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Taylor Canfield Wins Prestigious Crimson Blazer

Taylor recognizes ‘his biggest supporter’ – dad Bill Canfield

CRIMSON FOR CANFIELD – USVI native Taylor Canfield bolstered his dominance in the world of match racing, by winning the season opener in April: the coveted Crimson Blazer – icon of the prestigious Congressional Cup [CC] which is hosted by …

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Hawaiians Win BVI Painkiller Cup

The Painkiller Cup gets under way at Trellis Bay, Beef Island. Photo by Todd VanSickle

This year’s Painkiller Thriller in the British Virgin Islands featured more prize money, high-profile sailors and the same amount of rum and sun. The 14-mile standup paddleboard race started at Trellis Bay, Beef Island and finished at White Bay, Jost …

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The Oracle Says Rally Around the Shearlegs

Never mind a crane, pass the block and tackle

The rallies are coming! Yes, it’s the time of year when fleets of boats from Europe and the US descend on the Caribbean. The ARC, the Caribbean 1500, the Salty Dawg and the new Christmas Caribbean Rally are all heading …

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Shannon Falcone and The New Age America’s Cup

Skimming on hydrofoils fixed to carbon fiber hulls, Oracle Team USA flies their 72-foot catamaran, powered by winds against the fixed, rigid wing sail, above the San Francisco Bay. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Crossing the Oakland Bay Bridge, one glance westward reveals a Bay littered with white and multi-colored sails. Day sailors, cruisers, kids single-handing and the towering, 131-foot sail wings of the America’s Cup boats. Vying for the 34th America’s Cup, first …

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America’s Cup Celebrates 162 Years

The 1995-built replica of the original America heads to the Louis Vuitton Challenger Cup Finals on San Francisco Bay. The city’s landmark Ferry Terminal Building is in the background.

Five members of the New York Yacht Club built the state-of-the-art schooner America and sailed it across the Atlantic Ocean to compete against British ships in conjunction with England’s Great Exposition of 1851. America won the 53-mile regatta around the …

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BVI Spring Regatta to expand further

BVI Spring Regatta to expand further The 2005 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival is set to expand this year with the addition of dinghy and windsurfing classes. Two years ago, one-design IC24 racing was added to the event and …

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Teenagers Learning the Ropes in St Maarten

Last month, All At Sea caught up with three local St Maarten teenagers (pictured) who have spent the summer getting a taste of America’s Cup action.  Gervais (17), Erick (19) and Sean (14), have been working in the yard and crewing for Great …

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