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Bermuda to Host the America’s Cup World Series Event in 2017

Adrian Robson writes about the brouhaha that followed after Associated Press revealed that Bermuda would host the 2017 America’s Cup. San Diego and Bermuda were vying for the top spot; apparently the “tax-free” situation won out at the end. 300 more words


Searching the Seas: Sailing on Seneca

The development of sailing and it’s growth as a recreational activity, occurred as the city of Geneva and society on Seneca Lake shifted its focus towards suburban and residential life and away from being an industrially focused center. 1,344 more words

Seneca Lake

Route du Rhum 2014 Smashes Records

The Route du Rhum regatta, also known as “Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe” is a transatlantic single-handed yacht race taking place every four years in November.   370 more words


Anniversary Regatta Sailing Instructions

Race 1 Sat 15 Nov  1100 hrs

Race 2 Sun 16 Nov  1000 hrs 

Race 3 Sun 16 Nov (15 mins Following Race 2)

1          RULES   The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2013-2016, and CYC Local Rules shall apply for the             duration of this event. 663 more words


Watch a crew regatta slowly devolve into madness

In this YouTube video, which is delightfully titled “Snowflake Regatta Carnage,” a crew regatta turns into an America’s Funniest Home Videos segment when one boat wrecks into a dock. 124 more words


Winter musings of an enthralling Summer in a momentarily slumbering village

I dedicate this one to Douglas Sweet. He was my father’s older brother. He was an incredible human being. He was a “royal pain in the ass”. 3,690 more words

Update: Head of the South Results and Family Weekend

It was a great day of racing for Tulane Crew at the Head of the South in Augusta, GA. The Men’s Varsity 4+ took third, the Women’s Varsity 8+ took second, and the Women’s Novice 4+ took first in their respective events. 114 more words