05 July 2011

Sailing News from all over

New era for America's Cup goes live in 35 days
My Sailing
I will tell you that after our first sailing session, I know it will be like any other multihull: it's never boring. “ At 25, the Australian is a rising star on the match racing circuit in monohulls and now is taking his first shot at theAmerica's Cup ...

My Sailing
Sailing in Marin: Boat designer happy to be back and preparing for 2013 ...
Marin Independent-Journal
Mill Valley's Jeff Zarwell has been engaged by America's Cup Race Management to assist with on-water management of the World Series events that begin in Portugal in August. Marin resident Michelle Slade is a sailing journalist. ...
RPAYC University Match Racing Championship 2011 preview
Sail World
... America's Cup. The team at RPAYC is working hard to ensure the championship is a success. Nautilus Marine Boat Insurance has come in as one of our main sponsors for the championship. Nautilus has also been involved with supporting sailing regattas ...

Sail World
Where Big-Wave Surfing and Yachting Converge
New York Times
The prototype boards have reverse angle bows like an America's Cupcatamaran and wide, flat tails like Kouyoumdjian's ocean racers. The typical SUP, meanwhile, resembles the standard 12-foot longboard surfboard, with a rounded nose and tapered tail, ...

New York Times
Newport sailor a favorite to win Volvo Ocean Race
Providence Journal
In a test in the 157th annual New York Yacht Club Regatta two weeks ago, the boatbested every other in its class, including Numbers. That boat is sailed by the AlinghiSailing Team, which has twice won the America's Cup. "You never really know how a...
America's Cup: Format announced for Louis Vuitton Cup
Sail World
Iain Murray, the Regatta Director for the 34th America's Cup, has issued the dates and format for the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America's CupChallenger Series. Taking place in 2013, in San Francisco, the objective of the challenger series is to both ...

Sail World
Generations apart, sailors chart a course for future
Pensacola News Journal
... Festival and Independence Day Regatta, which is hosted by the Pensacola YachtClub. "It's funny for me because I never had a coach coming up," said Smyth, who first learned to sail in his native Long Beach, Calif. He has raced in the America's Cup...
Spain joins America's Cup regattas with green cat
The Triton
Green Comm Racing sees “a unique opportunity to rally some of the best minds in the world behind a very exciting goal: designing and manufacturing the ultimate renewable energy machine - a winning America's Cup boat,” the team said in a press release. ...
Oman Sail impress American crowds
Peninsula On-line
The Wave Muscat put in a strong performance today with a win in race two, and two second place finishes. But it was the Kiwi team, Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by America's Cup sailor Dean Barker, who dominated today, with two race wins proving...
Extreme 40's in tight third day Boston battle
Oman Tribune
The battle between Oman Air and the Italian boat of NiceforYou, skippered byAmerica's Cup sailor Alberto Barovier, was just exciting with the two teams jostling for points throughout the day. Oman Air got off to a solid start, posting a fourth in the ...
PYC hosts junior festival, Independence Day Regatta
Pensacola News Journal
He is Northwest Florida's sailing ace, the Tornado Class double silver Olympic medalist. He's won more than 55 national and world championships, and was a featured 1988America's Cup sailor. Dodge Rees, Pensacola's 17-year-old Olympic hopeful, ...
Line honours contenders
Daily Sail
Watch captain Gavin Brady is an America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Raceveteran who has been sailing with Kwok for many years: “The ideal conditions for us will be a variety of wind angles and wind speeds," he said. "The other yachts will prefer one type of ...

Daily Sail
Oman Sail shines: American challenge
Oman Daily Observer
The competition was fierce on the water, and the team on Oman Air found themselves in a battle mid-leader board with Emirates Team New Zealand, Alinghi (SUI) and Team NiceforYou (ITA), all of which are skippered by experienced America's Cup sailors. ...

Oman Daily Observer
Rolex Baltic Week 2011 Day 3: Everyone stays at the dock
Sail World
Gretel sailed in the 1962 America's Cup as a challenger and was the first Australian 12-metre yacht ever designed by Alan Payne. The yacht proved so much faster than the American defender Weatherly, designed by Philip Rhodes that she became the first ...

Sail World
Saint Barth's Bucket
FranceToday.com
Even better, sail to Saint Barths in a yacht, timing your visit for the March weekend when this jewel in France's Caribbean crown hosts the annual three-day sailing regattaof super yachts known as the Saint Barths Bucket. Legend has it that the actual ...
Eureka volunteers work to restore renowned peace boat
Sacramento Bee
He and fellow Veterans for Peace, all members of two Eureka-area chapters, plan to have the Golden Rule in the water by next spring and in San Francisco Bay in 2013, when the city hosts the America's Cup yacht races. Sailing the modest wooden ketch...
America's Cup : From the canvas to the trampoline, boxing fits the bill
BYM News (press release)
“The intensity and fitness levels demanded to sail these boats mimic that of a top professional boxer,” Humphreys says. “The sailors need core strength for everything done on the boat. With the correct punching technique and also taking the blows, ...
Surf and SUP Sensation Laird Hamilton Signs On as Honorary 12th Crew Member ...
Sacramento Bee
The management and sailing team for PUMA Ocean Racing shares a level of success difficult to match with 22 Volvo Ocean Race entries and 20 America's Cup editions. Collectively, the core team holds seven 24-hour mono hull speed records and has won the ...
28 Jun 11 @ 11:19pm by Palm Beach Sailing Club
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
A proud father and current skipper of Team China in the America's Cup, Mitch Booth, reports of his race around the island “'It is great to do this with my son. We really have fun together. This is back to the roots ofsailing catamarans. ...

Cumberland Courier Newspapers
Transpac 2011 first start set for July 4th
Sail World
It kicked off with Mayor Bob Foster's Reception in a private room Oracle Racing's Tom Ehman (the hardest working man in America's Cup show business) came down from San Francisco to spread a little America's Cup religion in the spot that has the best ...

Sail World
Harnessing the Power of Water
The Ledger
Part of his beat was covering boat racing. He wrote about competition from small amateur-class sailers to America's Cup aces, and from powerboats tailored for lake or ocean running to the Unlimited Hydroplane class, in which the Lakeland-based Miss ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Sea has a new beast
Sport 360
... Race entries and 20 America's Cup editions as well as three members of the victorious Ericsson 4 team from the last race – Ryan Godfrey, Tony Mutter and Brad Jackson – it's hard to bet against them. “Not only do we have a team that can sail aboat ...
The world's largest catamaran nearing completion
Superyacht Times
With over 20 years of combined refit and new build experience, Pendennis is proud to be partnering with leading multihull naval architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) – designers of the 33rd America's Cupwinning multihull – and the obvious ...

Superyacht Times
Audi MedCup Circuit - Soto 40 Class skipper looks to top prize
Sail World (press release)
JMT- 'One thing for starters is that I meet the class rule restrictions regarding the helmsman (professionals are permitted as long as they have not sailed in the America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race or Olympics in the last ten years), so Agustín Zulueta ...

Sail World (press release)
ORACLE Racings Shannon and Simeon bring the schwag to junior women's champs
BYM News (press release)
The two also came armed with trivia, such as the first women's team in the America's Cup. But the questions stumped the audience. “All of the questions were from 1992 or 1995,” said Tienpont. “Some of them weren't even born then! ...
Extreme Series: next stop Boston
YACHTe.com.au
Other crew of note are Olympian Leigh McMillan taking over as skipper of The Wave, Muscat and Australian Adam Beashel, America's Cuptactician for Emirates Team New Zealand in 2007, who will sit alongside Dean Barker. Official weather provider ...

YACHTe.com.au
Transpac announces six-Hour Tracking delay - might other races?
Sail World
It is worth noting that Stan Honey is not racing this year - he is too caught up as technical director of America's Cup 34 - so he has no vested interest beyond his opinion of the well-being of Transpac 2011. Separately considered, there is the ...

Sail World
Crews return to defend Youth World titles
YACHTe.com.au
Many former Youth Worlds medallists throughout the years have gone on to achieve greatness in the Olympic Games, America's Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race, and this year's athletes will look to follow in the footsteps of their heroes. ...

YACHTe.com.au
Chasing pack crave Silverstone spoils to kick-start title surge
Irish Independent
As the FIA cameras pan around the yacht-filled harbour and across a port that hosted the 2007 and 2010 America's Cup, Rita Barbera, the visionary mayor of Valencia, has every reason to feel proud of the role she played in getting F1 to its shores and a ...
Douglaston Manor has worn many hats
YourNabe.com
... acquiring international fame when, in 1871, his schooner, the Sappho, defended one leg of the Americas Cup race. The current burgee — the pennant used to identify ayacht club — the Douglaston Club uses is an adaptation of Douglas' personal ...
Germany. Stockmaritime adds to model range
BYM News (press release)
Regarding the Americas Cup models there is now the choice of four types differing in sizes between 61cm to 110cm hull-length. Depending on the type of boat, there are different licensed designs of the original AC-Teams available. ...
America's Cup: The View From Spithill's Office
Sail World
SailBlast editor Michelle Slade chatted to the skipper of America's Cupdefender, ORACLE Racing about his first week sailing the AC45 in San Francisco. SailBlast: What have you learned this past week in San Francisco? Spithill: The way the weather ...

Sail World
RC44 Championship Tour heads to the Med
BYM News (press release)
One to watch will be Michele Ivaldi (ITA), tactician onboard Team CEEREF, an experienced Olympic and America's Cup sailor, having competed for Italy in the 1996 Olympic Games and with Luna Rossa/Prada for three America's Cup cycles. ...
Mark the Fourth with special flair
Boston Globe
This waterfront village on the east side of Narragansett Bay was home to legendary boat-builder Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., which constructed eight consecutive defenders of the America's Cup from 1893 to 1934. Check its storied history at the ...

Boston Globe
Forced Move May Mean the End of Teatro ZinZanni
New York Times
In January, the Port of San Francisco announced that 70 or so businesses, including Teatro ZinZanni, would have to move to make way for the nextAmerica's Cup sailboat race, in 2013. Of the group of soon-to-be evicted port tenants. which also includes ...

New York Times
A home at the end of the world
Danbury News Times
It's a cosmopolitan fantasy world of travel and exploration, with visits to major events such as the Cannes International Film Festival and the America's Cup Yacht race. Residents currently hail from 19 countries, among them Australia, ...
SeaFair art ship docks in Newport
Providence Journal
The boat will also have a high-profile location: Perry Mill Wharf, at the southern end of America's Cup Avenue. On Thursday, a series of private parties will kick things off, beginning with a special VIP reception from 6 to 7:30 pm, followed by a ...

Providence Journal
Boatbuilding.net | Mystic Seaport America's Cup Regatta - Sunday ...
Join Mystic Seaport members and friends this July aboard a classic America's Cup 12-meter yacht as crew for an exhilarating regatta in Newport, Rhode Island ...
www.boatbuilding.net/article.pl?sid=11/06/22/1559238
Sailing yacht Ranger wins J Class Regatta Newport — Luxury Yacht ...
Sailing yacht Ranger & Velsheda - Credit J Class Regatta Newport ... and the location of the first America's Cup event in Js. The welcome from locals was ...
www.charterworld.com/.../sailing-yacht-ranger-wins-class-rega...
America's Cup | The ALEPH Catamaran is on its way
ALEPH's race helmsman and multihull expert Alain Gautier will arrive in Lisbon ... For the following week the crew will practice sailing the boat and coming ...
www.americascup.com/.../Aleph-will-race-AC45s-in-Cascais/
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Oracle Racing News - Edition 15 ...
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Oracle Racing News - Edition 15 - Media Reaction ...THE yacht-club crowd may turn out to cheer at regattas, but sailboat ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/Americas-Cup...15.../85058
Events - Dennis Conner's America's Cup Experience
Whether you are an individual looking to complete a life's dream to sail on Dennis Conner's America's Cup race yacht, a Bride & Groom seeking the most ...
www.nextlevelsailing.com/events
AC catamaran capsizes in demo race | The Triton
... of the America's Cup – at the helm, Oracle Racing's 45-foot catamaran yacht ...Coutts is the CEO of Oracle Racing, the sailing team owned by software ...
thetriton.com/article/2011/.../ac-catamaran-capsizes-demo-race
Apparent Wind: Sailing as a Spectator Sport
I was on a spectator boat at the America's Cup (back in the 80's when it was in Newport, RI) and saw very little of the race. I was on a mark boat at the ...
apparentwind.blogspot.com/.../sailing-as-spectator-sport.html
Green Comm Racing Enter America's Cup | Yacht Sponsorship
The team will compete at the America's Cup World Series in Cascais. ... The business of Yacht Racing, Sailing and Marketing ... Iain Murray, of America's Cup RaceManagement (ACRM) who will oversee the races on San Francisco Bay said: ...
www.yachtsponsorship.com/.../americas-cup-environmental-i...
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview | The Daily Sail
Itchenor Sailing Club (GBR), Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (BER) and Yacht Club ... the club has produced a number of Olympic and America's Cup sailors as well as ... insailing history through the biennial 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race...
www.thedailysail.com/.../new-york-yacht-club-invitational-cu...
Amaryllis & the Visionary N.G. Herreshoff (2011/06 - Welcome to ...
... the most innovative boat designers of all time and designer of America's Cup ...Rhode Island to the Centennial Regatta held in Western Long Island Sound in ... of insight into the merits of and development of the sailing catamaran. ...
www.worldregattas.com/ViewInfo.php?ContentID=505
Extreme Sailing Series: Act 4 Boston
“About the Extreme Sailing Series. Going into its fifth season, the Extreme 40s ... UK, birthplace of America's Cup and host to the oldest annual regatta...
www.passionforthesea.com/.../extreme-sailing-series-act-4-bost...
BACARDI® Newport Sailing Week Inaugural Event Starts With Star ...
Chosen by Sailing World Magazine as Boat of the Year in 1997, the Viper 640 counts... who will race in the Star class, and, sailing in the J/80 class, ... 26 at 33 America's Cup Avenue, the former location of The Gap clothing store. ...
www.allatsea.net/.../BACARDI®_Newport_Sailing_Week_Ina...

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