11 August 2011

Green Comm improves on Day 3 of America's Cup World Series



America's Cup: Green Comm improves on Day 3 of AC World Series
Sail World
Once again, the good sailing conditions Cascais is allegedly famous for were missing in action. The third day of racing for the opening America's Cup World Series event took place in very light and tricky conditions, with a shifty breeze between 5 and ...
US SAILING's 2011 Chubb US Junior Championships Day One Report
US SAILING (press release)
These Championships feature top qualifying teams representing sailing organizations from around the country. Racing is comprised of three disciplines - singlehanded (Lasers), doublehanded (Club 420s with spinnaker and trapeze) and triplehanded (Flying ...
Sailing: Bridgend's Stephen Thomas to fly flag for GB
WalesOnline
Robertson and his crew were controversially beaten to gold by Dror Cohen's Israeli boat after twice failing with protests to the event organisers, but were victorious in June's Sail for Gold regatta at Weymouth and will also go into the event as a ...
Vincent Riou's triumphant dash on PRB in Artemis just misses record
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven The French skipper, sailing with a crew of just four, took the lead before the halfway stage and fought off a challenge from Switzerland's Bernard Stamm, in his brand new Cheminées Poujoulat, to cross the line first, winning by a margin ...
LYME REGIS: Family fun for all during busy Regatta and Carnival Week
View Online
By Francesca Evans LYME Regis Regatta and Carnival Week 2011 has got off to a great start, with most events packed-out. The week started with Lyme Regis Sailing Club regatta races over the weekend, as well as a Taiko drumming performance, ...
Clipper Race - Lisa Blair
My Sailing
As the race start cannon sounded my heart skipped a beat as I realised, here we are, officially sailing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. A dream come true for many and the challenge of a life time for many others as over 200 crew from over 40 ...
Enviros Plan to Kick Up a Stink at America's Cup Hearing
The Bay Citizen (blog)
By John Upton |August 10, 2011 1:01 pm |In America's Cup Environmental groups say they plan to raise red flags about environmental impacts of the America's Cup sailing event during a hearing Thursday at San Francisco City Hall. ...
Lady Nathalie sweeps Acklins Regatta
The Freeport News
Normally, after sailing in Acklins, Johnson would prepare his sloop for the North Eleuthera Regatta. However, he said that he's not sure if the Lady Nathalie will be sailing in North Eleuthera this year. "I would like to go. ...
Sailing great lends helping hand
TheChronicleHerald.ca
By BILL SPURR Features Writer The sailing resume of Andreas Josenhans includes the Olympics, four world championship titles and being part of a winning America's Cup crew. But while he still races, Josenhans will spend the next four days helping other ...
Bouwmeester Claims Gold With A Day To Spare
International Sailing Federation
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) has sealed the gold medal in the Laser Radial with the Medal Race still to go at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event. The Dutch sailor has dominated the Laser Radial fleet almost from the ...
Malcolm Page goes to hospital after dramatic collision on Olympic course
My Sailing
Strong winds have played havoc with racing at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the test event for the London 2012 Olympic Games, with a number of Australian crews excelling in the breeze. Crews were tested by winds gusting to 30 knots ...
Tops leaderboard
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT — The battle for the Extreme Sailing Series, Cowes title continued to build momentum yesterday in the UK among the top three boats, that between them represent Oman, France and Italy. Another impressive performance by Oman ...
Skipjacks 'Sailing into the Future'
Delmarva Now
DEAL ISLAND -- Sailing Into the Future is the theme of the 52nd Annual Skipjack Race sponsored by the Deal Island-Chance Lions Club. To celebrate Sailing into the Future, the Lions are partnering with the Theophilus Outreach Ministries to bring ...
Extreme Sailing at Cowes Week
Red Bull UK
Also yesterday the Team Red Bull scored a race victory in the Extreme 40 SailingSeries, beating two-time America's Cup winner Alinghi in a battle of speed. The team got a second place in the following fleet race, placing them fifth overall. ...
America's Cup on display at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week
Sail World (press release)
This will be only the third time that the Cup has been seen in Australia, so its presence at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week is high recognition of the stature that this regatta now holds on the international sailing scene. 'We are extremely honoured to ...
World's fastest sailing ship docked downtown, with tours!
West Seattle Blog (blog)
It's the Russian ship Pallada, said to hold the record as the “fastest sailing ship” in the world, owned by the Far Eastern State Technical Fishing University. It's on a goodwill tour, carrying what this report from Russia describes as “an exhibition ...
Youth Sailing Foundation seeking support
TCPalm
VERO BEACH — Some of you may have already heard about the successful Summer Camp Program held at the Moorings by the Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County. The sponsors as well as the kids who attended learned much. Even the parents learned ...
August 10, London 2012 Olympic Test Event
US SAILING (press release)
It's disappointing to have this big a breeze come in during a regatta. Given the lack of speed I had in the upwinds, it is clear I don't weigh enough. I made a conscious effort to lose weight properly and take off a lot of body fat. ...
Martin Tasker: Tension builds ahead of racing
TVNZ
Cascais has been chosen because it has a history of delivering a great sailing breeze on time. But with the "hurry up and wait" slogan, a characteristic of many a windless America's Cup days, it's small wonder the place is just a bit tense ahead of the ...
Continued charitable support for the Global Vision Sailing Trust by Fastnet ...
BYM News (press release)
The specialist insurance brokers, Fastnet Marine Insurance, are continuing their valuable support for the Global Vision Sailing Trust (GVST) through donating a share of their brokerage commission fee to the charity and sponsoring one of the ...
English teen sails in Parry Sound every summer
CottageCountryNow.ca
Recently, James helped the local sailing club bring home the Aphrodite Cup. Submitted photo PARRY SOUND - James Titterbury loves being out on the water. For eight weeks out of every year, he leaves his home in Bolton England to sail the waters of ...
Sailor rescued by local marine company
BCLocalNews
By Elizabeth Nolan - Gulf Islands Driftwood A sailboat passenger who nearly lost his life on Saturday has a local vessel-assist business to thank for his rescue. Nick Boychuk of Eagle Eye Marine Services, a company that recovers boats in distress, ...
America's Cup team attracts 'younger generation' sponsors - Sports ...
By comment@sportspromedia.com
America's Cup team attracts 'younger generation' sponsors, Sailing Sponsorship news from SportsPro Media.
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Sailing head to head - timesofmalta.com
Two teams of 49ers went head to head during Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series from Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. This Olympic class was an instant hit from the moment it was introduced in 2000, attracting many of the world's ...
timesofmalta.com
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Sanya seek answers from first major test
By Volvo Ocean Race
Less than two months after announcing their participation in the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Sanya are ready for a major test of their preparations. For Mike Sanderson's crew, just getting to the start line of the Rolex Fastnet Race on Sunday is an achievement, but the team have ... The first of those is to give the boat, a beautifully refitted version of Telefónica Blue from the last race, a good work out against direct rivals Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Groupama Sailing Team. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Latest News
Sailing: Class Championship Preview
By creative
The 50th Class Championship of the Cal 20s, in essence a throwback regatta will be hosted by the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12-14. Here is the original: Sailing: Class Championship Preview ...
Metiers De La Mer - All About...
Sailing Solo with Satellite | Iridium 360
By Iridium
Aurora Canessa - Sailing Solo Ever think about just getting away from it all? Well Aurora Canessa did just that when she embarked on a journey to sail the Atlantic all on her own. But she wasn't completely alone – Aurora kept in contact ...
Iridium 360
A Spectacle at Sea and in the Air: Newport Bucket Regatta to ...
By admin
The first Bucket regatta was organized in Nantucket, Mass., in August, 1986. Between 1986 and 2001, the Nantucket Bucket flourished, becoming a premier Mega Yacht Regatta that invited owners and crews of the world's largest sailing ...
Challenge and Adventure.com
Bucket Regatta to Celebrate 25 Years By Sea and By Air | Newport ...
By Newport Now Staff
NEWPORT, R.I. – As if seeing a fleet of megayachts sailing in close quarters wasn't enough. Organizers have announced that a vintage World War II airshow.
Newport Now.com
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012
As the countdown to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 hit 80 days, ... we look at how Groupama Sailing Team and skipper Franck Cammas view this ... Legends Regatta Information. 1 Nov 2011 The great and the good from the 38-year history of… ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/home.html

Sailing: Hannah Mills looking to seal Olympic Test victory
WalesOnline
Cardiff's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark will go into the 470 women's medal race on Friday at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta assured of a podium spot and will be hoping to retain the yellow leaders' jerseys they have worn since the ...
Zara Phillips joins Ewan McGregor and sailing team for Cowes Week challenge
Daily Mail
She was joined by fellow shipmates TV presenter Natalie Pinkham and competitor Ewan McGregor moments before they departed at 10am on a 80km charity sailingrace around the island during Cowes Week Regatta. Proving herself to be an all-rounder in the ...
Team NZ lead America's Cup match race champs
Stuff.co.nz
Team New Zealand is setting a fast pace at the Cascais America's Cup match race championship in Portugal. With 10 points, the New Zealand-based franchise holds a one-point lead over Oracle Racing Spithill after the first day of the series. ...
Weymouth and Portland International Regatta fleet hammered
Sail World
'Ben and I have been sailing well all week – there have been some little things that haven't been as ideal as we'd like and that's led to a few mistakes. Whenever it's breezy, Ben and I have done a lot of sailing together and we back ourselves to do ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - Extreme, dangerous, and cancelled
Sail World
'It is extreme conditions here today,' said the man who has spent much of the last year at the top of the masts of America's Cup monohulls. 'Even though these boats are called Extreme 40s, there is a limit to what you can look at and the race committee ...
130 boats ready to race
Whitsunday Times
"Airlie race week launches a full month of sailing action in the Whitsundays that brings so many visitors, competitors and their families to the region staying in local hotels, eating out in restaurants and shopping in the local shops." Regatta ...
Saving community sailing: A lesson for life
Marinscope Community Newspapers
As the America's Cup's excitement grows, my greatest hope is that people not lose sight of the most important lessons of this sport. The races will be stunning, no doubt, and I look forward to the spectacle. But, once the big races are over, ...

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