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A Fun Great Vallejo Race : 12-May-2018 12am
A Fun Great Vallejo Race
(Richmond, CA)- The Great Vallejo Race has become a time-honored tradition every year for northern San Francisco Bay sailors. The event is hosted by the Vallejo YC.  It is a popular race, with over 100 boats sailing in 24 divisions, including everything from multihulls to J/24s up to J/125s.The race most often starts near the Berkeley Circle on Saturday morning, rounds a single weather mark near Alcatraz, and then heads to Vallejo, usually under spinnaker for the remainder of the race.  The challenge is to maintain speed through the shadow of Angel Island,...
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American YC Spring Series Report
(Rye, NY)- The annual Spring Series hosted by American YC got off to a great start this past weekend.  Blessed with good sailing conditions on Long Island Sound, the PROs on the two courses managed to run a total of six races over two days.  The seventy boats, of which fifty are J/crews (71.0% of the fleet), enjoyed the close, fun racing. After winning the first race right out of the gate in the eleven-boat J/70 class, Alex Meleney’s TRUCKIN just kept right on truckin’, posting four 3rds to count all top three finishes...
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No-Surprises @ Warsash Spring Series Finale
(Warsash, England)- The Warsash Sailing Club’s annual Helly Hansen Spring Series produced no surprises at the end of six weekends of racing.  In addition, the two-weekend Crewsaver Spring Championship also did not see measurable changes in the standings from last weekend.  As always with the wind off the mainland shore, big shifts were evident, and success in the final weekend went to those boats that managed to play the shifts correctly.SPRING CHAMPIONSHIPPeter Knight- PRO of White Group- exclaimed, “This second Saturday played out much the same as the first. We got the classes...
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J/88 Freshwater Demo Days! : 02-May-2018 1pm
J/88 Freshwater Demo Days!
(Grosse Pointe Shores, MI)- Port Sanilac Marina presents their J/88 Freshwater Dealer Demo Days at the 2018 Great Lakes Boating Festival from May 18th to 20th, 2018.  The event will be held at Grosse Pointe YC, 788 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI. Head on down to the yacht club and go for a sail on the exciting J/88, a family speedster that has proven itself on the Great Lakes, winning both PHRF and ORR events everywhere.  In addition, one-design activity has taken off on the Great Lakes.  In fact, in 2018, the J/88...
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