06 September 2011

America's Cup crew escape as catamaran capsizes



America's Cup crew escape as catamaran capsizes
BBC News
Five crewmen escaped uninjured after their America's Cup catamaran capsized in gusty winds in Plymouth Sound. Green Comm Racing suffered what appears to be minor damage to the top of the wing-shaped sail. Skipper Vasilij Zbogar said the 45ft (13m) boat ...
Five people rescued after sailboat capsizes on Lake St. Clair
Chatham Daily News
OPP said the boat departed from the Thames River area around 9:30 am, after a weekend of sailing, with 63-year-old woman and 16-year-old girl, along with two males 14 and 29, all of Michigan. OPP said they were all wearing lifejackets and the captain ...
Competitive sailing lures sales exec
MiamiHerald.com
Miami's Augie Diaz (top) competes with Brazil's Bruno Prada aboard a Star sailboat in the medal round of the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay in January 2010. By SUSAN COCKING When Augie Diaz isn't helping run his family's ...
Sailing - Malta's international jamboree
Malta Independent Online
With just under two months to the start of the 606-nautical mile Rolex Middle Sea Race on Saturday, 22 October, the entry list is bulging with international competition. This is typical for the race that starts and finishes at the 'Crossroads of ...
Cullaun Sailing Club Hosts Wayfarer Inlands
Afloat
On the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of September, Cullaun Sailing club hosted the Wayfarer Inland championships in conjunction with the club's annual mixed fleet regatta. It was a heart lifting sight to see so many cars in the car park at Cullaun, ...
Young sailors are OnBoard with scheme!
This Is The Westcountry
By Steve Sowden » FORTY young sailors aged between eight and 15 thoroughly enjoyed themselves during a Fun Sailing Festival at Sutton Bingham Sailing Club. The team event, with on-water games and activities, involved youngsters who have learned to sail ...
Beautiful Toronto Islands offer serenity in the city
Globe and Mail
I was about 20 years old and teaching sailing at an island marina. For convenience, I was staying at the Queen City Yacht Club, where my family kept a sailboat. I slept in our equipment locker, which had a cot pushed against one wall. ...
Hunt for Singapore sailors to race with top pros
TODAYonline
That's what the management team behind the Singapore-based Audi Ultra Super Maxi racing yacht team hope will help attract more Singaporeans to take up professional sailing. "Our objective is to become an internationally recognised racing team for ...
Sailboat Flips In Julington Creek
WJXT Jacksonville
A man, his father and his son were in a small sailboat when it was flipped by a gust of wind Monday afternoon on Julington Creek. Rescuers said the mast got stuck in the mud, but they were able to free it and, with help from others, got the boat back ...
Swan Class 45 Circuits overall
Sail World
The circuit comprised three events, the Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta in June in Scheveningen followed by the Swan European Regatta in Cowes in August before culminating in windy conditions at the Gaastra Breskens Sailing Weekend at the end of August. ...
Vernon Stratton
Telegraph.co.uk
Vernon Stratton, who died on August 20 aged 83, was an outstanding figure in British sailing, not only as a participant but also as an organiser and administrator. Vernon Gordon Lennox Stratton was born at Sunningdale on October 26 1927 and educated at...
Nick Craig Reflects on Fourth OK Dinghy World Title
Afloat
The sailing was very challenging with light, unstable winds, but the race team made the best of it so we raced in the best conditions available." What were his expectations going into it the regatta and how did that change during the week? ...
Vintage Raceboat Regatta Winding Down
State Journal
If you'll notice, their hands are on the wheel but they're not turning very much,” Austin said. The Raceboat Regatta is a non-profit venture with all proceeds going to the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center in Wheeling.
East Lancashire holiday-makers save 11 refugees from sinking boat
Lancashire Telegraph
AN EAST Lancashire family on a sailing holiday rescued a group of refugees who were fleeing Libya. Nicolette Chambers, 51, from Haslingden, and her husband Stuart were sailing between Greece and Italy when they spotted the sinking vessel. ...
Tower Bridge welcome for Team New Zealand
Stuff.co.nz
SMOOTH PASSAGE: Team NZ's entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper, sails down the Thames River after passing under London's Tower Bridge. Camper, Team New Zealand's entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, has marked its arrival in Europe ahead of the start of the ...
Scorpion National Welsh Championship at Bala SC
Sail World
Scorpion National Welsh Championship was hosted by Bala Sailing Club, during the August Regatta, from 27th to 29th August 2011. There's nothing better than good close fleet racing, and that's exactly what the Scorpions had; the eight Scorpions formed ...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup fleet faces high wind challenge
BYM News (press release)
The 47 crews from 12 countries and territories present at the 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup are keeping a close eye on the weather forecast ahead of tomorrow's scheduled start to this eye-catching regatta. The outlook is lively. ...
KSSA 50th Anniversary Annual Regatta - Preview - Yachts and ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, LaserPerformance - 2011 Vapor ... 2/3 July 2011. The 50th Anniversary Coastal Training Camp & Regatta of KSSA “Youth Sailing in Kent” was hosted by Sandwich Bay Sailing & Water Ski Club. ...
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Woman in Critical Condition After Sailboat Capsized ...
By windsoriteDOTca
On Monday, September 05, 2011 a 59 year old Michigan man was navigating his 23 foot sailboat in Lake St. Clair, when it was swarmed by 6 foot waves,
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Sanya face wall of water on wild ...
A late entry into the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, Team Sanya are playing catch- up as they prepare for the start on October 29 in Alicante, Spain. “It has been a ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Sanya-face...of.../news.html

Pirates' hostages
BBC News
A British couple held captive by Somali pirates for more than a year have denied putting themselves in harm's way during their sailing trip. Paul and Rachel Chandler, formerly of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, said the were not warned pirates were operating ...
Ben Ainslie to skipper Oman Air in next three Extreme Series events
My Sailing
Multihull sailing may have been around for a few decades, but the current trend puts the multihull platform firmly at the forefront of professional sailing whether it is theAmerica's Cup, the new MOD70 circuit, round the world speed records (fully ...
Royal Canadian crew lands Canada's Cup sailing championship
AHN | All Headline News
The Canada's Cup is a sailboat race pitting two individual yachts from Canada and the United States. The match race between the two boats is held periodically. When publishing articles from AHN we require that you follow several simple rules and that ...
Rosanna Davison Goes Sailing on Team Sanya (Pics here!)
Afloat
Former Miss World Rosanna Davison went sailing from Dun Laoghaire today on board the ChineseVolvo Ocean Race Yacht, Team Sanya. The yacht has backing from discover Ireland and is on a promotional day before departing for Alicante and next month's race ...

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