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4th Annual Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta is On! August 21 – 23 in Marblehead, MA

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By Ron Weiss, Chairman, Storm Trysail Club Communications and Sponsorship Committee The 4th Annual Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta (named after famed Marblehead, MA hero, America’s Cup winner, National Sailing Hall of Fame Inductee, and STC member) Ted Hood, is scheduled for August 21 – 23. While we are hopeful, as befitting an organization very much focused on safety, we will also be cautious, vigilant, and closely following the Massachusetts COVID-19 guidelines. The NOR and race information can be…

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The 74th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race & The Fickle Finger of Fate

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By Ron Weiss For the 65 boats that started the 74th Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race, the wind gods proved to be capricious. Competitors found themselves to be racing in big breeze one minute, and no breeze the next. Many were sailing in a northerly only to find that they were – without warning – “auto-tacked” by a southerly of similar strength and now headed in the exact same direction but on the opposite board. Ideal…

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Boston U Wins the Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

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Over 360 college students from the United States, as well as international teams from Canada and France, participated in the 2017 Storm Trysail Foundation’s Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR), hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, NY October 7 & 8, 2017.

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