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About: Kimball Livingston

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Kimball Livingston is a former senior editor, and now editor-at-large, for SAIL. His work also has appeared in Sailing World, Cruising World, Soundings, and more. Over three years, Kimball sailed the Centennial Transpacific, Centennial Newport-Bermuda, and 100th Chicago-Mac. His blog posts appear courtesy of his website www.KimballLivingston.com.
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Recent Posts by Kimball Livingston

The Torture Rack of Glory
Posted on August 26, 2010.
It’s not just a full circle, it’s a rich full circle to see John Bertrand on San Francisco Bay, returning as a coach to the waters where, as a youth, ...
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Bridge to Bridge Mayhem
Posted on August 26, 2010.
All Photos by Kimball Livingston Today we undertake a study of the habits of man. In particular, we ask why two of the most popular sailing events in Northern California are ...
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Above it All
Posted on August 25, 2010.
The 18-foot skiff class is doing nicely in 2010, and they have sent their largest delegation ever to race an International Regatta on San Francisco Bay. Considering that most ...
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Kumbaya Frisco Jumbo
Posted on August 24, 2010.
Semi-gratuitous image of an 18-foot skiff cranking down San Francisco Bay in the International Regatta, continuing through Thursday. Ahem, the America’s Cup boats will be faster. Photos by Kimball ...
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Defending America’s Cup in America
Posted on August 22, 2010.
Could an unstadium in Los Angeles consign the America’s Cup match to Italy? Could a Chevron refinery in Richmond, California consign the America’s Cup match to Spain? Is it possible for everybody ...
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Finn Junior Worlds and, Yeehaw
Posted on August 20, 2010.
Now I know how they say “yeehaw” in Brazil. It’s YEEEHAAW! Here is Brazil’s reigning Finn Junior World Champion, Jorge Zarif, port-tacking the fleet in Thursday’s practice race for ...
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Warrior’s Wish Makes Port
Posted on August 18, 2010.
The phone rang at 0511 and what followed was a truncated conversation with a strong-sounding Ronnie Simpson who was “inside the Gate” and—he’s now ashore—safe, after his borrowed 30-footer dropped ...
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Guardian Angels Apply Here
Posted on August 17, 2010.
Ronnie Simpson and Ed McCoy have crossed the 200 mile mark in their tip-toe journey home to San Francisco Bay after losing the keel from the 30-foot sloop, Warrior’s Wish. ...
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Suddenly Lighter
Posted on August 13, 2010.
You met Ronnie Simpson in this space as a young, former Marine, medically retired following a shoot-up outside Fallujah, prepping for the Singlehanded Transpac. He had a good race—finished second—but ...
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A Lifestyle, Not a Boat
Posted on August 11, 2010.
Soren Pehrsson had to restart around the end after nosing over the line early in Race Four of the 2010 IKC, but the past champion climbed from the tank to ...
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