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Category: Yacht Races

Yacht races that we have entered, long distances and around the buoys.

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Sailing Rode’s Pod cast interview with the Radonic’s about Black Diamond their Ocean Performance Cruiser.

Follow this link to listen to the Sailing Rode’s interview with Ed & Roxane Radonic about their experiences ocean cruising and racing Black Diamond. The interview with Ed & Roxane starts at about 16:30...

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2013 Lake Ontario 300 Yacht Race (LO300)

Black Diamond’s 6th entry in the Lake Ontario 300… Last year was our best performance, with a 3rd in division, and 12th overall in PHRF. We were hoping to outdo that performance this year,...

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Lake Ontario 300 2012 – LO300 Yacht Race.

Black Diamond’s 5th Lake Ontario 300, This year, finished 3rd in PHRF 2 Main Duck Fully Crewed Flying Sails and 12th overall PHRF Main Duck Boats. We are very pleased with our results this...

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Black Diamond’s Susan Hood Trophy Race 2012

We had a really fun and good race…Our best performance long distance yet. If you were following my blog, twitter or facebook, you would know by now we ripped our heavier spinnaker, nothing we...

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Diamond Girls First Race of the Season

Diamond Girls, is an all female racing crew comprised, of women of the Port Credit Yacht Club. Some own boats with their husbands, some don’t, some have sailed, some have never sailed. But they...

* VIDEO * Volvo Ocean Race – In Port Races – 2012 0

* VIDEO * Volvo Ocean Race – In Port Races – 2012

  Volvo Ocean Racing… In Port Races for 2012 Full One and Half hours each, amazing, around the buoys in 70 foot Volvos.. In Alacante, Spain watch?v=Er98ogArEiw In Cape Town, South Africa watch?v=lbsDzrXnCAA In...

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The Diamond Girls unveil their new Crew Shirts

The Diamond Girls finally have some very professional crew shirts! Donated by RadonicRodgers Strategy+Marketing& Paul & Sandra Benninger from Fortune’s Favour, and also Crew on Black Diamond. The Diamond Girls are racing Black Diamond...

* VIDEO * Line Squall Hits our Wednesday Night Around the Bouys Race 0

* VIDEO * Line Squall Hits our Wednesday Night Around the Bouys Race

It was a beautiful summer July Wednesday night at the Port Credit Yacht Club in Mississauga near Toronto, on Lake Ontario.  About 25 or so boats came out to what was going to be...

* VIDEO * PCYC Director’s Race 2011 0

* VIDEO * PCYC Director’s Race 2011

The Annual Port Credit Yacht Club, PCYC Director’s Race takes place usually in October. This year we had perfect conditions, a beautiful sailing day. Director’s of the club race against the members, I might...

* VIDEO * Susan Hood Yacht Race 2011 0

* VIDEO * Susan Hood Yacht Race 2011

June 3rd, 2011 This is the “Coolest Race on the Lake” and we mean both Cold and Hip type of Cool ! The water is still blistering cold after a long Canadian Winter. Hyperthermia could...

* VIDEO * Trailer Preview 2011 LO300… 0

* VIDEO * Trailer Preview 2011 LO300…

Racing in the LO300 from Roxane R. on Vimeo.

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LO 300 Rounded Gibraltor Mark!

We Rounded Gibraltor at about 1pm, slowly catching first 8 starters, passing boats one by one. Beating up wind in light air, battling for last two hours with After Burn. Enjoyed fresh Pull Pork...

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Black Diamond – LO300 Menu

Saturday Lunch – Pulled-Pork Sandwiches Dinner – BBQ Chevapi with Potato Salad and Tomato Onion Salad with Feta Sunday Breakfast – Bacon or Sausage and Egg on an English Muffin Lunch – Tuna and/or...

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Lake Ontario 300 – 2011 our 4th go at it…

Black Diamond a Jeanneau 39i Performance Cruiser will be making its 4th go around on the Lake Ontario 300 in 2011. The first two attempts were successfully completed, our personal record time of 2...

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2009 Sailing Awards at PCYC

Black Diamond and crew won a record number of race flags this year. In total we won 6 race flags, 2 crusing flags in addition to this, 2 trophies at PCYC and 1 in...

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Transformation from Cruiser to Racer.

Both cruising and yacht racing are important to my family, this is why we set out to acquire a versatile boat. We wanted a boat that had an open and large cockpit for entertaining,...

Last leg of enjoyment, LO300 1

Last leg of enjoyment, LO300

During the last leg, there was very little if any wind. The boat was creeping along, and without a spinnaker it made it extra slow. So we enjoyed some refreshments, home made stuffed peppers...

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Finish of the Lake Ontario 300

We finished the LO300 Monday night at 11:57PM North American EST time. Just 3 min. before Tuesday, so we can claim we came in on Monday. ; ) Thats 2 days 12 hours 57...

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Lake Ontario 300 Photos 2009

The first photos uploaded from Black Diamond live during the race….Will French went up the mast to release a stuck tickler and to look for wind. America’s Cup style!      

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Day 3, Lake Ontario 300

We went out into the lake last night, might have been a bad move. The inshore guys made time on us. Scotch Rocks passed us. But our forecast called for more wind offshore, plus...

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After Noon Day 2, Lake Ontario 300

We are holding are own in our fleet. We are happy with the results. Much better than last year. We did not expect to come near the top 5 of this division. Last year...

Day 2, Sunday, Lake Ontario 300 Update 2

Day 2, Sunday, Lake Ontario 300 Update

We we did a good job going out to the middle of the lake, had good wind all night, and did not get wet at all. The boats that stayed in had similar wind,...

Saturday 3 Hours into the Lake Ontario 300 Race 2

Saturday 3 Hours into the Lake Ontario 300 Race

We found our way, and are catching the fleet. My guess is we are about mid fleet. but still behind our division. We are cruising at 8 to 9 knots, and hit a top...

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Lake Ontario 300 Start

We hare off, close to 170 boats. We were in the 9th start, at 11:05am. We were over the line 5 mins. early, mis-read the start, and gybed back around. Had a little trouble...