19 July 2011

Mackinac race capsize takes lives of 2 sailors



2 die in Mackinac race
Chicago Sun-Times. . . a 65 mile-an-hour gust of wind capsized their 35-foot yacht, the WingNuts, in six-foot waves shortly after midnight Monday during the Chicago to Mackinac race, there was nothing they could do to save their skipper and his girlfriend
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Patch.com
Seven youth races will run two days, Wednesday and Thursday, with a dinner and awards ceremony after the races at the yacht club under a tent. Guest speaker is Dyer Jones, executive director of the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America's Cup Hall of Fame in ...
Yacht Club News August 2011
All At Sea
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It is not just your boat that doesn't sail to windward - none do. Zero. Not even racing yachts. Have you ever wondered why America's Cup boats have their underbody shrouded by fabric? That's to conceal their painted-to-blend-in propellers and their ...
Sailors Compete in USA & Europe
Bernews
Previous winners in the Laser Class in this event include America's Cup winners Dean Barker and Russell Coutts of New Zealand. Four other local Laser Radial sailors travelled to Brant Beach New Jersey to compete in the 2011 Laser Radial North American ...

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