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Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD Regatta attracts 221 teams

May 5th, 2013

Annapolis, MD (May 5, 2013) – The 2013 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD Regatta recorded 221 teams competing in 15 classes, completing eight races during the three day event (May 3-5). Following up on his win at the San Diego NOOD, Bennet Greenwald won the 49-boat J/70 class. The victory earned Greenwald’s team of Jeff Madrigali,


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EIGHT BELLS: Don Backe

April 15th, 2013

Don Backe was a teacher. Not just on a sailboat, where the Annapolis man made a name for himself in recent years. Not just in the classroom, where he spent decades educating young students. Backe taught people about perseverance, despite using a wheelchair since 1987, when a violent car crash robbed him of his ability



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