Brad Funk: On A Mission:
Bobbing on Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay in a blue and white fishing boat, American sailor Brad Funk uses a plastic bin to scoop rubbish from the waters where Olympic sailing races will take place next month.
Funk missed out on his dream of competing in Rio 2016 in the two-man …
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Fleet Grows at Marblehead NOOD:
Marblehead, MA (July 29, 2016) – Lights winds and a slow start didn’t stymie the action today at the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta at Marblehead Race Week. When the wind finally filled from the northeast, it was full steam ahead for all 120 crews in eight of 10 classes that will compete this weekend.
Local team Shred edged out the competition in the popular J/70 fleet — a highly competitive class that travels to every Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta — including a boat of five local teens who were selected as the first-ever Helly Hansen Junior Crew at Marblehead Race Week.
On the Helly Hansen Junior Crew, which is twelfth overall of 28…
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