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Word: regatta

Definition: boat or yacht race

Sentences Containing 'regatta'

"Alfa Romeo I" is a fixed keel "supermaxi" yacht, launched 2002, which placed first in the 2002 Sydney-Hobart race and the prestigious 2003 Giraglia Rolex cup regatta.
At the 2000 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, Micah placed second in the Junior (under 19) men's double scull event against future U.S. team teammates Sam Stitt and Giuseppe Lanzone.
Balmain Sailing Club is located in nearby Birchgrove and is home to the annual Balmain Regatta.
Both the men's and the women's teams have been active participants in the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, UK.
Brentwood has hosted its own regatta annually since the early 1970s, inviting high schools and junior clubs across Canada and the United States to participate in a 1,500 metre sprint.
But the Appellate Division ruled that the phrase "having for its annual regatta," as used in the Deed of Gift, is ambiguous.
But the highlight of his university rowing career came in 2001 when Uvic beat the University of Washington at the Opening Day Regatta.
By 1876 he had improved enough to beat Brayley twice; once at a harbour regatta, the second in June on the Kennebecasis River.
CNEV had no boats, no clubhouse, only four members (vice presidents of the Spanish Sailing Federation), and had never run a regatta of any type.
Crawshay is a three-time Australian national sculling champion, winning gold in Victorian colours in the President's Cup race at the Interstate Regatta at the Australian Rowing Championships on three occasions, in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
Cursiter was influenced by the Celtic revival, post-impressionism and Futurism, as can be seen in his "Rain on Princess Street" (1913) and "Regatta" (1913).
During the Olympic regatta of 1964 a controversy emerged between the team members (Van Duyl Jongkind) of the Dutch Dragon.
Fortnum Mason is famed for its loose-leaf tea and its world-renowned luxury picnic hampers, which the store first distributed to Victorian High Society for events such as the Henley Regatta and Ascot Races.
He also announced that “Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy”, host of this year’s Olympic sailing regatta, will be the host of the 2016 Vintage Yachting Games.
He stroked the Clare coxless four that won the Cambridge University event twice, and in 1949 won the Visitors' Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.
He was a member of the Thames eight which won the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta in 1927.
He was a Steward of Henley Royal Regatta, and he coached many rowing crews from Cambridge University, Clare Boat Club, and Cambridge town clubs.
His first big race was in August 1873 at the Coronation Regatta where he raced, and lost, to Alex Brayley for the Championship of New Brunswick.
In 1903 he competed in a regatta in Laleham and won the single sculls and coxless pairs events.
In 2006, accusations were made by a female against Brett Seymour over an alleged incident at Brisbane's Regatta Hotel.
In June 1880 the Hop Bitters company sponsored a regatta at Rhode Island.
In March 1965, Merle Thornton friend Rosalie Bogner secured themselves to the foot rail of Brisbane's Regatta Hotel with a dog chain to protest laws excluding them from drinking with men at public bars.
In March of that year, he organised the Colony’s first rowing regatta.
In the 1881 season, during September, the city of Toronto hosted a large international regatta which attracted most of the top scullers of the day, not only from Canada but also the States and England.
In the finish, the Norwegians showed such energy, and rowed in such fine style, that their effort will be remembered as one of the most noteworthy episodes of the regatta.
In the Thames Regatta of 1856, Clasper and Chambers formed a crew with two Thames watermen and won the fours race.
Information from UMW Rowing website and regatta results pages.
Launched in July 2002, she won the 2003 Giraglia Rolex Cup regatta, considered Europe's most prestigious regatta.
On July 5, 2007 SNG and CNEV released the protocols for the next Cup regatta.
On the crew club at Purdue, he was on the JV rowing team that won a bronze medal at the Dad Vail Regatta in 1986.
Pending the final outcome of the litigation, SNG had set a deadline of December 15, 2008 for entries in the 33rd America's Cup regatta.
She also won the prestigious Stotesbury cup regatta and the Scholastic Rowing Association single sculls in both 1999 and 2000, and the USRowing Youth invitational in 2000, placing her as the top US junior female rower at the time she left high school.
She coxed the varsity eight to victory at the Royal Henley Regatta in 2000, taking home the first-ever Henley Prize, while also coxing them to a silver medal in the NCAA championships as part of a second place finish in the team standings that year.
Ten syndicates took part in the regatta which used boats provided by Team New Zealand and BMW Oracle Racing.
The 1987 Pan American Games used the park for regatta and archery.
The 6'3" twin is a two-time national team member who won the pair at the first 2008 National Selection Regatta and now lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The boat club can also boast recent successes; qualifying for Henley Royal Regatta in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and having the fastest college men's VIII at Tyne Head in 2013.
The Brentwood regatta is a large high school rowing regatta, attracting over 1,500 athletes and coaches in 2009.
The club organises a club regatta at the beginning of September, and also hosts the skiffing mixed doubles marathon in May.
The Corsair Class Association of Australia has since 1970 held an annual National Championship regatta over the Christmas-New Year period.
The crew took part in the Durham Regatta of 1856 and won the main prize, the Patron’s Plate.
The lower court had ruled in favor of GGYC because CNEV had not held an annual regatta when it filed its challenge for the Cup.
The regatta is held every year in April for three days.
The regatta was held on the Thames in September 1878 and in the final Elliott won on a foul against Boyd.
The regatta was held on the Tyne in March 1877 and the cup was won by Robert W. Boyd when he beat W. Nicholson of Stockton.
The suit alleged that CNEV did not meet the terms of the Deed of Gift as a legitimate yacht club that would qualify to be the challenger of record, in particular because it had never held an annual regatta, which, according to GGYC, was a requirement under the Deed of Gift. At the same time, GGYC issued a challenge for the Cup.
Therefore CNEV could satisfy the requirement by "intendto hold an annual regatta and do[ing so prior to the date of its proposed match."
They won medals at each World Cup Regatta through the season.
This championship has been run since the 1981 regatta.
To bring order out of chaos the proprietors of the “Daily Chronicle” offered a silver cup as an emblem for the English Championship and stated that it was first to be rowed for in an open regatta.
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