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Point Loma/Ocean Beach News Briefs: Junior sailors accomplish longest distance yet; Remodeled OB kitchen wins award, Phil's BBQ sets fundraising record and more San Diego news

Point Loma/Ocean Beach News Briefs: Junior sailors accomplish longest distance yet; Remodeled OB kitchen wins award, Phil's BBQ sets fundraising record and more San Diego news

Junior sailors accomplish longest distance yet at Dutch Shoe Marathon

On July 20, more than 150 sailors, both junior and senior from several Southern California clubs, celebrated the 49th annual Dutch Shoe Marathon (DSM) with a long, fun race from San Diego Yacht Club to Coronado Yacht Club in sabots.

The DSM started with an ideal 0.5 knot current and steady breeze around 8 knots from the south, creating an even course for late starting fleets. As the sabots sailed out of Shelter Island, the clouds broke and the wind shifted to the west, making for a fairly quick race. Sailors of all experience levels participated in the Marathon after a summer of preparation....

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