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Krystal finishes 2nd at Clearwater Mid-Winters East 2011

Krystal finished 2nd to Paige Railey (USA) and third was Juan (PUR). We had a great event, with 8 races in four days. It was a tricky event with over 100 radial competitors. The race committee and organisers did a fantastic job of organising over 200 competitors, full rigs + 4.7 sailors. We had a range of light variable winds off the land and from the seabreeze direction. We had an exciting last race with the race committee just sending us off in time before the last possible start time of 2pm. It was sudden death with the black flag being hoisted straight away. I had accumulated a very small buffer from the tight lineup of competitors behind me. It was important for me to just keep...

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Fitness Training and Sailing in Fort Lauderdale

Krystal has been training with Mark, Marit and Lisa over the past two weeks in Fort Lauderdale. It has been a great couple of weeks, training hard on the water and having some fun in the gym. Yesterday Marit and I headed off for a boxing lesson with Kevin and Jesus @ H.I.T Fitness Warehouse. It was great to learn how to box, kick, work hard and have a great time doing it ( Thanks Boys!) Tomorrow we start racing at Fort Lauderdale for the Womens North Americans. Follow Results http://www.lyc.org/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&pageid=320445&ssid=212878&vnf=1 Also check out the new photos posted...

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Training Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Over the past week Krystal has been training down in Miami with current world number one Marit from the Netherlands and coach Mark Little John. After Miami OCR regatta I took a few days out to travel and take some R and R before getting back into it for Fort Lauderdale and Clear water regattas. It was just a short trip to New York, catching up with old sailing friends and being a true tourist. I made sure I ticked all the boxes. Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, Ground Zero, Grand Central Station and Central Park. Back in Miami I trainined with Marit, Lisa Ross (CAN) and Anna Tunnicliff (USA). We had a mixture of conditions light and heavy winds. In the afternoon we were...

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Day Two Miami OCR

Yesterday was from the SE 105* around 15-18knots. It was a great day for full on hiking, as speed was everything in these conditions. I finished with a 5th and 7th placing. In the second race I was sitting in fourth before sliding back on the last run. Right now the full rigs are onshore so we will have to see what time the Radials get out there to race. Today is Australia Day and the Team is celebrating with a team dinner tonight at the Chart house. Good Times!...

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Day One Miami OCR

Today we had 8-12knots from the NE. There is a great depth of girls over in Miami which is great leading into the European summer. I ended with a 15th and 10th overall, currently sitting in 11th overall. Looking forward to more racing tomorrow. Links http://rmocr.ussailing.org/Rolex_Miami_OCR.htm http://rmocr.ussailing.org/live_4823.htm ...

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Miami OCR Regatta 2011

Krystal is over in Miami, USA for the Rolex Miami OCR Regatta. This is the second regatta of the ISAF World Cup Series for 2011. Hi All, Five days ago I arrived into Miami for the Rolex OCR Regatta. I have been training from the US Sailing centre with the American Laser Radial Team of Paige Railey and Sarah Lihan along with US coach Luther. We have one more day of training and then racing begins on the 23rd-29th January. Keep up to date via http://rmocr.ussailing.org/ or   http://australiansailingteam.com.au/ I have been across to South Beach to soak in the sites of downtown Miami, along with a quick swim. Post regatta I will be heading up to New York to visit one of the worlds most prestigious clubs the New York...

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