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ORACLE’S TWO AC72s on the Bay

June 27th, 2013

ORACLE TEAM USA completed a first full day of two-boat testing on Wednesday in San Francisco. Both of the team’s AC72 racing yachts spent the morning running through various tests and boat set-ups as they maneuvered around the San Francisco Bay. “It was the best day of the campaign,” said skipper Jimmy Spithill. “It has


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COMMENTARY: Escalating entry fees

June 27th, 2013

By James Marta – Seattle, WA: Bravo to Henry Sprague’s exposure of the escalating entry fees imposed by yacht clubs, thus defeating a major purpose of their existence; its participation in yachting. In the Seattle area’s past history, we used to have just two principle racing yacht club sponsors, and we had wonderful turnouts for


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Ullman Scores Huge Victory for Future of Brand

June 26th, 2013

The Ullman Sails group was founded in 1967, and those early years were successful largely due to the exploits of its leader, Dave Ullman. It all began in the coastal community of Newport Beach, CA, but has grown far and wide since then. Dave sold his original sail loft in 2007, and with all the


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Block Island Race Week: How A Race Week Should Be

June 26th, 2013

Block Island, RI (June 26, 2013) – It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Storm Trysail Club’s biennial Block Island Race Week, and it seems that after almost five decades a good thing has only gotten better with age. First held in 1965, the five-day competition, originally patterned after Cowes Week, is one of the last



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