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Lori Lombardo was injured just after the EYC 2nd Half Opener. © 2008 Peter Lyons Bay racer Lori Lombardo has plenty of time these days to replay the recent boating accident which has laid her up with a broken leg.
Head on over to Catalina for the weekend and stop by the Ha-Ha Preview & Reunion while you’re there.
Bill Turpin’s Akela looking fast at the Aldo Alession Perpetual Trophy Regatta and West Coast IRC Championships.
Officer Mark Hedeen of the San Rafael Police Department emailed asking for help in locating the owner of a small inflatable dinghy that washed up on Red Rock several weeks ago.
Judy and Bill Webster of the J/37 Sidekick bookend Judy-Rae Karlsen, the Rattle & Hum crewmember they and their crew pulled from the Pacific after a half hour swim.
Overall winner Joby Easton cooling off poolside with daughter Piper. latitude/Rob
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC After nearly a week of poolside lounging, cold-beverages, and parties, the 2008 Pacific Cup wraps up tonight with the trophy presentation at Kaneohe YC.
We’ve begun to notice that when things aren’t going well for BMW Oracle Racing, their press releases get pretty short.
Wendy and Steve Bott wave goodbye, not long before setting sail from Zihua aboard ‘Elusive’ last spring.
For tall ship aficionados, mock sea battles between ‘Lynx’ (foreground) and ‘Californian’ are a high point of any festival.
When sailors of old had to be buried at sea, their bodies were sewn into sail cloth, weighted, and lowered into the sea.
The July 2 edition of ‘Lectronic Latitude reported that the EPA was developing a ‘discharge permit’ for the 17 million recreational boats in the U.S.
Ruben Gabriel is successfully pushing his Benicia-based Pearson Electra Sparky – which has the highest PHRF in the fleet at 270 – to keep up with the competition.
With Bismarck Dinius slated to go on trial next week on vehicular manslaughter charges in the Lake County boating death of Lynn Thornton, the Lake County Record-Bee has published the stunning results of a poll about who their readers thought was actually responsible.
Michael Maloney’s Express 37 Bullet has wrestled the Division C lead from Dean Treadway’s Farr 36 Sweet Okole.
Mark Deppe on Alchera crossed the halfway point in the Singlehanded TransPac yesterday.
"I enjoyed reading the July issue letters about the top speeds hit by various cruising catamarans," writes John Johnson of Las Vegas, "but I’m a monohull guy and am wondering about the top speeds hit by sailors with cruising monohulls.
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