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Daily Archives: July 2, 2013

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AC34: The Other Shoe Drops

July 2nd, 2013

San Francisco, CA (July 2, 2013) Today the team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 will file a protest before the International Jury of the 34th America’s Cup against the measures introduced by the Regatta Director on Friday 29th of June (Regatta Notices 185 and 189). The Italian protest follows a similar protest by Emirates Team New


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Just Whose Job Is It To Grow Sailboat Racing Anyway?

July 2nd, 2013

By Glenn McCarthy, Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation When I asked Eric Jones of World Yachts this question recently, his answer was “Everyone.” But the next question I ask everyone is, “And how is that working?” As everyone in the sailboat field succeeds when more boats are out there racing, doesn’t everyone want growth and


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What the America’s Cup designers have to say about the AC72

July 2nd, 2013

It has been nearly a year since the first AC72 set sail, and these boats continue to amaze us. Scuttlebutt checked in with two of the design experts for their impression on the boat. Through the design and development of the AC72, what have been some of the surprises of the boat’s sailing characteristics? Ian



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