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Solid breeze for day one of the Verve Cup Inshore Regatta

August 24th, 2013

(Chicago, IL (August 24, 2013) — After several days of light winds in the Chicago area a solid southeast breeze of 8 – 12 knots got the first day of racing off to a great start in the Verve Cup Inshore Regatta. “This was a great day to go sailing – a ‘Chamber of Commerce’


Dramatic Roller-Coaster Day Three for J/111 North American’s

August 17th, 2013

Chicago, IL (August 17, 2013) – No one could have scripted the extraordinary day experienced by the fourteen J/111s that are sailing in their inaugural J/111 North American Championship. With a forecasted easterly breeze in the 4-7 knots range and an insane amount of chop bouncing off the Chicago city waterfront (with a few thousand


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


Verve Cup Offshore Regatta day one wrap-up

August 9th, 2013

Chicago, IL August 9, 2013) – The first day of racing got off to a slow start today in the Verve Cup Offshore Regatta held at the Chicago Yacht Club. After a lengthy postponement due to light winds, the weather improved, bringing winds of about 5-8 knots that allowed both circles to get in three

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