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Aquatic Sailing

Long Beach Yacht Club Hosting 58th Congressional Cup This Weekend

The562’s coverage of aquatics is sponsored by the Aquatic Capital of America Foundation. The Congressional Cup sailing race is taking over the end of Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier once again this week. Long Beach Yacht Club has hosted this regatta for 58 years by attracting some of the world’s top skippers and teams to race here […]

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Long Beach Representatives Performing Well At Tokyo Summer Olympics

Long Beach representatives at the Tokyo Summer Olympics are already putting up some impressive statistics. USA men’s volleyball has won two of its first three matches as part of Pool B and have tough games coming up against Brazil and Argentina this weekend. Long Beach State alum TJ DeFalco had a phenomenal performance in the […]

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Top 10 For 2020: Remember The Elephant Lot

One of the most surprising storylines of 2019 was the city of Long Beach entering into negotiations with the Anaheim Angels about bringing the team to our city, with a new stadium potentially being constructed on the “Elephant Lot,” also known as the Long Beach Arena’s parking lot. While the Angels conversations fell through (the […]

Congressional Cup 2018

Long Beach Yacht Club Hosts 55th Congressional Cup

Top skippers from around the world are in Long Beach for the 55th Congressional Cup. The week-long sailing competition hosted by the Long Beach Yacht Club off of Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier features exciting match racing and play-by-play from celebrity commentator Tucker Thompson. Johnie Berntsson (SWE) and his orange-clad Berntsson Sailing Team has dominated the […]


International Laser Class 2018 North American Championship

Four days of elite sailing off of Belmont Pier hosted by the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club ended Sunday with two champions. American Olympian Charlie Buckingham won the Bruce Kirby Cup, and Canadian Olympian Brenda Bowskill was the North American Radial Champion. Bowskill led wire-to-wire in the 80-boat Laser Radial fleet, and she finished ahead of […]

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VIDEO: Congressional Cup Sailing Semifinal Saturday

The 54th Congressional Cup hosted by the Long Beach Yacht Club is concluding today after an exciting start to the semifinal round on Saturday. Skippers Taylor Canfield and Dean Barker both won their first semifinal match race against Johnie Berntsson and Sam Gilmour. They will be back in action off of Belmont Pier today. 2018 […]

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Dean Barker Wins 2018 Flicker Cup

The 2018 Flicker Cup concluded on Sunday in Long Beach where American Dean Barker dominated the Grade Two World Sailing regatta to advance to the Congressional Cup. Johnie Berntsson (SWE) also qualified with a second place finish. The Long Beach Yacht Club hosts the Congressional Cup this weekend at the stadium racecourse off Belmont Veterans […]