Daily Archives: July 17, 2013

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American Youth Sailing Force honored for rescue attempt

July 17th, 2013

(July 17, 2013) – US Sailing will award a Hanson Rescue Medal to six sailors who risked their lives in an attempt to rescue a woman from a minivan that drove into San Francisco Bay on June 21, 2013. The six sailors being honored are members of the American Youth Sailing Force, the Bay Area’s


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ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship – Day 3

July 17th, 2013

Limassol, Cyprus (July 17, 2013) – Racing followed the schedule on the third day at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship with warm winds and waves for the 350 sailors from 61 nations. The breeze kicked in nice and early, working its way up to 16 knots with gusts of 20 knots. New Zealand’s Isaac


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Optimist World Championship – Day 1

July 17th, 2013

Riva del Garda Trento, Italy (July 17, 2013) – A fantastic start to the 51st World Optimist Championships: Italian Dimitri Peroni leads after two races with sunshine and winds of 15-18 knots, neck and neck with the formidable helmsmen from Singapore Loh and Koh. The first day of the World Optimist Championships, organised by Fraglia


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America’s Cup Needs to Set Sail for Real

July 17th, 2013

We will spare you the repetitive facts that the 34th America’s Cup is not yet the event we were promised. In fact, this edition is a shocking embarrassment when put aside other prominent events that organizers sought to match. Having now held six races, there are five Did Not Starts and one Did Not Finish.


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Farr 30 Worlds underway

July 17th, 2013

Newport, RI (July 17, 2013) – With temperatures approaching 100 degrees fahrenheit (38∘C) at the water’s edge, competitors will have



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