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Stories with subject: Sailing
  • 84-year-old Spanish yachtsman rescued from sea after 4 hours 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 1:03 pm

    MADRID - An 84-year-old yacht owner who was knocked into the storm-tossed Mediterranean Sea by a swinging boom and survived more than four hours in the water is still keen to compete in a race, event organizers said Sunday.

  • Lawsuit: Bosses let rules-breaking sailor compete in Cup 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 11:59 pm

    SAN DIEGO - Top officials with Oracle Team USA knew grinder Matt Mitchell didn't illegally alter a catamaran used in warmup regattas and yet let a rules-breaking sailor compete in the 2013 America's Cup, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco.

  • Most of field finishes Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 8:07 pm

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - By Monday evening, most of the about 300 starters finished the annual sailboat race from Chicago's Navy Pier to northern Michigan's Mackinac Island.

  • Read says Comanche sets 24-hour distance record 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 11:17 pm

    Skipper Ken Read says the 100-foot super-maxi Comanche has set a 24-hour distance record for a monohull while competing in the Transatlantic Race 2015.