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Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

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Stories from the Street

July 30th, 2013

Donald Street Jr. is somewhere north of 80 years old, and has swallowed more salt water than most of us will ever have splashed on us. Here he shares the views of the late Bill Snaith, engineer, author, raconteur, and successful ocean racing skipper of a series of yawls named Figaro, about the yawl rig…


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420 Worlds – Final report

July 30th, 2013

Valencia, Spain (July 30, 2013) – A thrilling final day of racing at the 2013 420 World and Ladies World Championships  ended today with Spain’s Xavier Antich/Pedro Terrones winning the 420 World Championship title and Great Britain’s Annabel Cattermole/Bryony Bennett-Lloyd sealing victory in the 420 Ladies World Championship in Valencia, Spain. The day was intense


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29er Worlds – French Remain Atop Leader Board

July 30th, 2013

Aarhus, Denmark (July 30, 2013) – A challenging day for competitors and race committee alike at the 29er World Championship on Kaløvig Bay! A morning race was held in 8 knots for all courses with the Race Committee holding a watchful eye on the radar with an approaching thunderstorm. The impending storm cell hovered south


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America’s Cup: On the Learning Curve

July 30th, 2013

By Michelle Slade, Sailing World When Chris Draper tells you his team’s working very hard, you’d better believe it. After waiting a week for the opportunity to chat to the amiable Brit and only then squeezed in between late-in-the-day meetings, Draper’s excuse was hard to challenge, “I’m really sorry but I am just so busy


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Quantum Racing step clear despite Rán Racing run of wins

July 30th, 2013

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (July 30, 2013) – With a victory in the third and final race of the day for the 52 SUPER SERIES at the 32nd Copa del Rey on the Bay of Palma when Rán Racing’s unbeaten sequence was halted by a sixth place, Quantum Racing seize the overall regatta lead by a


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Park City Sailing: An innovative and successful program

July 30th, 2013

When the town of Park City in Utah is mentioned, it brings to mind the 2002 Olympic Games, three world class ski resorts and an eclectic funky community. But just outside of the town and under the slopes of the Deer Valley ski resort is the Jordanelle Reservoir, and in 5 ½ years the Park


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Equipment problems at Kiteboard Europeans

July 30th, 2013

Reigning Kiteboard Men’s and Women’s World Champions, the brother-sister team of Johnny and Erika Heineken, are in agreement that their sport still has growing pains, and that it was likely a blessing for kiteboarding to be passed over for the 2016 Olympics. “Our gear needs some more time to develop and for the class rules


Creating the win-win-win

July 30th, 2013

By Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Maybe you missed the big America’s Cup story from last weekend. No, it wasn’t about New


PHOTO: Team chemistry is key

July 30th, 2013

While on the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, crew morale onboard the Beneteau First 40 Close Halled wasn’t good until



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