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Local Skippers Take Charge at Day Two of Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Chicago

June 8th, 2013

Chicago, IL (June 8, 2013) – Local skippers leveraged their superior knowledge of Lake Michigan to take charge during a pivotal day two of sailing at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Greeted by early afternoon winds that peaked at 10-12 knots, Chicagoan sailors currently hold the lead in 10 boat classes at the country’s largest


Excellent Conditions Highlight Day One of Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Chicago

June 7th, 2013

Chicago, IL. (June7, 2013 –  Chicago’s picturesque Lake Michigan, accompanied by a steady breeze that reached 15 knots, provided sailors in 13 boat classes prime racing conditions for the opening day of the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Top performances at the country’s largest regatta series came from a contingent of local sailors as well as


Dan Kaseler Named Overall Winner at Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Seattle

May 20th, 2013

Seattle, WA (May 19, 2013) – The Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Seattle (May 17-19) received contestable winds for all three days of competition and culminated with a dramatic finish in the Melges 24 class with skipper Dan Kaseler and crew aboard FOR SALE squeaking out a one-point victory in the 16 boat class. The clutch


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,


DOCTOR ADVICE: Good news from the overall winner

March 18th, 2013

Aside from the usual sailing rock stars, the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta in San Diego last weekend attracted a couple other notable celebrities in the field. National talk radio host and author Doctor Laura Schlessinger posted a credible fourth place in her first outing in her new J/70, while Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk


Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta – San Diego

March 18th, 2013

The second stop for the eight event Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta circuit was in San Diego, CA on March 15-17. The feast or famine tradition for this event prevailed, where strong conditions in past events were set aside this year for light and spotty winds. Three race courses hosted 101 boats competing in 12 one

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