20 September 2011

America's Cup World Series shifts focus to San Diego



America's Cup World Series shifts focus to San Diego
BYM News (press release)
We plan to be up and running in San Diego by the end of October, and ready for the teams to go sailing by November 8.” As in Plymouth, where officials estimate over 115000 took in the race action from up on the Hoe, racing in San Diego will be tucked ...
Composites Power America's Cup Racers
Design News
The composite sail-wing prototype for the Oracle team's America's Cup racer. Speed for a sailboatis determined by the amount of horsepower divided by the amount of drag. The optimal shape chosen for the Oracle boat's wing-sail is an elongated teardrop ...
Bowman escapes injury in accident at America's Cup World Series
The Independent
Leigh McMillan made it two in a row when he added the Trapani Extreme Sailing Series crown to the one he won in Cowes last month with the Omani team, The Wave. Pierre Pennec grabbed second place with a last gasp lunge as multi-Olympic medallist Ben ...
Australian Sailing + Yachting October - 100 pages of vital information
My Sailing
The destination piece is another Alan Lucas special, covering Pancake Creek in Queensland, Clubs & Classes features Manly Juniors, the Spiral and Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club, and there is a book review on the Killer Whales of Eden. ...
Top Sailors to Compete in Paralympic Classes at 2011 US Disabled Sailing ...
US SAILING (press release)
Highlighting this fleet will be 2009 US Disabled Sailing Champion Charles Rosenfield (Woodstock, Conn.). Rosenfield also won the 2010 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Regatta. Each sailor in this division must have a valid classification rating of 1-7 ...
UK. Oyster 100 completes sailing trials
BYM News (press release)
She is expected to take part in the St Barth's Bucket Regatta in March 2012. Oyster Group is world renowned for its craftsmen built and solidly engineered blue-water cruising yachts. What is less well known is that Oyster also owns Southampton Yacht ...
Sailing club winners
Henley Standard
The 2011 Salcombe Regatta championships for national 12s was won by John Meadowcroft. MEMBERS of Henley Sailing Club had a successful series of summer competitions despite some difficult conditions on occasions. The Jubilee Bowl was won by Stephen Gent ...
2011 CORK Fall Regatta and Great Lakes Championships Results
Sail World
After a full weekend of racing, the 2011 Cork Fall Regatta and Great Lakes Championships has come to a close. After a total of five races in the Laser fleet, local sailor and Canadian national team sailor, Robert Davis from the Kingston Yacht Club is ...
Hardy Ltd. Youth Sailing Series Continues
Bernews
Four more races in the RBYC's Autumn Series sponsored by Hardy Ltd. were sailed on the Great Sound this past Sunday. A total of twenty-two [11 Gold and 11 Silver fleet] optimist sailors from the Bda Optimist Dinghy Association [BODA] competed in the ...
RBYC struggle in last race of NY Cup regatta
Royal Gazette
Royal Canadian Yacht Club, led by past Americas Cup sailor and Olympic medallists Terry McLaughlin, won the biennial regatta by ten points over hosts club and defending champions New York Yacht Club. McLaughlin, who is due to compete in next month's ...
Llangorse Sailing Club's Youth Regatta on Llangorse Lake
Hereford Times
SEVERAL Herefordshire competitors lined up among 102 sailing dinghies from as far afield as Saundersfoot, Fishguard and Mumbles for the two-day Welsh Yachting Association's Acorn / Llangorse Sailing Club's Youth Regatta on Llangorse Lake. ...
SOAK sailing accessories
My Sailing
The SOAK Halyard Clip ensures your spinnaker will not launch itself while sailing upwind and that the halyard will not get in the way during tacks and manoeuvres. Priced at $25, the Halyard Clip is said to automatically release during a spinnaker hoist...
Dad sailing around Britain for charity
Salisbury Journal
By Miranda Robertson » A BUSINESS manager who grew up in Fordingbridge is circumnavigating the UK to raise money for causes close to his heart. Simon James, 50, whose parents still live in the town, says he wants to raise money for Parkinson's UK as ...
Porthmadog built sailing ships feature in art exhibition at Oriel Caffi Croesor
WalesOnline (blog)
Gareth Wyn Jones, whose studio is in a medieval farmhouse near Dolgellau, has a fascination for old sailing ships that were locally built in the 19th century until the early 1900s. His mono-prints, which are made by layering texture and colour, ...
Malta 49er Team at Extreme Sailing Series in Trapani
Gozo News
Gritti is a seasoned sailor, competing in the 49er class since 2003 and has won the 49er National Regatta 12 times. Ruggero graduated from the Optimist class where he claimed the Italian and Swiss Optimist Champion title in 2005, he then moved into the...
Extreme Sailing Series : Two wins in a row for The Wave, Muscat delights ...
BYM News (press release)
The event also showcased local kids racing in the Optimist Marinepool regatta and two Olympic 49er teams going head to head, the 5th man guests got the ride of their lives today and the Race Village was packed every night to watch the bands and dance ...
Plain sailing after hard work
Marlborough Express
Sailing up and down rivers on lazy Saturday afternoons in their lovingly restored boats, they really do have a `clinker' of a time. A fleet of about 13 old-time boats moored at Raupo Cafe in Blenheim on Saturday on what was the halfway stage of their ...
Connecticut College Sports Roundup
Patch.com
The Connecticut College coed sailing team, who is receiving votes in Sailing World college national poll, turned in a strong performance with a 10th place showing in the 18 team field Hatch BrownRegatta hosted by MIT on the Charles River. ...
USA. Top women sailors gather for BoatUS Meet the Champions
BYM News (press release)
The public is encouraged to meet skippers and crew, past Santa Maria Cup racers, as well as leading sailors from the sport of sailboat racing at the "Celebrate Women in Sailing Week" in Annapolis at the BoatUS "Meet the Champions" Public Reception at ...
Be Your Own Sailing Coach – A 'must read' for Dinghy sailors
Sail World
Jon Emmett's book 'Be Your Own Sailing Coach' is fast becoming a performance dinghy sailing classic. The long time dinghy sailor coach, he started as an RYA instructor in 1996, began International coaching in 2000, became the UK Laser Association coach ...
Double win for Robinson
Nassau Guardian
We don't know exactly what is going on with that particular regatta. I don't know how many boats or the prizes, but I did hear a couple of people saying that they will be sailing in it.” The Harbour Island Regatta is set for the Discovery Holiday ...
RS200 Gul GP at Stokes Bay
Sail World
The RS200 Gul Grand Prix was this year hosted by Stokes Bay sailing club and was also the final RS200 Gul GP event of the year. After the tiniest of hesitation, 27 boats launched into the maelstrom of Stokes Bay at its best; 25 knots with the 'odd ...
Devon tourism 'gets £17m boost'
BBC News
It estimated that £10m would have been spent between the 10-18 September 2011 during the America's Cup World Series sailing event. Some businesses said they had benefited from the event, but others said temporary stalls on Plymouth Hoe had stopped ...
SAILING ASSOCIATION MAR MENOR PRIZE GIVING
The Leader Newspaper Online
At the SAMM monthly meeting at Las Claras (Los Narejos), on Wednesday 14th September, the prizes for The Spring Race Series were presented by the Commodore Mike Phillips. The Winner was the Catamaran 'Hamoor'. The Winners Cup was presented to Mike ...
Sharkbait Wins By a Single Point at SB3 National Championships
Afloat
"This was a very well run regatta by Paul McCarthy RIYC and Mark McGibney sailing manager. Another very successful year for the SB3 class, with 39 entries for our Nationals, and the quality throughout the fleet, making it the most competitive class on ...
Windstar Cruises Launches Multi-Million Dollar Fleet Refurbishment Plan
MarketWatch (press release)
19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxurysailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, is launching a multi-million dollar fleet ...
Bowdoin Sailors Earn High Finishes at Weekend Regattas
Bowdoin Athletics
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team was able to compete in a pair of races this weekend, earning solid results as the season entered its third week. The women's team finished third overall of 20 team at the Mrs. Hurst hosted by ...
CITY INSIDER - Race is on to get harbor ready for Cup
San Francisco Chronicle
He told City Insider that he wants to create more programs to introduce young people to the joys of sailing, offer on-site boat-safety courses and, perhaps, set up a concession where people can rent a sailboat for short-term use. ...

2 wins in a row for The Wave as Stadium Sailing delights Italian fans
YouTube
Leigh McMillan's team on The Wave, Muscat made it two in a row winning Act 6 of the ExtremeSailing Series™ in Trapani on the back of their Act 5 win in Cowes, UK. It was an incredibly close finish to Act 6 -- after 34 races in total - Groupe Edmond ...
Sailboat racers discover body in St. Clair River
Detroit Free Press
"We were just heading out, ready to go sailing and we thought it was a balloon," Seim of Port Huron said. "We thought it was a hoax and then we got closer. It was quite dramatic." They were headed up the Canadian shoreline about 100 yards from the ...
America's Cup finale in Plymouth Sound
BBC News
Gusty conditions challenged some of the best sailors in the world in the America's Cup World Series races in Plymouth Sound, which came to a finale on Sunday. Plymouth City Council said more than 115000 people had watched the races from the Hoe during ...
London 2012 Olympics: Great Britain to name half its sailing squad a year ...
Telegraph.co.uk
... to be announced because of his remarkable performances in the Finn class since returning to Olympic sailing last October, a move prompted by the break up of Team Origin, the British America's Cup campaign. From his first major regatta in April, ...
Local Roundup: Conn sailing wins Intersectional
TheDay.com
Conn's co-ed team finished 10th in the 18-team Hatch Brown Regatta at MIT on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. The Camels scored 439. Skipper Kevin Martland and Elizabeth Wilsterman were 11th in the A division with 158 and Peter Miller and Marina ...

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