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TRAGEDY: Sailors mourn after race accident

March 11th, 2013

The sailing community continued to mourn one of its own Sunday as it struggled to understand the string of events and decisions that tore apart a 32-foot boat during a race off San Clemente Island in Southern California and left one crew member dead and five others injured. Killed was Craig Williams, 36, an architect


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Eight Bells: Frank Ritter Shumway, Jr.

March 11th, 2013

Frank R. Shumway, Jr., 79, of Key Largo, FL, died in Florida Thursday, March 7, 2013. He was born May 9, 1933 in New Rochelle, New York, to the late F. Ritter and Hettie Shumway. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley Petrossi Shumway and his son, Frank Ritter Shumway, III (Skip),


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Women and Sailing

March 10th, 2013

WHEN WOMEN WEAR BRUISES TO WORK Some of us bruise more than others, and when those bruises leave the sailing scene and enter the work place, not everybody knows you to be a weekend warrior. A story by Hilary Oliver in Adventure Journal explains… ———————————————————————- One June afternoon, Katie’s boss quietly cornered her in her


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BACARDI Miami Sailing Week 2013

March 10th, 2013

SUN BLOCK AND RUM DRINKIES Miami, FL (March 9, 2013) – March 9, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) – Five one-design fleets, awash with competitors representing over a dozen nations, concluded six days of racing as the 2013 BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank wrapped up today. With points tight among the top contenders


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OLYMPICS: Revised format

March 8th, 2013

TESTING, TESTING, TESTING The 44th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre for Olympic classes (Mar 30-Apr 6), the



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