28 August 2011

Boaters rescued trying to outrun Hurricane Irene



Boaters rescued trying to outrun Hurricane Irene
USA Today
A couple attempting to outrun Hurricane Irene were rescued Saturday in the Chesapeake Bay as their sailboat was battered by 6- to 8-foot seas and winds gusting to 45 mph, rescue officials said. Unable to launch rescue craft, two rescue crew members ...
Audi MedCup: Victory for Ngoni
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven There was also high drama in the bigger TP52 class when the Audi Azzurra Sailingteam from Italy saw victory snatched from under their nose just metres from the finish of the coastal race. As they closed in on their fourth win of the week ...
Wind, sun provide perfect conditions for Come Boating! Regatta
VillageSoup Belfast
By Staff | Aug 27, 2011 Belfast — It literally was rowing and sailing madness Aug. 20 as Come Boating! hosted its annual regatta as part of Harborfest. There were competitions for rowing gigs and laser sailing races during the regatta...
Emergency crews in two Dartmouth Regatta rescues
BBC News
Rescue teams taking part in a demonstration at Dartmouth Regatta were called on to perform two simultaneous real-life rescues. The RNLI said just after 13:00 BST a man was rescued from under his capsized dinghy and flown to Derriford Hospital. ...
Regatta glory for Boat Club
Kenilworth Today
Warwick Boat Club's annual regatta attracted more than 100 crews from around the country for a hotly contested day's racing, with three capsizes adding to the entertainment. Sixteen Warwick crews took to the water, including four new crews, ...
Two pulled off sailboat in distress off Ocean View
The Virginian-Pilot
By Cindy Clayton Two people were rescued from a 30-foot sailboat in distress off 9th View Street in Ocean View. Residents say the boat showed up and dropped anchor around 8 pm Friday. Emergency crews tried to reach the people on the vessel and get them ...
Volvo Ocean Race CEO praises Abu Dhabi plans
ArabianBusiness.com
Reviewing a model of the village, Frostad said: "It's fantastic and the coolest thing is that it will leave a superb sailing legacy on land in the heart of the city." He added: "It will be a magnificent stage for the city with Abu Dhabi's skyline in ...
Combine flying with sailing
New Zealand Herald
She began by attending the Auckland International Boat Show, seeing an impressive power catamaran and following the trail back to one of New Zealand's most prolific sailing and power catamaran specialists, Roger Hill. Hill then recommended that ...
CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Sailboat nearly runs over divers
WPEC
Some scuba divers under the Blue Heron Bridge had a close call with a sailboat, and the whole thing was caught on video by people on a nearby dive boat who happened to have a camera. You can hear reaction from onlookers who were on Jim Abernethy's ...
Man injured when sailboat explodes off Savin Hill
Dorchester Reporter
By Staff The Boston Fire Department reports a man, 58, and his son were working on their sailboat's motor in Dorchester Bay when it exploded around 5:10 pm Saturday. The man suffered burns; boaters from the Savin Hill Yacht Club rushed out to the boat, ...
Young Omani sailors undergo intensive training for next tour
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT — Following the success of Oman Sail's Extreme 40's in the UK round of the Extreme Sailing Series just two weeks ago, the teams are preparing to head to the Sicilian city of Trapani, for round six of the global tour. ...
Audi MedCup: Ngoni strike again
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven Tony Buckingham's Ngoni is making its debut on the circuit in 2011 but until the fourth Audi MedCup regatta in Cartagena, had yet to post a victory. In the light airs conditions off Spain, his crew have hit their straps winning three of ...
Lucky escape for Rambler crew
Portsmouth News
The vastly-experienced French-South African bowman Dekker, who has crewed on winning yachts in both the Volvo Ocean Race and America's Cup, said it was standard practice on board that the crew wore life jackets when the boat was reefed, and he had just ...
Boat torn from its moorings by Hurricane Irene
Telegraph.co.uk
In Morehead City, a sailboat was seen bobbing as Hurricane Irene hit the area, a few moments later it was gone. Hurricane Irene howled ashore in North Carolina with heavy winds and waves unmooring a sailboat in Morehead City, in North Carolina. ...
Trees kill two in Virginia
USA Today
City officials helped rescue a couple who had attempted to outrun the storm in a sailboat when they began getting battered by 6- to 8-foot seas and winds gusting to 45 mph earlier Saturday. Unable to launch rescue craft, two rescue crew members swam to ...
Sailboat water rescue - 9 am
WAVY TV
Sailboat water rescue - 9 am.
Winners declared at Hamilton Island as lack of wind causes last day's racing ...
My Sailing
Since January this year Hooligan has won every major series including Audi Victoria Week, Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta and the NSW IRC Championship at Port Stephens. The culmination of the four-part Audi IRC Australian Championship 2011 and official ...
Inquest Hears Man Drowned After Dinghy Capsized
Afloat
As the Belfast Telegraph reports, the family and a friend were thrown into Strangford Lough when their dinghy capsized some 500 yards from Newtownards Sailing Club on 12 June last year. David Allen managed to pull his friend Ken Dorman to safety and ...
In her wake
Ottawa Citizen
The skies have opened and rain is pouring down in Ottawa, and yet thousands of people are gathered amid the sand hills of Petrie Island to watch a small steel-hulled sailboat, the Northern Magic, motor into view. Music is pumping, people are clapping, ...
Travel: Learning to sail in the Ionian Sea
Mirror.co.uk
by Ann Gripper, Daily Mirror 27/08/2011 Leaning over the back of the yacht as my seasickness got the better of me, I wondered whether a week of sailing had been the best idea. After all, the first time my boyfriend and I took to the water our rowing ...
Sailors' delight at Norwalk Boat Show
The Hour (blog)
Visitors will enjoy four full days of smooth sailing on Long Island Sound and coast through a variety of free interactive seminars, a new Discover Boating on-the-water educational series and an array of attractions that are 'shore' to entertain ...
Worlds at Schull can provide global boon for team racing
Irish Independent
Local experience in hosting specialised dinghy sailing events has been built up over many years with the popular Fastnet International Schools Regatta. Enthusiasm generated by the schools competition on their doorstep has borne fruit in Schull ...
Ship comes in for Northport youth
Leelanau Enterprise
Adams, who participated in the Northport Youth Sailing School and took first place in the race, was curious about what happened to the original Lynx, and watched attentively as the crew climbed the ratlines to set the sails. Others, like Rowan Wilson...
Heritage Weighs In on America's Cup Draft EIR | San Francisco ...
By Constance
On August 25th, Heritage submitted its comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the 34th America's Cup, Cruise Ship Terminal and Northeast.
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18ft Skiff International Regatta
The 10th annual 18ft Skiff International Regatta kicked off yesterday, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club. Skippers battled each other through four races, with ...
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/08/23/...
Volvo Ocean Race organizers cancel plan to race off the coast of ...
I can't imagine the decision to cancel a sailboat race between Cape Town and ... warning by the International Sailing Federation, the publicity of recent acts of ...
gcaptain.com/volvo-ocean-race-organizers-decide?29577
Turku Regatta - Sail Training International - Gallery
The Culture 2011 Tall Ships Regatta. Related. Arrival of the Divas · Turku Culture Tall Ships Regattais open! Race Update 1 - 22 August AM Report · Race ...
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