Growing Sailing

September 17th, 2013

By Glenn McCarthy, Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation While some may jump quickly and suggest this article is sexist, it really isn’t. It is just using what is well known and well documented in human nature. It has been said that sailboat racing is a male dominated sport. Looking around most boats, it is easy


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2013 Richardson Trophy Regatta

September 17th, 2013

The Richardson Trophy was established in 1912. “Commodore S. O. Richardson, Jr., of the Toledo Yacht Club, Toledo, Ohio, donated a silver trophy to encourage match sail yacht racing between substantial yachts representing various of the Great Lakes” Each year the Richardson Trophy is competed for by teams of sailors representing member clubs of The


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No races today at Junior Snipe Worlds due lack of wind

September 17th, 2013

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (September 17, 2013) –  Today was not a good day for all the Junior Snipe sailors in Rio de Janeiro. They spent the whole day waiting at the club, and the wind didn’t show up. “Here at the club we had a small breeze but at the sailing area the wind


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Shaping the Foils that Re-Shaped the America’s Cup

September 17th, 2013

Pete Melvin spoke with CupInfo in December of 2011, not long after the Morrelli & Melvin designer/partner had written the AC72 Class Rule and rumors were swirling that he would sign on to create one of the radical new boats for a certain America’s Cup challenger. Melvin looks back on his early expectations for the


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34th America’s Cup: Mother Nature dominates the day

September 17th, 2013

San Francisco, CA (September 17, 2013) – The expected forecast at the 34th American’s Cup proved true today when winds exceeded the wind limits, forcing the postponement of races 11 and 12. “For a long time we’ve known that this would be the toughest tide day. It’s a strong ebb at 2.9 knots (for Race


PHOTO: Almost too nice to sail

September 17th, 2013

Bill Rich skippering his Fishers Island 37 “Spindrift” with rail down while racing around Shelter Island, NY. Photo by Ken


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Mariner National Championship 2013

September 17th, 2013

The 45th Mariner US National Championship Regatta and the 50th Anniversary of the Class were celebrated September 14-15, 2013 on



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