26 September 2011

San Francisco's America's Cup financing deal approved by State of California



San Francisco's America's Cup financing deal approved by state ...
By Bay City News
Jerry Brown (seated) signs AB 664, a bill to finance improvements the Port of San Francisco needs to host the 2013 America's Cup yacht race, at a news conference in San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. From left to right (standing), ...
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Brown signs bill to spur America's Cup financing | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
California's governor has signed a bill aimed at providing San Francisco with new financing powers as the city prepares to host the 2013 America's Cup. The bill is meant to spur private investment and make improvements to the Port of San ...
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Fleet Week Adventure on Kailani | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
This is a chance to spend a few hours sailing on a performance yacht, enjoy a nice lunch and then have an up close experience during the Blue Angels show.
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Bill Signing Puts Wind In Sails Of SF America's Cup Plans « CBS ...
By bdisbrow
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that officials said will allow San Francisco to finance waterfront improvements in preparation for the 2013 America's Cup.
CBS San Francisco

A classic sailing ship in northern Spain
Gadling
One advantage of living in a port is you get to see sights like this, a reconstructed sailing ship from the Golden Age of Sail. Called the Nao Victoria, it's a Spanish ship from the 16th century and is currently on tour around the coast of Spain. ...
Rec and Park Commissioner Mark Buell predicts major boon from America's Cup
San Francisco Examiner
The primary organizer of the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco — a boat race with the oldest active trophy in international sport — is also well-schooled in parks. He is the chairman of the board of the Golden Gate National Park Conservancy and a ...
Property owners near water hope for slice of America's Cup money
San Francisco Examiner
The cheerleaders of the America's Cup have promised the yacht race will bring in more than $1 billion of economic activity to the region. But Bob Schwenke would be satisfied with just $25000 of that windfall. “It hasn't created any economic activity ...
'It's a calm, enjoyable ride': Sailing is like flying, local boaters say
The Northwest Florida Daily News
George Goodall started sailing because it reminded him of flying. He picked up the hobby soon after he retired and stopped flying. The two aren't as different as one would think. The sailboat works by the same principles of aerodynamics as a plane, ...
RYA Volvo East Zone Championship (Grafham Sailing Club, Cambridgeshire)
BYM News (press release)
With a near on perfect Force 2-3, Grafham Sailing Club was greeted with great sailing conditions as sailors from the RYA East Zone completed all three of their scheduled races. Sailors were given a good test of their racing ability with tricky shifts ...
Clipper Race: Bonus point will be very “Welcome to Yorkshire”
YACHTe.com.au
Skipper of the English entry, Rupert Dean, says, “We've had some fantastic sailing on Welcome to Yorkshire, averaging nearly 10.5 knots during the Ocean Sprint. The crew have done themselves proud. Time will tell if we have done enough to win this ...
SOCIAL SCENE: Yacht club hosts Hospice regatta
North County Times
The Oceanside Yacht Club held its ninth annual Charity Regatta for the Elizabeth Hospice on Aug. 13 and 14 at the Oceanside Harbor. The two-day event was filled with activities, including sailboatracing both days. Those who wanted to watch the races ...
Heaven Can Wait 2011 Weather could deliver Race Record
Sail World
Six days out from the 2011 Heaven Can Wait regatta, being sailed on Lake Macquarie on the Saturday of the October Long Weekend, sailors off the water, are beginning to look at the weather ahead. Meteorologists generally consider weather models beyond...
Bayfront Maritime Center in Erie teaches through sailing
GoErie.com
On Tuesday, only his second day in the program, 16-year-old Premton Latifi was steering a 42-footsailboat around Presque Isle Bay. It was the first time he had ever sailed. The program, which is six weeks long and runs from 3:30 to 5:30 pm is designed ...
Offshore Etchells Regatta over October long weekend
Sail World (press release)
Forgacs Offshore Etchells Regatta - A high calibre fleet of 11-20 Etchells is expected to line up for the nine race regatta to be run off Newcastle over the October long weekend. With local heavyweights including Gary Boyd, Mark Langford and former ...
What's going on today?
Online Athens
Sailing for Beginners Clinic: 9 am-5 pm, Lake Chapman, Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road; learn the basics of the sport of sailing including terminology, parts, sailing theory, techniques and customs; lecture in the morning and on the water ...
Father and Son duo embark on 33000 mile Global Ocean Race
Sail World
Ross' son Campbell, certainly proved his sailing genes early on, he raced in the 1997/98 edition of the Whitbread Round the World Race on America's Challenge. This was followed by the 2005/06 Volvo Ocean Race as Technical Manager for the Spanish ...
Bowdoin Sailors Earn Impressive Marks At Weekend Competitions
Bowdoin Athletics
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team posted several impressive showings at weekend regattas around New England. Highlighting the Polar Bear efforts were the co-ed team that raced at the Hood Trophy Intersectional at Tufts. ...
Rare glimpse of old campaigners
Mackay Daily Mercury
President of the 12m Historic Trust Benjamin Morgan looks on as Jay Lazarus, Gary Keioskie, Len and Roy Beresford get a feel for former America's Cup yacht KA5 Australia at Mackay Marina. THE streamlined qualities of two America's Cup yachts were an ...
Next stop is Spain and then the world for Azzam
The National
Walker said there were consistently perfect sailing conditions. Before Azzam starts the first in-port race for the Volvo Ocean Race on October 29 in Alicante in Spain, the carbon fibre standing and side rigging will be replaced. ...
Chantey Sing invites everyone to join in
San Francisco Chronicle
Colin Cotter plays the fiddle for attendees of Chantey Sing's monthly concert of sea chanteys aboard the Balclutha sailing ship in San Francisco Calif., on September 3, 2011. Just before 8 on a foggy Saturday evening, national park Ranger Peter Kasin ...
Klaus and Eva Lorenz take on dinghy racing
Sail World (press release)
Whitsunday Sailing Club brother and sister sailors Klaus and Eva Lorenz have understandably spent the school holidays gaining more important skills about dinghy racing. Like most children they have left the class room environment to spend the break...
PHINSAF kicks-off Regatta series in Hamilo Coast
Manila Bulletin
Participating sailors brave the rough waves as they compete for the 2nd PHINSAF-Hamilo CoastRegatta in Pico de Loro Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas. MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Inter-Island Sailing Foundation (PHINSAF), a non-stock, ...
ISAF mixed multihull evaluation rules - serious flaws identified
Sail World
Roland Gaebler (GER) Tornado class President and current World Champion (sailingin an Open Championship with a mixed crew), has launched following the issuance of a specification by the International Sailing Federation for the Mixed Multihull ...
Landmark ideas
Geelong Advertiser
... and the whimsical bollards by Jan Mitchell are icons to me. However if we needed something grander, then a large sail/sailboat would be nice, promoting sailing in Geelong." Lawyer Andrew Senia has organised a competition to find an icon for the city.
Bendigo firm goes for gold
Bendigo Advertiser
The Goodall family's is a recognised name in international sailing. Their company, Australian High Performance Catamarans, based in Long Gully, is producing craft that have won international titles, including this year's F16 world catamaran ...
Coast Guard: Hoax distress calls costly, dangerous
Houston Chronicle
HACKENSACK, NJ (AP) — In the overnight hours of a mild June morning, a caller told the Coast Guard the crew was abandoning ship in Sandy Hook Bay because their sailboat was taking on water. Coast Guard rescuers from the Sandy Hook station sped to the ...
Yachting: Pirates top list of concerns for race director
New Zealand Herald
Lloyd, who hails from Whangarei, is the race director of the Volvo Ocean Race, giving him overall control and responsibility of everything to do with the boats and the racing. "The buck stops with me," says Lloyd. "[From next month], I'll be on call 24 ...
Leukemia Cup Regatta sets sail - WTOC, Savannah, Georgia, news ...
By Lora Chance
More than 40 boats took part in the race that raises money for research, education and services for patients and families affected by blood cancers such as Leukemia.
WTOC - News
Hydropool Tornado Speed Sailing at the Southampton Boat Show ...
Catching marks, crashes and capsizes are not normally words you would associate with racing in 4mph winds, none the less this is what the crowds were treated to at the Hydropool Tornado SpeedSailing event at the PSP Southampton Boat ...
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Kingston sailors fare well in CORK Fall Regatta and Great Lakes ...
After a full weekend of racing, Sept 17-18, the 2011 Cork Fall Regatta and Great Lakes Championships has come to a close. After a total of five...
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The Action Moves To Nice, France for Act 7 » Extreme Sailing Series
The very high level of this regatta is a guarantee to the great competition that our ... Once again, the Extreme Sailing Series WEBcam will deliver live pictures ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../the-action-moves-to-nice-fra...
Sail-World.com : U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship preview
World Cruising · 2013 America's Cup ... U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship 2011 is hosted by the Larchmont Yacht Club and American Yacht Club. The start of racing ... Rosenfield also won the 2010 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Regatta...
www.sail-world.com/USA/U.S.-Disabled-Sailing.../88677

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