08 September 2011

Pirates free hostage yacht family



Pirates free hostage yacht family
The Press Association
The family and two crew members, all Danish, were captured in the Indian Ocean on February 24 while sailing around the world in a yacht. Jan Quist Johansen, his wife Birgit, sons Rune and Hjalte and daughter Naja, aged between 12 and 16 were were along ...
Extreme Sailing Series in Trapani
BYM News (press release)
I have America's Cup experience, and Trapani is a place that gives you a tremendous welcome and the crowd is always close to the action. We as Italians can't wait to get to Trapani,” said Barovier. “Trapani, wait for us because we're coming! ...
Labor Day Regatta celebrates 62nd year
Coos Bay World
A young sailor tacks right after crossing the finish line, completing the first race of the Labor DayRegatta on South Tenmile Lake. World Photo by Benjamin Brayfield. Nearly 40 boats participated in the annual Labor Day Regatta at South Tenmile Lake ...
BVI's Back to School Regatta this weekend
Virgin Islands Daily News
Event coordinator Richard Wooldridge said that while the regatta is not the biggest regatta they organize, it's an event they use to get kids who have been away for a long summer, sailing again. "It's open to any sailor from any school," Wooldridge ...
America's Cup World Series: Loick Peyron on Energy Team
Sail World
The sailing area is rather tricky with currents and extremely unstable winds. For the moment, we've been training in windy conditions in general. There have been quite strong winds to the extent that yesterday we weren't able to go out sailing...
ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final
International Sailing Federation
Hosted by Sail Sheboygan, one of four US Sailing Centers, the competition will see some of the finest sailors from across the globe mixing it up along the Lake Michigan shore in identical one-design class sailboats for this culmination of a series of ...
Strong winds welcomed Newport's Museum of Yachting 32nd Annual Classic Yacht ...
BYM News (press release)
Ed Kane, Emeritus Member of the IYRS Board of Trustees, thanked Panerai for their sixth year of sponsorship and recognized many of the individuals and sailing crews who are endemically dedicated to the regatta and the circuit. ...
Ship rescued by coastguard and lifeboats near Portland Race
Dorset Echo
The sail training ship Leader from Brixham had been Sailing on Monday evening when the drama unfolded one mile south of Portland Bill close to the hazardous Portland Race. The vessel is used for sailing training and for holidays. ...
Sailing skills in 'land of Sindbad'
Middle East Online
Like sailing, ship building too was an equally passionate affair, with craftsmen spread around the coastal areas, be it Sohar, Shinas, Muscat, Sur or Salalah. It was a traditional craft and certain families followed it, passing down their skills ...
British Gold Medallists Withdraw from Dun Laoghaire Star Regatta
Afloat
The Star European Championships in Dun Laoghaire took another dramatic twist today when Brtitish Gold medallists Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson withdrew from the regatta citing the skipper's ankle injury sustained on the first day of racing. ...
Bidding open to host Youth Sailing World Championships
YACHTe.com.au
Past notable winners include American's Cup skippers, Russell Coutts (NZL) and Chris Dickson (NZL), Volvo Ocean Race sailor Stuart Bannatyne (NZL) and many Olympic champions including Nathan Outteridge (AUS), Robert Scheidt (BRA), Ben Ainslie (GBR), ...
Sailing: Alex Collins is on the crest of a wave
ChronicleLive
After a close battle with sailors from the Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club, Collins – from South Shields Sailing Club – won the final leg of the Series and took the overall title by nine points. Collins, who has been with the South Tyneside club for two ...
(Photos) Crabbin Bay Jr. Sailing Regatta Report
thebahamasweekly.com
By David Valentine, GBSC This past weekend Grand Bahama Sailing Club participated in the 1 st Annual Crabbin' Bay Regatta & Festival. The community of McLeans Town invited GBSC to put on asailing regatta while activities and entertainment were running ...
Euclid resident Maegan Ruhlman, women's lightning North American sailing champ
Plain Dealer
By Plain Dealer staff  Special to The Plain Dealer Pictured from left are sailing teammates Laura Jeffers, Maegan Ruhlman and Abby Rowlands. La Salle, Mich. - Sailor Maegan Ruhlman won the title at the women's lightning North American...
The Embarcadero: America's Cup Wants Your Open Waterfront
Curbed SF
John King weighed in last week about the proposed "temporary" mega-yacht mooring planned along the open waterfront of RIncon Park- in front of Cupid's Span- for theAmerica's Cup Race in 2013. And it looks like the San Francisco Bay Conservation and ...
Sailing: World glory for young gun Joe Henderson
ChronicleLive
Henderson's dad Richard said: “It was a great learning experience for Joe winning races and leading a fleet at an international regatta. “His involvement in the sport at the top level requires a considerable commitment from Joe and his family and means ...
Finnish Sailing Skipper to Pick Singaporean Top Crew
ScandAsia.com
The crew will be selected by Sept 23 and are scheduled to compete in the China Coast Regatta from Oct 14 to 16, the Hong Kong to Vietnam race (Oct 19) and the 25th Phuket Kings Cup Regatta from Dec 3 to 10. Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF) general ...
US Sailing Board of Directors 2011 elections
Sail World
From September 9 to October 19, 2011, US Sailing will hold its annual election to fill three seats on its Board of Directors. As a member, you have the power to directly elect the Board members, thereby building ownership in the organization and ...
Experienced Julie Comes To The Forefront In Mozambique
International Sailing Federation
The Seychelles occupy third place in the Laser leader board in the form of Rodney Govinden who finished 150th at the 2011 Semaine Olympique Française, the fourth ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta. With ten points Govinden trails his more experienced ...
Paralympic Sailing Stars In Little Britain Challenge Cup
Island Pulse
The GBR Paralympic Sailing team will be coming together as one crew to compete against several hundred able bodied sailors at Europe's largest commercial regatta, the Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC), now in its 24th year, taking place at Cowes 8th...
Sailing club hosts championship
Bromsgrove Advertiser
BARNT Green Sailing Club hosted the Enterprise Association National Under 21s Youth Championship for the seventh year running. A total of five races were held in testing conditions for the 19 competitors with their crews including, three from the home ...
Trapeze harnesses & buoyancy vests
My Sailing
Generally, you don't want the buoyancy vest to be too thick at the back, particularly if you are trapezing, and as we are talking dinghy sailing, you don't need a buoyancy collar (PFD type 1). The thicker it is at the back, the more likely you are to ...
America's Cup AC45: Teams sounding it out in Plymouth Sound
BYM News (press release)
"I'm the new guy and I'ma regatta out of phase," he said. "The guys have stepped forward really nicely, so it was a bit like sailing with an extra thumb today, but we'll get on top of it over the next couple of days."
Volvo Ocean Race: Auckland Stopover News 3 - See the Volvo Trophy
Sail World
NZ sailing fans have a rare chance to see the new Volvo Ocean Race trophy as it goes on display at the Auckland International Boat Show in the Viaduct Harbour from 15-18 September. Visitors to the Show will be able to view the magnificent Race trophy...
Students balances books with buoys
Valley Sun
By Stephanie Ghiya stephanie.ghiya@latimes.com A typical windy morning before a sailing race for St. Francis High School senior Jack Jorgensen starts when he arrives at the boat park at 9 am The first race usually kicks-off a regatta at noon. ...
The Santa Barbara Independent Charity Regatta
This year, the regatta takes place Sunday, September 11, with the proceeds going to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (vnhcsb.org). In addition to a sailboat race, the day includes a raffle (among the prizes are a trip to Costa Rica, a three-month ...
The Santa Barbara Independent stories
The Jett Foundation » Sailing Days at Piers Park Adaptive!
By John Campbell
September 10th is a free sailing day where Piers Park's Adaptive Program in partnership with Spaulding (beside their new building) and Courageous Sailing Center will again offer sailing to people with disabilities in the Charlestown Navy ...
The Jett Foundation
David Seidman's Sailing: A Beginner's Guide is available again ...
By Gavin Atkin
In a much earlier edition David Seidman's Sailing: A Beginner's Guide David Seidmans Sailing: A Beginners Guide is available again was the best how-to sailing book on my shelves when I was learning to sail, and many years later it's now ...
intheboatshed.net
September Open Day at Manor Park Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
Renowned for its sociability and 'family friendly' ethos, the club will introduce you to the world of Dinghy sailing and all that's on offer at this beautifully picturesque venue.
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Update September 2011 | Pacific Sailing's Weblog
By pacsail
It's always better to just go on a sailing excursion with no expectations of seeing whales. We've found it's best to just let the whales find you rewarding you with an amazing treat. Fall Specials. Our friends and family specials have done so well, ...
Pacific Sailing's Weblog
CORK Fall Regatta – September 17 – 18 » CORK
By eventassistant
CORK welcomes all sailors, coaches, officials, volunteers and supporters to attend the CORK Fall Regatta, September 17th-18th. This will be the Great Lakes Championship for the Laser and Radial, and the Ontario Championship for the ...
CORK
BBC - Travel - Slideshow - Vintage sailing
sailing instructor encourages her students near Connecticut in 1945. ... Ten- day sailing cruise; Sloops cut into the wind; Yacht races toward the America's Cup ...
www.bbc.com/travel/slideshow/20110825-vintage-sailing
America's Cup | America's Cup Uncovered - Episode 6
Sailing from the inside out ... Join America's Cup Race Management CEO and Regatta Director Iain Murray as he flies high over the City and the racing area for ...
www.americascup.com/.../Americas-Cup-Uncovered---Episod...
Britain's Olympian Ben Ainslie Goes Extreme! » Extreme Sailing Series
Ainslie recently competed in the Olympic test regatta in Weymouth and will ... of professionalsailing whether it is the America's Cup, the new MOD70 circuit, ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../ainslie-joins-the-extreme-sail...
Free Summer Program Introduces Kids to Sailing | wgrz.com
Free Summer Program Introduces Kids to Sailing ... In addition to teaching the sailing skills, Hilliman and her husband, Rich Hilliman, who captains the boat, ...
www.wgrz.com/.../Free-Summer-Program-Introduces-Kids-to-...

Skipper survives 9 hours after being washed overboard
msnbc.com
A St. Augustine sailboat captain who fell off a sailboat and spent nine hours clinging to a cooler and paddling to shore talked about his experience. The winners in Budget Travel's sixth annual celebration of great hometown escapes may be short on ...
Fairhope Yacht Club Invitational Regatta set for Saturday
Press-Register - al.com (blog)
By Robert Ladnier, Press-Register FAIRHOPE, Alabama — The combined team of the Association of Retarded Citizens of Baldwin and Mobile counties will wrap up the 2011sailing season in the Fairhope Yacht Club Invitational Regatta on Saturday, Sept. 10....

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