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Paris 2024: All in for new offshore event

While the event program for the Paris 2024 Olympics is not yet confirmed, teams are already preparing for what they anticipate to be the new Mixed Two Person Keelboat Offshore competition. From a report by North Sails, we share an excerpt about one of the efforts from the United States: By …

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Study finds more plastic waste in Atlantic Ocean

Ten times more plastic pollution has been dumped in the Atlantic Ocean than previously believed, according to a study published on August 18. The paper is the first of its kind to measure “invisible” microplastics floating beneath the surface across the entire Atlantic, the researchers say, and had led them to …

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Annapolis boat shows cancelled

In a discouraging development for the boating industry, the City of Annapolis announced yesterday that it was cancelling the US Powerboat and Sailboat shows scheduled for October, due to Covid-19 health concerns. Read full article in link below. By Arlene SloanAugust 21, 2020 Source: https://www.ibinews.com/events/annapolis-boat-shows-cancelled

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IBIZA GOLD CUP 2020, September 14th – 17th

Sailing for a purpose!  The postponed May edition of the Ibiza Gold Cup will be held this year from September 14th to 17th. Looking forward (trying to leave the hardships of Corona behind us), what better event to meet old friends, sailing the turquoise waters of the Balearics, sunset drinks …

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Tokyo 2020: Unlocking the secrets of Sagami Bay

Chelsea Carlso. Success at the Olympics is the convergence of all the variables. While ability and speed are the foundation, going fast in the wrong direction doesn’t do much good, so understanding the winds and current in Sagami Bay is a massive piece of the puzzle.However, that’s easier said than …

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