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New Sunfish website goes live

April 28th, 2013

The International Sunfish Class Association has launched a new website. Events, rigging tips, training ideas, repair guides, and more are all available at http://www.sunfishclass.org


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Etchells class to make history

April 28th, 2013

For the first time in Etchells class history, a non-Anglo-Saxon country will host the Etchells World Championship when the competition is held in Rosignano Solvay, Italy on June 10-15. Approximately seventy crews from Australia, Finland, France, Germany, England, Ireland, Nederland, New Zealand, United States, Sweden, Switzerland and, naturally, Italy will meet together in Tuscan sea


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Yachting World Round Antigua Race

April 28th, 2013

(April 27, 2013) – The 2013 Yachting World Round Antigua Race was a light airs affair along the beautiful coastline of Antigua. Significant current and extreme ocean swell added to the tactical conundrum, with the windward side producing squally conditions to further complicate strategies. It was just over six hours before HM King Harald of


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Turned-on Afterburner wins a (mostly) windy Ensenada Race

April 27th, 2013

ENSENADA, Baja California, Mexico  (April 28, 2013) – The Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race has a new force to deal with. Through 66 years the 126-nautical mile race from Newport Beach to Mexico’s Baja California peninsula has been mostly a Southern California fraternity of friends and family. Now comes Tom Akin, a St. Francis


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Positive report for west coast boat show

April 26th, 2013

The 2013 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, held April 11-14, at Jack London Square in Oakland, California, hosted nearly 100 new sailboats, gear, accessories, hardware, free sailboat rides, an America’s Cup Exhibit with the America’s Cup Trophy on display. More than 5,500 attendees participated in 110 free and paid seminars and hands-on workshops designed for


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Antigua Sailing Week kicks off on Friday

April 25th, 2013

It’s buzzing in Antigua as Falmouth Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard are filling up fast with racing yachts from all over the world. Antigua Sailing Week’s racing programme kicks off with the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race this Friday, followed by the Yachting World Round Antigua Race on Saturday. Racing at the 46th Antigua Sailing Week will



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