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Great Lakes Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

  The 2023 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta attracted 17 university teams for keelboat competition on September 23-24 in Chicago, IL. Purdue University dominated the 11-boat Tartan 10 fleet while Brown University won on countback over College of Charleston in the seven-boat J/105 division. Full event details at
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Race to the Straits

One of the first major events of the sailing season in the Pacific Northwest is hosted by the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club called the Race to the Straits—a 30.0nm dash from Shilshole Bay in Seattle up to Port Townsend, WA. It is principally a short-handed event, featuring both Single and Double-handed divisions. The full course…
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Giving Women Confidence to Continue

Part of the success of the J/105 Class has been its inclusion of women in its ranks. The majority of teams across North America have, or have had, women sailors as integral crew members, including as owner-drivers. But when the World Sailing Trust released its Women in Sailing Strategic Review in December 2019, the report…
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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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