07 August 2011

Racing yacht crashes into tanker at Cowes



Racing yacht crashes into tanker at Cowes
The Independent
This is meant to be a high-wire, heart-in-mouth spectacle which seems to be in head-to-head competition with what has been called the America's Cup World Series. In turn, that seems to be a derivative of an attempt to establish the World Sailing League ...
Light wind hampers start of America's Cup series
Deseret News
The event is a pre-cursor to the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco and nine teams will race in the new AC45 sailing boats, the forerunner to the 72-foot catamarans that will be used in San Francisco. CASCAIS, Portugal — Light wind hampered the start ...
Weymouth's Charlotte Dobson looks to stay on course at Olympic sailing test
AHN | All Headline News
Dobson will be competing at the Laser Radial event at the official Olympic test event for the 2012Sailing competition. Dobson and the rest of Skandia Team GBR are currently based on Osprey Quay for the duration of the regatta...
First 2011 Junior Rowing Champions crowned on Olympic regatta course
row2k.com
2011's first Junior World Rowing Champions were crowned today on the first day of A finals at Dorney Lake, Eton in Great Britain, the Olympic regatta course for the 2012 Games in London. Today's finals included the men's and women's four, ...
Coast Guard asking for help in finding Concord man
Sacramento Bee
... since he left the San Francisco Bay area on a sailing trip to San Diego nearly two weeks ago. A Coast Guard spokeswoman says Krzysztof Krasnodebski was last seen when he pulled out of a marina in Alameda on his 27-foot sailboat "Amber" on July 25. ...
Murdoch takes the Laser lead
Voxy
The entire New Zealand team was on the water in Weymouth overnight as day three of the Weymouth and Portland 2011 International Regatta saw the Finn, Star and 49er get underway, while the other fleets continued competition. Racing for all fleet sailors ...
CJ Buckley Regatta Sails On Through 9th Year With Good Winds
Patch.com
Thirty-six teams competed in the 9th Annual CJ Buckley Regatta, hosted by Greenwich BaySailing Association. By Rachel McCarty Calm waters and almost non-existent winds delayed the final day of sailing in the 9th Annual CJ Buckley Regatta...
49er, Finn And Star Fleets Get Underway In Weymouth
International Sailing Federation
Tobias Schadewaldt and Hannes Baumann (GER) lead the 49er fleet after the first three races despite Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen notching up two race wins as the 49ers commenced sailing at the Weymouth and Portland  International Regatta...
Team NZ tops leader board
Voxy
At Cowes, England, the fifth Extreme Sailing Series regatta of 2011 got underway in conditions at the other end of the scale. Adam Beashel, Richard Meacham, Andy McLean and Chris Ward,sailing together for the first time at an Extreme 40 regatta...
'Pirate' boaters charged in robbery bid
Gloucester Daily Times
By Richard Gaines Staff Writer A 30-year-old Gloucester man and 37-year-old Ipswich resident, piloting a small motor boat while flying the "skull and crossbones" flag of pirate ships of old, allegedly boarded and tried to rob a sailboat moored in ...
Sailing: Byrne pounces with Jaguar
Irish Independent
Fleet numbers have topped the 60 mark, and there'll be more for the main event, Schull Regattatomorrow. Although the Squib National Championships at Howth last weekend attracted 36 boats, it was the longest established division on Belfast Lough which ...
Tanker collides with yacht at Cowes Week regatta
Telegraph.co.uk
Two sailors had to be rescued from the water at Cowes Week sailing regatta after their yacht collided with an oil tanker. By Jasper Copping The first day of racing in Cowes Week was disrupted on Saturday when the 124000-ton Hanne Knutsen encountered a ...
Antilles wins three-day regatta in RI
Virgin Islands Daily News
The three-day event, which concluded Wednesday, was hosted by the Greenwich Bay SailingAssociation. It was sailed out of the East Greenwich Yacht Club and served as the 2011 Club 420 Association National Jr. Team Race Championship. The regatta started ...
Authorities: Sailboat operator escapes injury when it capsizes in waters off ...
The Republic
AP SANDY HOOK, NJ — Rescue crews have come to the aid of a person whose sailboat capsized in waters off central New Jersey. Authorities tell the Asbury Park Press of Neptune (http://bit.ly/q8VWQ1) that the person, whose name was not disclosed, ...
Starboard tack: Strategy, good downwind leg was key at Mudhead Sailing race
The Westerly Sun
Twenty-five or so Beetle Cats will “splash about” in Quonochontaug Pond this weekend as Weekapaug Yacht Club hosts the wooden-sailboat's 2011 New England championship regatta. “We're excited,” said Charlie Warner, captain of WYC's 14-boat Beetle Cat ...
A whole lot of sailing goin' on
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
Youngsters will race in the annual Junior Sweepstakes Regatta hosted at the Shrewsbury Sailingand Yacht Club in Oceanport, and the Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank Monday through Thursday Aug. 8-11. The regatta, sailed in Laser Radials, Club 420s, ...
OCEANSIDE: Yacht club hosts charity regatta
North County Times
The Oceanside Yacht Club will hold its ninth annual Charity Regatta to benefit the Elizabeth Hospice Aug. 13-14 at 1950 Harbor Drive North. The event commences with sailboat races at 11:30 am both days. Live bands and a silent auction will also take ...
Final day at regatta canceled
Pensacola News Journal
The regatta ran Monday through Friday with all races held on Pensacola Bay. The championship moves to San Diego next season, but co-chairman Paul Abdullah said sailing's other events, including the Jubilee held out of PYC on Nov. ...
Team Sanya crew announced
Daily Sail
The team now have a week to get their sailing up to speed before they take part in their first race – the Rolex Fastnet race – which starts on Sunday 14 August. In that race they will line up against two other Volvo Ocean Race competitors – the Abu ...
45th Lucea Cross the Harbour Swim, Regatta on today
Jamaica Observer
HISTORY makes a splash today with the 45th staging of the prestigious Lucea Cross the Harbour Swim & Regatta at the Bay View Beach in the Hanover parish capital. The event, which is spearheaded by the Lucea Youth Club, first began in 1966 and quickly ...
SAILING: A man's passion
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Eighty-year-old Don Mason smiled as he sailed his sunfish sailboat on North Long Lake on a bright, sunny day. By Jennifer Stockinger Life doesn't get any better for 80-year-old Don Mason than when he is out on the water in one of his sailboats. Sailing ...
Sailing: Good turnout expected for St Peter's regatta in Birzebbuga
Malta Independent Online
A fleet of 40 sailing dinghies is expected to grace the waters around Birżebbuġa this weekend during the annual St. Peter's sailing regatta. This is a sporting event organised by the local sailing club which as its name implies, is purposely held to ...
NSW Youth Match Racing Championships – White leads by one point
Sail World
Sophie Lahey, one of two female skippers in the regatta, is in second place, finishing with six wins. Lahey, with her crew of Joel Turner, John Bucknall and Georgia Cronin,sailing under the burgee of Southport Yacht Club, scored the upset of the day, ...
Knost Regatta sails today at Pass Yacht Club
SunHerald.com
By DOUG BARBER - dmbarber@sunherald.com The best women sailors in the Gulf Yachting Association will converge on Pass Christian Yacht Club this weekend for the 74th annual KrostRegatta. Buccaneer Yacht Club of Mobile is the defending champion in this ...
National Yacht Club Prepares to Host Two Major Sailing Events
Afloat
The National Yacht Club beside Dun Laoghaire's much walked East Pier will be a blaze of red, white and blue for two massive sailing events in August. On Wednesday 10th the NYC will host the first ever stop in Dublin Bay of the legendary La Solitaire du ...
Young Australians have success in international events
My Sailing
Ryan and Hall were in the mix the whole way through the regatta, finishing behind the first placed German and second placed British crews. The pair finished in the top 10 in seven of the 11 races, including a seventh place finish in the final medal ...
SMU & RM swing into action with the Western Circuit ...
BYM News (press release)
After winning the inaugural Neptune Regatta by a blink of an eye, Kiwi Brent Morgans Archambault 35 Men at Work could pose the biggest threat. Held over 3 weekends, 6th & 7th, 13th & 14th and 20th August, this Singapore Sailing sanctioned  regatta has ...
10-Yr-Old Sailor Wins Championship In Wales
Bernews
He already knows it to be one of the world's most challenging regattas for Optimists and is looking forward to competing against the best of many leading sailing countries. His coach likened it to an Olympic Regatta with just 1 sailor from each nation ...
PCYC hosts 6th Annual It's Not Easy Being Green Regatta
Sail World
August 5th was the sixth Annual It's Not Easy Being Green Optimist Regatta held at Port Credit Yacht Club in Mississauga, Ontario. 20 Green Optimist sailors from Port Credit Yacht Club, Ashbridge's Bay YC, Frenchmen's Bay YC, and Boulevard YC completed ...
Tide Dictates Tactics for Dublin Bay Cruisers
Afloat
George Sisk's J111 WOW led a tightly packed bunch of cruisers in to Scotsman's Bay to escape the flood tide after the start of this afternoon's Dublin Port sponsored Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) race. It was a tactic that worked for the Royal Irish ...
Sailing round the world to help charity
Oxford Mail
THIS time last year, Cath James, pictured, was sitting behind a desk as a strategic director at West Oxfordshire District Council. But today, the 41-year-old from Witney was setting off on an 11-month, 40000-mile round-the-world yacht race, ...
New America's Cup yachts ready to set sail | The Associated Press ...
By 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 ...
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Annual Round-The-Island Sailing Race Tomorrow | Scilly Today
By Andy
It's the annual Round-the-Island sailing race tomorrow. The race is open to all vessels able to complete the course under sail and goes clockwise around St Mary's, finishing at Porth Conger, St.Agnes. But organisers from the Isles of ...
Scilly Today
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 - Ecademy
Great news that Mike is back in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 ! http://www.facebook.com/teamsanya. And if you want have some idea about the Formule 1 of sailing around the word: visithttp://www.supporterteamabnamro.com ...
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Snagged a nice day sailing in August! - SailNet Community
A small victory finding a nice sailing day in August! My wife and I decided to take advantage of a decent day yesterday (Friday Aug 5) late in the.
SailNet Community
Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Day 5 - Yachts and ...
Ben Ainslie started his Olympic test event in style on Saturday (6 August) to top the Finn class leaderboard after two races at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta... The UK's top performance sailing magazine ...
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Sailing races draw youths to San Francisco - SFGate
Kids from all around the world descended upon the bay this month. Some are vying for championship titles, others are getting their first exhilarating taste ...
articles.sfgate.com/.../29831998_1_sailing-races-windsurfing-...
Sail-World.com : Weymouth and Portland International Regatta ...
2013 America's Cup ... Weymouth and Portland International Regatta 2011 is being held from 31 July to 13 August 2011. ... Throughout the 2010-2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup very little separated the Dutch girl and the Belgian. ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Weymouth-and.../86415
Scuttlebutt 3391 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North American ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features ... It will come as a disappointment to U.S. America's Cup fans but no surprise ... format to the internationally recognized Congressional Cup Regatta. This ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4744
Volvo Ocean Race - Mini Volvo Open 70s | Facebook
Volvo Ocean Race - - General Information: The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's ... the elite of thesailing profession battle it out on the most treacherous oceans. ... America's Cup. 10729 people like this. Volvo Ocean Race Academy ...
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Favourite Ainslie off to a flyer at Olympic test regatta
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And, in his opening race at the official sailing test event, he gave his international opposition something to think about as well. The triple Olympic gold medallist had to stage a comeback in his opening race after a taking penalty turns on the ...

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