07 September 2011

Captain Swept Off His Sailboat Swims To Shore



Captain Swept Off Boat Swims To Shore
WJXT Jacksonville
A 45-year-old man swept off his sailboat two miles from shore Monday afternoon survived seven hours at sea, clinging to a cooler while paddling his way to the beach. The Coast Guard said Brian Oliver, of St. Augustine, was sailing a 22-foot boat with ...
Ben Ainslie breaks from Finn to take on Extreme challenge
BBC Sport
Multihull wing-sail catamarans are the craft of choice for the Extreme Sailing Series and, following the announcement of a series of radical rule changes last year, also theAmerica's Cup. Ainslie grew up dreaming of success in the America's Cup and ...
Be our guest in Weymouth and Portland
Dorset Echo
By Andrew Knowles » SHOULD you run into an athletic American in a red jacket over the coming months, there's a good chance they're a member of the US Olympic Sailing team. For several years, the American team have been almost permanently present in ...
America's Cup teams to race in Venice
Bizjournals.com
Venice will host the America's Cup World Series May 12 to 20 next year, and also sometime in April 2013, though exact dates haven't yet been picked. Giorgio Orsoni, Venice's mayor, said: “Venice is a cradle of sailing, it is inseparable from the sea. ...
Audi MedCup Circuit heads to Barcelona
Sail World
Quantum Racing, skippered by America's Cup winner Ed Baird (USA), need a solid final regatta if they are to hold off the advances of Italy's Audi Azzurra Sailing Team and lift the title. 'We are really looking forwards to Barcelona. ...
India International Regatta Good To Go
International Sailing Federation
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. With over a 100 sailors from a dozen countries participating, ...
First Crabbing Bay Junior Regatta a success
The Freeport News
The setting seemed appropriate as some of the descendents, along with the Grand Bahama SailingClub and the Ministry of Sports and Tourism got together to put on the first Junior Regatta. Competitors sailed International Flying Junior class sloops, ...
Town will hoist its own sail to back America's Cup
Plymouth Herald
THE world's first plastic-bag-free town is hoisting its own sail for the America's Cup World Series, which starts in Plymouth on Saturday. With the city coming under the global spotlight duringAmerica's Cup Week, the nearby town of Modbury will hoist ...
Medal hunting in Slovenia
Stuff.co.nz (blog)
Overall, New Zealand had an absolute blinder of a regatta. Our little nation of 4 million or so was constantly out the front of the pack battling with the heavyweights of the sport – and often beating them. The other codes in NZ could learn a lot from ...
Sailing | Sailing looks to return as national powerhouse
Tufts Daily
After the Tufts co−ed sailing team floundered at last spring's ICSA Sailing Dinghy National Championship, finishing 17th out of 18 teams, the team heads into the fall 2011 season revved up and ready to make up for last season's disappointment. ...
Christies hosts first adult sailing courses
Southern Times Messenger
LIFELONG DREAM: Ruth Truscott is learning to sail with instructor Brian Lee so she can fulfil a dream of sailing to Queensland. Picture: Roger Wyman. CHRISTIES Sailing Club will run its first-ever adult sailing courses this October. ...
Sailboat Takes Out Power for Nearly 1200 AEP Customers
KIII TV3
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Nearly 1200 AEP customers were without power today after the mast of sailboat takes down a couple of electrical wires on Park Rd 22 on the Island. The power outage couldn't have come at a worse time as tourists and locals ...
Beaufort man collapses while sailing
Hilton Head Island Packet
Williams had been racing an MC-Scow during a Labor Day regatta and suffered what eyewitnesses said might have been a heart attack, said Andy Kinghorn, vice commodore of the sailing club. Kinghorn, who also participated in the regatta, did not see what ...
America's Cup World Series : Artemis Racing announces line-up for Plymouth
BYM News (press release)
Following on from the inaugural America's Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta in Cascais less than a month ago, the world's top sailing teams are in the final stage of preparations for the ACWS – Plymouth which begins on Saturday. ...
South Africans And Tunisians Dominate Opening Day Of All African Games
International Sailing Federation
The sailing got underway at the tenth All African Games yesterday and South African sailors have taken an early advantage topping the leaderboard in three out of five classes on display in Maputo, Mozambique. The Tunisian sailing team also put in a ...
RS 200: the 'ideal' next step for Irish Youth Sailing?
Afloat
It is fast becoming the most popular and widespread choice for teenagers and youth sailors who enjoy competitive, active and exciting sailing. However many questions were being asked recently at the RSFeva Nationals, held in Crosshaven, Co. ...
Sailing away from burnout
East Anglian Daily Times
In combination with our hotel stay, I had also arranged a surprise sailing trip with Viking Mariners, based next to the Salthouse. As I had never been sailing before I thought it would be a really enjoyable and relaxing experience for the both of us. ...
Man dies Sunday evening after diving off boat into Flathead Lake | The Republic
The Republic
Sheriff Jay Doyle says Steven R. Eisenbarth jumped off his sailboat to go swimming while the boat was still at sail. The other occupants of the boat turned back around to pick him up because he was struggling in the water. Rescuers were able to pull ...
Regatta collection thank you
Whitby Today
THE 171st Whitby Regatta was a huge success with massive crowds and was once again indebted to the army of collectors and volunteers to make the event happen. Although the collection was a little down this year - the final count up reaching £1633.35 ...
Mayor Quan's Newsletter: America's Cup 2012 Voluneers wanted
Oakland Local
My staff put together a great group of business, sailing, and community leaders for this important work, and I thank all of the participants for their good ideas and follow up. Various sub-committees are working on different aspects of the races, ...
Ainslie joins the Extreme Sailing Series
YACHTe.com.au
Others include David Carr (GBR), who sailed with Ainslie as part of Team Origin, Britain's America's Cup team as Oman Air's trimmer. Nasser Al Mashari is looking forward to sailing with Ainslie. “I am very excited about the new team, I met Ben recently ...
Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association Hosts Race Week
Patch.com
The regatta featured handicapped racing formats and one design fleet across three courses, each presided over by a team of race committee officials. Sailboat races, such as these, are conducted on courses measuring more than a mile with boundaries ...
Three Races Planned to Get Star Euros Back on Track
Afloat
If winds ease tomorrow - and it is doubtful - three races of the Star European championships will be sailed to get the Dublin Bay regatta back on schedule. High winds once again dictated the racing schedule at the Star European Championship at Dun ...
Good winds prevail for Race Week
Annapolis Capital
Ragin, owned by Bob Moran, posted four bullets and might have captured the regatta if not for having to absorb a seventh in Race 2 as a result of not sailing the proper course. "It's been real fun to see these two J/111s out there doing battle. ...
Beach Party a hit at Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week
Sail World
The girls on Groove, sailing in the Performance Racing division of the regatta, came to mingle with skipper, Belinda Cooper, saying 'it was great fun.' 'It's great to get to see the other side and mix up with all the party goers,' said Belinda, ...
Local sailors are Cadet national champs
Nova News Now
After 11 races, and four days of stiff competition, two Shelburne area Royal Canadian Sea Cadets emerged as national champions in the 2011 Sea Cadets National Regatta. Petty Officer 2nd Class Evan Bower of Shelburne, NS the helmsman, and PO2 Nicolas...
Heart attack claims San Juans' 'Greatest Sailor'; Fred Hoeppner dead at 93
PNW Local News
He was known in local sailing circles as the San Juan's "Greatest Sailor". Not so much because his technical prowess, but largely because at the age of 93, Fred Hoeppner, a WW II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, was still out on the water and racing, ...
Terra Vita Sailing Project Resurrected
Caspionet
The Shokan Valikhanov Yacht of Kazakhstan has been re-launched. During two years, the vessel has stood moored on the coast of Panama because of the global financial crisis. In the near future, the second phase of the world tour will start in Port ...
Sailing | Sailing looks to return as national powerhouse « - College ...
Sailing | Sailing looks to return as national powerhouse. By: Ann Sloan. After the Tufts co and minus;ed sailing team floundered at last spring's ICSA Sailing Dinghy National Championship, finishing 17th out of 18 teams, the team heads into ...
College Media Network
Minima Regatta 2011 at Minima Yacht Club - Yachts and Yachting ...
Good neighbours up and down the Thames got together for Minima Yacht Club's annual regatta at the weekend, which was sponsored by TWM solicitors. Sailors from Thames Sailing Club, Tamesis Club, and Twickenham Yacht Club came ...
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Urban Sailing | Radiohive Collective
By Swati Shah
Let's explore Manhattan as an island – Our urban island with a unique perspective of sailing in the Hudson! Sit back and hear sea poems along with a sea topic of the Hudson River Park and the South Street Seaport all mixed in with some ...
Radiohive Collective
Feared Dead After a Search, Man Overboard Washes Up Alive on ...
By FlaglerLive
He's alive: Brian Oliver, the captain of the Cedar Roost, a charter sailboat, fell in the water at 3 p.m. Sunday, held on to a cooler, and washed up on shore, in good health, at half past midnight Tuesday morning. ... The Coast Guard helped the pair anchor the sailing vessel “and just get it settled so we could take care of going back and searching and helping searching for the man overboard,” Timmons said. Referring to Flagler County's Fire Flight helicopter, he continued: “In the ...
FlaglerLive - Your News Service...
Former butcher becomes leading marine artist | Sailing news ...
A former butcher has become one of the world's leading marine artists, charging up to £40000 for his paintings. Richard Firth (pictured) did not sail when he begun what was originally a sideline career, but this Saturday he will depart Rio de ...
Yachting Monthly News
SOUNDBOUNDER: Beached Sailboat
Beached Sailboat; Early Street, City Island. Bookmark and Share. Posted by matthew houskeeper at 8:51 AM. Labels: city of new york, sailing, shipwrecks and ...
soundbounder.blogspot.com/2011/09/beached-sailboat.html
Alameda Sun - Preparing Alameda for the America's Cup Race
The 11-member Alameda America's Cup Committee met last Thursday, Aug. 18, to review their ideas for how Alameda should look when the sailing competition ...
www.alamedasun.com/index.php?option=com...task...
Sailing Into San Diego | NBC San Diego
San Diego Harbor is home to a fleet of sailboats during Labor Day weekend.
www.nbcsandiego.com/.../Sailing-into-san-diego-129160758...

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