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When the Volvo Ocean Race calls on Boston Harbor in May, every weekend sailor in the region will have a chance to sniff the air around a grand prix circus. So how did Boston "steal" the US stopover? We turned to the instigator, Bill Lynn of Marblehead, Massachusetts, an unassuming ace Etchells sailor and co-operator of Atlantis Weather Gear. He also has a background in
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SAIL: So that's what motivated you?

To do something for Boston, yes, and for the challenge of putting something together against what at the time seemed like pretty long odds. And my kids are also big fans of the race. My youngest son has a map of the race route on his wall, and he built a model of the Puma training boat in his fifth grade woodshop. The number of hours he’s spent racing a virtual boat around the world over the past few months is scary. .

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