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The Healing Powers of Sailing!
(Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA)- Travis Lund, Executive Director at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC), offers an example of how sailing J/24s (and dinghies) on San Francisco Bay can provide a helpful distraction to life.  He comments,“I’m often asked what the TISC is or what we do here in San Francisco, CA. I’ll admit it is sometimes difficult to accurately describe what a youth-driven sailing center does and harder yet to transmit why my staff and I are so dedicated to the mission of TISC.For most of us who sail, we typically don’t ponder how...
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Seguel’s GURU Crowned Chilean J/24 Champion!
(Talcahuano, Chile)- Over the weekend of November 19th & 20th, the Chile J/24 class held their National Championship and it also served as the qualifying event for the J/24 South American Championship being sailed later in December in Punta del Este, Uruguay.The J/24 fleet in Talcahuano hosted the regatta out of the Chilean Navy Base in Marina El Manzano.  Of note, this harbor was located at the center of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2010 that flooded coastal cities and harbors up to 8,000nm away!  The fleet and harbor have since recovered...
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J/24 ITALY Winter Series Report
(Taranto, Italy)- The J/24s in Italy continue to enjoy their annual winter series in the various fleets spread across the peninsula.  This past weekend, racing continued in Taranto, Anzio & Nettuno, and Portoferraio.  Here are their updates.TARANTOIt was a good winter series start for Puglian J/24 sailor- Nino Soriano; he returned to racing after a brief absence with his ITA 427 JEBEDEE (co-skippered with Luca Gaglione).  At the end of the first day, they shared the lead with the same score (3 pts) with Thomas De Bellis Vitti’s ENG 304 FIVE FOR FIGHTING.The...
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