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Duncan Triumphs @ Bacardi Sailing Week Regatta
(Coconut Grove, FL)- This year’s Bacardi regatta took place from March 9th to 11th, hosted by the triumvirate of Biscayne Bay sailing clubs- Coral Reef YC, Biscayne Bay YC, and Coconut Grove SC.  The regatta conditions were challenging for all, for both sailors as well as the RC/PRO’s on each circle. The thirty-six boats from seven nations (USA, Argentina, United Kingdom, Monaco, Brazil, Poland, & Uruguay) that participated in event were treated to a challenging combination of light to moderate conditions that never seemed to fall into the “normal” tactical/ strategic patterns...
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Helly Hansen San Diego NOOD Regatta Preview
(San Diego, CA)- This weekend marks the second major event in the Helly Hansen Sailing World NOOD events for the summer of 2017.  The host will be the San Diego YC and three large one-design fleets of J’s are sailing (J/70, J/105 & J/120) in the Helly Hansen San Diego NOOD Regatta.  Racing will take place from March 17th to 19th in two principal sailing areas- down in South Bay just past the majestic San Diego city waterfront or off the southwestern tip of the picturesque Point Loma Peninsula and the beaches of...
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Italy J/24 Winter Series Update
(Rome, Italy)- As they have all winter, the Italian J/24 fleet continue to enjoy fleet racing in a variety of Italy’s most famous seaports.  The most recent fleet to conclude their winter series were the Sardinians.VIGNE SURRAU Wins Sardinia Series!Eleven teams participated in the beautiful waters off the port of Puntaldia, in the municipality of San Teodoro for the winter series finale.  After twelve exciting races, the team on VIGNE SURRAU from Circolo Nautico Arzachena ended up winning the winter series in Sardinia.  Also on the podium in second and third, respectively, were...
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J/24 TARHEEL Hyuuge Silverware Haul @ Mids!
(Melbourne, FL)- Mike Ingham’s TEAM TARHEEL, J/24 USA 5287, won their first-ever 2017 J/24 Midwinters Regatta that took place at Eau Gallie YC on the beautiful bay just south of the famous Cape Canaveral, home to NASA’s famous Saturn V-B moonshots and home-base for the extraordinary Space Shuttle missions. Missing from last week’s report was the winning team’s awesome collection of silverware and pickle-dishes they accumulated during the event.  Here’s a great photo of the team basking in the glory and sunshine on that glorious day!  Congrats to TEAM TARHEEL- job well...
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Big Daddy Regatta Preview : 11-Mar-2017 8pm
Big Daddy Regatta Preview
(Point Richmond, CA)- The first major offshore event on San Francisco Bay will be taking place this weekend, the incredibly fun Big Daddy Regatta hosted by Richmond YC on the northeastern part of the Bay.  The format is enjoyed by many sailors, with a random leg buoys race on Saturday followed by a PHRF handicapped “pursuit race” on Sunday. Eleven J’s (about 1/3 of the fleet) from across all points of the compass on the Bay are looking forward to the start of their 2017 offshore season!  Sailing in the PHRF Racing class is...
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Italian J/24 Winter Series Report
(Rome, Italy)- The Italian J/24 class continues their winter series across the peninsula from north of Rome down to the heel of the boot east of Sicily.  Many teams are continuing to train harder and harder as the 2017 European J/24 Championship will be held just about in their backyard- on Lake Balaton in Hungary a short drive north of a few hours. TARANTOThe FIVE FOR FIGHTING Team continues to lead their winter series in Taranto, led by their crew of Thomas De Bellis Vitti, Elia Masi and skipper Andrea Airò.  Thanks to...
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