20 August 2011

America's Cup sailors recount Rambler capsize


Sail-World.com : America's Cup sailors recount Rambler capsize in ...
Five times round the world racer, and America's Cup sailor Erle Williams (NZL), ... with a longsailing career encompassing five Round the World races, ... onboard PUMA Ocean Racing, on in the 2008/2009 Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 7 from ...
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Deluged by dinghies in Weymouth & Portland
Dorset Echo
For the first time, all nine RS dinghy classes are holding their regattas simultaneously at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. The 12-day RS Games, which began on Monday, have more than 90 boats taking part and involves competitors of ...
Sailing into history: How the Spanish and Portuguese divided the world
Toronto Star
By Jennifer Hunter Columnist This is a starry love story, a tale of seething jealousies and subterfuge, a political imbroglio, and religious cruelties. It sounds like Shakespeare and it could have very well been the plot of one of his plays. ...
Canandaigua Yacht Club hosts finish well in regatta
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Ensign sailors gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the largest full-keel, one-design sailboatclass in the United States. Gorbold and his crew consisting of wife, Anna, and David Turnbull, compiled 66 points aboard Questar. ...
'The regatta of the century'
Bahamas Tribune
By BRENT STUBBS THE Grand Bahama Regatta will benefit from two more major sponsorships as Sky Bahamas and BORCO have joined forces to make sure that the return of next weekend's event will be a successful one. Yesterday, the Rev Dr Philip McPhee and ...
Local Teen Takes On the Challenges of Sailing
Patch.com
He enjoyed the courses so much he was able to help a group of 20 kids learn sailing at the beginner level on campus. As he learned the tactics and rules it was clear the next step was to race in a regatta. His first real regatta was as a competitor in ...
Sabot National Championships and Sabot Week Regatta
Sail World
With the fun taken care of, strategic planning for the competition is being managed by Southport Yacht Club's sailing coach Shane Smith. Shane, a former sabot national champion, World Titles and Olympic contender, is also proudly recognised as the ...
Hospice Cup sailing regatta returns to Bay on Sept. 24
The Star Democrat
ANNAPOLIS - America's largest charity sailboat regatta will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, in its 30th year of racing on the Chesapeake Bay. To date, the Hospice Cup has raised more than $8 million to support hospice programs in local communities in and ...
Russia's sailing ship Pallada visits US port in San Francisco
RIA Novosti
Russia's sailing vessel Pallada will dock at the port in San Francisco on Saturday morning, a spokesperson for the Far Eastern State Technical Fishing University, the ship's owner, said. “The vessel will dock at the port in San Francisco on Saturday ...
Public should weigh in on San Francisco's America's Cup plans
San Francisco Examiner
A draft environmental impact report was released a few weeks ago by the Planning Department for the 34th America's Cup and James R. Herman Cruise Terminal and Northeast Plaza. At more than 1400 pages, it's a daunting document. ...
Smooth sailing for Gimli Yacht Club
Interlake Spectator
By Jennifer Pawluk The Gimli Yacht Club has hosted several prominent national and internationalsailing events in its storied 44-year history. Founded in 1967 as a sailboat racing venue for the Pan Am Games, the club has continued to grow steadily ...
Sailors battle it out at RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta
Rutland Times
Once it made its mind up the clouds parted and the sun shone, creating perfect sailingconditions. Sunshine and wind continued throughout Sunday which was all about the prestigious Ken Ellis Trophy and saw 150 sailors all contesting in the two-race ...
Sailing challenge takes its toll on Aylesbury fundraiser
Aylesbury Today
SAILING halfway around the world was supposed to be a £30000 trip of a lifetime, but for cancer survivor Dale Blackwood, it is slowly turning into a gruelling challenge from hell. With no sleep, constant tiredness and no privacy, the Aylesbury explorer ...
49th Annual Navy Regatta
KIII TV3
The Regatta has teams racing from the Corpus Christi Marina to NAS Corpus Christi. Those who take part say it is a bonding experience between citizens and the military who share a love for sailing. The race is held in honor of returning war heroes and ...
Cascais renews America's Cup Series bid
The Portugal News
The first stage of the new format of the world's oldest sailing competition ended with a victory for the Emirates Team New Zealand, which in the decisive regatta beat Artemis Racing and ORACLE Spithill into second and third place, respectively. ...
Winging It: America's Cup Racers Push the Sailboat to Its Limits
Wired News
The America's Cup—the Super Bowl of sailing—is unique among major competitions in that it's essentially structured as a winner-take-all bet. The grand prize of theAmerica's Cup race is dominion over the next America's Cup race. ...
Marine culture and the Olympic spirit
China Daily
By Xie Chuanjiao and Dai Yan (China Daily) When the city of Qingdao held the Olympicsailing event in 2008, it showed the world a spectacular side of itself, and it now wants to maintain that Olympic city image by becoming the Capital of Sailing, ...
European Youth Sailing Games completed
Sail World
The European Youth Sailing Games, organized by Fraglia Vela Riva in collaboration with Eurosaf, have now concluded its first edition with the maximum number of races. The wind arrived later than usual today with light winds varying from 10- 14 knots. ...
America's Cup hits enviro wave
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
America's Cup officials will hold sailing's premier event in San Francisco in part so they can gain control of several city piers after the races in 2013. Now those long-term deals could become a potentially vexing issue for race planners as they ...
Salona 38 first sailing with Dean Barker at helm, now bound for Australia.
My Sailing
The new Salona 38, was launched on July 30th on a beautiful summer day in Split, Croatia, together with the star owner of Nexus, Dean Barker Emir¬ates Team NZAmerica's Cup skipper. Dean Baker test sailed the Salona 38 and promoted the new relationship ...
Farrah Hall tilts her sail for London
ESPN
Before Hall had even finished showering, officials from US Sailing informed her that the outcome had been protested and the ending rewritten. A crash on the course during the last run of the regatta had left Nancy Rios of Coconut Grove, Fla., ...
Acrobatic feats on sailboat to unfurl on Olympic Peninsula
Peninsula Daily
Delphine Lechifflart and Franck Rabilier, a couple from Brittany, France, who have traveled the world's seas, are now sailing down the West Coast from Vancouver, BC, to San Francisco, performing acrobatic feats on their 40-foot sloop La Loupiote — the ...
WaterFront Center Welcomes Businessses to Benefit Regatta
Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot
The WaterFront Center will hold a Benefit Regatta on Friday, Sept. 23 at the WFC in Oyster Bay. The event includes lunch, racing, cocktails and dinner. Dave Waldo, WFC executive director said, “Leave your golf clubs in the office and experience a new ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Skippers applaud anti-piracy course ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Skipper Franck Cammas and the Groupama Sailing Team set sail for their 2000 mile qualifier for Yvan Zedda UK, Cowes. 11th August 2011. Skipper Mike Sanderson from New Zealand helming. Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Latest News
Olympic Classes sailing to air on BBC One - Yachts and Yachting Online
A one-hour programme charting the progress of Skandia Team GBR's best at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in June, and the LOCOG Test Event in August will air on BBC One at 1300hrs on Saturday 20 August.
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Emirates Team New Zealand wins first America's Cup World Series ...
Emirates Team New Zealand won the first America's Cup World Series regatta with a ... New Zealand wins World Series regatta ... "It makes the sailing much more exciting. It's not a matter of 'you win the start, you win the race. ...
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