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Berntsson Sweeps Bruni, 2-0, For Sweden’s First Con Cup

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

They hugged and slapped high fives, sprayed champagne all over the boat and smiled like the Northern Lights.
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Ericsson Racing Team International Crew on Leg 5

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Ericsson Racing Team skipper Torben Grael of Brazil led Ericsson 4 across the Leg 5 finish line here at 2257 GMT (1957 local) to complete a team sweep of the leg and solidify its overall lead in the Volvo Ocean Race.

The arrival of Ericsson 4, with three Brazilians aboard – Grael, Horácio Carabelli and João “Joca” Signorini – marked a homecoming of sorts. The three have been away from Brazil for more than a year, and were welcomed by hundreds of fans, team personnel and the outstretched arms of the illuminated Statue of Christ on Corcovado Mountain.
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Congressional Cup – Day 3

Friday, March 27th, 2009

A recent series of small earthquakes in the California desert not far away was felt on the water here Thursday.
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Charleston Race Week – Record Setting Pace

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Continuing to buck international trend, Charleston Race Week organizers are proud to announce an entry list of nearly 175 race boats with the start of the marquis regatta still almost a month away.
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Red Cross CPR Training at Muskegon Yacht Club

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

The Muskegon Yacht Club Race Committee is hosting a Red Cross CPR and AED [Automatic External Defibulator] training and certification class on Saturday April 11, 2009 from 10.00 am til 2.30 pm at MYC.

This class is open to all members of Muskegon Yacht Club and others who would like to participate. The cost will be $40.00 per person and include lunch. We can not stress how important this training is as we have all seen the positive results from it.

Space is limited so please RSVP to Peter Blacklock PJB4794@yahoo.com or to Sue Peters at (231) 755-1414

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No Bonus Prize, But There May be a Wonder Boat

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Don’t look now but there’s a wonder boat dominating the Long Beach Yacht Club’s 45th Congressional Cup.
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Flying Starts for Hutchinson (6-0) and Ainslie (5-1)

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Two illustrious sailors—Terry Hutchinson and Ben Ainslie—are the first to say the Long Beach Yacht Club’s 45th Congressional Cup is a lot closer than it looks on the scoreboard that shows them with 6-0 and 5-1 records after the first day of racing Tuesday.
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Ericsson Racing Team Ghosting Towards Finish Rio

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Ericsson Racing Team currently holds the top two spots on Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleet approaches at a snail’s pace the finish in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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45th Race for the Crimson Blazer Starts Tuesday

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

What do the Masters golf tournament and the Congressional Cup match racing regatta have in common?
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Ericsson Racing Team Hones In On Finish of Leg 5

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Ericsson Racing Team holds first and second on the water as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet hones in on the Leg 5 finish in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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