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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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Grand Bahama Bank to Bimini

Grand Bahama Bank to Bimini, 80+ miles passage from The Berry Islands, Chubb Cay. We figured it may take us as long as 12+ hours for this passage. We left Chubb before day break...

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Chubb Cay in the Berry Islands

Chubb Cay, Berry Islands, Private Resort. Complete with marina, airstrip, restaurant, Infiniti pool and beautiful beach. This place is a riot after spending months in remote islands with no amenities for the most part. The...

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Nassau to the Berry Islands, Bahamas

After provisioning in Nassau we set a course for the Berry Islands, a 36 mile passage across the North East Providence Channel. A large body of water between New Providence and Berry Islands. It’s...

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Bitter Guana Cay, Exumas, Bahamas

  Bitter Guana Cay in the Exumas, Near Staniel Cay and Black Point Settlement. http://www.bahamascruisersguide.com/page75/page2/page2.html Bitter Guana Cay a must stop at least for the afternoon to explore this amazing island. Home to a few...

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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...

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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...