13 August 2011

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Competitors to Test the Power of Inmarsat



Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Competitors to Test the Power of Inmarsat ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Groupama 4, skippered by French sailing legend Franck Cammas, UAE entry Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing with a core of Volvo Ocean Race veterans led by Ian Walker, and Chinese entry Team Sanya skippered by 2008-09 winner Mike Sanderson, will all be treating the ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 drama filled six days
Sail World
The big thing is the overall series, but big respect to The Wave boys because they did a fantastic job at this regatta.' An estimated crowd of over 72500 visited the ExtremeSailing Series Race Village at Egypt Point, lining the beach and sea wall as ...
Public weighs in with America's Cup concerns
San Francisco Chronicle
The public's first reaction to San Francisco's plan for the 34th America's Cup regatta wasn't really much of a surprise: Most like the idea of the world-renowned race coming to the city, but they have a few quibbles. Among the concerns told to the ..
Cowes Week sailors drop anchor for sail-in cinema
BBC News
A drive-in style cinema for yachts has been held at the annual Cowes Week regatta on the Isle of Wight. More than 100 yachts gathered in the Solent for what organisers claimed was the world's first sail-in cinema. The Oscar-winning sea epic, ...
America's Cup: Top six qualify for Match Race Championship
Sail World
It hasn't been smooth, these boats are challenging to sail well and if you make a mistake you get penalized badly, so it will be case of minimizing mistakes to keep sailing around the track.' Spithill's disappointment at losing the match race will be ...
Greatest Athlete #6: Sailing life a good one for Shelter Island's Clark
Shelter Island Reporter
Sailing was a good fit for Clark from the start. Perhaps her future was laid out a few years before she was born when her parents joined the Shelter Island Yacht Club and got a sailboat. The Clarks' two oldest children, Greg and Becky, also went though .
Four Fleets to Race on Narragansett Bay at 2011 US Youth Sailing Championships
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (August 12, 2011) – Top young sailors from around the country come to Newport, RI next week to compete in US SAILING's prestigious 2011 US Youth Sailing Championships. Two singlehanded fleets in Lasers and Laser Radials and two ..
Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta Preview
Patch.com
"Hood has won the America's Cup, is an inductee in the America's Cup hall of Fame, designed two 12-meter yachts for competition in the America's Cup: "Nefertiti" and "Independence" and at one time, built the largest sail making company in the world ...
Out on the Rock, Sailing Where Danger and Dreams Begin
New York Times
By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY The Fastnet Rock, one of sailing's indispensable landmarks, is not an irresistible sight for every mariner. According to an account of the 1955 Fastnet race, a young British sailor, Maldwin Drummond, was off watch and in his bunk ...
Sailing: Cardiff's Hannah Mills taking nothing for granted
WalesOnline
by Our Correspondent, Western Mail WALES sailor Hannah Mills insists she is taking nothing for granted despite being in pole position for gold at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta. The 23-year-old from Cardiff, alongside 470 women's ...
RI to host international regatta in 2012
Sacramento Bee
AP PROVIDENCE, RI -- Three decades after Newport, RI, lost sailing's most storied race, the city will host an America's Cup World Series regatta next summer. The event will be held June 23 to July 1 and is expected to feature top international sailors ...
Newport to host America's Cup event
Providence Business News
“Newport is the cradle of America's Cup sailing, so we're very pleased to bring the AC World Series to the city that first exposed the Cup to the world,” said Richard Worth, chairman of the event authority. “We are building upon that rich history ...
Armenian President to the crew of “Armenia” sailboat: “You gave new meaning to ...
Times.am
The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias at the port of Limassol attended the official ceremony dedicated to the conclusion by the Armenia sailboat of her around-the-world voyage. ...
34th America's Cup and YouTube announce Media Partnership
Sail World
'The new America's Cup is all about transforming the way people see the sport of sailing and with YouTube, we can put the viewer in the driver's seat of their experience, ' said Stan Honey, Director of Technology, America's Cup Event Authority. ...
Best of the Rest: Area waters have produced some great competitors
The Suffolk Times
It was one of many historic boats that competed in that regatta. “These are boats that are history,” Suter said. “People aren't timeless; boats are timeless. These are boats that won America's Cup.” For all his sailing exploits, though, ...
Newport will host preliminary America's Cup races
Providence Journal (blog)
Although Newport lost out on its bid to host the 2013 America's Cup race, the City by the Sea has landed one of the key events leading up to the preeminent international sailing competition, state officials announced Friday afternoon. ...
La Solitaire sums up government antipathy
Irish Times
SAILING: IT'S AUGUST and peak sailing season, so as usual one of France's most popular sporting events is in Irish waters after arriving in Dun Laoghaire for the second time. Few fans of the sport need an introduction to La Solitaire du Figaro as it's ...
77th Monhegan sailboat race kicks off
Press Herald
By J. Hemmerdinger jhemmerdinger@pressherald.com The 77th annual Monhegan Race kicked off a few minutes after 1 pm today, when 36 sailboats left Hussey Sound off Falmouth and headed into open ocean for an overnight voyage. The larger boats in the first ...
America's Cup 2013: Environmentalists Protest Planning Of Events
By The Huffington Post News Editors
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Conservation groups on Thursday called on city leaders to improve plans for reducing the environmental impact of events related to the America's Cup in 2013, when the world's fastest yachts will race on San ...
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RI to host international regatta in 2012 | The Associated Press ...
By The Associated Press
Three decades after Newport, R.I., lost sailing's most storied race, the city will host an America's Cup World Series regatta next summer. Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Friday that the event will be held June 23 to July 1 and is ...
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Zen 24 electric sailboat demonstrations with Yoh Aoki - American ...
By ASA
Zen 24 electric sailboat demonstrations with Yoh Aoki The Zen 24, a new electric auxiliary inboardsailboat designed in Japan by legendary circumnavigator Yoh Aoki, will be on display and available for demonstration cruises. ... Voyaging with Velella: Sailing Fresh Waters Continuing the Voyaging with Velella series by ASA writer-at-large Meghan Harvey. Meghan and her husband Prescott have been cruising aboard their boat Velella for the past. ...
American Sailing Association
Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Day 10 - Yachts and ...
Mills and Clark set an early marker in the Women's 470 at the Weymouth and Portland InternationalRegatta after double bullets on the opening day and they held the lead throughout the week. But the Japanese pair slowly chipped away at their ... Leboucher and Garos led the Men's 470 from start to finish with a consistent display of sailing and with six top three finishes in 11 races the French pair walk away deserved winners. ISAF Sailing World Cup Men's 470 title holders ...
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August 12, London 2012 Olympic Test Event | Olympic and Paralympic ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Railey and Star duo Mendelblatt and Fatih advance to their respective medal races on Saturday, which is the last day of competition in the 2011 Weymouth and Portland International Regatta...AlphaGraphics is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top athletes in each Olympic and Paralympic class are selected annually to be members of the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Good Summer Sailing Reading
If you're not too busy sailing to pick up a good sailing book this summer, here are some classic suggestions. My own latest discovery is Patricia Vellinger's "Sailing There," a personal narrative of a couple's two-year adventure on ...
About.com Sailing
Cyprus President welcomes Armenia Sailboat | Press Releases @ Your ...
By Cyprus Expat
Cyprus Expat Press Release 11 August 2011 President of the Republic of Cyprus, Demetris Christofias, welcomed the Armenian sailboat.
Your-Story.org
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Competitors to Test the Power of Inmarsat ...
Groupama 4, skippered by French sailing legend Franck Cammas, UAE entry Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing with a core of Volvo Ocean Race veterans led by Ian Walker, ...
www.prnewswire.com/.../volvo-ocean-race-2011-12-competit...
America's Cup Uncovered Episode 2 - YouTube
Then it's to Artemis CEO Paul Cayard, who has won everything there is to win in sailing, except anAmerica's Cup. We go home with him to San Francisco to ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0LQh3tAUpo
Sail-World.com : Weymouth and Portland International Regatta ...
2013 America's Cup ... The Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, an Olympic Test Event, is currently underway in the UK. On the first day of 470 sailing, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR) set an early marker for the women after ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Weymouth-and...set/86863

Team GB excel in Weymouth at Olympic test event
The Independent
It was also announced that the 2011-12 series will hold its finale in the long-time home of theAmerica's Cup, Newport, Rhode Island with the regatta running from 23 June to 1 July next year. The intervening two or three regattas have yet to be ...
Slingsby wins gold at Olympic test event
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's Tom Slingsby has won gold at the Olympic sailing test event in southwest England. The victory is another confidence booster for the reigning World Sailor of the Year who now hasn't lost on the Weymouth and Portland sailing course in four ...

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