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Marion Bermuda – Leaders struggle for Late Night Finish

June 17th, 2013

(June 17, 2013) – As predicted late Sunday, the ‘line honor’ leaders in the biennial Marion Bermuda Race hit the wall Monday afternoon. According to the YellowBrick tracker they now seem to be sailing on the wind, on a long port tack to Bermuda. The ‘handicap’ leaders are the smaller boats that have kept the

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Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race 2013

June 16th, 2013

The 19th Marion Bermuda Race got underway on June 14, with 34 boats enjoying a fast start for the 645nm route. Leading the field is Shindig, Mass Maritime’s Andrews 68 that was 142 nm from the finish at press time. Shindig may finish Monday afternoon, with the race record to be broken if arriving before


Watch the Marion Bermuda Race from your computer

June 12th, 2013

The 645 mile, open-ocean Marion Bermuda Race starts off Marion, MA this Friday, June 14, 2013. Whether you have a boat or not, you can literally “watch” all the boats participating in the race through a satellite tracking system by Yellowbrick, a world leader in GPS satellite tracking. Kingman Yacht Center in Cataumet, Massachusetts is


RATING RULES: Evolving the VPP

March 8th, 2013

WHAT’S NEW FOR THE ORR RULE IN 2013 The Offshore Racing Rule (ORR) was first used in the 2006 race season, and is now the prominent rule for distance racing throughout North America. Events such as the Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas Race, Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, and the Marion to Bermuda

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