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EIGHT BELLS: Francis A. Seavy

March 20th, 2013

Francis A. Seavy (91 years) of Clearwater, FL died on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Francis was an avid competitive sailor, woodworker and musician. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of George Seavy (Mayor of Clearwater from 1941-1946) and Lucie Strother Seavy who moved to Clearwater when Francis was a young child. He worked


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Extreme Sailing Series

March 20th, 2013

Leading independent evaluation agency, Havas Sponsorship Insights, has confirmed the final media value of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ at €27.8million over the seven Acts in 2012 versus €25.7million in 2011 over nine Acts. A growing international interest and an ever-stronger TV news and programming footprint including live broadcasts from five venues in 2012, is


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MYBOATSGEAR.COM: Bottom Paint Guide

March 20th, 2013

This is the time of year where you are planning your next boating season and before you launch your boat, you more than likely will be repainting her bottom. So what to use? Today paint choices are abound, but the main choice is between; Hard antifouling and Ablative antifouling. Biocides/toxins: When a bottom gets fouled


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Les Voiles de St. Barth

March 19th, 2013

Several decidedly national sailing teams will participate this year in the fourth edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth, which


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Climate change

March 19th, 2013

Rapidly melting ice has already remade shipping possibilities in the Arctic. Over the past decade, commercial use of the Northern


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Edgartown Race Weekend

March 19th, 2013

The Edgartown Yacht Club has added an extra day to its 2013 Big Boat Buoy Races (BBBR), which were inaugurated


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Quote / Unquote

March 19th, 2013

“One of the biggest changes to an America’s Cup campaign since the introduction of the wing has been that instead



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