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Dickson’s ‘AARP’ crew off to 5-0 start in Ficker Cup

Published on April 5th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (April 5, 2013) – So go figure how it is that in an event billing “an international fleet of ambitious young sailors” hoping to qualify for next week’s 49th Congressional Cup, the team on top after Day 1 of the Long Beach Yacht Club’s Ficker Cup has an average age of 41.

That would be the local veteran Scott Dickson’s crew that swept the table of five opening matches Friday to stand ahead of imposing opposition that includes some of the highest ranked match racers in the world, such as Taylor Canfield, age 24 and No. 8, of the U.S. Virgin Islands, (4-1); Jordan Reece, 22 and No. 16, of Australia (2-3), and Dustin Durant, 25 and No. 31, of Long Beach (2-3). – Read on

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