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Providing sailing news for sailors [Video]

(June 13, 2024) – Alinghi Red Bull Racing was the first team to deliver their AC75 for the 37th America’s Cup to the Barcelona venue, and the Swiss are now the first among the six entrants to break their mast. The failure occurred this afternoon while executing a bear away in 20-knot winds.

“Incidents like this are part of the sport,” said Silvio Arrivabene, team co-general manager. “The team is prepared for this kind of situation and ready with all the necessary spare parts, so the focus is now on getting BoatOne back on the water as soon as possible.”

During the bear away, the forestay went slack just before the mast buckled in two pieces at a third of its height, with the rig collapsing on the deck and into the water. The hull seemed to have not suffered any major damage beside scratched surfaces on the bow.

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Family mourns loss amid South Fork Fire in Ruidoso [Video]

SEVEN NEWS. ITS ITS HEARTBREAK. ACHING TO KNOW THAT HE DIDNT MAKE IT. TO KNOW THAT HE WAS TRYING TO RUN FOR HIS LIFE. TRYING TO GET AWAY FROM THE FIRE. ITS HARD TO HEAR THAT. POLICE CONFIRMING ANOTHER DEATH FOLLOWING THE SOUTH FORK FIRES. AFTER THE GOVERNORS OFFICE CONFIRMED THE FIRST FATALITY YESTERDAY. FAITH EGBUONU SPOKE WITH THE VICTIMS FAMILY. LOVING, CARING. WITH THE HEART OF GOLD. JUST A FEW WORDS TO DESCRIBE PATRICK PEARSON. MY DAD WAS A SIMPLE MAN, YOU KNOW, HE DIDNT NEED MUCH TO. TO MAKE HIM HAPPY. HIS FAMILY AND LOVED ONES GRAPPLING WITH THE LOSS OF THEIR BELOVED FATHER, FRIEND AND SON. ITS STILL UNBELIEVABLE THAT THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED. ALL I KNOW IS THAT MY DAD IS GONE NOW. THE SOUTH FORK FIRE TO BLAME THE GOVERNORS OFFICE CONFIRMING A DEATH ON TUESDAY. ONCE WE FOUND OUT WHERE THE FIRE WAS AND WHAT DIRECTION IT LOOKED LIKE, IT WAS GOING, MY SISTERS, MY MOM AND I, WE STARTED CONTACTING SHELTERS IN ROSWELL, ATTEMPTED TO CONTACT THEM. AND IN CAPITAN AND NOBODY WAS ABLE TO CONFIRM WHETHER OR NOT HE WAS THERE. PEARSON, SON ZACH TELLING US HIS FATHER WAS LIVING AT THE SWISS CHALET INN. HE WAS TRYING TO TO GET AWAY FROM THE FIRE AS FAST AS HE COULD, YOU KNOW, BUT WITH A WITH A BROKEN LEG AND A BRACE, USING A WALKER, TRYING TO CARRY WHAT YOU COULD, YOU KNOW, ITS. ITS HEARTBREAKING WHEN THINGS TOOK A TURN FOR THE WORST. ITS HEARTBREAKING TO KNOW THAT HE DIDNT MAKE IT TO KNOW THAT HE WAS TRYING TO RUN FOR HIS LIFE, TRYING TO GET AWAY FROM THE FIRE. THE ROCK THEY ONCE LEANED ON GONE. BUT HIS SOUL LIVES ON THROUGH HIS MUSIC. A MUSICIAN FOR MORE THAN 35 YEARS. A BEAUTIFUL VOICE TO REMEMBER. HES. HES GOT ONE OF THE BEST VOICES NEW MEXICO HAS EVER HEARD. BROADWAY BOULEVARD FAITH EGBUONU KOAT ACTION SEVEN NEWS. TALENTED, TOO. WELL, THE FAMILY TELLS US HE WAS A CALIFORNIA NATIVE BUT RAISED IN THE HEART OF NEW MEXICO AND TO SUPPORT THE EVACUEES DONATIONS AT THE TOP OF MIND. FOR MANY PEOPLE RIGHT NOW, INCLUDING STAFF AT HOME LIFE FURNITURE IN ALBUQUERQUE, THEY NOW SERVE AS A DROP OFF DONATION SITE TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY THE FIRES. IT ALL STARTED YESTERDAY. THEYVE C

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Swiss Chalet Inn, homes destroyed in South Fork Fire [Video]

THE SOUTH FORK FIRE TAKING OVER WITH NO RELIEF IN SIGHT. THE VILLAGE RUIDOSO IN A STATE OF DESPAIR WHERE THOUSANDS OF STRUCTURES LOST IN PLUMES OF SMOKE IN THE AIR. THE VILLAGE SURROUNDED BY FIRE AS CREWS ON THE FRONT LINES BATTLE WHATS LEFT. HOMES LOCATED IN THE HEART OF RUIDOSO, NOW BURNED TO THE GROUND. ASHES AND DUST. ABOUT 8000 RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO EVACUATE. AS YOU CAN SEE RIGHT NOW, A PLACE MANY CALLED HO