12 September 2011

America's Cup boats in gale fear


America's Cup boats in gale fear
BBC News
America's Cup organisers are lifting out all the boats taking part in the sailing competition in Plymouth before predicted gale-force winds overnight. Nine catamarans from seven countries taking part in the world tour event will be stored ashore amid ...
Racing resumes on Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011, 2pm BST.





Spanish Navy Rescues French Woman Abducted by Pirates
Voice of America (blog)
Evelyne Colombo and her husband Christian were sailing their yacht in the Gulf on Thursday when they were allegedly attacked by pirates and taken hostage. The Spanish defense ministry says the amphibious warship Galicia located the pirates' boat ...
Fun on the high seas
Mackay Daily Mercury
SUNSHINE, clear blue skies and a gentle south-easterly made for smooth sailing at this year's Great Whitsunday Fun Race and Outdoor Party. More than 50 yachts participated in the annual event held at Airlie Beach on Saturday and the celebrations ...
U.S. Navy tells American sailboat Captain sailing to USS Liberty ...
By davidswanson
After a 3 month voyage of 8000 miles from Galveston, Texas, Texas sailor Larry Toenjes, his one person crew and his 37 foot sailboat, the S/V (sailing vessel) Liberty arrived September 7, 2011 at 3pm local time, at the spot off the Egyptian ...
War Is A Crime .org
America's Cup World Series at Plymouth, UK - Day 1 - Yachts and ...
10-18 September 2011. By 34th America's Cup media 11 Sep 2011 10:00 ... The race course was set up in the Sound, just meters offshore from the Plymouth Hoe, making day one of the event pure 'stadium sailing'. "It was pretty awesome to ...
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America's Cup World Series Plymouth – Day 2 – Full replay | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
America's Cup World Series Plymouth - Racing resumes on Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011, 2pm BST. Home · About · Advertise here · Archives ... Posted on 11 September 2011 by Valencia Sailing.America's Cup World Series Plymouth – Day 2 ...
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America's Cup World Series – Plymouth – Cube Images | Brian Carlin
By carlinbrian
America's Cup World Series – Plymouth. Just a selection of images from todays wild ride they call the AC45′s… ... Recent Posts. America's Cup World Series – Plymouth · ISAF Team Racing Worlds 2011 ...
Cube Images | Brian Carlin
America's Cup | Venice to host AC World Series
The America's Cup, with its high-tech machines sailing in the historical ... The innovative regattaformat includes a mix of speed trials, head-to-head match racing ...
www.americascup.com/.../Americas-Cup-World-Series-to-be-h...
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Sailing Schools in Israel: Sea. ... Yam Sailing School. In Tel-Aviv Marina, specializes in yachtsailing courses. Homepage ...
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Sailboat beached during Irene destroyed by fire
Washington Post (blog)
By Washington Post staff A sailboat beached in Norfolk during Hurricane Irene was destroyed by fire, according to The Virginian-Pilot. Boat owner Michael Calabrese, left, shovels sand from under his boat that was damaged and washed ashore during ...
Yachting: Team NZ head the field at World Series regatta
New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand got a good start to the Plymouth America's Cup World Series regatta, finishing the day with two wins and a third. The results gave skipper Dean Barker a lead on points at the end of the first day of the "preliminaries". ...
America's Cup cats help revive boat builder
Stuff.co.nz
The rule seeks to cap costs by mandating that after January 2012 competing syndicates cannot train in boats bigger than 10 metres, unless they are sailing their "AC45" boats – 45-foot yachts they are currently using in the America's Cup World Series ...
Audi MedCup: Match point!
Boxscore News
Second placed Audi Azzurra Sailing Team are not light on match racing talent. Tactician Francesco Bruni (ITA) until recently topped this season's World Match Racing rankings and has two America's Cup campaigns to his credit. ...
Thrills and spills in America's Cup World Series
The Independent
“We made the decision beforehand not to take any big risks and we sailed conservatively,” he said, adding that Australian Darren Bundock will be helming in his place at the November regatta in San Diego.
Washington College Sailing Opens Season at Three Regattas
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
Georgetown's Chris Barnard won the regatta, Pennsylvania's Michael Russom was second, and John Wallace of St. Mary's was third. At the Navy Radial Open, freshman Mackenzie Needham (Shelter Island, NY/Shelter Island) placed 15th. ...
Sailboat Washed on Va. Beach by Irene Burns
Firehouse.com
10--NORFOLK -- A sailboat that washed up on the beach at Willoughby Spit during Hurricane Irene and had become something of an attraction was destroyed by a fire late Friday night. The 42-foot yacht Maybe Tomorrow was ablaze when firefighters arrived ...
America's Cup World Series : Quotes from the skippers
BYM News (press release)
It's good, it's a test of sailing skill, and that's what it's all about, isn't it? Wait until the fleet goes to San Francisco. We'll be racing in those conditions every day." "We knew we were slow when we went into the bear-away, knew it was a bit high ...
India International Regatta 2011 Good To Go
India PRwire (press release)
New Delhi, Delhi, September 8, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- In a city that hosts events like the Chennai Open and the Chennai Marathon, the sport of sailing has gained prominence and India International Regatta is becoming an annual landmark event. ...
Plain sailing for fundraising mission
This is Scunthorpe
People often think it looks like we are sailing without any effort but it can be hard work. "Turning around is not a problem but when I started heading back the tides and currents picked up which was moving me away from my finishing point which also ...
America's Cup World Series : Wing damage sees Artemis Racing retire while in ...
BYM News (press release)
Sailing consistently from that point on enabled the team to round the headland and build a confident lead over the rest of the fleet which they maintained until leg 5. However, one slow tack at the course boundary, followed by another tack in between ...
The Carbon Neutral Sailing Superyacht Twizzle Combines Beauty & State-Of-The ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
LONDON, ENGLAND, September 11, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The 57.49m (188.7ft) TWIZZLE, is completely custom and built to an exacting owners' brief for a fast, comfortable, go-anywhere sailing yacht with all of the finest amenities of a motor yacht. ...
Hospice to take part in Annapolis regatta
The Star Democrat
EASTON Talbot Hospice is participating in the Hospice Cup XXX, a charity sailing regatta that raises funds and awareness of hospice care and services in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia. The regatta is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. ...
Disabled get a go at sailing in Diana pursuit
Plymouth Herald
The charity held its popular annual Diana Princess of Wales Charity Sailing Pursuit in Plymouth Sound. People of all different ages, with various disabilities and impairments enjoyed the feel of the wind in their sails as seven yachts participated in a ...
Sabang International Regatta 2011
Asian Correspondent
By Chalid Nasution Sep 12, 2011 6:00AM UTC A total of 26 yachts from a variety of countries will liven up the Sabang International Regatta 2011. The event is scheduled to take place on 13 to 25 September 2011. A number of countries have promised to ...
Man suffered serious head injuries while sailing on the Solent
Daily Echo
By Jon Reeve » Education Reporter A SAILOR had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries when he was struck by the boom of a yacht in the Solent. The 22-year-old was hurt when the pole smashed into him as the sails unexpectedly ...
Boat show includes 101-foot yacht
TheNewsTribune.com
Go sailing: There will be free daily 45-minute sailboat rides on Lake Union on 30-40 foot boats through Discover Sailing, as well as free 90-minute sailing lessons for kids 8-16 on 13-foot Hobie Cat Waves courtesy of Sail Sandpoint. ...
Hurricance Katia Provides Exhilarating Sailing on Dublin Bay
Afloat
Racing in strong southerly winds - that Met Eireann says is the tail of Hurricance Katia - provided an exhilarating penultimate Saturday race in the Dublin Bay Sailing Club Season. It was disappointing therefore that as winds tipped 30 knots many of the ...
J24 Euros Open in Howth, Strong Winds Cancel Practise Race
Afloat
Last night's openning ceremony featured two top-of-the range BMW vehicles and a motorcycle and a backdrop with the highly appropriate phrase of 'Joy is Plain Sailing' in front of the national flags of the nine competing nations. ...
Bystanders help boater find safe footing following accident near Scituate ...
The Patriot Ledger
Just after 2:30pm Sunday afternoon, a boater out for a cruise in his sailboat found himself in tough waters. His sailboat ran aground on rocks at the Scituate Lighthouse towards the end of the jetty that runs out into Scituate Harbor. ...
The Showdown at Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania preview
Sail World
'We can organise charters for any skippers and their crews interested in flying down for some exciting regatta sailing on the River Derwent on a competitive local yacht,' Scarr said. 'We will extend the invitation to keelboat skippers and crews from ...
Long road to WSSRC World Record + Video
Sail World
On September 11th the World Sailing Speed Record Council announced the ratification of a new World Record for Mooloolaba sailor Bruce Arms sailing his self-built 46' catamaran. (See news article here). Arms has become the inaugural world record holder ...
Sailors, cyclists add to SA medal tally
SuperSport.com
South Africa's sailing team wrapped up their All Africa Games campaign in style with eight medals in Maputo, Mozambique, on Sunday. Twins Eben and Johan Vivier, 15, who had some tough times on the choppy ocean won the two-man 420 class. ...
Klaus Lorenz to coach Airlie Beach based Optimist dinghy fleet
Sail World (press release)
Teenage Whitsunday Sailing Club skipper Klaus Lorenz has filled an important role as the qualified coach for the young Airlie Beach based Optimist dinghy fleet. The 2011 Optimist Australian championship Bronze Medallist who personally built his own ...
Vakas of Hope
Santa Barbara Independent
Given the importance of the ocean — and with funds from the Okeanos Foundation — a fleet of seven vakas or sailing vessels were constructed last year using old drawings of Polynesian canoes. Under a project entitled Vaka Moana, voyagers from 14 ...
10th Anniversary Sail for Pride to Benefit Veterans and Active Duty Servicemen ...
Patch.com
The sailing event has been held every year and since 2001 in excess of $800000 has been donated to over a dozen charities. The regatta was founded by three local sailors, Brad Read and Scotty Murray, both from Middletown, RI and Newporter Mick Harvey. ...
Sea Notes: Fall season opens with Round the Bay Race
SouthCoastToday.com
One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, with a huge selection of boats and boating products, the Newport International showcases the latest boats — both power and sail — along America's Cup Avenue and the Newport waterfront. ...

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