Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Volvo Ocean Race: Year of the Tiger for Teng Jiang He



Volvo Ocean Race – Year of the Tiger for Team Sanya's Teng
Sail World (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race - Teng Jiang He, a 37-year-old businessman who goes by the nickname Tiger and only started sailing last year, will become the first Chinese sailor to compete in the Volvo Ocean Race after being named on the Team Sanya crew for 2011-12. ...
Welcome Brazil, latest sailing-mad nation
Sail World
While the traditional prime sailing regions of the US and Europe languish in the mire of struggling economies and sales of high-end yachts have dropped by 70%, new markets are forging upward. Brazil is one of the most significant. ...
Cancer survivor's sailing success
Suffolk Free Press
They are truly inspiring.” Dame Ellen MacArthur founded the trust in 2003 after spending time with a similar organisation in France. The charity's aim is to boost the self-confidence of young cancer patients through sailing, allowing them to test ...
Van Voorhis clan sails as one
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Heide picked up sailing when she was 2, starting on a one-person Laser Class sailboat. "Sailing is a lifelong sport and there is never an opportunity where you're not learning," Bowen said. "Every condition is different, every day is different. ...
Maine Maritime sailors take on world in next effort
Morning Sentinel
Joseph and seven others on the Mariners' big boat offshore sailing team are slated to compete for the top spot among the world's best college sailing teams this fall in France. The team sailed away with the US championship for big boat offshore racing ...
Joe sails his way to success at regatta
New Post Leader
Joe, who attends Cramlington Learning Village, is a member of Sunderland Yacht Club and Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club. He is also a member of the RYA Topper North Zone squad but is hoping for selection to one of the RYA national squads this autumn....
A new name for sailing trust charity
News Guardian
A NORTH Shields-based charity is making waves with the launch of its new identity. Ocean Youth Trust North has officially changed its name as it launches an assertive new campaign to make young people throughout the region aware of the sail training ...
Sailboat lands on Hampton Bays lawn
Newsday (subscription)
Click here Sailboat lands on Hampton Bays lawn 8 m ago By Keith Herbert When Thor Anderson woke up Sunday morning, there was a 28-foot sailboat on his front lawn in Hampton Bays. The only problem: It wasn't his boat. “It's about 50 feet away from my ...
Lack of breeze cancelled practice race of 2011 Region of Murcia Trophy: 2011 ...
bettor.com (blog)
However, the practice race will be commenced next day to begin the fourth regatta of 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit. All eight teams of TP52 series have reached Cartagena, Spain to take part in the fourth leg of the season. So far they have seen strong winds ...
Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club
View News Sunshine Coast
The Sailing season has kicked off with a great start. This year the “learn to sail” program has a new component. The sailing club have bought some small catamarans called arrows. John Dowling will be assisting with the coaching program this season. ...
Schock 35 Nationals: Michaelis' Mako takes top honors in close fought regatta
BYM News (press release)
Leading at the end of the first two days, but finishing the regatta in second place was Richard Fish's Outlier. “In our first race today MAKO boxed us in next to the Race Committee boat,” Fish said, “and we had to back out of the start. ...
North Sails Wind Warrior Regatta on this Friday at the Viaduct
Sail World
The North Sails Wind Warrior Regatta will take pace in the in the newly developed Viaduct Harbour, this Friday second of September. There will be both water level and elevated spectator areas with great views of the racing. We are expecting 40 boats so...
Montague sailor has his life jacket, and emergency responders, to thank for ...
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
By Jerry W. Morlock | Muskegon Chronicle When Bruce Froelich's small sailboat capsized for the fifth time during high winds in Lake Michigan Saturday, he thought: "This is the last day I'm going to be alive." The 60-year-old Montague man was wearing a ...
More pictures:
Novinite.com
Onlookers walk past a sailboat that broke from its mooring during Hurricane Irene in Marion, Massachusetts, USA 29 August 2011.... by Irina Samokovska As rebel forces are closing in on the troops of the Libyan dictatorship, what do you think a ...
Manly Yacht Club (MYC) is relaunching it's Manly Juniors Program
My Sailing
The club recognises that it needs a vibrant and growing juniors programme so it can continue it's tradition of developing and promoting youth sailing in the community. Many MYC and parent volunteers have been chipping away all winter to make sure the...
The Tornado proved to be the best boat for the Olympics Mixed Sailing!
Sail World
What else we should show the ISAF and the sailing world? The Tornado is the very best and proven Formula for Mixed Olympic Sailing. We deserves the spot back and all the others must accept women can sail a Tornado as crew and helm in all wind ...
After hurricane, New Yorkers hardly miss a beat
Houston Chronicle
COLLEEN LONG, AP, DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press Zack Fluhr of New York secures his sail boat at the Manhattan Sailing club marina on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 in New York. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered mandatory evacuations for residents in ...
Green Dragon Sails Again
Afloat
Ireland's Volvo 70 the Green Dragon was back on the water again yesterday, two years after she had finished fifth out of seven entries in the 2009 Volvo Ocean Race. In spite of the disappointing performance the boat was welcomed in to Galway after the ...
I'm sorry, that seat happens to be taken -- by my trophy
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
There's no question these America's Cup types aren't ones to hold back, including booking a separate first-class ticket on a recent flight from San Francisco to Sydney, Australia just for the trophy. Tom Ehman, vice commodore of Golden Gate Yacht Club,...
Tall Ships say farewell to Turku
Helsingin Sanomat
A total of 30 tall ships took part in The Culture 2011 Tall Ships' Regatta in Turku over the weekend. ”Among the vessels were four ships of more than 100 metres in length, including the world's longest and second  longest traditional sailing ships”, ...
Hard on Port Wins Cruisers III DBSC Cruiser Challenge Event
Afloat
In what at first glance looks like a repeat of the results from July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta there are familiar name at the top of the leaderboard after the weekend's Dublin Bay Sailing Club Cruiser Challenge contested by 70 boats from 7 classes. ...
Hamilton hosts Mobility Cup
Hamilton Spectator
Millar decided to give sailing a shot again and got his start in the Mobility Cup, Canada's international regatta for disabled sailors. He had to spend two years relearning everything, but he hasn't looked back since. In 2004, he went to Athens to ...
UK 18 foot Skiff Nationals: Pica leads after six races
BYM News (press release)
The lighter conditions, resulted in a unanimous decision for big rigs which teams had given a serious shakedown in the heavy weather sailing yesterday. The start was committee boat biased with Pica winning the start and Investec to leeward. ...
Espey Wins Lasers, Local Sailor Takes Radials at Lough Derg Nationals
Afloat
LDYC Sailing Secretary, Michael McCarney, said that the "seventy plus volunteers, helping out at the event, ensured four great days of racing". He said that the "wildly varying weather conditions provided quite a challenge for sailors and race ...
Anybody lose a sailboat? | Universal Hub
By adamg
Anybody lose a sailboat? By adamg - 8/28/11 - 7:38 pm. Lost sailboat in Swampscott. Tim Mouradian photographed a lost sailboat in Swampscott today. Copyright Tim Mouradian. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr. Reply · E-mail this ...
Universal Hub
Weston Regatta at Weston Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
The Weston regatta took place over the August bank holiday weekend with six races being held over the three days. The camping field was available for the whole weekend and the club barbecue was available for participants to cook their ...
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America's Cup – Wired Magazine | Illustrophile, Illustration blog ...
By Joel Kimmel
I'm really excited to show you these new portraits and spots I did for the new issue of Wired Magazine. This job for one of my favorite magazines came in on Canada Day, giving me one more reason to celebrate. Wired uses a ton of great ...
Illustrophile, Illustration blog,...
This is Exeter | Regatta's special date
By Exeter Express and Echo
Both of the events were free to enter and there were prizes for the winners. The regatta in its present form was revived by Sidmouth Sailing Club. Collections were taken for the local branch of the RNLI during events held on Saturday evening. ...
Exeter All Content Feed
The Sabang International Regatta | IndonesiaCultures.Com
By Dimitri
Jointly organized with the Technical Assistance from the Indonesian Sailing Federation, and supported by the provincial government, the Sabang International Regatta kicks off with a pre-regatta dinner on the evening of September 13 in ...
IndonesiaCultures.Com
Pacific Northwest Boating News: Two tales of sailing down the west ...
By Marty McOmber
Tom Brown and Jeanne Walker on their sailboat, Eagle, after arriving in Eureka, Calif. Editor's note: For Northwest sailors heading to California, Mexico and points further afield, the trip down the west coast can be difficult and hazardous, with ...
Three Sheets Northwest
Champagne Twilight Sailing Experience - Perth - DUPLICATE ...
This Fremantle champagne sail is the perfect after-work wind down with friends or colleagues, or the perfect date with to share with someone special.
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World Tour Stories - Alex and Taru sailing around the world: Hey ...
By World Tour Stories
Did you know that the previous owner of this beauty of a boat that we're now busy preparing for a circumnavigation was D Randy West? Yes, the professional racing sailor and author of the famous Hurricane Book. Randy is very well known ...
World Tour Stories - Alex and...
Windfinder - News/Blog about Windfinder, Kitesurfing, Windsurfing ...
pkra_2011_spo_race.jpg. On the first day, big parts of the Freestyle trials were held. The days afterwards, there was a lot of light wind with a lot of races going on. It was again a fight between the two Americans Adam Koch and John Heineken. ...
Windfinder News
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Year of the Tiger for Team Sanya
Despite sailing for the first time only last year, Teng's tenacious spirit has earned him a coveted position aboard China's first entry in the Volvo Ocean Race and ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Year-of-the...for.../news.html

Race then regatta a challenge
Coff's Coast Advocate
The co-owner and skipper of the Farr 45 'Pretty Woman' will be sailing in his 26th Coffs race come January. “I have been in many offshore races and the Coffs is one of my favourites,” Hudson said. “What I enjoy about the race is the opportunity to sail ...
Russian sailing ship Pallada leaves Los Angeles for Honolulu
RIA Novosti
Russian sailing vessel Pallada has left the city of Los Angeles in California for Honolulu (Hawaii), the ship's owner said. The ship, carrying over 100 cadets from Russia's Far Eastern Primorye and Kamchatka territories, sailed from the city of ...
Sailing shoot-out on Rother Valley lake
Worksop Today
Firbeck Sailing Club, based at Rother Valley Country Park, held a charity family fun day in aid of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. Pictured is Commodore Mike Biggin (w110822-4e) Rother Valley Country Park was a sight to behold as a flock of cowboys...
Annual regatta
Kincardineshire Today
The Aberdeen and Stonehaven Sailing Club held its annual regatta last weekend with generous sponsorship from the Bay Fish and Chip shop and support from Aberdeenshire Council. The weather was excellent for sailing in Stonehaven Bay and there was close ...

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