Daily Archives: March 20, 2013

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College Rankings

March 20th, 2013

In the third poll of the spring college season, Sailing World’s College Rankings as of March 20, 2013 finds Yale in command of the coed rankings followed by Georgetown and Stanford. Boston College tops the women’s rankings, while Cornell leaps into the top 10. Twenty-eight coaches voted in this poll: Boston College, Brown, Charleston, Columbia,


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ACCIDENT REVIEW: US Sailing to study 2013 Islands Race

March 20th, 2013

The 2013 Islands Race Organizing Authorities of San Diego Yacht Club and Newport Harbor Yacht Club have jointly requested that US Sailing, national governing body of the sport, conduct an independent review of the sailing accident that occurred during the race on Friday, March 8 off the coast of Southern California that resulted in the


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2013 US Sailing Development Team announced

March 20th, 2013

Portsmouth, R.I. (March 20, 2013) – Thirty-eight talented sailors have been named to the 2013 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT), the pathway team supported by the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program and US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC). The USSDT was created in 2007 to help young athletes, who have been identified as future Olympic prospects,


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International Rolex Regatta

March 20th, 2013

Commencing tomorrow, Thursday 21 March, and running to Sunday 24 March, the International Rolex Regatta in St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. An impressive fleet of seventy boats will contest three days of racing as part of an event that has graced the international yachting calendar since the 1970s.Participants include an


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ZACK RAILEY: The Finn is “Faster, Higher, Stronger”

March 20th, 2013

Among the ten sailing events selected for the 2016 Olympic Games, nine of them involve high performance dinghies, skiffs, boards, and multihulls – all sailed by agile men and women. And then there is the Finn, 60+ years and counting, sailed by bulky men with grunt strength. Amid the movement for the Olympic sailing events


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EIGHT BELLS: Francis A. Seavy

March 20th, 2013

Francis A. Seavy (91 years) of Clearwater, FL died on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Francis was an avid competitive sailor, woodworker and musician. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of George Seavy (Mayor of Clearwater from 1941-1946) and Lucie Strother Seavy who moved to Clearwater when Francis was a young child. He worked


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Extreme Sailing Series

March 20th, 2013

Leading independent evaluation agency, Havas Sponsorship Insights, has confirmed the final media value of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ at



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