This day in sports history—August 22: America's Cup, Nolan Ryan milestone
The United States won the first America's Cup sailing race on Aug. 22, 1851. The yacht "America" beat an entire fleet of British schooners around the Isle of Wright over 53 miles. The original silver trophy was donated to the New York Yacht Club. ...
Glen Raven completes sailboat makeover project, schedules online documentary
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella fabrics, has completed a sailboat makeover project of a 43-ft. Hans Christian, Galatea, in Olympia, Wash., and is launching four webisodes that document the entire makeover process. ...
Going through the Panama Canal in a 38-ft sailboat
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Ellen and George had just spent 10 years sailing back and forth across the Atlantic and were now going to sail around the world. Ridge and I flew into Panama City on the Pacific side, rented a car to drive to Colon and meet them for the crossing. ...
Increasing Piracy Changes Volvo Ocean Race's Route
Occupational Health & Safety
Organizers said Dryad Maritime Intelligence Service Ltd. and the sport's governing body, the International Sailing Federation, advised them to make the changes because crews would face too much risk. Organizers of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, ...
Disaster for Joyon as he capsizes
The French sailing legend did not get hurt in the incident and will most likely stay in the inverted hull until a tug comes to tow him back. Joyon passed the start line off the Ambrose Light at 00:08:10 GMT Monday morning. At the time of capsize IDEC ...
100 Days until Olympic Qualification Begins at Perth 2011
UK Photographer Ingrid Abery has loaded some excellent breezy weather shots from WeymouthRegatta of Star pairing O'Leary and Burrows onto the Afloat Gallery here. Perth 2011, the organising committee for the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, ...
Sailing remains popular in Greenwich even during recession
Photo: Bob Luckey / Greenwich Time | Buy This Photo Rintaro Inoue, 12, of Cos Cob, a student in the Greenwich Community Sailing program, readies his sailboat before heading out into Greenwich Cove, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. Photo: Bob Luckey / Greenwich ...
Plain sailing on island babymoon for Kelly Landry
GETAWAY gal and mum-to-be Kelly Landry has been enjoying a "babymoon" on Hamilton Island while her husband, uber-accountant Anthony Bell, races at sea. But sleep is the main thing thing on her mind. The bubbly blonde, who is due to give birth in seven ...
Celebrating the America's Cup
BYM News (press release)
At 160 years old, the America's Cup is often called the oldest trophy in international sport. To give some context, consider that when the first Games of the modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece in 1896, the first chapter in the America's Cup ...
Sail Salem fleet expands with donation of 34' vessel
By John Laidler, Globe Correspondent Sail Salem, the nonprofit that runs a community sailingprogram in Salem, has gained a new addition to its fleet. Thomas G. Brown, Jr., of Gloucester, donated his 34' Webber Cove power boat valued at $45000 to the ...
C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta : Changing roles
BYM News (press release)
It was there that the wounded warrior, a former runner who was on crutches at the time, had his first-ever experience in a sailboat with none other than Betsy Alison (Newport, RI), who is not only head coach for The Clagett but also the US Sailing Team ...
Schmitty The Weather Dog Watches A Regatta With Trotta
Watching a Regatta with Trotta? Schmitty The Weather Dog breaks out her rhythming dictionary to bring you the latest Newport, RI weather. As they pawcast the weather from their Adirondack chair on the lawn of the pet friendly Hyatt Regency Newport ...
Esimit Europa 2 Yacht Unites Palermo and Monte Carlo
PR Newswire (press release)
The Palermo – Monte Carlo is this season's second offshore regatta and also the second victory for this amazing team that is carrying the noble message of Pan-European collaboration. I am pleased with the progress and happy about today's victory. ...
Clipper Round the World Race : Drag race to Rio begins as teams escape the ITCZ
BYM News (press release)
“Yesterday was all about upwind sailing, with fluctuations in wind strength making it necessary to constantly adjust the sails to maximise boat speed,” reports the skipper of Edinburgh Inspiring Capital. “There were plenty of racing headsail changes to ...
Today in sports history: August 22
22: On this day in 1851, the United States won the first ever America's Cup. The America's Cup is the premiere trophy in sailing. In the first race, the United States ship, named America, defeated British Ships in a race around England's Isle of Wight. ...
TridentUK RS200 National Championships at Weymouth
The TridentUK RS200 National Championships are taking place at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy with an enormous 160 boat fleet. The fleet were treated to a sunny day and some rather light airs racing. With the forecast predicting ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Ñeti's triathlon tale
By Volvo Ocean Race
“Sailing the Telefónica boat is incredibly demanding. You sleep little and badly, you constantly have to move all the sails and other equipment around the yacht, the food is bad and there are lots of temperature changes. ...
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Clagett Regatta Takes Center Stage | Newport Now.com
By Newport Now Staff
NEWPORT, R.I. – The C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta got underway on Saturday. The event, which challenges sailors with. ... It was there that the wounded warrior, a former runner who was on crutches at the time, had his first-ever experience in a sailboat with none other than Betsy Alison (Newport, R.I.), who is not only head coach for The Clagett but also the US SailingTeam AlphaGraphics Paralympic Coach. Within minutes of getting on the boat, Shhaib, ...
Christchurch Junior Interclub Regatta - Yachts and Yachting Online
The 3rd running of the Christchurch Junior Interclub regatta took place over the weekend of August 20th & 21st. Intended to encourage friendly but competitive racing for young sailors from Highcliffe, Mudeford and Christchurch Sailing ...
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A Wide Range Of Concerns About Impact Of America's Cup On San ...
By Emily Wilson
Because the America's Cup trials will begin next year the racing regatta is being fast tracked and environmental and neighborhood groups said they worry that their concerns about blocked views, congestion, trash, and dangers to San ...
CBS San Francisco
Cartagena's mayoress and institutional VIP's visit the Audi MedCup ...
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Ken Read talks about sail selection in the Volvo Ocean Race ...
By Valencia Sailing
Ken Read talks about sail selection in the Volvo Ocean Race. Posted on 22 August 2011 by Valencia Sailing. The crew aboard Rambler 100, owned by George David, battled all the way across the Atlantic Ocean earlier this summer from ...
Depot's Boathouse offers Marines sailing instruction
Service members looking to learn how to operate a sailboat can take advantage of sailing classes offered at the depot's boathouse from March through October ...
Sail-World.com : U.S. Youth Sailing Championships preview
2013 America's Cup ... 'Fierce competition continues at U.S. Youth Sailing Championship finale' Glennon Stratton ... 13 Aug 2011, Weymouth and Portland International Regatta Day 5 - Ainslie brilliant ...
Learn Your Life Raft - (published April 2017) With sea boots and foul weather gear full of water, I stepped onto the bottom rung of the life raft’s boarding ladder and tried to s...
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