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To celebrate its golden jubilee, Costa Smeralda will host dozens of events, including the annual Loro Piana summer regatta and a party for the commemorative Bulgari jewelry created for this occasion.
Free shuttle buses will run between parking areas and the regatta site.
There is a new conflict of interest with Prada becoming the title sponsor for the entire regatta, replacing Louis Vuitton.
Gary Garner, then commodore of the Fairhope Yacht Club, which was hosting the regatta that year, said the cancellation was an error, the result of a garbled message.
That regatta helped spark a foiling craze in sailing that hit new heights in Bermuda, where the catamarans sometimes completed the entire race without touching hull to water.
Last June, all the wind sprints and tacking drills and jibe lessons, all the afternoon training sessions and the weekend regattas finally paid off: Fordham finished seventh at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s national championship.
More than a decade later, the same regatta was unfolding on the Eastchester Bay one day last month, with teams from Stanford, Michigan, Tufts and Princeton, among others, in the field.
In 2012, the business forum convinced the borough council to make the switch, and at 2 p.m. on May 20, the town celebrated with a maypole dance and regatta as the name was officially changed.
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