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New race format to be tested at EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup

May 2nd, 2013

The EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup, the new European series for Olympic and Paralympic Classes, will launch next week in Italy (May 8-12). This five-event circuit is designed to complement the ISAF Sailing World Cup series, which concluded in Hyères, France (Apr 20-27). The regatta format will include a Qualifying Series, a Fleet Racing Series and


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Live online streaming for ISAF Mid-Year Meeting

May 2nd, 2013

From 9-12 May 2013 the ISAF Mid-Year Meeting will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. Meetings will take place for the ISAF Executive Committee, ISAF Audit Committee, ISAF Events Committee, ISAF Council and the ISAF Committee Chairmen. Eight submissions have been deemed urgent by the Executive Committee and will be discussed. Amendments to ISAF Regulations are


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5O5 Worlds: Of Rabbits and Analytics

May 1st, 2013

Bridgetown, Barbados (May 1, 2013) – Morten Bogacki didn’t want anything to do with being the appointed “rabbit,” also known as the pathfinder, to set the start for race six of the SAP 505 World Championship. He figured the role consigned him to oblivion in the standings. But then, when he won the race, it was


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Club 420 Association announces The Triple Crown Series

May 1st, 2013

The Club 420 Association has announced a new championship series -The Triple Crown – launching this summer. Comprised of the Club 420 Nationals, Club 420 North Americans and the Buzzards Bay Regatta, this series championship will recognize the top teams and the top individual skippers and individual crews accumulating the most points at the conclusion


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Tricky in Trapani

May 1st, 2013

Trapani, Italy (May 1, 2013) – The second event of the RC44 Championship Tour was a little unpredictable on its first day, with wind shifts causing major headaches for Race Officer, Peter ‘Luigi’ Reggio on the sole match race day of the RC44 Trapani Cup. The 13 team’s still got six flights completed before the


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Final college rankings before Nationals

May 1st, 2013

(May 1, 2013) – In the final Sailing World’s College Rankings of the spring season, Stanford holds a narrow lead in the coed poll over second-place Yale and third-place Georgetown. Boston College takes the top of the women’s ranking, while Yale and Navy round out the top three. Nineteen coaches voted in this poll: Boston


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Competition wide open as US teams take on Team Racing World Champions

May 1st, 2013

Wirral, UK (May 1, 2013) – Less than 48 hours remain until the start of this year’s British Open Team Racing Championship for the Wilson Trophy (3-5 May). At 12 noon on Friday, all eyes will turn to West Kirby’s Marine Lake to see if home team and current Team Racing World Champions, West Kirby



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