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Challenging Chester Race Week
(Chester, Nova Scotia)– Sailors are a resilient lot– they race hard when conditions allow, and when they don’t. After hours on the course looking for wind, Chester Race Week organizers finally cancelled races for Bravo, Delta, and One Design fleets, sending wind-weary sailors back to shore on the final day of Chester Race Week. The only fleets to get races on the final day were Alpha and Bluenose.“This was a tough week for everybody, weather wise,” said Chief Principal Race Officer Brian Todd. “Huge thanks to our race Course PRO's– Ken Legler, Oliver...
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Brilliant Buzzards Bay Regatta!
PIPE DREAM Wins J/24 NE’s & PEARLY BAKER Wins J/80 Tie-breaker(Marion, MA)- The 44th Buzzards Bay Regatta, presented by Mozzone Lumber featuring Marvin Windows and Doors, was held from August 5th to 7th at the Beverly Yacht Club in Marion, Massachusetts.  The BYC Principal Race Officers for the event were as follows- Spyder Fortier on the PHRF Course and Charlie Cooper on the One-Design Keelboat course.  The PRO’s were blessed with absolutely classic Buzzards Bay sailing conditions, for the most part, sunny, windy and choppy; permitting them to run up to ten races...
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Kilcullen Irelands Eye J/24 Westerns Champion
(Lough Ree, Ireland)- Ten boats and fifty competitors turned out for the two day event sailed on the gorgeous lake of Lough Ree. Boats came from Howth, Dun Laoghaire, Sligo and Lough Derg in Tipperary; all travelled to Lough Ree Yacht Club (LRYC http://www.lryc.ie/)- the world’s second oldest Yacht Club!!The on-site crane lifted all ten boats into the lake on Friday evening in perfect summer conditions. As the ten crews set about rigging their craft, the Club staff fired up the BBQ and the scene was set for a very sociable event. As...
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