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  • Doyle and Infelise win Star North Americans 20/08/2018
    Eric Doyle and Payson Infelise dominated the Star North American Championship, held August 16-19 in Marina del Rey, CA. In the 8-race series, the duo put aside their black flag starting penalty in race 4 to go on to post all top three scores to take the title. Paul Cayard and Arthur Lopes tried to keep it close, winning two races, but could not overcome a 12 […]
  • Cronin and Couranz win Snipe Women’s Worlds 19/08/2018
    Newport, RI (August 19, 2018) - Carol Cronin and Kim Couranz (USA) took care of business today to win the 2018 Snipe Women’s World Championship. Entering the day a point off the lead, the Americans finished third in the lone race while overnight leader Anette Melsom Myhre and Janett Krefting (NOR) stumbled to 10th, dropping them to third overall. Mafalda Pir […]
  • Nothing Comes Easy for The Big Easy 19/08/2018
    There are plenty of easier ways to win a team race. But few are more satisfying than the twisting, 17-year route Southern Yacht Club took to its first victory in the New York Yacht Club Invitational Team Race for the Commodore George R. Hinman Masters Trophy, which was held August 17 to 19 at the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court in Newport, RI. Southern Yac […]
  • Pearson Potts wins Chicago Grand Slam 19/08/2018
    The 2018 US Grand Slam Series, which includes four Grade 2 events, got underway August 17-19 in Chicago, IL. Thirteen teams completed a massive round robin followed by quarters, semis and finals, which totaled ninety seven races over three days. An all-American duel had Pearson Potts winning the 2018 Chicago Grand Slam by defeating Chris Poole in Finals. Ful […]
  • Alison Kent: From Zero to Hero 19/08/2018
    For those that aspire to be a professional sailor an apprenticeship in sailmaking is one of the best points of entry to consider and there are more opportunities than ever at Doyle Sails. For Doyle's CEO, Mike Sanderson, a sailmaking apprenticeship was the obvious route to reaching his career goals. “My aim in life was to be a professional sailor and I […]
  • Discard shuffles standings at Star North Americans 19/08/2018
    Los Angeles, CA (August 18, 2018) – The third day of the Star North American Championship (Race 5 and 6) was held in 7-8 knots of wind and very sloppy seas. In Race 5, Paul Cayard/ Arthur Lopes had a great start and managed to win the race with Eric Doyle and Payson Infelise in [&hellip
  • Cowboy conditions at I14 Worlds 19/08/2018
    Richmond, CA (August 18, 2018) – As predicated, the wind and swell picked up for a classic day at the ‘rodeo’ on the second day of the 2018 International 14 World Championships. The Bay can be a wild stallion and certainly threw many of the riders off their boats but Race Two started with Neale [&hellip
  • Still tight at Snipe Women’s Worlds 19/08/2018
    Newport, RI (August 18, 2018) – Three more races were completed today at the 2018 Snipe Women’s World Championship. Only three points separate the top three with only one race planned for the final day tomorrow. Nice races are planned from August 16 to 19. Day Three Results (Top 10 of 32; 8 races, 1 [&hellip
  • Grayness closes out Chester Race Week 19/08/2018
    Chester, Nova Scotia (August 18, 2018) - After three nearly perfect sunny days, sailors brought out their foul weather gear for the fourth and final day of racing at Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2018. Thick fog, swells and rains that varied from a sprinkling to torrential downpour didn’t dampen enthusiasm at the many start lines. Full report.
  • Five classes for Ida Lewis Distance Race 18/08/2018
    With its largest fleet ever, the 14th edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race started Friday (August 17) at lunchtime south of Rose Island (in Narragansett Bay’s East Passage) and saw its first of 47 teams finish off Ida Lewis Yacht Club (in Newport Harbor) shortly after 2:40 a.m. on Saturday in Newport, RI. In advance of the start, the organizing authority s […]