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Nijdam Wins J/22 SNEEK Week Drama
(Sneek, The Netherlands)- Over the previous weekend, the famous Netherlands regatta held in Sneek, played host to a fleet of J/22s.  The event was hosted by Koninkliejke Watersport Vereniging.  Due to the highly variable weather conditions, only two races were completed over the three-day event!Winning the J/22s was NED 1365 sailed by woman helm Lisanne Nijdam and her crew of Bern Laninga and Susanne Taekema.  Finishing second was NED 1514 skippered by Maarten Berendschot with crew of Jesper Overbeeke and Thom van der Starre.  Rounding out the podium was NED 1224 helmed by...
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J/FEST New England Regatta Preview
(Newport, RI)- The 2nd annual J/Fest New England Regatta is taking place in the waters of southern Narragansett Bay; the entire SAIL NEWPORT organization is turning out in full force to support this years event in Newport, RI!  Following in the footsteps of the fun-loving event held last year in the northern bay by Bristol YC, in partnership with Barrington YC, local J/sailors are looking forward to another fun event on the Bay!With Newport now enjoying a “real summer”, hot days/ cool nights, and great sea breezes, J/Sailors have responded in droves, with...
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USA Wins CanAm Challenge! : 07-Aug-2017 10pm
USA Wins CanAm Challenge!
(Youngstown, NY)- In addition to the J/88 North American’s, the CanAm Challenge Regatta hosted the J/70 Lake Ontario Championship as well as one-design classes for J/22s and PHRF handicap racing boats.  An overall perpetual prize was awarded to the USA that topped rival Canada based on the high-point scoring system!  Note, that included street hockey madness!!Winner of the J/70 Lake Ontario Championship after eleven races scored was John Newell’s JUNIOR with 24 pts total, counting mostly top three finishes.  Taking second with mostly top five finishes was Tod Sackett’s FM, they were...
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Babes Who Hustle Interview- Stephanie Roble
(Miami, FL)-  “Babes Who Hustle” is an online community for working women to connect and empower one another across all industries, professions, backgrounds and locations. Their aim is to inspire, celebrate and share an inside look into the day-to-day musings of babes who hustle around the world.In this profile, they pointed their aim toward Stephanie Roble, top ranked US women’s match racer, professional sailor, and aspiring Olympic athlete.  Steph grew up in East Troy, WI and learned how to sail in Optimists at her local club on Lake Beulah- the Lake Beulah Sailing...
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