31 July 2011

Sultan Qaboos Sailing Award launched

Sultan Qaboos Sailing Award launched
Oman Daily Observer
STAVANGER — In response to the Royal orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the Sultan Qaboos Sailing Award was launched here in Norway yesterday. The venue witnesses the second stage of the tall ship races-2011. ...

Oman Daily Observer
Mourners pay tribute to Saginaw sailor
Midland Daily News
"A Life to be Celebrated" honored the life of Mark B. Morley, 51, who died July 18 in a sailingaccident on Lake Michigan during the annual Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race, an event he had sailed in several times before. Family and friends softly cried ...
More than 100 boats plying Clear Lake in youth regatta
Mason City Globe Gazette
For those who don't know much about sailing, the parents can offer information. “They can really teach someone who doesn't know about sailboat racing. They can kind of explain what they are doing because it can look like mass chaos,” Atkinson said. ...
Sailing races draw youths to San Francisco
San Francisco Chronicle
Ariel Ungerleider, America's Cup Event Authority representative, said the organization is working with the San Francisco mayor's office of education on a range of ideas from school curriculum to merchandise donations for fundraising. Bay Area sailing ...
Keane leads tight J/105 class at Marblehead Race Week
The Salem News
The weather conditions for day two of the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD (National Offshore One Design)Regatta in Marblehead may have been sub-par yesterday, but the competition was second to none, especially in the J/105 class. The top of the leaderboard is ...
Olympic Test Event: 470 preview
One hundred and sixteen 470 sailors, comprising 32 male and 26 females teams, are on their way to England for the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta well prepared, following the ISAFSailing World Cup series. Eight of the world's top 10 Men's ...
Cabbies lead major drive to promote America's Cup
Plymouth Herald
TAXI drivers are being recruited to spread the word about the America's Cup World Series races in Plymouth in September. The city has printed 10000 Service Excellence cards, packed with useful information about the prestigious international event. ...
Chance to sail on a tall ship
Hartlepool Today
ONE lucky Hartlepool Mail reader could be sailing the high seas – just by getting in touch. We have a place up for grabs on one of the most magnificent tall ships in the world when it comes to Hartlepool next month. You could be on board the Lord ...

Hartlepool Today
Serzh Sargsyan to attend Armenia sailboat world cruise completion ceremony
On August 11, President Sargsyan will participate in the ceremony dedicated to completion of Armenia sailboat's world cruise; the ceremony is due in the town of Limassol, Cyprus. On August 12, President Sargsyan will depart for Kazakhstan to...

Regatta Sibuti to make a comeback
The Borneo Post
Posted on July 30, 2011, Saturday MIRI: After a lapse of 10 years, Regatta Sibuti will once again turn Sungai Sibuti Bekenu into a spectacle towards the end of October. The 'revival' of this crowd-puller was launched by Second Minister of Planning and ...
More events at Appledore Regatta
North Devon Gazette
There is also an all-day fishing competition on the Saturday and on the evening of August 14 comes a traditional gaffers and luggers sailing boat race. Monday 15th brings gig boat sprint races at 6pm. If any one wants to have a stall to raise funds or ...

North Devon Gazette
America's Cup: First preview program released online - View here!
Sail World
The first of a weekly series of programs to be produced for the 34th America's Cup is now online and available for viewing. In this edition there is a review of some of the major milestones that have occurred so far in the 34th America's Cup...

Sail World
St. John's Regatta Going Off with a Bang
The Royal St. John's Regatta will start with a bang this year. On August 3, firing of the noonday gun on Signal Hill will signal if the regatta will be going ahead as scheduled, just as it has for years. Parks Canada says it is reinstating this ...
Clear Lake Hosts Regatta
CLEAR LAKE, IA-Hundreds of people are in Clear Lake this weekend to watch sailboat races. It's part of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Championship. Young people from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and a couple from Illinois compete. ...
Tight at top of Squib Nationals after first day
Sailing in moderate south-easterlies that increased in strength as the day went on, the 37-boat fleet was led home in the first race by Howth's 'Kerfuffle' (Jonathan Craig/Hazel Ruane) followed by 'Ruby Blue' (Aidan O'Connell/Sian McCleave) of the ...
Traditional mixes with new at Cowes Week
To help parents and children get the most out of their time at the regatta, a range of family-friendly activities and group offers have been introduced exclusively for Family Day which will take place, for the first time, on Sunday 7 August. ...

Osprey Nationals Overall
Sail World
The Osprey Nationals 2011 which took place from the 23rd to the 26th July at Lee on Solent Sailing Club, are now over. Two bullets on Monday were enough as racing was cancelled on Tuesday after the wind decided not to cooperate. ...

Sail World
Scotty Brand OK Dinghy World Championship: Nick Craig wins in Largs
BYM News (press release)
It was nail-biting as the spectators, and probably some of the competitors were trying to work out who was going to win the regatta. At the finish, with a clear lead on the rest of the fleet was Deaves who wins the New Zealand OK Class Clock. ...
Benefit held for workers injured in Madison Regatta crash
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
by WHAS11 MADISON, Ind. (WHAS11)- Friends and family are holding a benefit for three workers injured in a crash at this year's Madison Regatta. Three volunteer workers were on board a rescue boat when it was hit by a hydroplane during the annual event ...
2011 Hospice Cup Coming in September
Hospice Cup The Hospice Cup XXX, America's largest charity regatta, will be held Sept. 24 while celebrating its 30th year of racing on the Chesapeake Bay. According to a release, to date, the Hospice Cup has raised more than $8 million to support ...
Australians on track for Cadet Worlds in Germany
The two crews in the promotional event, run in conjunction with the worlds, are; Alice (15) and Grace Endersbee (14), along with Eliza (7) and Matilda Davis (8) both from Sandy Bay Sailing. The Championship has attracted 75 entries from 12 countries. ...

WARNING LETTER: “Killing hostages is now part of the rules”
GCaptain (press release)
By Rob Almeida This Warning Notice, published by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), is intended for Yacht Skippers considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden, its approaches and the Indian Ocean north of 12 degrees south and west of 78 ...
Rising to the 'Challenge'
Petoskey News-Review
Work has finished on the CM20 Challenge, a 20-foot adaptive sailboat that accommodates people with a wide range of physical challenges. The boat, made for Challenge Mountain, was christened at the Sunburst Marine area of Harborage Marina in Boyne City ...

Petoskey News-Review
Sliding-seat coxswains becoming fixture at Quidi Vidi
The Telegram
Robert Roach (right) and Ben Colbourne are two products of the local sliding-seat program who will be coxing crews in the fixed-seat Royal St. John's Regatta. — Photo by Kenn Oliver/The Telegram In no small way, sliding-seat rowers have breathed new ...

The Telegram
King Eric Gibson vows to secure financial assistance for three local regattas
Bahamas Tribune
When contacted for his comments, Gibson said he wasn't aware of how many boats and who will be competing in the regatta that is due to start today because he's no longer associated with the organising committee. "They took me off the committee. ...

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