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Recker named Sailing Team captain


Last updated 7/19/2007 at Noon

Midshipman First Class Matthew Recker, a 2004 graduate of Fallbrook High School, has been selected as captain of the US Naval Academy’s Varsity Offshore Sailing Team. He is also captain of the flagship of the Naval Academy’s racing fleet, Zaraffa, a 66-foot Richel Pugh. As a member of the sailing team, he has competed in races in France, Key West, The Newport to Bermuda Race and others.

In addition to sailboat racing this summer, Recker completed the four-week Leatherneck course at Quantico, VA, as a prerequisite to choosing the United States Marine Corps as his service selection. He h...

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