06 August 2011

The fast cats--new generation of America's Cup yachts



New generation of America's Cup yachts set sail
The Associated Press
The "fast cats," as America's Cup organizers label them, certainly present a big jump for the competition, with Energy Team skipper Loick Peyron coining "turbo engine" feel to describe the new series. While America's Cup sailing has been called Formula ...
Oman Sail takes to British waters at start of Extreme Sailing UK round
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT — The UK round of the Extreme Sailing Series starts today, with Oman Sail's The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air representing the Sultanate on British waters. The event is the fifth act in the global Series, which started in ...
Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Mills and Clark on form
Sail World
Mills and Clark have gotten off to the perfect start for their 2012 sailing test event. The duo has had a rapid ascent since teaming up in February following the retirement of Clark's former helm Sarah Ayton, and they mastered the conditions on two ...
Junior Sailors Regatta Makes Waves For Make-A-Wish
Patch.com
According to Doherty, one sailor who was particularly pleased with his performance was Johnny Bongiorno, who was seen practicing his sailing on the day of the Swim-A-Thon. Although Bongiorno should have sailed in the OPTI green fleet earmarked for ...
Cops: North shore men with pirate flag tried to rob boat
Boston Herald
By AP GLOUCESTER - Two Massachusetts men have been arrested for trying to rob a sailboat with the help of a motor boat flying the iconic "skull-and-crossbones" pirate flag. The Gloucester Times reports that Scott Stanton, of Gloucester, ...
Mills And Clark Set The Mark In The Women's 470
International Sailing Federation
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR) set an early marker in the Women's 470 after they recorded double bullets on the first day of 470 sailing at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event. In Race 1 the girls finished ten...
Sailing or not, Rockville a blast
Charleston Post Courier
Spectator vessels may outnumber sailboats during this weekend's Rockville Regatta. For spectators, it's a large floating cocktail party, and many of the partiers won't even know there's sailboat racing taking place. Regardless of what you choose to do, ...
It wasn't all drowning and scurvy on those old sailing ships
Payson Roundup
By chance, he kept a journal, so we have a complete record of a typical sailing voyage. OK, where to begin? In London, England, on July 22, 1726. The ship is headed for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 3100 miles away. How long should it take? ...
CALLING ALL SAILORS! Kingston Yacht Club Open Regatta
Enterprise News
For all yachts under 40 feet sailing length, of any yacht club or organization, and sailed under the rules of the Yacht Racing Association of Massachusetts, as far as they apply. Classes: Multi-Hull, Over 20 feet, 15-20 feet, Dinghy (under 15 feet), ...
Muskegon Yacht Club dock project a struggle for a sailing club and a neighborhood
MLive.com
At the same time, the locally-designed and constructed 87-slip floating dock system by a new division of Torresen Marine was an economic boost for Muskegon and may have established a new line of business for the sailboat company headquartered in ...
NZL Sailing Team: A difficult day at the Pre-Olympics, Weymouth
Sail World
Andrew Murdoch has opened the Weymouth and Portland 2011 International Regatta, the Pre-Olympic event at Weymouth, England with a strong start to lie second overall after day one for the Laser fleet. The Laser Radial, both 470 and RS:X fleets were on ...
Sailing school ribbon cutting
Hudson Star Observer
The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau welcomed Saint Croix Sailing School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently. Saint Croix Sailing School ribbon-cutting ceremony. Submitted photo The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau ...
US Sailing Study
Annapolis Capital
The Chicago Yacht Club has requested US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, to conduct an independent study into the capsizing of a competing sailboat on Lake Michigan as a result of a severe storm during the 2011 Chicago-to-Mackinac ...
A sailing lesson with Dame Ellen MacArthur
Telegraph.co.uk
Second, Cowes Week in the Isle of Wight was coming up, and I'd always thought that anything that had been part of the sporting calendar for as long as Cowes had – the regatta was first held in 1826 – and managed to attract more than 10000 spectators ...
US Sailing at London 2012 Olympic test event
BYM News (press release)
The Laser, Laser Radial and Men's and Women's 470 joined the Men's and Women's RS:X fleets for racing today while Women's Match Racing took the day off in preparation for the Quarter Final Round tomorrow. Stuart McNay (Boston, Mass. ...
Perth Sailing Club Heathens and Dewars Series
Perthshire Advertiser
ON Sunday, July 24, seven boats took to the water to take part in the third Heathens race of thesailing calendar. Conditions were fair with a northerly force 2-3 wind. Graham Keir's Solo was leading to the first mark followed by Oliver William's ...
Six Senses Raceweek earns its 'Asia's Best Regatta' title
Pattaya Mail
The only numerical variation was that this sailing of the Raceweek event, was the eighth and, according to Grenville Fordham, managing director, IMAGE Asia, organizer of the event, it was the best so far. Although there were few Eastern Seaboard and ...
Sailing Lessons Keep Kids Cool
Patch.com
"It's just a great feeling to be out on a sailboat." The classes are three hours long each day and last for two weeks. They are run by the town Recreation Department. Kimball said that the hardest part for children to understand is the idea of wind. ...
ABERDEEN SETS SAIL FOR COWES IN STYLE
CITY A.M.
THE RECEIVED wisdom about sailing is that it is equivalent to “standing under a cold shower tearing up £20 notes”. Make that “standing under a fire hydrant tearing up £50 notes” and the description is spot on, said double gold-winning Olympian Sarah ...
Around the sailing clubs, Friday, August 5, 2011
Isle of Wight County Press
It was also the EWCC Dinghy Regatta at Brading Haven. Robert Tidbury, in his first serious outing, won the 4.7 race, ahead of Myles Powell and Charles Nainby-Luxmoore. Emma Stanley and Lottie Fowler, and Lochlan McLucas and Max Hastings who were the ...
Gay Travel: Sailing the Greek Islands
Gayapolis
The ancient sailing area of Greece is the oldest destination of Gay Sail. Like a Greek God you can enjoy this calm water, sunny weather and all that Greece has to offer. Greece offers sun, culture, spectacular landscapes and delicious food and ...
From Auckland to Alcatraz: Pacific Voyagers' epic journey encourages all to ...
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Gentlemen (and women), welcome to the Rock: The 15th annual Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge outrigger canoe races will feature a cameo appearance the vaka (sailing canoes) of the epic Pacific Voyagers expedition. But it's all part of the spirit of...
Blues night for Dale's sailing adventure
Halifax Evening Courier
AN ADVENTUROUS fund-raiser is hosting a charity blues boncert in memory of his friend. Dale Deacon will set off on August 27 on the trip of a lifetime as he circumnavigates the UK in a 46-ft cruising yacht. He is raising money for Overgate Hospice in ...
Ten Top Sailing Skills Your Sailing Partner Needs to Know!
Sail World
Whatever the gender, are you confident that your less skilled spouse or partner can 'take the helm' of your sailing boat in an emergency--or if you become incapacitated? Whether you sail offshore, along the coast or inside sheltered waters. ...
Perth 2011 Media Accreditation Open
International Sailing Federation
As well as hosting the battle for World Championship glory, Perth 2011 is the principal qualification regatta for the sailing events at the London 2012 Olympic Games where 75% of the national places will be decided. The nine fleet racing events will ...
Newport sailing | Turn to 10
Newport sailing. Post a Comment. August 05, 2011| 0 Comments. Credit: AP. Newport. Share This: Email My Facebook Delicious Digg Twitter Favorites More. Advertisement. Right Ad. View More: Newport. Not what you're looking for? ...
www2.turnto10.com - News
Live TV at the Extreme Sailing Series Cowes | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Complementing its global TV six-part series and programming platform and live TV coverage at each of the four previous worldwide Acts, the Extreme Sailing Series in Cowes is to be broadcast live. Three days of enhanced 'LiveTV' coverage ...
Feed of all Daily Sail content
Growing Sailing as a Sport and Recreation for All - Rolling Rains ...
By Scott Rains
A presentation for the Qingdao International Sailing Summit Forum by David Staley (AUS). · Sailing is widely perceived as being complicated, expensive and exclusive. This has been a significant barrier to participation for a large ...
Rolling Rains Report
Voyaging with Velella: Home Is Where the Boat Is - American ...
By ASA
This Week in Sailing History There's something about the first week of August. All sorts of notable events in sailing history took place this week, and here's a list of some of our favorites! Monday,. ...
American Sailing Association
Getting started - sailing - Sportsister - The Women's Sports ...
By Louise Hudson
As the sailing world gears up for one of the biggest events in its annual calender we look at what you need to know to get started in this sport. ... Having developed into the largest regatta in the South West rivalled only by Cowes Week, the Henri-Lloyd Falmouth Week expects to see around 450 yachts and dinghies race in three fleets across eight days, and there's even a Champagne Day too!www.falmouthweek.co.uk. Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week – August 6 -13 2011, ...
Sportsister
Peyron's Energy Team set for America's Cup World Series - Yachts ...
In 2010 he was a key figure in the Alinghi team in the America's Cup. Peter Greenhalgh (UK), wing sail trimmer. Peter is a leading specialist in 49er sailing and is well known for his skills as a mainsail trimmer and tactician. In the top five in the world from 2000 to 2003, ... With ten days until the start of the inaugural America's Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta in Cascais (Portugal), Artemis Racing is pleased to announce the team's crew for this event. ...
Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...
Scuttlebutt 3394 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North American ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features ... The 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race begins October 29th. To relive the last ... A new weekly (video) magazine program 'America's Cup Uncovered' is designed .... (July 27, 2011) - A police investigation into a sailboataccident that ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4747

CSSN News&Reports

sailing - Google News

America's Cup - Google News

More Sailing News

ISAF sailing - Google News

Rolex sailing - Google News

US sailing - Google News

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Google News

Vendee Globe - Google News