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Border Run Race Merged With Newport To Ensenada Race

The Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA), which was created in the year 1947 to organize the very first Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race (NEIYR), has now acquired the competing Border Run Race (BRR) which will now be added to the 71st edition of the international classic.

With this acquisition, the contest of 2018 will offer three courses for the beginning on April 27. All courses will continue to start off of Balboa Pier in Newport Beach, CA, and the finish line position will be in Dana Point (14nm) and San Diego (70nm) down the coast in California and Ensenada, Mexico (125nm) respectively. (more…)

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The Launch Of Rainbow Racing

The short handed sailor from New Zealand Cory McLennan made an announcement on 2nd July 2017 about the launch of Rainbow Racing. It is a 10 year project, which will master diversity in sailing globally. This project will see the shorthanded sailor taking part in high profile solo in addition to shorthanded yacht competitions across the globe in the next decade.

McLennan has been demonstrating that sailing is a sport that is accessible to all communities, be it lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual. The 23 year old made better records in 2014 as he was the youngest player to compete in the Solo Trans-Tasman race. Thereafter, he had plans to participate in similar races both locally and internationally. Also, he could ultimately take part in the Vendee Globe solo yacht race. (more…)

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