New Energy for Newport to Ensenada Race:
From the spike in Mexico’s crime to the crash deaths of four participants in 2012 to a simple lack of wind in 2015, it’s been a struggle for the 69-year-old event to maintain momentum. Once touted as t…
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Sailing Stereotype Embraces Superficial Understanding:
by Eva Hill, Spinsheet
In the perception of some segments of the population, sailors are attired in blue blazers and white pants (à la Judge Smails in Caddyshack) aboard their yachts, calling out across the water to their brethren in the hopes that they’ll have some high-end mustard to share. Just a bunch of brie-eatin’, chardonnay-sippin’ yuppies.
This opinion has been bolstered in the public’s imagination in recent months in the kerfuffle at Pitzer College in California, where the st…
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