Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Sail for Gold – final

he final day of racing at Sail for Gold brought silver and bronze medals to US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan won silver in Women’s 470, while in Women’s Match Racing Anna Tunnicliffe with her ‘Team Maclaren’ of Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi won bronze. Continue reading

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Day 5 Sail for Gold

With continued high wind conditions over Weymouth and Portland, organizers of Sail for Gold cancelled all racing for the day. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Sail for Gold Morning Briefing, Day 5

Yesterday was the windiest day we have seen this week, with racing starting the morning in the 15-20 range, and building all morning. Continue reading

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Day 4 report Sail for Gold

Gale-force winds put an early end to day 4 of Sail for Gold, but before racing was halted the race committee completed an abbreviated schedule for most classes, except for Paralympic and Star in which all racing was cancelled for the day. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Sail for Gold Morning Briefing, Day 4

Ever seen the movie Groundhog Day? That’s what Weymouth feels like this last week… cloudy, cold, rainy, windy. That’s the forecast for the day. Welcome to England in June! The US Team had a decent, not great day yesterday. We … Continue reading

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Sail for Gold: Day 3 report

At the mid-week point of Sail for Gold, an ISAF World Cup event, the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider continued to accrue consistent results. Continue reading

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At the Helm: Sail for Gold Morning Briefing, Day 3

Good morning… it’s going to be windy here in Weymouth again today, 15-20 knots from the southwest, with a reasonable chance of rain. It’s cloudy and cold (surprise!) and the breeze is already up. Continue reading

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Day 2 report from Sail for Gold

An outstanding second day on the water saw US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes move up into the standings and claim three top-3 positions in Women’s 470, 49er and Finn. Continue reading

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Notable Press Clippings May 27-June 2

US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider received world-wide interest this past week, including a few mentions from foreign press! A few: USA Today interview with Debbie Capozzi, La Gazzetta Dello Sport (ITA), Yediot Achronot (ISR), Paige Railey’s Teen Vogue behind-the-scenes video and Boating Times Long Island. Continue reading

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