Atlantic Cup: In-shore racing preview:
Portland, ME (June 9, 2016) – Teams competing in the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing will take part in the third and final leg, an inshore racing series, consisting of five races in Casco Bay, Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at 12 p.m. ET. The Atlantic Cup champions will be crowned Saturday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Maine Wharf by Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling. Full Report.
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London 1948: Elvstom’s debut:
The London 1948 Olympic Games was the start of a remarkable run of dominance from one man, one that would last unbroken for an incredible four Olympic Games and remain unequalled in sailing until Sir Ben Ainslie (GBR) in 2012.
The Great Dane, Paul Elvstrøm, is the hero of heroes; the man the greats of our sport idolize. He is the ultimate Olympian, a master on the racecourse and always a gentleman. His innate sense of sportsmanship and fairplay holds a fame that transcends sailing. His famous line, “You haven’t won the race if in winning the race you have lost the respect of your competitors” is quoted across sports, nations and cultures.
But for those in Torquay, Gre…
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