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Slow Start, But Fast Finish to Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Chicago

The best teams in sailboat racing excel across a range of conditions, and for competitors at the 2022 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series Chicago, that’s exactly what was required over three days of challenging Lake Michigan conditions, where the breeze eventually blew from all points and all strengths. For the final day, host Chicago…
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SF Bay J/105 Women Skipper Invitational

The inaugural San Francisco Bay Women Skipper Invitational was won by Nicole Breault and Team Arbitrage (with Nicole’s husband Bruce Stone at mast/squirrel), followed by Kristin Simmons and Team Blackhawk in second (with Kristin’s husband Ryan Simmons taking a lot of waves at the bow), and Chloe Lepert and Team Aquavit in third. Wind started…
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Race to the Straits

Hosted annually by Sloop Tavern Yacht Club in Seattle, WA, the Race to the Straits featured two days of racing from Shilshole to Port Townsend and return over the May 7-8 weekend. When the fleet arrived at Port Townsend, they were treated to an amazing "Halfway Party" at the Northwest Maritime Center. The racing didn't…
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Patience Rewards Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series Competitors

The Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series – Annapolis was hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club on May 13-15. Classes racing further out in the Chesapeake Bay were not fortunate with wind. On the circle with the J/105s, only two races were completed over three days, putting a premium on top finishes. Cedric Lewis and Fredrik…
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