23 September 2011

2012 Olympic sailing course controversial



2012 Olympic sailing course controversial
Washington Post (blog)
By Jacquelin Magnay British Olympic sailors have pleaded with London 2012 organizers to forsake spectator viewing positions for decent sailing courses at the Games venue in Weymouth and Portland. Team GB sailing manager Stephen Park said spectators ...
Sailing star Ainslie looks forward to home advantage at London Games
AHN | All Headline News
His outstanding performance in this season's ISAF World Cup and at the Olympic sailing venue in Weymouth, where he won the official test event and Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, proved decisive in his confirmation for the 2012 Games. ...
Morrell wins Back to School Regatta (MULTIMEDIA)
BVI Beacon
By TODD VANSICKLE William Richards prepares to start a race during the Back to School Regattaon Saturday. Photo: TODD VANSICKLE Royal BVI Yacht Club Captain of Sailing Development Richard Wooldridge was busy on Saturday and Sunday helping junior ...
AYC team excels in Newport
Annapolis Capital
McChesney felt AYC was the victim of two questionable foul calls, which produced results of 12th and 16th that killed the team's chances of winning the regatta. CORINTHIAN CUP: The word Corinthian, as it relates to sailboat racing, refers to the ...
Volvo Ocean Race : It's an adieu not a goodbye
BYM News (press release)
1900 hours local time, Groupama sailing team's pontoon in Lorient. Around a hundred people are crowded onto the pontoon; some anonymous, some officials, some members of Groupama sailingteam, to say goodbye to Franck Cammas and his crew one last time. ...
Mills can inspire Welsh - Malcolm
BBC News
Hannah Mills became the first Welsh athlete to be selected for next year's Olympics after she was named in the sailing team. Malcolm, a veteran of three previous games, is hoping Mills will inspire himself and others to secure a spot in Team GB. ...
Abu Dhabi could use Irish city as template for Volvo Ocean Race success
The National
ABU DHABI // In 100 days, thousands of spectators are expected to welcome seven of the world's most hardened sailing teams to Abu Dhabi. It will be the first time in the 37-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race that competitors will stop off in an Arab ...
America's Cup dazzles in Monaco
BYM News (press release)
Iain Murray, Regatta Director for the 34th America's Cup, Craig Thompson, CEO America's Cup Event Authority and Paul Cayard, CEO Artemis Racing headlined an America's Cup presentation last night at the Yacht Club de Monaco. Golden Gate Yacht Club's ...
San Diego: Next Stop for America's Cup World Series
The Log Newspaper
Ellison, who was aboard Spithill's Oracle Racing boat as part of the guest race program during the second America's Cup World Series regatta in Cascais, Portugal, said the multihulls make the race more competitive -- and that's what people want to see. ...
Sakonnet Charters Provides Unique Sailing Experience [VIDEO]
Patch.com
“We wanted to do something completely unique and different in the charter boat business,” said Captain Bob Cavanagh of Sakonnet Charters, aboard the Eclipse, a 59' Hinckley Southwestern sloopsailboat. The Little Compton lifelong resident, ...
Smooth sailing
The Kingston Whig-Standard
"Sailing in with my ship, certainly a proud moment for me," he said. Before the ship departs Friday for the final two stops of the deployment in Quebec, Tucker said he hopes to visit with family and friends and added he expects to be tour guide for his ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper arrives to a christening in Palma
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ's entry in the Volvo Ocean Race CAMPER's unmistakable bright red livery turned more than a few heads as she sailed into her home port of Palma for the first time yesterday. 'It's been a long time in the making, but everyone is really ...
National campaign launches in UK ahead of Sailing Week
Antigua Observer
St. John's Antigua- Antigua & Barbuda's UK Tourist office has teamed up with Musto, the world's number one sailing clothing brand, to highlight Antigua and Barbuda's world-class sailing product, and attract sailing enthusiasts to the destination. ...
World Championship success for sailing siblings
Lancashire Evening Post
The pair are funded by their parents Paul and Nicola while also receiving sponsor-ship from Zhik, who distribute sailing gear, and sailboat hardware manufacturer Harken UK. Curtis sailing and concentrating at the Topper National - North Berwick.
America's Cup: ACRM's Iain Murray reflects on the way forward
Sail World
Top Australian sailor, Iain Murray, is Regatta Director and CEO of the America's CupRace Management (ACRM) organization. Murray is in charge of independent conduct of the regattas, and at the lead in pushing forward all the changes necessary for the ...
Windsurfing / Sailing below the belt
Ha'aretz
The sailing association won't go for another appeal like his against Nimrod Mashiah. Two days later, Mashiah got his payback, by blocking the wind from Zubari, preventing him from catching up with the race leaders - a move that ultimately cost Zubari a ...
City Will Revel in Lobster, Maritime Folk Music and Pirates This Weekend
Patch.com
The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, NH Fish and Lobster Festival and Pirates of the PiscataquaRegatta will provide great music, seafood and fun. By Robert Cook Much like the long lines that greeted the Prescott Park Arts Festival's Chowder Festival ...
NSW Youth Championships: Harry's happiest in his 29er
My Sailing
Competitors such as 15 year old Harry Price are looking forward to the regatta, as well as celebrating his birthday on the Saturday. “I started sailing at the age of 12 or 13 in a Manly Junior and got used to steering.” Then, after having a go at ...
Burlington Sailing Center Recognized Nationally
Vermont Public Radio
Students at the Community Sailing Center in Burlington learn to sail 420's, small and fast boats with two sails popular amongst sailors of all skill levels. The CommunitySailing Center in Burlington was just named of one of the top nine sailing ...
America's Cup event to generate $72 million
Jamestown Press
“Our efforts in anticipation of the [America's Cup] World Series will ensure that the Ocean State remains a top-tier venue for future world-class sailing competitions that will stimulate long-term economic activity well beyond next year's races. ...
Strong sales for costly views of America's Cup racing
Bizjournals.com (blog)
Some of the best views for America's Cup races are selling at a good clip. Todd Chapman, owner of JMA Ventures, said half of the 530 fractional ownership shares at his San Francisco waterfront property are sold. The site, called Fairmont Heritage Place ...
IOD North American Invitational Regatta overall
Sail World
IOD North American Invitational Regatta was hosted by the Nantucket IOD Fleet Association during 15th to 18th September. The teams hailed from Northeast Harbor, Me., San Francisco, Ca. Marblehead, Ma., Fishers Island, NY., and Nantucket, Ma. ...
Watersports Season opens in Dubai
Dubai Chronicle
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) opens the watersports season this Friday 23rd September with the Traditional 22ft Dhow Sailing Race. Fifty-five entries will take part in the first of four races in the 2011 – 2012 calendar. ...
Storck Moore Sailing busy stateside training, North American's coming up
BYM News (press release)
We had a highly productive camp, sailing out of the Richmond Yacht Club, bombing around the competitors of the Rolex Big Boat Series being put on simultaneously out of the St. Francis Yacht Club. I think both sides shared some exhilaration in being ...
Brewin Dolphin back Scottish Series sailing event for 13th year
BYM News (press release)
Brewin Dolphin, leading investment manager, today (22 September) announced its continued sponsorship of the Scottish Series, Scotland's premier sailing regatta, in 2012. During Brewin Dolphin's 12 year sponsorship the Scottish Series event has ...
Record entry for Prestwick Sailing Club's youth regatta
Ayrshire Post
PRESTWICK Sailing Club hosted a youth regatta with a record entry of 97 boats from as far afield as Findhorn on the Moray coast, Aberdeen and Arran. Several of the sailors were only 10-years-old and some were racing for the first time. ...
Coronado Yacht Club redevelopment project moving forward
SignOnSanDiego.com
It requires the demolition of the club's existing structures to create a larger sailing facility, a maintenance shop and a multipurpose building. Boat slips would increase to 372 from 264. The yacht club also hopes to expand its youth sailing ...
EXCLUSIVE: After all those blondes in a boat here come... the Brunette set
Daily Mail
Other nations are catching up but the whole British team are determined to maintain our status as the leading sailing nation at the Olympics.' Just how much harder was illustrated at the Olympic Test Regatta last month when the Match Race Girls, ...
Destopnews 38-2011 English
YouTube
Destopnews N°38 -- From Trapani in Sicily This week's summary: • From the States, a regattaexclusively for women • The 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit ends in Barcelona, Spain • The Clippers are heading to South Africa. • The AC World Series super Sunday in ...
Famous TO sailing family to appear on 'Amazing Race'
Ventura County Star
By Zeke Barlow Mark J. Terrill / AP Laurence Sunderland (right) and his son Zac are shown at their Thousand Oaks home in a 2010 archive photo. Famed Thousand Oaks teen sailors Abby and Zac Sunderland are spending a lot more time in front of a camera ...
Twilight sailing invite
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
Ally Hayman (right), Jan Bartel and Greg Wilkins sail on Sydney Harbour. Picture: BRADEN FASTIER IF you're in search of the best way to end a busy week of work, Manly Yacht Club may have the answer. The club is gearing up for its forthcoming season by ...
Junior sailors get set for the RYA Volvo Zone and Home Country Championships
BYM News (press release)
The event provides the young sailors with a great opportunity to experience big regatta racing without having to travel far from their home sailing clubs. This year's Championships will welcome competitors from current RYA National Junior and Zone ...
UK. BMT Nigel Gee engineers world's largest sailing catamaran
BYM News (press release)
Through this project we have developed further our relationship with the VPLP office and collaborated on even larger ground breaking designs for sailing catamarans up to nearly 80m.” BMT Nigel Gee has designed and engineered some of the world's largest ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2011 Uses Telestream Wirecast | The Official ...
By Christine Porter
I've had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with Wez Maynard (@Wez on Twitter) of OC ThirdPole, which is a world-wide sport events company, marketing agency, and the team behind the ExtremeSailing Series. ... to Act 6 – after 34 races in total, The Wave, Muscat took it with 283 points [11pts for a race win], just 9 points ahead of the French team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild on 274, and Oman Air, with Ben Ainslie at his first Extreme Sailing Series regatta, in third on 266.5. ...
The Official Wirecast Blog
RYA Sailability Sunsail Regatta 2011 heralded success by all ...
The RYA Sailability Sunsail Regatta 2011 was heralded a success by all at the official prize giving ceremony held in Portsmouth Harbour Yacht Club Tuesday (20 September 2011), which was attended by HRH The Princess Royal. ... Held on the Solent, the event saw 55 sailors from all sailingbackgrounds and abilities take to the water in six teams, for two days of racing on Sunsail's new F40 Racing fleet, whilst raising money for RYA Sailability. The sailors competed in three races, ...
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Skipper Chris Draper, sailing on home waters was determined to win, and the ... Having taken the mighty scalp of Russell Coutts at the last regatta, skipper of the ...
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Your key to happy sailing - Dave Barry - MiamiHerald.com
If you really want to enjoy sailing, you'll need a boat. ... So the first Sailing Rule of Thumb is: Always keep the boat firmly tied to a large, immovable object or ...
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