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DEMYSTIFYING: Prepping for IRC

March 16th, 2013

MYTH: My boat is fully fitted out. To be competitive under IRC, I need to strip out the furniture and fittings. REALITY: There are many fully fitted out production cruiser/racers that are very competitive under IRC. If your boat is comfortably fitted out, then you get a rating credit compared with a ‘stripped out’ boat.


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REFLECTION: Thoughts after a tragedy

March 15th, 2013

By Len Bose, Daily Pilot Most of you have read about the tragedy that took place in the Islands Race (on Mar 8), when one soul was lost while competing in a sailboat race around our local (Southern California) island. I competed in the race, and on my return home, I was greeted with plenty


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AMERICA’S CUP: Changes beyond recognition

March 14th, 2013

The dawn of the AC72 cats has impacted almost all of the crew roles in an America’s Cup campaign – along with the game itself. To gain some expert insight, Sail Racing Magazine editor Justin Chisholm spoke to Oracle Team USA bowman Brad Webb… ——————————————————————— Being a bowman… “It’s a complete departure. Those who have


2013 Everglades Challenge

March 13th, 2013

At exactly 7:00 Saturday morning, March 2, off the coast of Tampa Bay, Florida, 88 participants crossed the starting line



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