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J/70 RIMETTE Awarded Annapolis NOOD Regatta Overall Champion
(Annapolis, MD)- Warm weather, sunny skies and moderate breeze set the stage for a solid day of racing on the Chesapeake Bay for the first day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in Annapolis on Friday. All classes on three race courses completed five races to kick off the three-day event.  Then, Saturday dawned with a light northerly breeze fiasco with only a few fleets completing one race.  Sunday dawned with little more promise, giving most fleets a chance for two more races in yet more light northerly winds.In...
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J/70 RIMETTE Awarded Annapolis NOOD Regatta Overall Champion
(Annapolis, MD)- Warm weather, sunny skies and moderate breeze set the stage for a solid day of racing on the Chesapeake Bay for the first day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in Annapolis on Friday. All classes on three race courses completed five races to kick off the three-day event.  Then, Saturday dawned with a light northerly breeze fiasco with only a few fleets completing one race.  Sunday dawned with little more promise, giving most fleets a chance for two more races in yet more light northerly winds.In...
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North Sea Regatta Preview : 19-May-2018 3pm
North Sea Regatta Preview
(Scheveningen, The Netherlands)- Hosted by the Jachtclub Scheveningen, the North Sea Regatta is the largest event hosted in the Netherlands each year for a host of one-design classes (dinghies, cats, and keelboats like J/22s and J/80s) and offshore ORC/IRC classes. The event kicks off on May 8th with the Vuurschepen Race, a North Sea Regatta Feeder Race that goes from the starting line off The Hague (Scheveningen) and takes a 3 mark course of 130nm across the North Sea to Harwich in the United Kingdom. After a two-day layover, on the 11th of May,...
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J/22 Europeans & GPEN J/80 Preview
(Laveoc, France)- This coming weekend, the Grand Prix Ecole Navale will be taking place in France for over a dozen one-design fleets across five race course areas.  Included in this regatta is the second act for the French J/80 Cup season championship as well as the 2018 J/22 European Championship. The J/22s will have a dozen teams competing from France, Germany, and the Netherlands.  The French will be well represented by the defending champion, Patrick Huet’s EUROPEAN HOMES.  The leading Dutch crew may be the TU DELFT BROACH boat skippered by Christiaan Felj. ...
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Creating Opportunities for Women Sailing!
(San Francisco, CA)- The second running of the “Women’s Match Race Clinegatta” opened the door for eight teams of mostly women sailors (but some great guys too) to advance their sailing skills.Hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club on April 27-29, coaching was led by world champion Liz Baylis and ably assisted by defending US champion Nicole Breault and members of her Vela Racing team.After two perfect training days of 10-15 knot westerly winds while being drilled in J/22 boat handling and match racing tactics, day three brought slightly higher speed winds on San...
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