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Farr 40 World Championship – Forza Italia!

August 30th, 2013

(August 30, 2013) – The 16th edition of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in Newport, RI, was as expected a tightly contested affair, and ended today after four days of intense competition over ten windward/leeward races. Alberto Rossi and his all-Italian crew on Enfant Terrible was


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Rolex Farr 40 World Championship – Big Breeze, Big Action

August 29th, 2013

(August 29, 2013) – The action on Rhode Island Sound was fast and furious on the penultimate day of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship in Newport, R.I., as the 15 teams contesting the 16th edition of this championship were challenged by three races sailed under a low cloud ceiling.  The first race started


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The Road has Ended. Let the Racing Begin.

August 29th, 2013

The last four months, we’ve followed three of the top youth sailors in the world as they prepared for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Each is very different in their approach and how they’ve arrived. Will Tiller, the resourceful Match Racing Champion from New Zealand, Charlie Buckingham, the humble 2x College Sailor of the


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And Now for Something Completely Different

August 29th, 2013

The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup features 10 national teams of sailors between 19 and 24 years of age competing Sept 1-4 on AC45 catamarans. Team Tilt is the Swiss challenger, having spent the winter training on Lake Geneva with the D35 catamaran. Here they offer some insight into the event, and what it takes


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Larry Ellison and Miley Cyrus Twerk at the America’s Cup

August 29th, 2013

By Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sorry, the headline isn’t true. We’re just trying to get views. Follow along. Among the significant obstacles for defender Oracle Team USA in the 34th America’s Cup has not been the Challengers, nor the naysayers in the sport or the City of San Francisco. No, what the team has had to



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