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industry news)(Roy E. Disney’s break from sailboat racing )(Brief article)

Short retirement.(Seamark: industry news)(Roy E. Disney’s break from sailboat racing )(Brief article) Roberts, Rich Roy E. Disney announced his retirement from sailboat racing at the awards dinner for the 2005 Transpacific Yacht Race a year ago, and now he has another bit of news: his comeback starts with the next Transpac in 2007. With selection […]

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Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI dismasted at Rolex Cup World Championship

Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI dismasted at Rolex Cup World Championship Rob Mundle [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Australian supermaxi Wild Oats XI was dismasted in dramatic fashion during Race Three of the Rolex Cup Maxi Yacht World Championship off Porto Cervo in early September. Incredibly, only one crewmember, Sydneysider Peter Shipway, was slightly injured when the 42m […]