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September 15, 2017 / by index / Olympics / No Comments

Larchmont Yacht Club Completes 119th Race Week

One of the oldest American yacht regattas is the one organized by Larchmont Yacht Club. This year was the 199th edition of the regatta event.

The Larchmont Race Week was held from July 15 to July 23, 2017 this year. This annual racing event is very popular one in America that attracted lots of classic yachts, one-design classes, junior boats and cruisers like before. Along with the racing events, the club also hosted the Larchmont Yacht Club Storm Trysail Club’s Jr. Safety-at-Sea Seminar.

There were two championship regattas that were organized for the first weekend of July 15 and 16. A total of 22 competitors took part in the Viper 640 Mid-Atlantic Championship. This event was won by Cardwell Potts and Ted Ferrarone of LYC. The other event that took place in the opening weekend was the Etchells Long Island Sound Championship. This event was won also won by a local Senet Bischoff. (more…)

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May 16, 2017 / by index / Marine, Olympics / No Comments

Club 420 Midwinter Championship Concludes

One of the recently concluded regatta events is Club 420 Midwinter championship.

This regatta was held from 18th to 20th February of this year. There were about 103 boats which participated in the event. It was held on the Jensen beach in Florida, not far from the Tampa Bay area where the Caribbean regatta was in session as well. While the Tampa Bay area has class A catamarans as part of the competitions held during the weekend, the Midwinter championship followed a racing format where races were held for two days through the qualifying rounds. The fleet was then divided into silver and god divisions as per their performances.

The regatta faced their share of weather challenges. The winds were shifty and light, though later parts of the days it was more ideal for sailing. Sailors like Olivia de Olazarra and Tucker Weed were leading in their respective categories and were announced winners on the final day. (more…)

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August 17, 2016 / by admin / Olympics / No Comments

Brazil Sailing Team Of Rio

A sailing team of Brazil is upbeat about their performance in the Olympics and they are confident of winning gold this time. These assumptions are not without merit as Brazil has set high standards in sailing over the years.

It is considered one of the sports that this country has achieved high standards. There are several dreams as well as challenges that are being faced by the sailing team of the country as they prepare for Rio Games. (more…)

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