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Sunny, Choppy Verve Cup Offshore Weekend

Chicago Yacht Club rolled out the red carpet again for their end-of-season regatta: Verve Cup Offshore from August 13-15. Friday offered a Northeast breeze, and the next two days offered more of the same, with sunshine and 70 degree temperatures, but a lighter 5-9 knots breeze in the east/southeast quadrants […]

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Long Island Sound Championship

The 17th Annual YRALIS Championship Regatta (PHRF and One-Design) was hosted by a trio of yacht clubs in western Long Island Sound—American YC, Indian Harbor YC, and Riverside YC. Racing took place on three circles, one hosted by each club, from August 7-8. The J/88 one-design class had a nice […]

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Larchmont Race Week is Back

In its 123rd edition, 140 offshore yachts competed on the weekends of July 10-11 and July 17-18 at Larchmont Race Week on Long Island Sound. In the Sunday Funday Pursuit Race, Justin Scagnelli & Tim Price’s J/88 ALBONDIGAS won. The J/88 fleet saw a runaway winner in the form of […]

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Midsummer Solo Challenge

The fourth edition of the Swedish Midsummer Solo Challenge was something out of the ordinary for those who want to sail 120.0+ nm solo in one of the world’s most challenging archipelagos. This at a time of year when the nights are warm and the sun barely sets. Again, over […]

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Slow Edition for Chicago Mackinac Race

“We didn’t get to race last year (because of the pandemic), but this year we got to sail twice as long,” joked one of the 3,000 or more sailors who just completed the Chicago Yacht Club’s 112th Race to Mackinac. The iconic race that covers 289.4 nautical miles from the […]

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Cloudy, Drizzly Round the Island Race

The weather may not have delivered, but for many of the 7,000 sailors who headed out for the 90th anniversary of the Island Sailing Club’s Round the Island Race, this was a big day out in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England. The forecast for overcast skies and light winds were […]

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