19 September 2011

Oracle 4 wins ACWS Plymouth Fleet Racing (videos)



ACWS Plymouth - Race Day 7 – News (videos below)
Oracle 4 (Spithill) takes Fleet Racing Championship





Team NZ leads America's Cup world series
Stuff.co.nz
Team New Zealand leads both the match racing and fleet racing sections of the America's Cupworld series despite being beaten in the winner-take-all fleet race final at the Plymouth regatta off England today (NZT). Having wrapped up the Plymouth match ...
RHKYC Autumn Regatta : Great sailing in Hong Kong's iconic Victoria Harbour.
BYM News (press release)
Wind Guru delivered on its promises today, the second day of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's Autumn Regatta. With Race Officer, Inge Strompf-Jepsen finding seven to nine knots first thing, a Hung Hom start was selected, but the wind gradually filled in so ...
Washington College Sailing 13th at Nevins Trophy, 5th at Central Fall #1
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
Twelve schools ranked in the current Sailing World National Co-Ed Top 20 competed at the regatta and Washington finished ahead of 14th-ranked Vermont, which finished 14th, and fifth-ranked Roger Williams, which finished 15th. Of the other eight schools ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica moves closer to the Gibraltar Strait
BYM News (press release)
Having already rounded Cabo San Vicente, the Spanish entry set to compete in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race has passed the height of the Portuguese city of Faro, and is just 110 miles from Tarifa (Cádiz, Spain) and from crossing the Gibraltar Strait. ...
UK. Winner of 'I Love Sailing' announced at PSP Southampton Boat Show
BYM News (press release)
Under an arch of balloons, at an exclusive screening on the RYA Stand, the winner of the 'I LoveSailing' Facebook video competition was unveiled at the PSP Southampton Boat Show yesterday ( Saturday 17 September). The competition called all sailors, ...
On Wisconsin: Sailors soar into Sheboygan for Nations Cup
Madison.com
For us, it's all about getting to the Olympics, but with the America's Cup coming back to San Francisco and the US, I think in the next two years you'll see a lot of interest in sailing.” With two of the Great Lakes and more than 15000 other inland ...
America's Cup World Series : Sailors in the spotlight
BYM News (press release)
Hearing the roar of the crowd is not something most sailors are familiar with but America's Cupcrews in Plymouth are getting a taste playing in front of the fans. Thousands of people have lined the Hoe and other vantage points overlooking the natural ...
Brisk Sailing for Royal Cork's Naval Race (Photos here)
Afloat
It was great sailing and well done to both crews and their helms Meanwhile in Class Three the Jimmy Nyhan/Maritta Buwalda Outrigger was making all the running and were using their asymmetric spinnaker to good effect and despite the best efforts of the ...
Not-so-smooth sailing
Annapolis Capital
By THERESA WINSLOW, Staff Writer By THERESA WINSLOW, Staff Writer For three months, Matt Rutherford's home has been a sailboat so tiny he has to crawl around the cabin. He'd hit his head if he tried to stand up. Matt Rutherford left Annapolis in June ...
Canadians win New York Yacht Club Invitational
My Sailing
McLaughlin, who is 55, won a silver medal in the Flying Dutchman class at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and skippered Canada 1 in the 1983 America's Cup challenger elimination series. These days, he only races on a casual basis. ...
Mosbacher Jr. in sailing's first national induction class; County Hall of Fame ...
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The late Emil "Bus" Mosbacher Jr., a native of White Plains, is among the first induction class into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Mosbacher (1922-1997) was a two-time America's Cup-winning skipper, and he shepherded visiting diplomats through ...
Delight as breakwater re-opens
Mackay Daily Mercury
NOT sailing in Mackay was like living in Thredbo and not skiing, Mackay Yacht Club vice commodore Bob Critchley joked yesterday. And it was clear that Mr Critchley's enthusiasm for sailing has rubbed off on many keen sailors who headed out onto the ...
Soto 40 a success as support act to TP52s at Audi medCup
My Sailing
In the world of sailing they are right up with the glamour events like the America's Cup and Extreme series when it comes to media exposure and the hype is real and the racing top class. Soto 40s at the MedCup in Barcelona .
Old Metairie resident places second in the 2011 420 Club National Championship
NOLA.com (blog)
“My parents started sailing, and they got me into it,” he said. “They got me and my older brother started sailing. Everyone in my family sails. I started racing probably when I was about 7. That was my first green fleet regatta.” Green fleet regatta ...
Laurie Jury (NZL) carries Oceania's hopes into ISAF Nations Cup final
My Sailing
With a crowd of spectators both on the water and on shore, Saturday's racing was both the most exciting and most watched of the regatta. “Today was a fantastic day on the water,” said Antonio Gonzalez de la Madrid, the International Sailing Federation ...
Race on River rallies Scouts
San Angelo Standard Times
She decorated a regatta boat and won first prize for it. She was saying, 'Don't scream, Grandma!' I was so happy for her." The rain gutter regatta puts two handcrafted boats together in a long trough of water. Their sails are carried along by the ...
Maguire's 'Gwili Two' Wins Penultimate Sigma Race
Afloat
Royal St. George Sigma Gwili Two skippered by Paddy Maguire took the gun in Dublin Bay Sailing Club's penultimate race of the summer season on Saturday. Second was Pippa lV (G.Kinsman/K.Blake/M.O'Brien) and third the Irish Champion Sigma White Mischief ...
ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final – Australian trio in Bronze medal playoff
Sail World
ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final, hosted by Sail Sheboygan, one of four US Sailing Centers is currently underway at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. Australian sailors are set to race for the Bronze medal, on the final day of racing, after a hard fought ...
Sunday's letters
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
After 65 years, the Sarasota Sailing Squadron's annual Labor Day Regatta is still one of the Southeast's premier sailing competitions. However, scant coverage was to be found in your paper. Why? This is still a maritime community with the finest ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper arrives in Lorient, France
Sail World
Camper, the Volvo Ocean Race entry sailed by Emirates Team New Zealand has arrived in the French port of Lorient as she heads for the race start in Alicante. Lorient has been converted from a World War 2 submarine base into a haven for trans-oceanic...
Quantum Racing and Iberdrola Team are 2011 Audi MedCup Champions
BYM News (press release)
It has been good, we have really stepped up at this regatta. To come here and finish it off has been great. It is one of the most hard fought titles there is, it is a long season and here you are sailingagainst some of the best sailors in the world. ...
International 14 World Championships nail biting finish
Sail World
The Artemis 2011 International 14 World Championships have now completed the last day of racing at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) with a nail biting finish. David Campbell-James, the Principal Race Officer did a fantastic ...
Yachtsman, 77, completes marathon eighth around-the-world voyage
The Japan Times
KYODO "I am grateful to be alive," said Saito, who holds the record for making the most solo sailing trips around the globe and also became the oldest person to complete the voyage — breaking his own record, which he set at age 71. ...
Interclub Yachting - Combined Clubs summer racing on the River Derwent
Sail World (press release)
Hobart's three major yacht clubs, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Derwent SailingSquadron and Bellerive Yacht Club, for the first time in over a century will combine their Saturday racing on the River Derwent this coming summer season in an ...
Audi AG : Audi MedCup: Quantum Racing secures overall victory
4-traders (press release)
After five regattas in Portugal, France, Italy and Spain the US crew of the Quantum Racing yacht celebrated victory in the “Champions League of Sailing.” The fans experienced an exceptional season of the Audi MedCup. The fact that the first five ...
RS Sailing at the PSP Southampton Boat Show - Yachts and ...
This year at Southampton Boat Show the RS Sailing team are gearing up for a busy show. In addition to the world premier of the RS Venture, for all to see on the RS Stand, there are plenty of other 'RS' activities and plans for show visitors to ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Sir Chay salutes 'tougher than ever ...
The Volvo Ocean Race is more demanding now than it has ever been, according ... one of the 17 yachts sailing out of Portsmouth and into the unknown as the ... Sir Chay is an ambassador for theVolvo Ocean Race Legends Regatta, the first ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Sir-Chay...as.../news.html
America's Cup | Stadium sailing in Plymouth
The new America's Cup concept has turned sailing into a stadium sport. No longer are the boats pin-pricks out to sea. They are now racing right under our noses ...
www.americascup.com/en/.../9/Stadium-sailing-in-Plymouth/
2011 Volkswagen Up! Azzura Sailing Team - Top Speed
Volkswagen Up! Azzura Sailing Team volkswagen has released a full army of concept vehicles based on their new up platform at the frankfurt motor show. one ...
www.topspeed.com/.../2011-volkswagen-up-azzura-sailing-tea...
[EN] Day 4, Act 6: Too Close to Call Going ... - Extreme Sailing Series
One of the closest, if not the closest ever, Act's on the Extreme Sailing Series™ so far as the 10 Extreme 40s go into the final day with just 15 points separating ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../ita-act-6-delle-extreme-sailin...

'Extreme' Tight Finish
YouTube
Showcasing the close combat and high level of competition in the Extreme Sailing Series, check out this video of an extremely tight race finish... Red Bull Extreme Sailing, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild and Luna Rossa charge into the finish area under ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE concludes today with two second places in the two last races of the week after the two podiums of yesterday, so five podiums out of nine races this week: a good performance that confirms the Franco-German team came ...

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