01 August 2011

How to be a great skipper on a sailing holiday

How to be a great skipper on a sailing holiday
Sail World
Maybe you're a good sailor, but all of a sudden you're transformed from friend, co-worker, family and sometimes complete stranger into the skipper of your charteredsailing boat, the authoritative figure with ultimate power. That's not an easy formula 

The Sea Rebels Sailing Again
YachtPals.com News
After surfing through a bad storm off Madeira, they ended up sailing to Casablanca and then on to Lanzarote. At this point they started to attract outside interest and a little sponsorship. Quicksilver gave them some decent clothing and Rolex gave them ...

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Copa del Rey Audi Mapfre - Racing gets underway tomorrow 1st August
Sail World
The J-80 class debut will add another highlight to the regatta, a one-design boat already acquainted with the waters of the bay of Palma, for it's a regular participant in the sailing season's opening event, the Palma Vela regatta...

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WHALE OF A TALE Humpback sinks sailboat
Juneau Empire
By Pat Forgey Ken Pierce isn't calling his sailboat “Ishmael” anymore. A breaching humpback whale smashed up into his boat just off Hoonah earlier this month, breaking the fiberglass hull and sinking it within five minutes. ...
Romantic sailing getaways, celebrity style
Sailing aboard the 206-foot superyacht "Lionheart," Moss and new husband Jamie Hince have spent the last two weeks exploring the Mediterranean, dropping anchor in some of the most glitzy port towns, including Portofino, and Cannes. ...

Celeste Marie Sonnier: Smooth sailing ahead
She graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Heart, where she was a cheerleader, took part in school plays and was on the sailing team. Certified as an instructor, she still enjoys sailing, and has been active in the Sail Caribbean leadership program. ...
Australian boy and girl in top 10 at Laser 4.7 Worlds
My Sailing
European sailors dominated the top positions in both the girls championship, sailingas one fleet, and in the boys championship with the fleet split in two. Kim Pletikos from Slovinia leading the girls after a 1-3 results. Kim finished fourth in the ...

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COG 8th Annual 12oz Regatta
Annapolis Capital
Regatta at the Port Annapolis Pavilion. The regatta is a full day of fun with live music and food and drinks available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Annapolis Community Boating. Participants test their skills by building their own beer-can-boats from ...
USA. Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailing vessel in Green Bay
BYM News (press release)
A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Green Bay, Wis., rescued two people after theirsailboat capsized in Green Bay, Saturday evening. Rescued were a male and female, both wearing life jackets. Their names are not being released. ...
Learning to sail can be a stress-releasing passion
Denver Post
At 9017 feet above sea level, it s not your typical regatta, but sailing is a legitimate pastime, even in the mountains. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post) the wind is blowing. Simple changes in direction or strength determine which way to steer, ...
Invite to regatta
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
RUTLAND Sailing Club is inviting disabled people to have a go on a variety of different boats at the annual RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta which opens on August 12. Qualified instructors will assist sailors throughout the weekend alongside the ...

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