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Cayard Featured Guest at Sailboat Show

SAN FRANCISCO, California (April 18, 1997) — AmericaOne skipper Paul Cayard will be a featured guest at the inaugural Pacific Sail Expo, set for April 24-28 at Jack London Square in Oakland.

On Sunday, April 27, Cayard will discuss the AmericaOne challenge and his strategy for winning the America's Cup. His talk is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Village Seminar Area.

On Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, Cayard will participate in the Melges Fun Cup, which will benefit the Sports Bridge, a mentoring program for disadvantaged girls. He will compete against the event's namesake, the world-renowned Buddy Melges, as well as Olympic gold medalist Mark Reynolds, world champion Dave Ullman and others.

A crew spot will be available on each of the 15 competing boats to anyone who contributes at least $100 to the Sports Bridge organization. The races will be held on the adjacent estuary. Sign up at the Melges booth in Outside Area Y.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, through Sunday, April 27, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 28. For ticket information and to order tickets, call (800) 817-SAIL.


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