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SUNSCREEN: New rules applied to labeling

April 16th, 2013

Chances are you haven’t purchased sunscreen since you put away your bikini and beach towel last September. You’ll notice a few changes on your favorite sunscreen bottle since then. In December, the Food and Drug Administration revised and updated sunscreen labeling, promising to make it easier for consumers to make the right sunscreen choice. Since


ECONOMICS: Inshore sailing changes sailing events

April 16th, 2013

By Stephen Barclay, CEO, AC Event Authority The America’s Cup World Series has been important in terms of ‘proof of concept’ for many of the things we’re doing this summer. We’ve learned a lot about our television production, our race management systems and about how we can deliver compelling racing, close to shore, for our



April 15th, 2013

Don Backe was a teacher. Not just on a sailboat, where the Annapolis man made a name for himself in recent years. Not just in the classroom, where he spent decades educating young students. Backe taught people about perseverance, despite using a wheelchair since 1987, when a violent car crash robbed him of his ability

PLASTIKI: Where is it now?

April 14th, 2013

The 60-foot catamaran “Plastiki” that sailed out of San Francisco Bay for Australia in 2010 has returned to the US

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