VIDEO: Can’t Stop:
Extreme2 winning the C&C 30 One Design class at the 162nd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta on June 11-12, 2016. Soundtrack video below.
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Guanabara Bay: An Environmental and Economic Conflict:
Guanabara Bay, where the Olympic sailing competition will be held this coming August, is a place of striking views — and filthy water that hides some nasty secrets.
Many sailors have complained about the pollution and debris in the water where they will be racing. For Brazilians whose jobs depend on the bay, it’s a long-term problem that’s only getting worse.
Alexandre Anderson, who heads the region’s largest fishermen’s association, took me out onto the water to show me the extent of Rio de Janeiro’s water crisis.
“There is the bay for the rich, for visitors to see, but there is also the bay of the fishermen, who are suffering. T…
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