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State Street Marathon Sailing
Media coverage and team announcements on the latest developments and accomplishments from State Street Marathon Sailing teammates, Francesca Clapcich and Jesse Fielding.
Not Easy Street (04/06/2021)
The editors of Sailing Anarchy were stoked to follow the Solo Maitre Coq race in Les Sables d’Olonne, France and see not just one but two American flags on the tracker. To find out more, they tracked down the skippers of our Marathon Sailing boat, Fearless.
Sailing Through Generations (12/12/2020)
The World Sailing organization interviewed Jesse to learn more about his love of double-handed sailing, the discipline’s evolution and how growing up sailing along the coast of Rhode Island spurred his sailing ambitions.
Two-Time Olympian Clapcich Going for Offshore at Paris 2024 (12/5/2020)
Noting Francesca’s previous experience competing in the Olympic Games, the World Sailing organization highlights Francesca’s sailing approach as she competes in her third racing discipline, double-handed offshore sailing.
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Annapolis Yacht Club’s Inaugural Double-Handed Race (9/29/2020)
Scuttlebutt Sailing News outlined Annapolis Yacht Club’s inaugural double-handed race and participants, including Francesca and Jesse.
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Racing Toward Gender Equality (9/15/2020)
Sailing World interviewed Francesca and Jesse to discuss their training, recent racing experiences and how the team is working together on Fearless.
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Working Toward LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Sailing Community (9/10/2020)
Francesca joined a panel discussion led by the national US Sailing organization to speak on LGBTQ+ visibility and equity.
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Double Up, Two-Person Big Boat Racing Is the Next Big Thing (9/2020)
Seahorse Magazine interviewed Francesca to catch up on her sailing ambitions as she races with co-skipper Jesse on Fearless and trains for their upcoming racing season.
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State Street Marathon Sailing Reaches Third Place in the Ida Lewis Race’s Mixed Double-Hand Category (9/2020)
WindCheck Magazine summarized the Ida Lewis Yacht Club’s Distance Race 2020 wins and losses, highlighting how Fearless finished third among the mixed double-hand teams and fifth in the overall double-handed class.
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Creating a Double-Handed Sailing Team (8/2020)
Francesca and Jesse were featured in a North Sails article that details how they are taking their training head-on, their daily regimens and team dynamics.