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One-Design Class Profile: Etchells

By Airwaves writer Tyler Colvin If any one-design class has a cult following, it would be the Etchells.  The boat was designed in the mid 1960s by Skip Etchells as a candidate to be the three-man Olympic keelboat.  Despite dominance in the trials, the … [Read More...]

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Club Profile: San Diego Yacht Club

By Katelyn Montero If there was ever any doubt about San Diego’s ability to produce world-class sailors, skeptics should look no further than the San Diego Yacht Club. Founded in 1886, SDYC sailors are able to continually refine their skills on the … [Read More...]

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One Design Class Profile: 29er

Youth sailing traditionally has been in dinghies designed 60 years ago with very few updates or improvements.  The 29er changed all that when it was introduced in 1998 by acclaimed naval architect Julian Bethwaite.  A high performance skiff aimed at young … [Read More...]

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Balancing College with College Sailing

By Airwaves Writer Lydia Whiteford.  We’ve all heard the classic college tagline, “between sleep, studying, and having fun, you can only pick two.” When you are also a college athlete, dedication to your sport is another variable that gets thrown into this … [Read More...]

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US TEAM RACING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL RESULTS 2014

Final Report (courtesy of US Sailing) MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (September 28, 2014) – The final day of the 2014 U.S. Team Racing Championship ended up being a half day of sailing due to a complete shutdown of the wind. However, the fleet completed enough races to … [Read More...]

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Club 420 Association Announces New Winter Series

North Kingston, RI (September 19, 2014) — The Club 420 Association today announced the new c420 Winter Series 2014 which will include the 2014 Orange Bowl Regatta, the 2015 Boomerang Regatta and the 2015 c420 Midwinters. Building on the success of the … [Read More...]