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Struble ices A-Cat NAs with two more wins

August 16th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (August 16, 2013) – On a day when others scrambled for respectable finishing positions, Matt Struble won his eighth and ninth of 10 races Friday to fly away with his second International A-Class Catamaran North American Championship in four years. Struble, 41, from San Diego, won this event in Michigan three years


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Chester Race Week – Day 3

August 16th, 2013

Chester, NS (August 16, 2013) – Thursday night revelry didn’t deter anyone from Friday’s races as sailors and crew crowded the dock at the Chester Yacht Club for the start of day three at Chester Race Week 2013. The breeze was slightly less than ideal for most of the races but by early afternoon had


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U.S. Youth Sailing Championships Final Report

August 16th, 2013

Corpus Christi, TX (August 16, 2013) – Sailors were prepared to rally for the fourth and final day of racing at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Boats were launched and courses were set, but lack of breeze and travel schedule considerations made racing impossible on Friday. Seven classes


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Saxton wins Tri Lake Challenge

August 16th, 2013

The coveted Barthel Trophy, one of many governed by the Yacht Racing Union Great Lakes (YRUGL), is awarded to the best finisher of all three of the Great Lakes featured long distance races. The three comprise the Bayview Mackinac, Chicago Mackinac and the ever tough Trans Superior. All three make up what the Yacht Racing


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Highlight of match race season: US Grand Slam Series

August 16th, 2013

The 2013 US Grade 2 Grand Slam Series will host an impressive array of international match racing talent on the four-event tour held during a four week span. Participating teams will not only get valuable Grade 2 points on the ISAF World Match Race Rankings list, but also get bonus points because 83% of the


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An Especially Good Year for the French

August 16th, 2013

There was no shortage of drama throughout a memorable and historic 45th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. 336 yachts from 20 countries started the biennial 611-nm race that runs from Cowes to Plymouth via the Fastnet Rock on the south-west tip of Ireland. The lineup had everything: professional and Corinthian sailors; some of the


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Challenging First Day At J/111 NA’s

August 15th, 2013

Chicago, IL (August 15, 2013) – The new International J/111 One-design class is hosting its first North American Championship from August 14th to 18th, 2013 at Chicago Yacht Club’s Belmont Station. First taking the world by storm in 2010, the J/111 has grown dramatically as an International class worldwide, with over 100+ boats now sold


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Struble wraps up A-Cat NAs with a day to go

August 15th, 2013

Long Beach, CA (August 15, 2013) – Bruce Mahoney expressed a bit of pity for Matt Struble as he drifted past the media boat after the second of three races in the International A-Class Catamaran North American Championship Thursday. “He looks kind of lonely up there by himself,” Mahoney said. Mahoney, with no finish worse


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Chester Race Week – Day 2

August 15th, 2013

Chester, NS (August 15, 2013) – The sky was clear and the wind was up for the second day of Chester Race Week 2013. Conditions were excellent for racing as all fleets set sail for their courses before noon. It was a great contrast to yesterday’s late starts and cancellations due to the morning fog


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New England Sailing Classic Begins Friday

August 15th, 2013

Rush hour on Narragansett Bay will arrive early on Friday, August 16th, when 33 IRC, PHRF and Double-Handed boats head for the starting line of the Ida Lewis Distance Race. The popular overnighter has a spectator-friendly start planned for 12:30 off Fort Adams, and with wind predictions of between five and 10 knots, organizers will



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