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RIO 2016: The road returns to Europe

April 3rd, 2013

Palma, Spain (April 3, 2013) – The 44th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre, ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma regatta, saw the conclusion of the qualification series after three days of racing in the bay of Palma. After two days of strong winds, more moderate conditions prevailed today. Renee Groeneveld and Karel Begemann (NED) are leading the


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VICTORY AND PHILANTHROPY – Jim Clark and Sail To Prevail

April 3rd, 2013

Jim Clark, the founder of Netscape, donated $800,000 to Sail To Prevail, The National Disabled Sailing Program in Newport, RI. Clark, a keen and focused philanthropist, announced the largest gift in the history of Sail To Prevail after captaining his J-boat Hanuman, to a dominant victory with four unprecedented first-place finishes in four races this


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America’s Cup tickets on sale

April 3rd, 2013

Tickets to gain access to the primary viewing areas for the America’s Cup races are now on sale. Individual daily tickets range from $15 early in the series upwards to $300 for the finals. Admission to both the America’s Cup Park (Piers 27/29) and the America’s Cup Village (Marina Green) is free. In addition, a


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COMMENTARY: Take a Closer Look… It’s the Future You See

April 3rd, 2013

Marine industry professional David Barrow owns and manages Barrow International, a company dedicated to the distribution of marine products throughout Europe and the rest of the world. David is a frequent Scuttlebutt contributor, and below aims his focus on recent newsletter commentary… ————— Former ISAF President Paul ‘The Pope’ Henderson appears to have hit many


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Don’t mess with nature

April 3rd, 2013

Messing with a high-rise birds’ nest has triggered a federal investigation at the Port of San Francisco. Not just any birds’ nest, mind you, but the home of a pair of rare raptors that sat atop a 150-foot crane at Pier 80, where America’s Cup defender Oracle Team USA has set up shop. The raptors


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Volvo Ocean Race route revealed

April 3rd, 2013

The Volvo Ocean Race will be announcing the complete route for the 2014-15 edition on Friday, April 5 at 0800GMT. The release will include the distances as well as the In-Port race dates and the Leg Starts. There will be a leg by leg review with quotes from Race CEO Knut Frostad and Race Meteorologist


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QUOTABLE: The America’s Cup concert series

April 3rd, 2013

“I do understand it’s going to be an inconvenience. But I would’ve rather seen the neighborhood lobbying their mayor and supervisor for money to go from this inconvenience to tackle the gang warfare from happening on Broadway. I don’t think stopping these concerts is the answer.” – San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner Glendon Hyde “The most


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HISTORY: Where Are They Now?

April 3rd, 2013

Since 2003, the Quantum Woman Collegiate Sailor of the Year award has honored a female sailor performing at the highest level in district and national championships. Corrie Clement Lambert, who won the inaugural award in 2003 while sailing for Old Dominion University, is now a physical therapist living in Seabrook, TX. Corrie continues to sail



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