12 July 2011

Sailing News


Azzam unveiled ahead of Volvo round the world race
The Independent
By Stuart Alexander Abu Dhabi's new, American-designed yacht for the Volvo round the world racewas unveiled in the exclusive resort of Portofino, not far from where it was built in Italy, and starts a 2000-mile qualification sail to Cascais, ...
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America's Cup: Int Jury upholds basis of Challenger selection
Sail World
Sail-World understands (subsequently confirmed) that the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup has upheld the position advanced by the Defender, Golden GateYacht Club, over the transition of the original Challenger of Record role to Sweden's ...
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New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup 2011 only two months away
Sail World
'It would be difficult to imagine a venue more evocative of the great sailing challenges than Newport, Rhode Island, where the America's Cup was held from 1930-1983,' he enthuses. 'The New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup is an innovative event focused ...
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RPAYC (AUS) to host University Match Racing Championship
Women's International Match Racing Association
... ever win the America's Cup. His sister Katie and Nicky Souter, match racing champions, are also from RPAYC. Nautilus Marine Boat Insurance has come aboard as one of the main sponsors. The company has been involved with supporting sailing regattas ...
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Weekly sailing column: Cox serves as umpire for America's Cup program
Ventura County Star
"No scores were kept, but races were run as if a regatta was under way. The big difference between this and previous America's Cups is that now the boats are catamarans capable of sailing at 30 knots or more. These test events have been to see how to ...
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Halsey Herreshoff Discusses A Sailor's Life
Patch.com
He sailed in the America's Cup numerous times too, often serving as navigator for different captains. That included sailing under Commodore Harry Sears of the New York Yacht Club when theAmerica's Cup started back up in 1958 after a long hiatus ...
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America's Cup: Video of Emirates Team NZ sailing the SL33
Sail World
... of the Protocol for the 34th America's Cup. The rule is designed to prevent more well funded teams running extensive two-boat testing programs. The SL33 is completely exempt from this rule and will allow Emirates Team NZ to test and sail at will. ...
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RAK's sailing ambitions buoyed in Hungary
The National
The location of Al Hamra sailing club is ideal, he said. In 2009, it was scheduled to be a venue for the America's Cup but was left high and dry amid a dispute among yacht owners. The club's site offers a shallow, calm harbour and a wind which is ideal ...
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ORACLE Racing bound for Cascais and America's Cup World Seri
BYM News (press release)
It'll be tricky. It'll be quite puffy, shifty; we're sailing quite close to shore. It'll be a great regatta.” James Spithill (AUS) is the youngest skipper to ever win the America's Cup; he was 30 at the time of victory on Feb. 14, 2010 … ...
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US SAILING Roadshow Summer Tour a Big Hit with Sailing Communities
US SAILING (press release)
Since the program was launched in mid-June, the Roadshow crew has visited sailingvenues and yacht clubs who are hosting regattas, clinics and other events. USSAILING has created a Roadshow Blog to document and share their experiences. ...
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US SAILING (press release)
KEISSER: Sailing Sensation
Long Beach Press-Telegram
And while Doug Baker can't walk on water, he can certainly sail it. The Long Beach native will once again take to the sea Friday with the start of the long boats in the 46th Transpac Yacht Race from San Pedro to Honolulu. He and his crew will launch ...
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Bentley in Newport for the J Class Regatta
JustLuxe.com
... Newport, Rhode Island hosted the first competitive regatta of J Class yachts in the US since the America's Cup in 1937. Among classic yacht enthusiasts the J Class is legendary. The hallowed moniker denotes the large sailing yachts designed between...
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Warnemuender Woche: 90 Dragon teams dash through the Alter Strom
BYM News (press release)
Luca Devoti – Olympic silver medal winner of the boat class Finn and successful America's Cupsailor – had a vision: A single-hand dinghy, which is modern and fast and at the same time comfortable and sailable for everyone. So Devoti-One was designed, ...
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The World's Largest Sailing Catamaran Nears Completion
Benzinga
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 33rdAmerica's Cup winning multihull – and the obvious ...
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Annapolis Capital
With the America's Cup now being held in multihulls, most of the registered syndicates are using the Extreme Sailing Series as preparation. Canadian skipper Chris Bake and New Zealand professional Cameron Appleton led Team Aqua to top honors among 15 ...
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America's top Youth Sailors head to Croatia for World Championship
BYM News (press release)
“Both experiences were an incredible introduction to a bunch of sailors that I still race with, and against 12 years later. The 2002 Worlds, in Canada, was an example of a regatta where I got to apply my developing theories on sailboat racing and ...
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FT Wally Grand Prix Series 2011 - Y3K team leads the fleet
Sail World
Y3K will be hard to catch and it has a very experienced crew that includes Jasper Radich and Thomas Jungblut, who both have Americas Cup and World Match Racing backgrounds. However, the series attracts a lot of big names from the sailing world and most ...
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Couple goes high-tech to keep sea clean
Providence Eyewitness News
The American Promise, a 60 foot sailboat, is home to a Vermont couple who are very concerned about the oceans. Rachael Miller studied underwater archaeology at Brown and her husband, James, was on the British America's Cup team. ...
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America's Cup series races to include time trials
San Francisco Business Times
An aerial view of the planned America's Cup series race course in Cascais, Portugal. Racing starts Aug. 6, 2011. The series of races leading up to the America's Cup in San Francisco will include 500-yard sprint time trials that will pit the ultra-fast ...
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Artemis Challenge returns
Daily Sail
The race follows the classic America's Cup route around the Isle of Wight, starting at 10 AM on the Royal Yacht Squadron Line. The winner will be the IMOCA 60 that takes line honours after completing the 50 mile sprint back to the Royal Yacht Squadron ...
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Herreshoff dealership opens in Rhode Island
Trade Only Today
Herreshoff Yacht Sales opened in Bristol, RI, on the campus that from 1878-1945 housed the historic Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., which built America's Cup winners such as Columbia and Reliance. Herreshoff Yacht Sales is on the first floor of the same ...
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Sunset+Vine to Produce Magazine Show for America's Cup
World Screen
The programs will air weekly starting in July and will follow the America's Cup World Series—a newsailing series held in locations in Europe, the US, Asia and Oceania leading up to the Louis Vuitton Cup, America's Cup Challenger Series and the 34th ...
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America's Cup: Team Korea names top 49er sailor as skipper
Sail World
We begin a period of training in Portugal next week, and then we're looking towards that first, historic race on August 6th, when Team Korea crosses the start line in anAmerica's Cup World Series event for the very first time.' by Sail-World Share ...
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Extreme Sailing Series 2011 - The Wave, Muscat claim podium position
Sail World
You have teams here that are going to be challenging for the next America's Cup and to be competing against those guys and giving them a run for their money feels fantastic! When we crossed the finish line and knew we had finished third, it was amazing ...
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H. Brandt Ayers: Shared ... ? Sacrifice ... ?
Anniston Star
Let him race his yacht in the America's Cup, enjoy his private jets and home tennis courts. He earned those pleasures. In fact, the top four of the nation's 34 billionaires are pretty decent people. There's Bill and Melinda Gates, who give tons of ...
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Dan Walters: Will redevelopment rise from the dead?
Record-Searchlight
... for instance, wants to give his city broad new powers to use IFDs to develop Treasure Island, the one-time Navy base in San Francisco Bay, and make improvements to the San Francisco waterfront for the upcoming America's Cup yacht race...
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Copper-based Boat Paint Ban Closer to Passage
The Log Newspaper
In addition, other San Diego Bay marina basins — including America's Cup Harbor, Coronado Cays, Glorietta Bay, Harbor Island Marriott Marina and Chula Vista Marina — have been listed as having “beneficial use impairments” due to elevated copper ...
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Sedentary? Not Charleston
Charleston Post Courier
The Cooper River Bridge Run is the 10th largest 10K race in the country. Home of the Family CircleCup, Charleston was named America's Best Tennis Town. And we won't even start listing theregattas, triathalons, golf tournaments, dragon boat races and ...
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George Kimball, top boxing writer & Boston Herald sports columnist, dies after ...
New York Daily News
As a sports columnist at the Boston Herald, Kimball covered everything - the Super Bowl, the World Series, NBA Finals, and even the America's Cup yacht races. But he was most noted as one of the finest boxing writers of his generation. ...
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New York Daily News
Oracle sailors put their dukes up
YACHTe.com.au
“The new AC45's have completely changed the way an America's Cup sailor has to train,” 32-year-old Humphreys says. “These new boats are physically demanding on their bodies. The sailors need to be extremely fit, have a strong core and lean muscle while ...
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YACHTe.com.au
Ten Brief Excerpts from the July Issue of the Nob Hill Gazette
SFist
Monthly dockage and yacht club dues alone can run as much as mortgages, and a powerboat can burn through many hundreds of gas dollars just for an afternoon spin around the Bay." - America's Cup reporter Sandra J. Swanson in the "How Many Does She Sleep ...
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Captain Michael Boyle
Telegraph.co.uk
Considered a rather flamboyant recruit to the Royal Yacht Squadron (of which his father was also a member), Boyle proved to be a committed sailor, who was to compete in trials for the America's Cup. When the challenge was revived in 1958, ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Crew announcement drip feed
Daily Sail
With the knowledge of one who has completed five circumnavigations of the globe and has also competed in the America's Cup Capey will take up this, one of the most important roles on board. He will be responsible for gathering and analysing all of the ...
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Longest line of socks: New Zealand sets world record (Video)
World Records Academy
Sir Peter Blake liked to wear his red socks for good luck, and during the America's Cup Challenge of 1995 New Zealanders supported the boat by putting on their own red socks. Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand and Lady Susan worked alongside ...
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Events - Dennis Conner's America's Cup Experience
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The business of Yacht Racing, Sailing and Marketing ... The Barcelona World Race Game, which is now over, lost 20% of it's Facebook following ... The Official America's Cup page continues to grow, but with just 35 days until the start ...
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