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IRISH DEBATE: To keep sailing strong

March 14th, 2013

Interesting to see what is occurring in Ireland, and what can be learned and applied in North America. As reported in the Irish publication Afloat… ———————————————————————- Roger Bannon has a lot to say about the state of Irish sailing. The former president of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) – and a dinghy and sportsboat champion


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2012-2013 Vendée Globe: Casualty count

March 13th, 2013

A LOOK BACK ON ABANDONS Out of the 20 starting skippers, 9 had to pull out of the race, making the ratio of this 2012-2013 Vendée Globe quite similar to the previous editions, and even a little better when compared to the 2008 – 2009 Vendée Globe, which featured the same number of finishers but


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Buccaneer and Viper 640 update

March 13th, 2013

RAIDING SAN DIEGO The new-and-improved 2013 Sperry Top-Sider NOOD regatta series makes its next stop in San Diego (Mar 15-17), so the South Bay course will be teeming with action: we get up to speed with the Buccaneer and Viper 640 classes with Dave Reed of Sailing World. – – – – – – –


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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