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Commentary on 2014 Blind Match Racing Worlds from Sheboygan

From Liz Baylis, ISAF Match Racing Committee Chairman: I had the pleasure last week of watching the IFDS Blind Match Racing World Championship in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (Scuttlebutt 4170). My first reaction upon meeting the sailors and watching them compete was “Wow!” These are all truly gifted athletes with a passion for their sport. In this […]

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Blind Sailing International (BSI) September 2014 Bulletin

SUMMER 2014 NEWSLETTER Greetings and welcome to all blind and visually-impaired sailors, sighted sailors, friends and supporters. It has taken us some time to pull together all our resources after losing our original BSI website. We are rebuilding it now at: www.blindsailinginternational.com This newsletter contains many items of interest (listed below) including updates on the […]

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Australians, Brits win World Blind Match Racing Championship

http://cdn.sailingscuttlebutt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/blinds2014-1024×682.jpg Six teams representing Australia, Italy, Great Britain, Canada, and the United States competed in the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Blind Match Racing Championship, held at the U.S. Sailing Center Sheboygan, Wisconsin on September 10-14. The regatta was raced in Sail Sheboygan’s evenly matched Sonar fleet with sounding systems that indicate which tack the boat […]

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