Daily Archives: May 14, 2013

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Strong Fleet Comes to Annapolis for 2013 Farr 40 East Coast Championship

May 14th, 2013

    Struntje Light looks to protect circuit lead during regatta on Chesapeake Bay       Skipper Jim Richardson and his crew aboard Barking Mad captured Quantum Key West 2013 in convincing fashion. Owner-driver Wolfgang Schaefer and the Struntje Light team went wire-to-wire to win the Miami Beach Invitational. Those two programs will continue their battle for


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QUOTABLE: Growing the event, the wrong way

May 14th, 2013

“I actually think it draws people in; unfortunately it’s sort of the NASCAR model,” said IMG Worldwide Executive Vice President Steve Tseng, regarding the Artemis accident last week. “Unfortunately, that draws people in because they’re like, ‘Wow this is amazing, I can’t believe there is a car accident,’ or whatever it may be there so


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Newport Bermuda Race generated an estimated $20.8 million

May 14th, 2013

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND (May 14, 2013) – The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (“BROC”) has released the results of an economic impact study which shows that the 2012 edition of the biennial Newport Bermuda Race generated an estimated $20.8 million in local expenditures for Newport and Bermuda.  This world famous ocean race is run jointly by


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Possibly the largest Finn event… ever

May 14th, 2013

Next week (May 20-24), the Finn class returns en-masse to La Rochelle, France for the 2013 Finn World Masters. To date some 307 sailors from 27 countries have pre-entered and if all show up it is destined to be not only the largest Finn Masters ever, but also the largest Finn event ever. While the



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