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  • Mo Gets Sentinel Love

    Mo Gets Sentinel Love

    The Santa Cruz Sentinal Just published a nice piece on Morgan Larson and his mad sailing skills:

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  • Sneaking Through The Ally With Sally

    Sneaking Through The Ally With Sally

    Sally Fitzgibbonsis one of the hottest women surfers on the planet at the moment, and we mean that figuratively and literally. She just completed an interview with Red Bull Australia

    Continue Reading Sally getting tubular at Cloudbreaks Aboard an Extreme 40 in Sydney Harbor An ambassador for Australia Day On the podium in Portugal Major Achievements ASP World #4 2014 1st Fiji Pro 2014 1st Bil...
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  • Hutch & Roble: Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year

    Hutch & Roble: Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year

    PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 14, 2015) – Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis, Md., and Stephanie Roble of East Troy, Wisc., today were named US Sailing’s 2014 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A total of ten men and seven women had been shortlisted for the 2014 honors based on nominations submitted by members of US Sailing, with these two sailors then selected for the noteworthy distinction by a diverse panel of sailing journalists. Stephanie Roble working the bow of Wildman during t...
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  • Santa's Helpers At The Beach.

    Santa's Helpers At The Beach.

    Lucky Santa!...
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  • Big Wave Mama's

    Big Wave Mama's

    Bianca Valenti, 29, talks about big wave surfing as she heads from her home in San Francisco to surf Mavericks in Half Moon Bay on the eve of the Wickr women's big wave multimedia event.

    SF Chronicle's Ann Killion write about the Big Wave Women in the following article:

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  • Katie & Jessie Do The Great American Loop

    Katie & Jessie Do The Great American Loop

    The Sailing Blog Windtraveler Clicky is an interesting read, with origins on the Great Lakes, the couple Brittany and Scott, along with 3 children and their Brewer 44 Asante, they plan to circumnavigate the planet, and share their voyage via the blog along the way. Their newest installment features two young ladies, Katie and Jessie, of which we now share with you:

    Katie and Jessie's Site I don't really know how to properly introduce these beautiful w...
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  • NY Times Most Excellent Video On Ryan Breymaier

    NY Times Most Excellent Video On Ryan Breymaier

    "Ryan Breymaier is hardly known outside the national sailing community. In the port cities Barcelona and Les Sables-d’Olonne, France, he is recognized as a skipper of some of the most challenging racing sailboats in the world. Breymaier’s training and ambitions are aimed at the Vendée Globe, a solo, nonstop, round-the-world race held every four years. He is the first American in a generation to be considered a threat to the French stranglehold on that race and on the Barc...
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  • The Real Life Japanese Mermaids

    The Real Life Japanese Mermaids

    For nearly two thousand years, Japanese women living in coastal fishing villages made a remarkable livelihood hunting the ocean for oysters and abalone, a sea snail that produces pearls. They are known as Ama, and if you’ve dipped into Messy Nessy’s archives, you will have already met the few ladies still left in Japan that still make their living (well into their 90s) by filling their lungs with air and diving for long periods of time deep into the Pacific ocean, with nothing...
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  • John Craig Selected To Head ISAF Sailing World Cup

    John Craig Selected To Head ISAF Sailing World Cup

    The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed plans for the future of the ISAF Sailing World Cup and the appointment of John Craig to the new position of Head of the ISAF Sailing World Cup to deliver the strategy. The ISAF Sailing World Cup is the annual circuit of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Its centre-piece is the ISAF Sailing World Cup Grand Final. The Grand Final will bring together the top 20 boats in each Olympic event at a four day regatta,...
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  • Fool Hardy Thrill Seekers or Concerned Environmentalists?

    Fool Hardy Thrill Seekers or Concerned Environmentalists?

    On April 10-13, 2014 you can make that determination for yourself at the Strictly Sail Pacific Show at Jack London Square. Where you will meet Matt Rutherford and Nicole Trenholm, who will be putting themselves at risk to further data monitoring on ocean plastic levels and acidification. When you think about it, would YOU drop everything in your life to warn others about the state of our environment? Where, besides the obvious financial burden, YOU are also putting your life at risk from c...
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