31 August 2011

Blind man to sail around the world alone



'Blind' man to sail around the world alone
CNN International
"But what I immediately gave up on in my head was sailing. I just thought, 'well, I'll never do it again.' "But the more I thought about it, the more I realized I just had to change the way I sail ... I want people to realize that they shouldn't just ...
America's Cup cost 'well spent'
BBC News
The cost of bringing the America's Cup to Plymouth has been "money well spent", the leader of the city council has insisted. The yachts are due to begin racing in Plymouth Sound on 10 September. Suggestions that it could cost up to £500000 to stage ...
First day a success for disabled sailing regatta
Hamilton Spectator
The Cup — Canada's national regatta for people with disabilities — kicked off with opening ceremonies Monday evening, following practices early in the afternoon. Some climbed and others with more severe disabilities were lifted in and out of their ...
Charity Campaigns - Brave Rowan is set for new sailing adventure
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph
Rowan Ramsay is joining up with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, a charity which takes young people who are recovering from cancer sailing. The 14-year-old from Isham was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a cancer of the white blood cells, ...
What about my dog? Comments in on America's Cup plan
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The 2200-page document is the legal underpinning of the city's plan to host what officials say will be the greenest sailing race in the history of the sport. The 2013 race could bring $1 billion for the local economy and bring 5.5 million viewers, ...
Too hot? No, sailing is a breeze
The National
For them, sailing is a passion that will not cool in such temperatures. "It's not so bad once you are out in it," says Mr Dodge, the boat's captain, who has been sailing since he was 11. "The breeze makes it all that bit more bearable. ...
Boaters calling for awareness after sailboat nearly hits divers
WPTV
Boaters and marine experts are calling for new awareness after a sailboat skimmed right over divers recently. Captain Sean Payne of "Deep Obsession," a dive boat with Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures, says dive flags were clearly in sight, ...
URI Sailing Center Prepared for the Worst, Hoped for the Best
Patch.com
The URI Sailing Center on Pt. Judith Pond battened down the hatches as Hurricane Irene approached. By Rachel McCarty The URI Sailing Center was ready for Hurricane Irene. Usually sporting a gleaming white fleet of Flying Juniors and Tech Dinghies on ...
Beached Sailboat Owner 'Grateful' for Island Park's Help During Irene
Patch.com
Sherry Gibson certainly didn't want or expect her sailboat, Wind Swept, to end up stranded on Island Park beach during Hurricane Irene on Sunday. But that's exactly what happened. The sailboatcame loose from its mooring during Hurricane Irene and ...
Bribon Are Spain's Kings Of Cartagena
International Sailing Federation
Now the only team to have finished on the podium at each regatta this season, back to back second places for Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, promotes the team which is skippered by Guillermo Parada (ARG) to now lie second ahead of Udo Schutze's Container ...
Just a smattering of boat damage
SouthCoastToday.com
PETER PEREIRA/The Standard-Times Anne Tisdale and husband Verne Tisdale assess the damage caused to their sailboat by Tropical Storm Irene. Their sailboat broke from the mooring during the storm and ran aground on the Mattapoisett beach. ...
Paraplegic sailor in sea rescue
BBC News
A former lifeboat man helped to rescue a paraplegic sailor at the Dartmouth Regatta in Devon. The sailor, who was strapped into his dinghy, was trapped under its hull for about four minutes after it capsized on Saturday. ...
Stepping over
My Sailing
Some entry-level cats have twin wheels, which may be good when you are sailing, but for smaller models unnecessary. For close-quarters manoeuvring twin engine controls would be a better option if you can get it. A second part of the secret is to ...
China First for VOR
CRIENGLISH.com
The Volvo Ocean Race will break new ground when it gets underway in Alicante, Spain in late October with a Chinese sailor taking part for the first time. Teng Jianghe, a 37-year-old businessman who goes by the nickname Tiger, only started sailing last...
Titirangi sailing club opens doors to visitors
Sail World
On sailing days the reclamation is bursting with brightly coloured dinghies, sailors, parents, volunteers and spectators, and its program includes adventure picnics at Cornwallis Beach, an annual regatta, and hosting of national and regional events. ...
Green Dragon Sailing for Kinsale then Rotterdam
Afloat
"At this major global exhibition in Germany this will be a fantastic opportunity to showcase IrishSailing and our plans for 2012 - and also to show our support for Team Sanya our Chinese IrishVolvo Ocean Race Team. A formal sendoff  is planned from ...
Queen Mary Sailing Club's Jerry Wales claims RS700 National Championship title ...
bettor.com (blog)
A consistent sail from Queen Mary Sailing Club's Jerry Wales brought him on top of the standings to claim the title of RS700 National Championships held at Weymouth and Portland National SailingAcademy. Wales gained the overall lead early in the ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet closes in on Rio
Sail World
'At 0900 local time we were able to raise our medium kite and a stunning day of sailing ensued and we were able to make excellent progress toward the next waypoint at the start of the oil fields,' Ben said. Rupert Dean, skipper of Welcome to Yorkshire, ...
Team Red Bull Take Tornado Worlds Title
International Sailing Federation
To win the title was, however, their goal, Nahid said, after the regatta. Gaebler was delighted at the title in the mixed category, which they brought against the Austrians Nicole and Dietmar Salzmann (AUT) and the Rusterholz paring. ...
Storm Roundup: Chafed Lines Sprang Boats from Moorings
Patch.com
Many of those boats were large sailboats, a majority of which appeared to receive minor damage; a few boats, including at least one sailboat, were destroyed. Susan Booras of Swampscott said that her family's boat, Moira, a 25-foot sailboat...
New Zealand. Euro City Napier signs up to support OptiWorlds
BYM News (press release)
The Opti Worlds programme commences on 20 December with a four day sailing clinic, and an invitation regatta for all internationals and 100 of the top New Zealand Optimist sailors, runs on 28 and 29 December. There will be a welcoming ceremony and ...
Slidell Picayune Sports Briefs: Wednesday Night Races on Lake Pontchartrain
NOLA.com
By The Times-Picayune The Tammany Yacht Club will resume its fall Wednesday Night Sailboat Races at the end of August. The skippers' meeting will be Wednesday at the TYC, 1196 Harbor Drive, Slidell. Scott Threlkeld / The Times-Picayune archiveWednesday ...
'Bash' For A Cause
Yankton Daily Press
By Derek Bartos With summer winding down, lake enthusiasts made sure to take in as much fun as possible over the weekend during this year's Bash to the Colonies Sailboat Regatta. The annual celebration, held at Lewis and Clark Lake, consisted of a ...
Storm-tossed: Italian disability rights activist, sailor land in Belfast ...
Bangor Daily News
The handicapped-accessible sailboat is the centerpiece of his nonprofit organization that helps disabled people have a chance to go sailing for free, he said Tuesday. Buy Photo BELFAST, Maine — Andrea Stella's life changed forever 11 years ago, ...
Schooner Lazy Jack II launches creative series
knox.VillageSoup.com
Camden — Schooner Lazy Jack II is launching its Creativity at Sea series with two special four-hour sailing and creative writing events scheduled for Sept. 10 and Sept. 17. Writing instructor Teresa Piccari, proprietor of The Village Scribe at The...
30 Years of Sailing at Kielder Water Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
Kielder Water Sailing Club and Kielder Water Yacht Club celebrated the 30th anniversary with aregatta on the August Bank Holiday weekend, this year hosted by the sailing club which is based at Tower Knowe. Originally, both the sailing club ... Rounding off the regatta weekend was KWSC's long-standing Little America's Cup - match racing in Toppers, a knock-out competition where pairs of competitors sail a very short triangular course against each other. The winner was Adrian ...
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Pacific Northwest Boating News: Two tales of sailing down the west ...
By Nigel Barron
We cleared the Juan de Fuca Strait yesterday (8/18) around 3 p.m., quickly got the main up and started motor sailing. The wind direction initially was not the most favorable, but over the course of the evening backed enough that we spent the ...
Three Sheets Northwest
Snipe Worlds 2011: Hardest Regatta Yet | Boats.com Blog
By Carol Cronin
So I'll go even farther out on the one-design limb and say that in two decades of high-level international sailing, the 2011 Snipe Worlds was my Hardest Regatta Yet. Here's why. Team Cronin takes advantage of a postponement on day 3 to do ...
Boats.com Blog
Desert Sea - New Mexico and Southwestern Sailing: Former Cup ...
By Pat
Southwestern sailing, New Mexico sailing, sailboats, Rio Grande Sailing Yacht Club, New MexicoSailing Club, Arizona Yacht Club, sailboat racing, Elephant Butte Lake, sailors, sail, boat safety, past commodore, race management, club race officer, ... I'm pretty sure it was "Stars and Stripes" but not the 1995 USA-34 International America's Cup Class (IACC) Stars and Stripes that is moored adjacent to the barge shown in these pictures, but rather a slightly order IACC boat, USA-11. ...
Desert Sea - New Mexico and Southwest...
Two Months. – Sailing Wondertime
By Sara
We're extremely grateful that we decided to sail down the west coast of Vancouver Island after all; the trip has given the girls and us valuable experience sailing in ocean swells and much greater confidence in sailing together as a family. ...
Sailing Wondertime
What do sailors do when they are on land? » Extreme Sailing Series
Known for their achievements on board multihulls, monohulls and speed machines, a group from the world of professional sailing, are lesser known for their ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../what-do-sailors-do-when-the...

30 August 2011

Volvo Ocean Race: Year of the Tiger for Teng Jiang He



Volvo Ocean Race – Year of the Tiger for Team Sanya's Teng
Sail World (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race - Teng Jiang He, a 37-year-old businessman who goes by the nickname Tiger and only started sailing last year, will become the first Chinese sailor to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race after being named on the Team Sanya crew for 2011-12. ...
Welcome Brazil, latest sailing-mad nation
Sail World
While the traditional prime sailing regions of the US and Europe languish in the mire of struggling economies and sales of high-end yachts have dropped by 70%, new markets are forging upward. Brazil is one of the most significant. ...
Cancer survivor's sailing success
Suffolk Free Press
They are truly inspiring.” Dame Ellen MacArthur founded the trust in 2003 after spending time with a similar organisation in France. The charity's aim is to boost the self-confidence of young cancer patients through sailing, allowing them to test ...
Van Voorhis clan sails as one
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Heide picked up sailing when she was 2, starting on a one-person Laser Class sailboat. "Sailing is a lifelong sport and there is never an opportunity where you're not learning," Bowen said. "Every condition is different, every day is different. ...
Maine Maritime sailors take on world in next effort
Morning Sentinel
Joseph and seven others on the Mariners' big boat offshore sailing team are slated to compete for the top spot among the world's best college sailing teams this fall in France. The team sailed away with the US championship for big boat offshore racing ...
Joe sails his way to success at regatta
New Post Leader
Joe, who attends Cramlington Learning Village, is a member of Sunderland Yacht Club and Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club. He is also a member of the RYA Topper North Zone squad but is hoping for selection to one of the RYA national squads this autumn....
A new name for sailing trust charity
News Guardian
A NORTH Shields-based charity is making waves with the launch of its new identity. Ocean Youth Trust North has officially changed its name as it launches an assertive new campaign to make young people throughout the region aware of the sail training ...
Sailboat lands on Hampton Bays lawn
Newsday (subscription)
Click here Sailboat lands on Hampton Bays lawn 8 m ago By Keith Herbert When Thor Anderson woke up Sunday morning, there was a 28-foot sailboat on his front lawn in Hampton Bays. The only problem: It wasn't his boat. “It's about 50 feet away from my ...
Lack of breeze cancelled practice race of 2011 Region of Murcia Trophy: 2011 ...
bettor.com (blog)
However, the practice race will be commenced next day to begin the fourth regatta of 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit. All eight teams of TP52 series have reached Cartagena, Spain to take part in the fourth leg of the season. So far they have seen strong winds ...
Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club
View News Sunshine Coast
The Sailing season has kicked off with a great start. This year the “learn to sail” program has a new component. The sailing club have bought some small catamarans called arrows. John Dowling will be assisting with the coaching program this season. ...
Schock 35 Nationals: Michaelis' Mako takes top honors in close fought regatta
BYM News (press release)
Leading at the end of the first two days, but finishing the regatta in second place was Richard Fish's Outlier. “In our first race today MAKO boxed us in next to the Race Committee boat,” Fish said, “and we had to back out of the start. ...
North Sails Wind Warrior Regatta on this Friday at the Viaduct
Sail World
The North Sails Wind Warrior Regatta will take pace in the in the newly developed Viaduct Harbour, this Friday second of September. There will be both water level and elevated spectator areas with great views of the racing. We are expecting 40 boats so...
Montague sailor has his life jacket, and emergency responders, to thank for ...
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
By Jerry W. Morlock | Muskegon Chronicle When Bruce Froelich's small sailboat capsized for the fifth time during high winds in Lake Michigan Saturday, he thought: "This is the last day I'm going to be alive." The 60-year-old Montague man was wearing a ...
More pictures:
Novinite.com
Onlookers walk past a sailboat that broke from its mooring during Hurricane Irene in Marion, Massachusetts, USA 29 August 2011.... by Irina Samokovska As rebel forces are closing in on the troops of the Libyan dictatorship, what do you think a ...
Manly Yacht Club (MYC) is relaunching it's Manly Juniors Program
My Sailing
The club recognises that it needs a vibrant and growing juniors programme so it can continue it's tradition of developing and promoting youth sailing in the community. Many MYC and parent volunteers have been chipping away all winter to make sure the...
The Tornado proved to be the best boat for the Olympics Mixed Sailing!
Sail World
What else we should show the ISAF and the sailing world? The Tornado is the very best and proven Formula for Mixed Olympic Sailing. We deserves the spot back and all the others must accept women can sail a Tornado as crew and helm in all wind ...
After hurricane, New Yorkers hardly miss a beat
Houston Chronicle
COLLEEN LONG, AP, DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press Zack Fluhr of New York secures his sail boat at the Manhattan Sailing club marina on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 in New York. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered mandatory evacuations for residents in ...
Green Dragon Sails Again
Afloat
Ireland's Volvo 70 the Green Dragon was back on the water again yesterday, two years after she had finished fifth out of seven entries in the 2009 Volvo Ocean Race. In spite of the disappointing performance the boat was welcomed in to Galway after the ...
I'm sorry, that seat happens to be taken -- by my trophy
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
There's no question these America's Cup types aren't ones to hold back, including booking a separate first-class ticket on a recent flight from San Francisco to Sydney, Australia just for the trophy. Tom Ehman, vice commodore of Golden Gate Yacht Club,...
Tall Ships say farewell to Turku
Helsingin Sanomat
A total of 30 tall ships took part in The Culture 2011 Tall Ships' Regatta in Turku over the weekend. ”Among the vessels were four ships of more than 100 metres in length, including the world's longest and second  longest traditional sailing ships”, ...
Hard on Port Wins Cruisers III DBSC Cruiser Challenge Event
Afloat
In what at first glance looks like a repeat of the results from July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta there are familiar name at the top of the leaderboard after the weekend's Dublin Bay Sailing Club Cruiser Challenge contested by 70 boats from 7 classes. ...
Hamilton hosts Mobility Cup
Hamilton Spectator
Millar decided to give sailing a shot again and got his start in the Mobility Cup, Canada's international regatta for disabled sailors. He had to spend two years relearning everything, but he hasn't looked back since. In 2004, he went to Athens to ...
UK 18 foot Skiff Nationals: Pica leads after six races
BYM News (press release)
The lighter conditions, resulted in a unanimous decision for big rigs which teams had given a serious shakedown in the heavy weather sailing yesterday. The start was committee boat biased with Pica winning the start and Investec to leeward. ...
Espey Wins Lasers, Local Sailor Takes Radials at Lough Derg Nationals
Afloat
LDYC Sailing Secretary, Michael McCarney, said that the "seventy plus volunteers, helping out at the event, ensured four great days of racing". He said that the "wildly varying weather conditions provided quite a challenge for sailors and race ...
Anybody lose a sailboat? | Universal Hub
By adamg
Anybody lose a sailboat? By adamg - 8/28/11 - 7:38 pm. Lost sailboat in Swampscott. Tim Mouradian photographed a lost sailboat in Swampscott today. Copyright Tim Mouradian. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr. Reply · E-mail this ...
Universal Hub
Weston Regatta at Weston Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
The Weston regatta took place over the August bank holiday weekend with six races being held over the three days. The camping field was available for the whole weekend and the club barbecue was available for participants to cook their ...
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America's Cup – Wired Magazine | Illustrophile, Illustration blog ...
By Joel Kimmel
I'm really excited to show you these new portraits and spots I did for the new issue of Wired Magazine. This job for one of my favorite magazines came in on Canada Day, giving me one more reason to celebrate. Wired uses a ton of great ...
Illustrophile, Illustration blog,...
This is Exeter | Regatta's special date
By Exeter Express and Echo
Both of the events were free to enter and there were prizes for the winners. The regatta in its present form was revived by Sidmouth Sailing Club. Collections were taken for the local branch of the RNLI during events held on Saturday evening. ...
Exeter All Content Feed
The Sabang International Regatta | IndonesiaCultures.Com
By Dimitri
Jointly organized with the Technical Assistance from the Indonesian Sailing Federation, and supported by the provincial government, the Sabang International Regatta kicks off with a pre-regatta dinner on the evening of September 13 in ...
IndonesiaCultures.Com
Pacific Northwest Boating News: Two tales of sailing down the west ...
By Marty McOmber
Tom Brown and Jeanne Walker on their sailboat, Eagle, after arriving in Eureka, Calif. Editor's note: For Northwest sailors heading to California, Mexico and points further afield, the trip down the west coast can be difficult and hazardous, with ...
Three Sheets Northwest
Champagne Twilight Sailing Experience - Perth - DUPLICATE ...
This Fremantle champagne sail is the perfect after-work wind down with friends or colleagues, or the perfect date with to share with someone special.
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World Tour Stories - Alex and Taru sailing around the world: Hey ...
By World Tour Stories
Did you know that the previous owner of this beauty of a boat that we're now busy preparing for a circumnavigation was D Randy West? Yes, the professional racing sailor and author of the famous Hurricane Book. Randy is very well known ...
World Tour Stories - Alex and...
Windfinder - News/Blog about Windfinder, Kitesurfing, Windsurfing ...
pkra_2011_spo_race.jpg. On the first day, big parts of the Freestyle trials were held. The days afterwards, there was a lot of light wind with a lot of races going on. It was again a fight between the two Americans Adam Koch and John Heineken. ...
Windfinder News
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Year of the Tiger for Team Sanya
Despite sailing for the first time only last year, Teng's tenacious spirit has earned him a coveted position aboard China's first entry in the Volvo Ocean Race and ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Year-of-the...for.../news.html

Race then regatta a challenge
Coff's Coast Advocate
The co-owner and skipper of the Farr 45 'Pretty Woman' will be sailing in his 26th Coffs race come January. “I have been in many offshore races and the Coffs is one of my favourites,” Hudson said. “What I enjoy about the race is the opportunity to sail ...
Russian sailing ship Pallada leaves Los Angeles for Honolulu
RIA Novosti
Russian sailing vessel Pallada has left the city of Los Angeles in California for Honolulu (Hawaii), the ship's owner said. The ship, carrying over 100 cadets from Russia's Far Eastern Primorye and Kamchatka territories, sailed from the city of ...
Sailing shoot-out on Rother Valley lake
Worksop Today
Firbeck Sailing Club, based at Rother Valley Country Park, held a charity family fun day in aid of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. Pictured is Commodore Mike Biggin (w110822-4e) Rother Valley Country Park was a sight to behold as a flock of cowboys...
Annual regatta
Kincardineshire Today
The Aberdeen and Stonehaven Sailing Club held its annual regatta last weekend with generous sponsorship from the Bay Fish and Chip shop and support from Aberdeenshire Council. The weather was excellent for sailing in Stonehaven Bay and there was close ...

29 August 2011

Anna Tunnicliffe wins Buddy Melges Challenge final 3-0



Anna Tunnicliffe wins Buddy Melges Challenge final 3-0
My Sailing
Sail Sheboygan will also host the upcoming Nations Cup finals - September 13 - 18, 2011 Having acquired an authorized two-thirds replica of the famed America's Cupafter the 2000 New Zealand event, Sail Sheboygan wanted to create an event worthy of...
Sailing brought CEO to the helm
Press Herald
By J. Hemmerdinger jhemmerdinger@pressherald.com THOMASTON - Cabot Lyman's wispy white hair creeps out from under a faded red baseball cap. He wears sunglasses, a navy-blue sweat shirt, khaki shorts and sandals. His face is tanned, if not slightly ...
Coast Guard rescues man after sailboat capsizes in Lake Michigan
BYM News (press release)
A US Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Muskegon, Mich., rescued a man after his sailboatcapsized in Lake Michigan about three miles from White Lake Channel Saturday afternoon. A 911 dispatcher notified Coast Guardsmen at Station Muskegon after the ...
Boat fire sends father, son to hospital
Boston Globe
sailboat burned on Dorchester Bay. A man and his son were working on the motor of the 15-foot sailboat when there was an explosion, according to Fire Department officials. (John Blanding/Globe Staff) By Taylor Miles A father and his teenage son were...
Irish Sailing joins attack on Ivan Yates
SportsNewsIRELAND
The Volvo Ocean race brought in €55m in economic benefit to the West of Ireland when Galway hosted one of the stopovers. If we all subscribed to Ivan's narrow view of the world we would all end up being couch potatoes watching sport on TV taking place ...
Race six of ORCV Winter Series ticks all the boxes
My Sailing
"We had a very pleasant day for sailing. The wind was around 7 to 9 knots from 345° at our 1030hrs start, which later shifted to 330º and had enough variations to make for tactical winners and losers. Attached is an image of some cloud streets, ...
Sea Notes: Riding out the storm
SouthCoastToday.com
Placing second in this year's Bullseye regatta were Will Tifft and David Webb, also of the BYC, with Christopher and Stephen Streit of Card Sound Sailing Club taking third. Other local sailors in theregatta were Wendy Goodwin and Chris Verni in 5th; ...
America's Cup Uncovered: Episode 5 - World Series, Plymouth
Sail World
America's Cup Uncovered is a weekly magazine video program is designed to showAmerica's Cup fans the people, places and stories that are the backbone of theAmerica's Cup. Featuring behind-the-scenes sneak-peeks, athlete profiles and up-close action ...
Beached Sailboat
WAVY TV
Beached Sailboat.
Irene loses hurricane strength, hits Coney Island
Houston Chronicle
Photo: Steve Helber / AP One of two people rescued from a sailboat, right, uses a line to make their way onto the beach on Willoughby Spit in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, after they and another person were rescued from the boat that foundered ...
Oman Sail looks to the future
Times of Oman
Raed and Hashim have been travelling with the team's this year, sailing as the fifth man to learn about the boats, in hope that they will earn a position as a full time crew members in 2012. Competing for bowman position, Raed commented: “I have been ...
Sailability boathouse on Rudyard Lake faces delays
BBC News
Construction of a new boathouse for a Staffordshire Moorlands sailing charity may be delayed by a year. Rudyard Sailability makes it possible for people with disabilities to get out on Rudyard Lake near Leek. It has installed a ramp for a new boathouse ...
18ft Skiff International Regatta final day
Sail World (press release)
Brad Petot had a win also as the first drawn daily winner from the Jacket Pocket for the Velocitek Pro Start, Sailing Bits Pick the Speed Competition. Check out the clip and for the whole race go to www.18footerstv.com. by Simon Brown Share 10:21 AM ...
Groupama Race from Noumea - is it the longest windward-leeward in the world?
My Sailing
Two favourite sailing directions, downwind and into the wind: a giant Olympic course. Exceptional beauty: the course goes along the reef and in a lagoon which is registered on the UNESCO World heritage List. A region where you find the best sailors in ...
Hatton: Remembering Dad a birthday tradition
Yakima Herald-Republic
It had exposed our wooden dock and left our small sailboat marooned on the shore. I decided to open up a channel so we could pull the sailboat safely out into deeper water. I started tossing the rocks on either side of me. It was a slow process. ...
Maine Maritime sailors – best in the US – will unfurl skills and attitude in ...
Press Herald
By Beth Quimby bquimby@mainetoday.com Life on the Maine Maritime Academy varsity sailing team can be lonely. Maine Maritime Academy's varsity sailing team, a low-budget program “that runs on fumes,” won the national crown in big boat offshore racing at ...
Ruffles Wins DBSC Ruffian Race
Afloat
Dark clouds brought heavy rain but also great sailing conditions for Saturday's Dublin Bay SailingClub race. The Cruiser classes were racing for Cruiser challenge honours leaving the one designs to the regular bay race. Results below: FLYING FIFTEEN ...
Oliver and the sport of sailing | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
It's encouraging to see kids like Oliver and maybe it shows that the internet can bring the sport of sailing to wider audiences. Even if Oliver is a sailor himself, he would have never known about this regatta or even this circuit hadn't he watched ...
VSail.info
On Teaching, Sailing, and Swimming « the Bok Blog
By Odile Harter
On Teaching, Sailing, and Swimming. 28 Aug. Today's guest post comes from Suzanne Smith, who teaches in the History and Literature Department. …whether one falls into a little swimming pool or into the middle of the biggest sea, one ...
the Bok Blog
Maldives postage stamp boy with model sailboat | Flickr - Photo ...
By nobody@flickr.com (oldsailro)
1981 International A Class British Championship won by Dick Priest show here with HIGHLANDER the winning · Boy lying on the lawn toy boat · Maldives postage stamp boy with model sailboat · 2011 Pond Yacht Regatta Oxelosund Sweden ...
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Man injured when sailboat explodes off Savin Hill | Boston Taxi ...
By admin
Joseph Doolin, a South Boston resident, was driving down Morrissey Blvd. with his father down when he heard the explosion and saw a white piece went flying tens of feet up into the air. I had my windows up and I heard it, he said. It was loud.
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America's Cup | Countdown to America's Cup World Series San Diego
Adding a new and exciting chapter to its storied history with America's Cup, San Diego is renown as one of the best sailing venues in the world. But come this ...
www.americascup.com/.../Countdown-to-Americas-Cup-Worl...
Sailboat | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Sailboat. Aquatic Park, August 2011 ... R Cecil Photography's... (954) · Alcatraz Island; Balclutha &SailboatSailboat; Howard ... Sailboats and sailing (Group) ...
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Sail-World.com : 18ft Skiff Regatta - Kiteboard, Coxon winners in ...
Martin crewed for Hamlin in four of his five wins in this regatta and is now, officially, Director of Umpiring and Rules Administration for America's Cup Race ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/18ft-Skiff-Regatta.../87752

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE did one 5th place and one nice win on the two last races of the day. The results on this event clearly show the potential of the Franco-German team, finishing one point behind the 3rd in the competition, ...
McCartin and Kinsella are New Irish Fireball Champions
Afloat
The forecast, which has been the subject of much debate at this regatta (and many others no doubt) was mixed. XC Weather had been predicting 9knots with gusts of 12 – 14. The Sea Area forecast from Met Eireann had talked about Force 4 to 5, ...
Sailboat fire on Dorchester Bay injures father and son
Boston Globe
By Taylor Miles, Globe Correspondent A father and his teenage son were transported to the hospital yesterday evening after their sailboat boat burst into flames on Dorchester Bay. The man, 58, suffered burns on his arms and hands, and his son, ...
New York sailors compete in Qingdao Offshore Regatta
BYM News (press release)
“This year's participation by sailing teams in Qingdao Mayor's Cup Regatta will be the first of a much bigger and long-term racing, cruising and educational series of sailing events envisioned by the US-China Sailing Association,” said Keith Cooper, ...
18 Foot Skiff UK National Championship day 1 - Spectacular sailing
Sail World
The eight skiff teams assembled on the beach including two new teams competing in their first 18 regatta. Eighteen's are not the usual beach toys to be found on Sandbanks and despite the cool and breezy start to the bank holiday weekend spectator ...
Tall Ship Manitou offers multi-day sailing experiences
HollandSentinel.com
As one of the largest sailing ships on the Great Lakes, the Manitou is a replica of an 1800s “coasting” cargo schooner. A traditional two-masted, gaff rigged, topsail schooner, Manitou measures 114 feet in length with more than 3000 square feet of sail ...

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