08 August 2011

Kiwi crews well placed at Olympic test regatta


NZ crews well placed at Olympic test regatta
Stuff.co.nz
Eight New Zealand crews are positioned nicely inside the top 10 after blustery fourth day conditions resulted in plenty of leaderboard movement at the Weymouth international yachting regatta in England. Most of the Kiwi crews made gains and the ...
Oman Sail teams see extreme action in Cowes
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The UK round of the Extreme Sailing Series kicked off yesterday in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, with strong winds pushing the boats to the limits, as the two boats from the Sultanate proudly showed off the colours of the national flag in the...
Sailing Photos of the Week - Might Makes Right!
YachtPals.com News
What we do not know is what the skipper of the sailboat was thinking when he tried to pass IN FRONT of a massive ship moving at what appears to be around 5 knots. The boat almost made it - much in the same way that the road kill almost crossed the road...
Regatta still rockin' after 120 years
Charleston Post Courier
McGillivray, who has served as the regatta's principal race officer for the last 15 years, said the day would be great for sailing. This sleepy little fishing village's main claim to fame is this annual sailboat regatta, held the first weekend of ...
America's Cup: Teams
SkySports
The Spanish boat is the team representative of Real Club Nautico de Valencia, the seventh challenger for the 34th America's Cup. Skipper and helmsman is Vasilij Zbogar, who won Slovenia's first Olympic sailing medal when he took bronze in Athens and ...
No injuries in sailboat capsizing off N.J. | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-08-07
Philadelphia Inquirer
Rescue crews came to the aid Saturday of a person whose sailboat capsized in waters off Sandy Hook, NJ No injuries were reported. The boat was in the Roman Shoals/Ambrose Channel area, about three miles off Sandy Hook, when it capsized. ...
America's Cup World Series Energy Team skipper Loïck Peyron interview
Sail World
LP: We'll be taking a real day off tomorrow, as everyone is tired and there is a lot of wind forecast, so no sailing scheduled. We'll be sheltering in our base, where things are getting better and better organised. We work hard ashore and out on the ...
National Ensign Regatta begins Saturday
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
"The Ensign is the nicest," said Foucht, who owned an early 1963 version of the classic family daysailing and racing boat for many years. "If I ever bought another sailboat, it would be an Ensign. It's stable, it sails well and has a cockpit the size ...
Sports - Sailing and Boating
Annapolis Capital
AP VIDEO more>> Volvo Ocean Race veteran and Annapolis resident Dee Smith called tactics while North Sails professional Grant Spanhake served as lead trimmer aboard Flying Jenny 7, which crossed the line on the St. Mary's River at 3:30 yesterday ...
Boating: A banner year for MS Regatta
Press Herald
By GAIL RICE This year is special for the MS Regatta, the largest and longest-running charitysailing event in New England. To learn more about MS Harborfest, or to sign up for any of the events, go to www.msmaine.org and click on "Events. ...
Buccaneer Yacht Club leads Knost Regatta
SunHerald.com
“It was good sailing,” Bradford said. “It was a good wind and hopefully it will continue tomorrow.” “If it's like today, we'll be OK on Sunday,” Bradford continued. “I've got a great grew and we should be okay going into (Sunday). ...
Dinghy Regatta set for Sept. 5
St. Augustine Record
The fifth annual Papa Jim Dinghy Regatta is planned Sept. 5 at Anastasia State Park. The event honoring the memory of lifelong St. Augustine sailor Jim Hartley benefits the SPARS youth sailingprograms. All ages and all classes of boats are welcome. ...
Johnny Vincent sets the Pace at Cowes Week as Team Origin are left to rue ...
Telegraph.co.uk
A catalogue of errors cost Team Origin a win at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week yesterday, handing Johnny Vincent and his TP52 crew on Pace their first victory of the regatta. By Kate Laven After flying off the start line in a bracing 20-knot ...
Team NZ emerge leaders after first AmCup catamaran regatta
Radio New Zealand
Team New Zealand has got it's America's Cup catamaran campaign off to a good start, winning the first regatta in the build-up series in Portugal. The New Zealanders took a third place and three seconds, as well as winning the speed trial, ...
Rescuers come to aid of capsized sailboat
Cherry Hill Courier Post
SANDY HOOK — Rescue crews have come to the aid of a person whose sailboat capsized in waters off Central Jersey. Authorities said the person, whose name was not disclosed, was alone aboard the 24-foot sailboat when it overturned around 2:30 pm ...
Hambrook teenager to sail round Britain
Chichester Today
Tom Webb, 18, set off from Langstone Sailing Club where he is a member on July 2 in his 21-foot Beneteau yacht named Danera. A keen sailor since a youngster, Tom has wanted to complete the challenge for several years to help further his sailing skills ...
A great French enigma
The Independent
In fact, she'd rather go sailing, she tells Kaleem Aftab Audrey Tautou would like to cast herself as the reluctant superstar. After the phenomenal success of Amelie a decade ago, the world was her oyster. Hollywood scripts were landing on her agent's ...
Battle lines drawn for Melges 32 Fleet at Audi Hamilton Island Race We
Sail World
Complementing its sporty attitude the Melges 32 possesses one of the most diverse International regatta schedules that includes many prestigious venues; now on the list is Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, North Queensland. Audi Hamilton Island Race...
Mills and Clark in control in test event
Eurosport.com AU
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark maintained control of the women's 470 fleet at the London 2012 Olympic test regatta in Weymouth. In difficult conditions, with winds peaking at a gusty 22 knots, the British duo picked up an eighth and second from their...
Australian team on Soto 40 for Audi MedCup in Spain
My Sailing
A team of eleven Australians, mostly from Western Australia, will head to Cartagena for the fourth event of the five Trophy regattas which comprise the world's leading regattacircuit, the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit. The team are joining the 40 Series, ...
Ian Williams and Claire Leroy lead overall International Sailing Federation's ...
bettor.com (blog)
Great Britain's Ian Williams and Claire Leroy from France have reached the top of overall Open and Women Match Race rankings respectively. Williams earned 11655 points in a total of eight events throughout the year, while Leroy grabbed 11249 points ...
Peter Sorensen takes on Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week
Sail World (press release)
Mooloolaba Yacht Club's Gary McCarthy winner of the Ensign Racing Beneteau regatta in Brisbane with Brilliant Pearl, Whitsunday Sailing Club's Jeffrey Brown in the modified Northshore 38 Double O Seven and Cairns Yacht Club skipper Belinda Cooper at ...
Tom in roaring Nineties
Isle of Wight County Press
The oldest sailor competing at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, Tait, a member of Itchenor Sailing Club, is sailing an XOD – Xtravagance – with his 72-year-old wife, Carol, and couple of his regular crew. The team had a good day on Saturday, ...
Weekly insight from Dave Franks, county sports and physical activity manager
Dorset Echo
MORE than 20 organisations have joined forces in Dorset to orchestrate the smooth running of the sailing competition and associated events for the London 2012 Games. A series of working groups in the county, collectively known as the Weymouth and ...
Subic-based Selma Star C! Calibre scores five-peat at Borneo Yachting Challenge
BusinessWorld Online
Bucking unpredictable sailing conditions and time handicaps as defending champion, the team topped the grueling 168-nautical mile race from Miri to Kota Kinabalu. Selma Star C! Calibre captured its first crown in 2007 and continued its streak in the ...
America's Cup finally thrives without Alinghi | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
Good weather allowed the high-tech catamarans of the America's Cup to finally make their promised flying start as a new era of the sailing classic began without two-time winner Alinghi.
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Coast Guard assists sinking sailboat in Mexican waters | Coast ...
By cgnews
SAN DIEGO – A Coast Guard boat crew assisted a man whose sailboat was taking on water in Mexican waters approximately 11 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night. A crew from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los ...
Coast Guard News
Extreme Sailing Series Cowes Day one Highlights – Marina Sport ...
By Marina Sport Racer Sailing Club
Extreme Sailing Series Cowes Day one Highlights. Aug07 2011 Leave a Comment Written by Marina Sport Racer Sailing Club. via youtube.com. Posted in Uncategorized. SHARE THIS Twitter Facebook Delicious StumbleUpon E-mail ...
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Weymouth and Portland International Regatta day six report | The ...
By James Boyd
Blustery winds ranging from 19-24 knots and numerous capsizes welcomed the sailors on the sixth day of sailing at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event. It was the Australians that excelled throughout ...
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Finns at Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Day 2 ...
29 Jul - 11 Aug 2012 at Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy. Postma posts perfect score. Pieter Jan Postma (NED) dominated the Finn class on the second day of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta 2011 with two great race wins ...
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Junior Sailing Program teaches nearly 200 kids each summer
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MATTHEW POPPE (Editor's note: The sportswriter for this story, Matthew Poppe, is a junior at Wake Forest University and the sports editor for The Old Gold & Black. He is staying in Carteret County this summer while working with the ...
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The Avid Cruiser Has Just Posted the Following: As Windstar Cruises' Wind Spirit sailed into the Swedish port of Gothenburg this morning, the dreary.
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2013 America's Cup ... Extreme Sailing: Battle Stations at Cowes ... Racing was called off on the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series at Cowes because ...
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