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J/111 Sailing News

  • CanAm Challenge- Sailing or Street Hockey Duel!?
    (Youngstown, NY)- Instead, consider the following.  Use the LAKE EFFECT to REACH AROUND, avoid DEVIATION, and meet the MO’MONEY MANDATE defined by the EU! LOL! Such would be world politics defined by sailors, and the names of their boats! Just about as much fun was had by anyone this past weekend by the clan of J sailors that gathered together in Youngstown, New York for the second edition of the Can Am Challenge.  Yes, there was sailing.  Yes, there was plenty of camaraderie.  Indeed, MOLSON ALE supplied a few keggers of beer.  Even...
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  • Fast & Furious Bayview Mac Race!
    J/111 UTAH Takes Doublehanded Class!(Mackinac Island, MI) – According to Chairman Peter Wenzler, who sailed aboard Bill Alcott’s (St. Claire Shores, Mich.) 65-foot Equation, a “white squall” hit the fleet shortly after the start, making a whole lot of wind out of what started as a light downwind breeze. While some spinnakers became streamers at the tops of masts, others were locked and loaded or temporarily switched out for easier-to-handle headsails before the wind calmed and then elevated again to a more sustainable and “for the most part wonderful” 22 knots over flat,...
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  • Sydney Boat Show Features J/70, J/88, J/111!
    (Sydney, Australia)- While it may be technically called “winter” in Sydney, it’s still warm, sunny and breezy outside most days (at least compared to their over the top friends in Eurasia and North America!).  It is also a great time to visit Sydney and go to the Sydney International Boat Show- the largest recreational marine event in the southern hemisphere.The show is located at two great waterfront sites on Sydney Harbour: the in-water exhibits are in Cockle Bay Marina in Darling Harbour and the undercover exhibits are at the fabulous Sydney Exhibition Centre...
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