17 August 2011

Ex-CEO among 21 rescued in Fastnet Rambler capsize

Ex-CEO among 21 rescued in Ireland sailboat mishap | Turn to 10
David said the crew is very experienced, with some having raced in the America's Cup. He said everyone was doing well Tuesday. "It's a big surprise when we had the boat go upside-down very quickly, probably less than 45 seconds all together ," ... Harvey and several other Rambler crew members are from Newport, R.I., said Brad Read, executive director of the public sailing center Sail Newport. Harvey is a board member of the group. "It was a scary situation," Read told The 

World-class sailors expected for J/24 regatta
They will begin arriving at the club on Saturday, with practice races scheduled for Sunday and a five-day regatta beginning next Monday. The optimist dinghy is a small, single-handed sailboat that's one of the largest competitive sailing classes in the ...
London 2012 Olympics: local knowledge will count so learning about the ...
And there is something very special about sailing at home – it made a big difference having fellow countrymen as security guards and volunteers and as a team, we all felt that very strongly. It was great having all that support. ...
Regatta Association honors maritime industry
Daily Astorian
Astoria Regatta dignitaries as well as US Navy and Coast Guard personnel attend a memorial ceremony for those lost at sea at Maritime Memorial Park Friday. From left, the Tongue Point Job Corps training boat Columbia, the US Army Corps of Engineers ..
Replicas of Columbus' ships sailing into Frankfort
By The Grand Rapids Press File photo A replica of the Nina, one of Columbus' sailing ships, will sail into Frankfort on Thursday with a replica of the Pinta. FRANKFORT -- The "Pinta' and the 'Nina," replicas of Columbus' ships, will sail into Franfort .
Sailboat races on Clear Lake offer landlubbers a waterfront view
Ultimate Clear Lake
Ronnie Montgomery Getting over the midweek hump is smooth sailing for people who take part in the weekly Wednesday sailboat races on Clear Lake. The races have been a weekly fixture in the area for 12 years and a typical Wednesday will have as many as ...
Banque Populaire and Abu Dhabi break Fastnet records
BBC Sport
The 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race sets off from Alicante, Spain on 29 October sailingeastwards around the world with stopovers in Cape Town, Abu Dhabi, Sanya (China), Auckland, Itajai (Brazil), Miami, Lisbon, Lorient and Galway.
Reineke wins world title
Not only did she win, she dominated the 11-race regatta in La Rochelle, France, winning seven of the races and finishing 38 points ahead of the second-place sailor. In the process, the 17-year-old left no doubt that she will be a factor as she moves ...
US Sailing Development Team expansion
Sail World
Selection for the 2012 USSDT will change from a resume process to a straight-forward regatta selection process. US Sailing's High Performance Director may invite additional sailors to join the team on a wild card basis with the approval of the Olympic ...
Landlubbers Can Enjoy Pen Bay Regatta
VillageSoup Belfast
By Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce | Aug 16, 2011 Celebrating boating and boatbuilding, the new Penobscot Bay Rendezvous Regatta, Thursday, August 18, through Sunday, August 21, will not only be a premier event for sailors and...
Audi MedCup Circuit heads to Murcia
Sail World
Sardinia saw the more powerful Vrolijk designed twins, Audi Sailing Team powered by All4one and Audi Azzurra Sailing Team prevail in first and second. The Italian flagged Audi Azzurra were the strongest finishers in the second half of the regatta. ...
Sailing Photos of the Week - Rollin' Rambler
YachtPals.com News
There are few sailors hear the word "Fastnet" and don't take pause. After all, the famous race around the rock is known for difficulty and tragedy, and this year's edition has added to the legend. Shortly after passing Fastnet Rock, the famous yacht ...
Ellen MacArthue Cancer Trust competion : Win fantastic sailing prizes
BYM News (press release)
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and the charity lottery, People's Postcode Lottery, are teaming up to give you the chance of winning fantastic sailing prizes. You have the chance to get your hands on a Musto sailing jacket (worth £100), a signed copy ...
Royal Mersey get lucky as weather plays havoc with sailing event
Wirral Globe
By Andrew Stratton » THERE was bitter disappointment for West Kirby Sailing Club when they were forced to abandon their Regatta at Beaumaris during the Menai Strait Fortnight last week. Officials delayed their decision for an hour but were left with no ...
Grandpa rescued after spill off sailboat
Boston Herald
By Chris Cassidy Heroic rescue crews and a quick-thinking grandson saved the life of a 77-year-old sailboater who tumbled into chilly, choppy seas about 4 miles off the coast of Hyannis yesterday afternoon. Seconds after the man fell from the deck of ...
Sailing: Peter Miller Places 3rd In New York
The team raced the Oakcliff Sailing Center owned Swedish Match 40s. These thrilling boats are used on the World Match Racing Tour, and will be used in the Knickerbocker Cup sailed in Long Island Sound in a few weeks. Miller will be a senior this ...
Banque Populaire Takes Rolex Fastnet Race Line Honours
International Sailing Federation
On board the Maxi Banque Populaire V, the largest sailing boat engaged in this unique armada, the objective was clear: to be the fastest and keep competitors, albeit smaller but still menacing, in awe. More used to challenging the clock without any ...
Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week day 4: Glorious again
Sail World
Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week day 4 of racing and 'Huey' was again kind, turning on the glorious sunshine and great sailing breeze yet again. After three days of superb weather and great racing, it was 'more of the same' for yesterday's lay ...
World SB3 Dart : Glenn Bourke, Rod Jones and Greg MacAllansmith pre-regatta ...
BYM News (press release)
Both Matthew Belcher and Malcolm Page winners of the 2012 London Games test event at Weymouth earlier this month will be tactically conditioned to enter into a speed sailing test of skill and endurance. “We are facing a very formidable group of ...
Sports Briefs
The Suffolk Times
SAILING: Southolders win Sunfish regatta Ken Preston of the host Southold Yacht Club was the junior (age 18 and under) winner and Casey McLeod, also from the Southold Yacht Club, was the midget (age 14 and under) champion with her crew, ...
Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association Host of Major Sailing Event
The Bemis Trophy for the doubleheaded championship was claimed by the sailing team of Pearson Potts of Newport, RI and Tristan Sess of Center Moriches, NY It was a tight finish for the team as they registered finishes of sixth and fourth on their final ..
Sailing scare for five teens rescued off York Harbor ...
YORK, Maine — Five sailing students were rescued about 200 yards off York Harbor Beach on Monday afternoon, after their small sailboats began taking on water in rough seas, wind and rain.
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Clackamas County Roundup: Sailboat runs aground near Oregon City ...
By Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian
View full sizeSteve Mayes/The OregonianEveryone was able to safely evacuate Monday when asailboat ran aground on the Willamette River shore below the Interstate 205 bridge that connects Oregon City and West Linn. Summer sailing went ...
Clackamas County News
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Fast, violent and very wet: not your ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
Yann Riou, Groupama Sailing Team's Media Crew Member, braved the violent conditions to send us this update just after the team rounded the Isles of Scilly on their way to the Rolex Fastnet Race finish line in Plymouth.
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