09 August 2011

America's Cup gets its rockets on


America's Cup gets its rockets on
Bizjournals.com (blog)
But keep in mind that sailing is a sport traditionally practiced at little more than jogging speed. So what amounts to 50 mph -- faster than any of the motorized chase boats on the water, faster than US Navy's fastest destroyer -- is really scooting. ...
Strong winds continue in Weymouth, 49er and match race teams do well
My Sailing
Breezy conditions have again tested the sailors at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the test event for the London 2012 Olympic Games, with Australia's Women's Match Racing and 49er crews having strong days. After narrowly missing out on ...

My Sailing
Omani teams relish strong conditions on Day 2 at Cowes
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — Day two of the Extreme Sailing Series Cowes delivered more extreme conditions in the UK yesterday, with some of the strongest winds seen so far this Series making for some action-packed racing. The Oman Sail teams got the day off to a perfect ...

Oman Daily Observer
Pa. man dies in sailboat capsizing off Delaware | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011 ...
Philadelphia Inquirer
A Lancaster, Pa., man died after his sailboat capsized near Dewey Beach, Delaware authorities said Sunday. James Lefever, 63, was in Rehoboth Bay about a half-mile from shore on Saturday when the boat tipped over, said Michael Globetti of the ...
'Pirates' Arrested On Boat With Skull And Crossbones Flag After Failed Robbery ...
Huffington Post
The Coast Guard caught up with a pirate ship and locked up two bungling buccaneers who allegedly tried and failed to raid a sailboat in Gloucester, Mass. Two men flying a black, skull-and-crossbones flag on their boat, boarded a docked sailboat, ...
2011 MLA Muskoka Inter-Club Youth Sailing Championship - Aphrodite Cup
Sail World
Lots of fast racing action in the Club 420 sailboat, a 2-person dinghy used my most Ontario sailing schools. We had a few capsizes, tight mark roundings and lots of teams hoisting their spinnakers to get maximum performance from their boat. ...

Sail World
Young USVI sailors show promise at California regatta
Virgin Islands Daily News
The Virgin Islands' team competed against teams from the US, New Zealand, Australia, Bermuda and the UK "This is a regatta I've always wanted to compete in," said Bailey, who captained the Antilles School's sailing team as a senior and will attend ...

Virgin Islands Daily News
America's Cup race puts spotlight on keeping Bay clean
North Bay Business Journal
By Loralee Stevens Special to the Business Journal NORTH BAY – Yacht harbors and boatyards are gearing up for an influx of visiting pleasure craft as the America's Cup race approaches, but increased business will also result in more awareness of the ..
Sailing: Buzzards Bay Regatta Concludes
Bernews
The dinghy classes were unable to race Sunday, the final day of the 39th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta, due to high winds which were forecast to strengthen during the day. Officials decided to cancel the third and final day of the regatta for the smaller ...

Bernews
5 Things: Travel Expo, Savings Advice, Baby Races, History Walk and Sailing ...
Patch.com
Cool drinks and cool sea breezes, along with delicious food, silent auction and music—a weekend of fun and sailing awaits at the ninth annual Elizabeth Hospice Charity Regatta from noon to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday at the Oceanside Yacht Club at ...
Route announced for this year's Regatta Lektro Grand Land Parade Saturday
Daily Astorian
This year's Regatta Lektro Grand Land Parade will not be traveling down Commercial Street for the first time in Regatta's 117 year history. The parade will begin at noon Aug. 13, at 16th and Exchange streets, travel west on Exchange to Ninth Street, ...
US SAILING's 2011 Chubb US Junior Championships Begins in New Jersey on Tuesday
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (August 8, 2011) - The US SAILING National Championships season continues this week in Toms River, NJ at the 2011 Chubb US Junior Championships, hosted by the Toms River Yacht Club. These Championships are US SAILING's oldest and this ...
Emerging Nations Hopefuls Bound for Perth
International Sailing Federation
The camp includes training and coaching throughout the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships starting on 3 December. While the athlete's selection to compete at the World Championships remains at the discretion of their respective Member National ...

International Sailing Federation
America's Cup teams day off
BYM News (press release)
For Russell Coutts and ORACLE Racing 5 it was an opportunity to train up a new crew member to replace the injured Simon Daubney, whose hand injury puts him out of action for the rest of theregatta. Green Comm Racing was also out there, ...
Aug. 13 marks Art and Beer Walk, Regatta
Coast River Business Journal
ASTORIA - Coinciding with Astoria's Regatta weekend, the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association will partner with Fort George Brewery to offer the Second Annual Art and Beer Walk on Aug. 13. From 5 to 9 pm, participants are invited to meander ...
The America's Cup could generate £10m for Plymouth
BBC News
The international sailing event The America's Cup could generate £10m for Plymouth when it comes to the city, the council has said. The city will host the second round of the series between 10 to 18 September. The authority said: "The teams alone will . . .

BBC News
Colorful Hobie Cats Sail to the Wildwoods for 27th Classic Cup Regatta
Cape May County Herald (press release)
Despite being one of the East Coast's last remaining ocean Hobie Cat Regattas, it's the races' challenging course that attracts huge crowds of sailors and sailingenthusiasts to the Wildwoods Classic Cup every August. And for many of the regatta's...

Cape May County Herald (press release)
34th America's Cup : Dalton wants teams to vote on web issue
BYM News (press release)
Emirates Team New Zealand, as a commercial team competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, the Extreme Sailing Series and the America's Cup, feels strongly that the protocol restriction disadvantages its ability to operate in the commercial world. ...

Fluctuating fortunes for NZ sailors in Weymouth
Stuff.co.nz
It was a mixed bag for New Zealand's sailors at the Weymouth international regatta off England, with steady gains in some classes and frustrating discard races in others. Jon-Paul Tobin had his best day of the regatta yet overnight (NZT), ...
John Pink and Rick Peacock's Extreme 40s boat Aberdeen Asset Management ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven In 25 knot gusts that proved challenging for the fleet of high speed catamarans, London 2012 contenders Pink and Peacock had enjoyed their best day of the regatta when the accident happened. The pair, who normally race 49er skiffs and who ...

Telegraph.co.uk
Crary's recent sailing success all about hard work
White Bear Press
Now, Crary is a sailing nut, spending hours in the water, perfecting his craft of navigating his regattaand do so in times where he has almost had enough time to get his boat out of the water, packed up and on the road before a second-place finisher ...
London 2012 Paralympics: Great Britain sailing team selected
Telegraph.co.uk
It's definitely not job done yet – we've got key events next year at the Worlds, Miami OCR and the Hyères regatta to use to get better at so that when it comes to the Games we're in great shape. “We're in a much better place coming into these this ...


Volvo Ocean Race appoints USP Content
BYM News (press release)
Global sports production and distribution company USP Content has been   appointed as official radio provider to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, which starts on 29 October in Alicante, Spain. USP will provide live and pre-recorded audio coverage for the ...
Sailing Greece: Syros
By jordan
Sailing Greece: Syros. After a few days in Mykonos we were so happy to get out on the open seas. The sailing weather was perfect and it was so exciting when they turned off the engines and unfurled the sails. We headed toward Syros, ...
Oh Happy Day!
PhotoBlog - Weymouth and Portland International Regatta features ...
By Rich Shulman
hours. ago. Clive Mason / Getty Images. A Mens RS:X Class race gets underway during day seven of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta at the Weymouth and Portland National SailingAcademy on August 8 in Weymouth, England. ...
PhotoBlog
Sailing event could generate £10m
By creative
The international sailing event, The America's Cup may generate £10m for Plymouth when the city hosts the event, says the council.
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America's Cup-Cascais: Team Emirates New Zealand leads the way ...
By Lusa News
Emirates Team New Zealand won the AC Cascais Preliminaries after four fleet races and set the fastest run in the AC 500 Speed Trial, in the opening event of the America's Cup. Oracle Racing's Russell Coutts came second after wining the ...
Portugal Daily View
Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Day 7 - Yachts and ...
Another strong wind day at the Olympic sailing test event in Weymouth and Portland on Monday (8 August) proved a tough test, with Skandia Team GBR's contenders maintaining a strong showing in the breezy conditions.
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