05 August 2011

Cowes Week--battle of the Solent



Cowes weatherwatch
The Guardian
Cowes Week, which starts tomorrow, is a highly prestigious sailing regatta in which the crews battle against not just each other but also the brute forces of wind and tides that can rip through the Solent. The mean spring tide range at Cowes harbour, ...

Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 to be broadcast live from Cowes
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 is being held during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week from Saturday 6 August. Complementing its global TV six-part series and programming platform, and the live TV coverage at each of the four previous worldwide Acts, ...

Sail World
Program puts wind in Grand County teen's sails
Sky Hi Daily News
The sun beamed through a pocket of clouds, shifting radiance on the water Friday morning as Alexandra worked the tiller of a Pram sailboat with her crew, certified sailing instructor Emma Harrington. Although the morning lacked wind, Alexandra had been ...
Free sailing, rowing in Rockland Harbor
knox.VillageSoup.com
11 at 6 pm, The Apprenticeshop will open its doors and shores to invite the public for an evening of free sailing and rowing on Rockland Harbor. Visitors will have the opportunity to try a variety of boats, including the Apprenticeshop-built 25-foot ...

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San Francisco's Making Big Plans for 2013 America's Cup
The Log Newspaper
Ellison won the right to choose the location of the next America's Cup after his BMW Oracle Racing team won sailing's most coveted trophy in Spain last year. As part of the deal to bring the “Super Bowl of sailing” to Northern California, ...
Ted Turner sails into Hall of Fame
AHN | All Headline News
Turner, 72, former owner of the Braves and the Hawks, started competing in sailing when he was 12. He was also dubbed as “Captain Courageous” after winning the qualifying time to lead the 1977 America's Cup defense as skipper of the yacht Courageous.
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival Ramps Up for 2012
BYM News (press release)
Like a snow ball rolling downhill, the momentum is already building as plans take shape for the 2012 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, March 26 - April 1. The promotional kick off takes place this week at the longest running and perhaps the .
“Armenia” sailboat will soon reach Limassol
Times.am
By Times.am at 4 August, 2011, 10:49 am The sailboat “Armenia” will be arriving at the Limassol new port at 7:00 pm on Thursday, 11 August 2011. Limassol will be the final stop of its epic world journey, which started on 28 May 2009 from Valencia, ..
Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Salmon Creek
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
By KERRY BENEFIELD Coast Guard crews towed a disabled sailboat to shore late Wednesday night after the vessel suffered engine failure. A distress call was made around 8 pm The 37-foot sailboat was heading to Mexico from Alaska when the two people on ...
Aussie sailors into pre-Olympic quarters
Ninemsn
Australia's women's match racing crew have won their way through to the quarter-finals of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the test event for the London 2012 Olympic Games. After a tense final day of round-robin racing on Portland ...
Windstar Offers Six Holiday Sail & Stay Packages
Travel Agent
The Yachtsman's Caribbean Voyage overnights in Jost van Dyke and Virgin Gorda during a seven-day sailing aboard the Wind Surf. The voyage is round-trip from Phillipsburg, St. Maarten and departs December 24, 2011, visiting Soper's Hole, Tortola; ...

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Navy Offshore Sailing Performs Well During Busy Summer Season
NavySports.com
These five crews then competed in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta in Newport, RI Navy's top performance was by Rossiter who led his crew aboard the Navy 44 Defiance to a third-place showing. Both Defiance and Integrity then headed to Marion, ...
Around the world and back for Almonte sailing couple
Your Ottawa Region
Sailing through Indonesia, with its hundreds of islands, large and small, proved to be the most daunting part of that stretch of the trip. “Travelling now with three of us on board was not without its challenges,” remembered Lisa. ...
'I'm sailing away'
KeepMEcurrent.com
Sailboat racing involves a lot of mental effort. There are a lot of tactics and strategy involved. Physically it can also be tough – sailors are often on the water for 4-6 hours straight. In addition, a typical youth regatta takes place over two to ...
Mount Pleasant junior regatta Aug. 13
Charleston Post Courier
The seventh annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta is set Aug. 13 at Hobcaw Yacht Club. Theregatta is open to beginning sailors up to the most experienced. Young opti sailors enjoy a breezy day at the 2010 Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta...
Hot weather for the 13th annual Regatta
EllwoodCity.org
6, the 13th annual Regatta at Lake Arthur will begin its two-day event staged in the Pleasant Valley Beach area on Moraine State Park's South Shore. For the last dozen years, the Regatta has promoted Moraine State Park and Butler County as a 

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Kizhi regatta gets under way in Lake Onega
The Voice of Russia
It has good sailing characteristics and a high carrying capacity. And it is equipped with three pairs of paddles and a sail, like it was one hundred, two hundred, or more years ago." The Kizhi regatta is aimed to preserve the shipbuilding traditions. ...

The Voice of Russia
Windermere 17s: a class still sailing after 107 years
Classic Boat
The 17ft boats suffered second-class treatment, not permitted to race in the regattaseason, nor to obstruct 'First Class' yachts, and club funds could not be used for prizes. Ignored by the club's Sailing Committee, they had to set up their own, ...

Classic Boat
Yachting NZ Inclusive Sailing News
Sail World
A Blind Sailing team representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has been invited to take part in an invitation regatta, to be held at the Yokohama Cruising Club, near Tokyo, in early September 2011. This is the Squadron's second invitation to ...

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