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  • Saving Calypso's Crew From Davey Jones's Locker

    Saving Calypso's Crew From Davey Jones's Locker





    An incredible rescue involving U.S. Coast guard crews out of Cape Cod, after some sailors were hit by a “rogue wave” that crippled their boat.

    It happened Sunday evening about 100 nautical miles south of Long Island Sound.

    Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod were launched to help the sailboat after it was hit by that rogue wave.

    When crews arrived on the scene, they realized how bad it was. The sailboat had been
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  • Duelin Dalin Setting The Pace

    Duelin Dalin Setting The Pace

    IT’S DALIN LEADING THE ‘USUAL SUSPECTS’ AFTER TWO DAYS IN THE GUYADER BERMUDES 1000 RACE


    After two days at sea in the Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race, the IMOCA fleet is now heading south-southwest on a starboard reach towards the Gallimard Waypoint situated about 250 nautical miles west-northwest of Cape Finisterre.






    Not for the first time in recent races, the leader, who has dominated from the start off Brest on Sunday, is the APIVIA skipper...
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  • Coasties To The Rescue Off Washington Coast

    Coasties To The Rescue Off Washington Coast




    SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued seven people over the weekend after the 143-foot yacht they were aboard took on water and became disabled 25-miles off the Washington coast.


    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center received a radio call from the crew of the vessel at 6 a.m. Saturday, reporting the yacht was taking on water due to the transom door opening and failing to close.

    After observing smoke, the yacht crew members also
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  • Wally Cento Galateia Win PalmaVela Maxi Class With A Fistful of Firsts

    Wally Cento Galateia Win PalmaVela Maxi Class With A Fistful of Firsts

    Wally Cento Galateia Win PalmaVela Maxi Class With A Fistful of Firsts



    The Wally Cento Galateia won the IRC-IMA Maxi division at Mallorca’s big boat season opener PalmaVela with a perfect scoreline of six wins from six starts.

    Victory in a final light-winds coastal race back-and-forth across the Bay of Palma maintained their perfect tally to win by eight points ahead of Andrea Recordati’s recently acquired Wally 93 Bullit. Second place today ensured
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  • 9 Hour Night Time Survival Swim

    9 Hour Night Time Survival Swim




    A man in his 70s who fell from his boat off the central Queensland coast has been rescued after swimming in rough seas at night for nine hours.

    Central Queensland coast guard squadron commodore James Fleming said the team was initially called out to assist a 40-foot catamaran that had run aground and departed at about 5am on Tuesday morning to assist. "We arrive just after 8:30am … after speaking to the owner [we] found out the hull on the starboard side
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  • A Fast Ride To Open The 2022 YRA Party Circuit Summer Series

    A Fast Ride To Open The 2022 YRA Party Circuit Summer Series

    A fast and furious ride to The Napa River took place Saturday as weather systems converged to provide ample winds along most of the
    course from the South Hampton area off Richmond, through the North Bay and San Pablo Bay.

    A good westerly greeted competitors with the 11:00 1st start for the annual downhill slide to begin the 2022 YRA Part Circuit.
    However there was a bit of a transition area off Richmond's Long Wharf where the building Northwesterly battled the southwest...
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  • Slingsby Joins American Magic

    Slingsby Joins American Magic




    OLYMPIC AND AMERICA'S CUP CHAMPION TOM SLINGSBY JOINS NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC


    Pensacola, F.L. – Nearly a decade ago, Tom Slingsby helped an American team win the most prestigious trophy in sailing, the 34th America’s Cup. In 2024, he hopes to do it again. New York Yacht Club American Magic is pleased to announce it has signed Slingsby, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and multi-class world champion, to its sailing team for its pursuit of
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  • A Pleasant Return For Antigua Sailing Week

    A Pleasant Return For Antigua Sailing Week




    English Harbour Rum Race Day 1

    Racing at the 53rd edition of Antigua Sailing Week kicked off today with English Harbour Rum Race Day 1 on the South Coast of Antigua. Eighty-seven teams from over 20 different countries enjoyed tropical conditions at one of the world’s best sailing playgrounds. Two races were completed for 14 classes, with the new CSA Sportsboat Class getting an extra helping, with three short sharp windward leeward races. “A solid south
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  • All Is Well In Charleston

    All Is Well In Charleston

    Charleston Race Week Delivered Once Again






    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Consistent breeze that ranged from light to medium to heavy? Check. Close competition and exciting racing across the broad spectrum of classes? Check. High-quality race committee work? Check.

    Factor in three days of beautiful, warm, sunny weather and the 2022 Charleston Race Week demonstrated why sailors come back year after year. Kevin McNeil, Farr 30 Seabiscuit skipper,
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  • Getting Into Proper Form In France

    Getting Into Proper Form In France



    HYERES
    , FRANCE (April 30, 2022) – The medal race and finals series concluded today on Mediterranean waters for the 53rd French Olympic Week and the US Sailing Team is bringing home a gold and two silvers.

    Medal Winners:
    • GOLD: Daniela Moroz, Women’s Formula Kite
    • SILVER: Steph Roble / Maggie Shea, 49erFX
    • SILVER: Nevin Snow / Mac Agnese, 49er
    Other USST Top Finishers at French Olympic Week 2022:
    • 9th: Andrew Mollerus / Ian MacDiarmid, 49er
    • 11th: Ian Barrows / Hans Henken,
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  • All Wrapped Up At Copa Del Rey Mapfre
    by Photoboy


    Marcus Brennecke’s ClubSwan 50 Hatari clinched the ClubSwan 50 class title on the final race at the 40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE but the German flagged crew endured some unnecessarily nervous moments after the nearest rivals Stefan Heidenreich’s OneGroup seemingly came back from the dead after being over the start line early.










    From being a long way ahead of OneGroup, Hatari found themselves needing to cover their
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    08-06-2022, 09:43 AM
  • French Sailor Survives Overnight In A Capsized Class 40
    by Photoboy
    Against all odds, a French sailor in his 60s survived inside of a capsized sailing yacht off the coast of Galicia, Spain overnight Monday, breathing from an air pocket until Spanish rescue divers reached him the following afternoon.




    At about 2000 hours on Monday, the Class40 sailing yacht Jeanne Solo Sailor capsized at a position about 14 miles northwest of the Sisargas Islands, west of A Coruna. The sole occupant, 62-year-old French national Laurent Camprubi, told
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    08-04-2022, 10:40 AM
  • A Misty End To July For Bonita Racers!
    by Photoboy
    Rounding out the end of July on the YRA calendar, the Encinal or Bonita race was held over the past weekend.
    a 22 nm jaunt from off of Treasure Island and out the gat to Point Bonita and then back to the Encinal Yacht Club in the Estuary

    A cool misty day with a 2.7 knot flood and varying moments of visibility, sometimes completely occluded in the Golden Gate Strait, and
    moments of 1 mile or so, dashed with drizzle, loud fog horns and large vessels and fishing boats transiting
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    08-03-2022, 03:29 PM
  • Pinned In Queens
    by Photoboy



    The FDNY freed a sailboat that had gotten stuck under the Roosevelt Island bridge on Saturday morning, officials said.

    A man was rescued by FDNY Marine units after the vessel’s mast got wedged in the steel work on the bridge at about 7:15 a.m., a spokesperson told The Post.

    In coordination with Department of Transportation bridge operators the boat was freed “with minimal damage,” according to FDNY.







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    08-01-2022, 09:37 AM
  • Having A Blast On The Great Lakes
    by Photoboy



    By Laura Muma



    In one punch after another, storm cells rocked the racing and cruising divisions throughout Saturday night during the 113th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust. The predicted storms not only came to fruition, but they also continued throughout the night in rapid succession.



    As of 11 a.m. CDT, 15 boats have officially retired, reporting ripped main sails, exploded spinnakers, and broken
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    07-25-2022, 01:35 PM
  • Garda Shines For The Melges 24 European Tour
    by Photoboy
    ꜱᴘᴀʀᴋʟɪɴɢ ᴅᴀʏ ᴏꜰ ꜱᴀɪʟɪɴɢ ᴡᴇʟᴄᴏᴍᴇꜱ ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴇʟɢᴇꜱ 24 ꜰʟᴇᴇᴛ ᴏɴ ɢᴀʀᴅᴀ ʟᴀᴋᴇ




    The fourth event of the 2022 , , considered also , opens with a sparkling day of racing: it was thanks to a fresh and unstable Ora that the fleet completed four races, opening the series organized by Fraglia Vela Riva in a bombastic way.







    Former Italian Olympian , well assisted by another Olympian, Giovanna Micol, took the lead of the pack with (?,...
    07-23-2022, 03:09 PM
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