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Can you see through the pain?

May 21st, 2013

The Performance Penguin is going to explain how improved fitness translates to improved vision: Do you struggle to see the boats on the other side of the course, or spot that distant gust blowing in? It could be that your peripheral vision is being affected by how hard you are working. According to a study


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QUOTABLE: Straight talk about extreme sailing

May 21st, 2013

“Catamarans are very fast, can sail in very light or strong winds, and get so close to the shore that fans can hear the sailors talking. But sailing can be dangerous. What we have is the best sailors in the world, and the best designers in the world, pushing the boundaries. Like in all sports,


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San Francisco – Popular for Sailing and Suicide

May 21st, 2013

Tourism is San Francisco’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 16.5 million visitors experiencing the city in 2012. Many of its popular attractions surround the waterfront, with the America’s Cup adding to the activity this summer. And while the Golden Gate Bridge might be San Francisco’s most notable feature, it is also the most popular


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ICSA Hall of Fame Induction

May 21st, 2013

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) recently honored four individuals for their contributions to the sport of college sailing by inducting them into the ICSA Hall of Fame. Skye Kussmann (Stonington, Conn.) was recognized with the James Rousmaniere Award for student leadership; Daniel Winters (Hampton, Va.) was honored with the Lifetime Service Award; Michael O’Connor (Foxboro,



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