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Outdoors news and notes: Clearwater sailor Paige Railey adds World Cup Miami gold

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Railey leads local sailors at Miami regatta

Clearwater's Paige Railey, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, won a gold medal at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on Feb. 2. Railey, who sails Laser Radials, beat 28 of the world's top small-boat sailors. St. Petersburg's Catherine Shanahan placed 19th in Laser Radial. Margot Samson of Bellaire, placed 13th in the women's RS:X (boardsailing) event. St. Petersburg's Brad Kendell was part of a team competing in the Sonar class.

Meanwhile, Eckerd College finished in the top 10 at the Rose Bowl Regatta hosted by Long Beach College. Eckerd's coed sailors were as high as third but had to settle for seventh out of 30 teams.

NOOD returns

The National Offshore One-Design regatta series, one of sailing's most competitive racing tours, opens its 2013 season on Tampa Bay just off the Pier in downtown St. Petersburg on Feb. 15-17. For information, see sailingworld.com/nood-regattas.

Solunar chart

AM PM

Minor Major Minor Major

2/8 3:25 9:35 3:45 10:05

2/9 4:20 10:30 4:45 10:55

2/10 5:10 11:20 5:30 11:45

2/11 6:00 0 6:25 12:15

2/12 6:55 12:45 7:20 1:05

2/13 7:45 1:35 8:15 2:00

2/14 8:35 2:25 9:05 2:50

Tide adjustments

The charts show the rise and fall of tides measured in feet and plots the tides on a one-week timeline. Times and depth may vary depending on weather conditions. You can compute the tides from these adjustments:

North (Anclote River) High Low

Anclote Key (south end) -01:37 -00:47

Bayport +01:13 +01:39

Cedar Key +01:16 +01:03

Crystal River, Florida Power +01:13 +01:33

Hudson, Hudson Creek +00:06 +00:01

Indian Rocks Beach (inside) +00:19 +00:10

North (Anclote River) High Low

Mangrove Point, Crystal Bay +01:34 +01:54

Pithlachascotee River +00:18 +00:52

St. Joseph Sound -00:34 -00:42

Steinhatchee River entrance +01:33 +01:32

Suwannee River entrance +01:22 +01:21

Withlacoochee River entrance +01:23 +01:58

South (The Pier) High Low

Anna Maria, pier -02:10 -02:19

Egmont Key, Egmont channel -02:15 -03:20

Gandy Bridge +00:59 +00:57

Gulfport, Boca Ciega Bay -01:32 -01:05

John's Pass, Boca Ciega Bay -02:14 -02:04

Madeira Beach Causeway -01:32 -01:45

Mullet Key Channel (Skyway) -02:03 -02:01

South (The Pier) High Low

Pass-a-Grille Beach -01:34 -01:30

Pinellas Point -00:22 -00:29

Redfish Point, Manatee River -00:30 -00:14

Safety Harbor +01:32 +01:34

Sarasota Bay -01:38 -00:58

Corey Causeway -01:18 -00:44

Venice Inlet (inside) -02:02 -01:38

Outdoors news and notes: Clearwater sailor Paige Railey adds World Cup Miami gold 02/07/13 [Last modified: Thursday, February 7, 2013 7:18pm]

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