13 September 2011

Newport, RI, hosts New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup



Newport, RI, hosts New York Yacht Club race
Wall Street Journal
AP NEWPORT, RI — Newport is playing host to sailing teams from around the world as the New York Yacht Club's Invitational Cup gets under way. Some 22 teams from 16 nations are scheduled to participate in the race, set to begin Tuesday. ...
Yachting: Team NZ dominate regatta
New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand have won the preliminaries of the America's Cup World Series regatta at Plymouth. Finishing second in yesterday's long-course fleet race, Dean Barker, James Dagg, Winston Macfarlane, Glen Ashby and Ray Davies earned 37 of a possible 40 ...
Freo hoists flag for world sailing party
The West Australian
In scenes that will be reminiscent of Australia's defence of the America's Cup in 1987, tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on Fremantle in December for a 16-day "party" associated with the world sailing championships. ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
I did this position many times in my career on several regatta boats. So here we are. But I have to say that I think that this position completes my coaching job, because having observed the sails during all the season, I can now see them from the ...
International sailing event kicks off in Sheboygan on Tuesday
The Sheboygan Press
The event includes five days of sailboat racing on Lake Michigan, and city officials are looking to attract big crowds and stoke interest in what remains a niche sport by holding a series of free concerts, a fireworks display, carnival and other ...
Sabang Hopes Regatta Boosts Its Drawing Power
Jakarta Globe
At least 26 yachts from nine countries are set to participate in the first Sabang International Regatta, which begins on Tuesday and continues until Sept. 25. Contestants will cover more than 500 kilometers, sailing across the Malacca Strait from ...
Brewer marina takes part in Leukemia Cup Regatta
Trade Only Today
“We had two or three people that were pretty experienced, and two or three people that hadn't had as much experience, but I think by the end of the day everybody was working like a good team, which is the whole purpose of sailing.” The regatta was ...
Esimit Europa 2: Synergy as Recipe for Success
MarketWatch (press release)
12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- This year's edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup offered everything that sailing in high performance could offer. It was a week of competitive racing between 45 yachts, spiced with extremely light and very strong ...
Big Winds Fail To Overshadow Final Summer Regatta
Island Pulse
We were surprised to get five races in – and it's great to see those boats sailing in those conditions.” J80 class winner Terry Palmer on Just Do It was one competitor who was happy to have been out on The Solent, taking wins in all five races. ...
US SAILING to Build Team of Subject Experts Responsible for Development of ...
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (September 12, 2011) – The US SAILING Oversight and Management Committees for the Development of National On-Water Instruction Standards for Recreational Boat Operators is establishing a national team of subject matter experts who ...
History of Yachting and the America's Cup Auction
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Included will be several lots of furniture and gentleman's antiques such as globes, binoculars and compasses and a special lot of original photographs of JFK sailing with friends that include a younger John Kerry.
Raise the sails for annual regatta in New Castle
Foster's Daily Democrat
Another new participant was Ali Goodwin of Kittery, Maine, skipper of the Pearson 33 sailboat Lucky Enough. Pearson, with her "first mate" Eric Platt, were very excited to get under full sail with their new crew. Goodwin, currently battling cancer, ...
Gigawave Creates Big Waves At America's Cup With SIS LIVE
SatNews Publishers
This year the America's Cup is 160 years old and racing yacht technology is being pushed to the limit once again. The first race was on the 22nd August 1851 and the yacht 'America' beat the British fleet in a race around the Isle of Wight to win the ...
Sailing in the Black Sea started centuries earlier than thought
Balkan Travellers
12 September 2011 | Bulgarian archeologists discovered ancient anchors near Sozopol in the Black Sea. They dated the findings at XV-XVII BC, proving that ships were operating in this closed sea centuries earlier than it was thought until now. ...
International J/111 One Design Regatta schedule announced
BYM News (press release)
This point has now been reached: seventy J/111s have been sold and fifty of these are alreadysailing! The J/111 Class has been created as a strict one-design Class where the true test when raced is between crews and not boats and equipment. ...
Testing the waters
ESPN
Her positive energy is now directed at this fall's challenges: She is the only female sailor participating in the 34th America's Cup race -- considered the most prestigious and glamorous big-boat international sailing competition. ...
South Africa, Tunisia And The Seychelles Take Top Honours As The All African ...
International Sailing Federation
The latter took the lead early on in the regatta following three race wins, but after two disqualifications Clayton took the lead. Clayton managed to hold on and won gold with a race to spare. In the female Optimist event Maria Mabjaia of the host ...
Oman to host world Laser sailing championships in 2013
Muscat Daily
Oman has won the right to host sailing's World Laser Standard Championship and World Laser Masters Championship, in 2013, at Musannah Sports City. It will be the first time that Oman hosts a world-level sporting event. Issa al Ismaily, director of ...
Local Yacht Club Hosts Charity Regatta
KEYT
In honor of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, local first responders served as celebrity skippers at the race. Sunday's events included sailboat races and spectator boat rides, along with a Yacht Club beach party and live music.
America's Cup: Coutts moves up, second Australian helmsman comes in
Sail World
'Whenever Darren is aboard the boat, you can see the difference,' says Coutts, who combines his sailing roles with that of CEO. The move means that Oracle Racing will now have two Australian helmsmen driving their two boats in the America's Cup World...
Lake Dubay hosts butterfly sailing national championships
WAOW
By Sean Giggy, Sports Multimedia Journalist - bio | email (WAOW) - The weather has been great all week long, but for the butterfly sailing national championships at Lake Dubay this weekend, the wind hasn't cooperated very much. That is, until today. ...
Sandwich man joins crew on Chicago to Mackinac race
Valley Free Press
What is it about sailing that's so appealing? Chuck has a difficult time putting it into words. “I'm very comfortable doing it. Maybe it's the movement of the boat. Because there's no motor (on a sailboat), it's peaceful.” Even so, Chuck admits it ...
Burgess Places 3rd At Penn Bay Regatta
Bernews
This past weekend 17-year-old Bermuda sailor Blake Burgess placed third in his division at the Penn Bay Regatta. As a freshman, this is a notable achievement for him and his school – Maine Maritime Academy. Burgess started off his first regatta right ...
Memorial Sailing Race in Honour of Dutch Sailor
Pattaya People
A memorial sailing race took place at Ocean Marina in Na-Jomtien last Saturday for the late Dick Sanders, a longtime Pattaya resident and sailor who died 2 years ago. For the second year in a row, his friends Andre, Marco, Roland and Mathieu from the ...
RS Tera Inland National Championships at Alton Water SC overall
Sail World
RS Tera Inland National Championships, sponsored by Optimum Time, were held at Alton Water Sailing Club over the weekend of 10th and 11th September 2011. Wow what a weekend! After watching the weather forecasts during the week it was wondered if we ...
Scoop: Rupert Murdoch Bought 220-Ft. Sailing Superyacht Vertigo ...
By Jared Paul Stern
In August we reported that Leo DiCaprio was said to be cruising around Australia in Vertigo, the new 220 ft. sailing superyacht from New Zealand...
James Spotting
Survive & Thrive Expeditions: Sailing! [a recap] « Wrong Way to Hope
By admin
I shopped for fresh produce with Jay in Campbell River while the group learned sailing terms, the lay of the boat, and took a (freezing cold!) swim test…everyone passed, but not everyone was happy about the chilly experience. Chalk that one ...
Wrong Way to Hope
Cornell Fall Open (September 10-12, 2011) | RPI Sailing
By Kevin
RPI Sailing Team had its first regatta of the season this weekend (September 10-11th) at Cornell. The wind was light the whole weekend and Cornell postponed Saturday races for 2 hours to wait for the wind to fill. Cornell sent out A fleet in ...
RPI Sailing
Big Winds Fail To Overshadow Final Regatta Isle of Wight News ...
By Peta Stuart-Hunt
A Mayday and the remnants of a hurricane threatened, but failed, to overshadow what proved to be an exhilarating weekend of racing in the September Regatta, the final Royal Southern Summer Series event of the year. IRC 3 winner Jika Jika, right, leads the way at the start ahead of her close rival J97... We were surprised to get five races in – and it's great to see those boats sailing in those conditions.” J80 class winner Terry Palmer on Just Do It was one competitor who was happy ...
Isle of Wight News: Island Pulse:
Mirror Northern Traveller at Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club - Yachts ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, LaserPerformance - 2011 Vapor ... Not the Warsash Spring Series, or the Hamble Winter Series - it is clearly the Burseldon Regatta held this year over the weekend of 3 / 4 September. ...
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