28 July 2011

London 2012 Olympics and Cowes Extreme Sailing Series


London 2012 Olympics: we must capitalise on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity ...
Telegraph.co.uk
While everyone is excited abou the one-year countdown to London 2012 all of our focus is on the Pre-Olympic Regatta. By Ben Ainslie I am writing this column from a hotel just off the M4 where I am holed up with the rest of the British pre-Olympic ...

Telegraph.co.uk
Cowes awaits arrival of Extreme Sailing Series
YACHTe.com.au
... Racing will be present despite the unnecessary decision of America's Cup Event Authority to choose the same dates for the ACWS event in Cascais as not just the Extreme Sailing Series, but Cowes Week and the pre-Olympic regatta in Weymouth too. ...

YACHTe.com.au
Annual Marblehead NOOD Regatta begins Thursday
Wicked Local
Each event in the series features multiple days of sailboat racing for one-design models from 20 to 70 feet in length. In addition to local sailors, sailing's top stars — including America's Cup and Olympic champions — are well represented at the ...
ON THE WATER: Regatta Showcases Naples Sabots
Gazette Newspapers
It may be quiet on the sailboat-racing front, but the pace of the Long Beach Sea Festival is as torrid as the weather. This weekend presents one of the most colorful events on the Sea Festival calendar, the annual Dragon Boat Festival over at the ...
Regatta calls sailors from around the globe
EastBayRI.com
By Cindy VanSchalkwyk Ivan Eduardo Aponte Taboas, 18, has been sailing since he was six years old and it shows. He sailed well in the Sunfish North American Championship held last week and over the weekend in Barrington; he came in second in the open ...
Martha Stewart plans hiking trip for 70th birthday
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Martha Stewart will shun a lavish celebration for her upcoming landmark 70th birthday in favor of hiking and sailing trips with pals. The TV lifestyle queen will turn 70 next week and to celebrate the big day, close friends and neighbors will accompany ...
America's Cup is everywhere -- almost
Bizjournals.com (blog)
The sudden interest in sailing is a direct result of the America's Cup, which will bring millions of dollars in business to the region between now and September 2013 when the next Cup winner will be decided on our bay. And it's not just a someday soon ...
Youth sailing courses offered at City Beach
Bonner County Daily Bee
SANDPOINT — Attention area youth interested in learning the sport of sailing: Any and all children ages 10-18 years-old are invited to join Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint SailingAssociation for beginner sailing lessons. Session No. ...
Young sailors ready for windy fun in Red Jacket Regatta
knox.VillageSoup.com
By Staff | Jul 27, 2011 Kevin "KC" Heyniger, waterfront programs director for the Rockland Community Sailing at the Apprenticeshop, said the regatta expects to include 10 teams and 50-plus sailors racing in both one-person Optimist prams and two-person ...
Franchitti: Racing on water a pleasant diversion
Boston Globe (blog)
My buddies and I went sailing. Not just sailing leisurely as we normally do, but racing. Don't get the wrong idea here, though. It was just a local event, not the America's Cup. There is a group of us in Scotland who grew up and went to school together ...
Sunshine Charters seeks shade from competition
Petoskey News-Review
By Steve Zucker Charlevoix Courier Editor Over the last 14 years Gary Dawson's Sunshine Charters has taken more than 25000 people out to enjoy sailing on Lake Michigan, Round Lake and Lake Charlevoix. And he hopes a new captain, a new sailboat and a ...
Impressive victories for Audi Azzurra Sailing Team on final day: 2011 Region ...
bettor.com (blog)
Although Audi Sailing Team Powered by All4One grabbed the top spot, Audi Azzurra strategist Vasco Vascotto and tactician Francesco Bruni are quite happy with their crew's performance in the regatta. They believe that a victory on the final day will be ...
Special Olympic sailors to compete Aug. 3-6
Press-Register - al.com (blog)
The Special Olympics sailing teams from Baldwin and Mobile counties practiced this week for the upcoming Regional Regatta in Mississippi. "The Regional Regatta in Biloxi will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 3, with opening ceremonies," ARCBC unified partner ...
Replica of ship under construction
St. Augustine Record
By SHELDON GARDNER In a boatyard in Malaga, Spain, workers are piecing together wooden ribs and other brigantine parts to produce a replica of the Galveztown, a sailing vessel that was important a couple centuries back to St. Augustine, Florida and the ...
About Town: Area Event Listings
Harbor Light
Ugotta Regatta, 51st Annual Little Traverse Yacht Club (LTYC) Regatta sails, July 29-31. Events include a recreational One Design race and Ugotta Regatta Party at Irish Boat Shop on Friday, a 'Tour of the Bay' Course on Saturday, and a windward-leeward ...
Scene Last Night: Hedge-Funders Sail From Greenwich, Soccer Rooftop Revels
Bloomberg
Kent Holden, founder of Holden Capital Management LLC, found a place for a couple of reporters on his sailboat. Young Mariners teaches children water safety and how to swim, then enrolls them in a 5-week summer sailing program that they can stay in for ...
Lake Placid adopts fees for recreation
Tbo.com
John McSorley paddles his sailing canoe away from the dock at HL Bishop Park on Lake June in this August 2008 photo. Effective Monday, nonresidents of Lake Placid will have to buy a $20 sticker to use their boats on that lake. ...
Varadero Valencia completes refit of Vitters sailing yacht ...
By Chelsea
The Vitters sailing sloop MARIPOSA 3a receivied a refit at the Varadero Valencia yard. Work included the replacement of the superstructure including both sides and the main door that was originally built in teak. ...
Luxury Yacht Charter & Superyacht News
Franchitti: Edmonton Prep Involved Sailing - New Hampshire Motor ...
My buddies and I went sailing. Not just sailing leisurely as we normally do, but racing. Don't get the wrong idea here, though. It was just a local event, not the America's Cup. ... One of the guys in the group, my buddy Alan, has a boat, so sometimes when we're all together we go sailing. It's a good way to get away from everything. My first time on a sailboat didn't occur until 2008, so I'm new to it, but I've fallen in love with it. It's a great way to recharge the ...
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Extreme Sailing Series Cowes preview 2 | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week will once again play host to the 2011 Extreme SailingSeries circuit. This year 12 teams comprising 48 sailors from 15 nations, will line up on the starting grid on Saturday 6 August for the only UK ... America's Cup update with Iain Murray Read more. Back to top. Please join our mailing list. * indicates required (we never share details with 3rd parties) NOTE: If you are a subscribed member of the site please login to you account ...
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Voyaging with Velella: Sailing Fresh Waters - American Sailing ...
By ASA
Voyaging with Velella: Sailing Fresh Waters Continuing the Voyaging with Velella series by ASA writer-at-large Meghan Harvey. Meghan and her husband Prescott have been cruising aboard their boat Velella for the past. ...
American Sailing Association
Construction on the Maty-ér Regatta Course on Time • 2011 ICF ...
By mkksz
Construction on the regatta course staging the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships by MOL is according to schedule. Deputy Secretary for Sports of the Ministry of National Resources Attila Czene visited the National Olympic Watersports ...
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St Neots Regatta | Corpus Christi College Boat Club
By P.Matthews
With the irritating distraction of the May Bumps finished and pushed out of the way, the club's rowers settled down to the more serious business of racing at summer regattas in the small boats – St Neots Regatta represented their first ...
Corpus Christi College Boat Club
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | The Marcel van Triest forecast ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
As a former Volvo Ocean Race navigator, Marcel van Triest knows that getting the weather wrong means blowing your chances of victory. The Dutchman will supply a smarter, more streamlined system for the teams during the 2011-12 edition, when weather data ... Comparing the current situation to what sailing was like when he started out, it is the quality of the data that amazes him most. “If I look back over those 20 years it is night and day on everything,” he says. ...
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