21 July 2011

The round-world Volvo 70 race, held every three years, to start October 29

Aussie yachtsman has sights on world race
Sydney Morning Herald
Morgan's wide experience should be invaluable in the world race and especially in a future tilt at the Sydney-Hobart. Born in Belmont NSW, he has been sailing since the age of six on nearby Lake Macquarie, first on his family's trailer yacht then with ...

Sydney Morning Herald
America's Cup : Corum partner of the ENERGY TEAM Challenge
BYM News (press release)
They were all recruited based on their multihull sailing experience, their physical condition, their weight and experience of Match racing. Loïck Peyron: “With our crew in place, the main goal now is to discover this new boat, the AC45 and to get to ...
Sausalito chamber waves: Summer for the kids
Marinscope Community Newspapers
By Cheryl Popp The Sausalito Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program is still accepting students for its one- and two-week summer sessions, which run through Aug. 19. If you can sail on the San Francisco Bay, you can sail anywhere. America's Cup, here they ...
Diverse Field of Talented Sailors to Compete at 2011 US Singlehanded Championships
US SAILING (press release)
Since Rolex Watch USA first presented timepieces to America's Cup defenders in 1958, the company has consistently recognized and encouraged excellence in every important arena of competitive sailing, including US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics preparation, ...
CAMPER sails for Europe on a Maersk Line ship
Maersk Line is an exclusive supplier to Emirates Team New Zealand, supporting the team's needs for both the Volvo Ocean Race and the America's Cup. The team's twin shore bases, which consists of four 40ft foot shipping containers and a large sail loft ...
Volvo entry on its way
"We now have a fleet of yachts involved in regattas around the world, from the America's Cup, to the Extreme 40s and now the Volvo Ocean Race. "Alongside the boats, we need to ship various support assets such as ribs, and workshops, that will manage ...
Fraser Yachts operational partner of America's Cup superyacht program
Superyacht Times
Niccolò Porzio di Camporotondo, the America's Cup Event Authority Superyacht Director, said: “The 34th America's Cup offers boat owners and charterers unprecedented on-and-off the water access to the America's Cup. We are honoring the historical ties ...
Young crews take to the seas for Governor's Cup
Daily Pilot
"Many of our racers over the year have gone on to the America's Cup and international racing." In addition to the competition, the regatta gives young sailors from abroad a chance to travel and meet new people. Balboa Yacht Club members help sponsor ...
US company P1 Boats signs an agreement with the nautical division of ...
Balkans.com Business News
... Elan – Nautical division, Sailboats. With the America's Cup Race scheduled for the first time in San Francisco Bay for 2013, the focus on Sailing has dramatically increased not only in California but throughout the United States. Source: P1 Boats.
Sailors for the Sea Selected for America's Cup Role | Newport Now.com
By Newport Now Staff
Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattas certification provides independent, third-party verification that ayacht club, sailing program, or regatta is environmentally responsible, and is doing its utmost to protect the waters upon which ...
Newport Now.com
Crest the Wave of America's Cup Yacht Racing by Touring RI's ...
Shouting an ahoy to native Rhode Islanders and visitors to set sail ... On August 22, 1851, the schooner America won a race against 15 English yachts around the Isle of Wight. ... The trophy was renamed the America's Cup after the boat...

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