21 September 2011

Three-Time Olympic Sailing Champion Ainslie Seeks a Fourth Gold in London



Three-Time Olympic Sailing Champion Ainslie Seeks a Fourth Gold in London
Bloomberg
By Danielle Rossingh - Tue Sep 20 16:52:04 GMT 2011 Almost a year after his life-long goal of winning the America's Cup for Britain fell apart, Ben Ainslie has set his sights on winning a fourth consecutive Olympic gold sailing medal. ...
Bethenny Frankel's sailboat 'terror on the high seas' filmed for Bravo!
Examiner.com
She went sailing this weekend with hubby Jason Hoppy and her therapist as they filmed for Bravo and got stranded off of the coast of Martha's Vineyard! She posted on her Facebook page, “Everyone--I am recovering from the scariest trip ever! ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica first boat to set up in Alicante port
BYM News (press release)
We feel very well-prepared and we are looking forward to the regatta and I think that that is also down to the advantage of being able to train and prepare on home soil.” These three days of sailingalong the Portuguese coast, the Gibraltar Strait and ...
Motoryachts: Sail gives way to steam in the popularity stakes
Financial Times
By Frances and Michael Howorth Motoryachts dominate sailing craft by a ratio of four to one in the ever-growing global fleet of 24-metre-plus superyachts – up 95 per cent to 5800 in the past decade. In the 50-metre-plus market segment, they hold even ...
SAILING | Second-Place Finish Not Diminishing Season Goals
Georgetown University The Hoya
4 Georgetown sailing team let a late lead slip away at the Nevin's Trophy regatta this past weekend, placing second by just two points to No. 7 College of Charleston. An array of highly impressive individual performances, however, previewed the talent ...
America's Cup: New, faster format promises TV-friendly thrills
Financial Times
By Victor Mallet The awkward years are over for the America's Cup – at least if the sailing regattas associated with the world's most venerable sporting trophy are judged for their ability to enthuse spectators, engage some of the world's top athletes ...
Spectator sailing: Sponsors and public become a focus of attention
Financial Times
In the high-profile professional sailing world, events such as the America's Cup have been providing big screens onshore for the public on which a mixture of live video and sophisticated computer animations are supplemented by commentary from key ...
Olympics effect: World sets course for UK and London 2012 racing festival
Financial Times
Some say the America's Cup should once more be contested with the J Class. Ranger, Velsheda, Endeavour, Shamrock V, Lionheart, Rainbow and possibly Hanuman are all destined to arrive in Falmouth in early summer, where they will compete in the first of ...
Classic yachts: A piece of sailing heritage comes with a large price tag
Financial Times
It pays to do so when surrounded by tons of polished timbers and ivory-coloured sails representing centuries of sailing heritage racing off the Isle of Wight in the British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta. But I have misunderstood. ...
Dunmore East is Venue For Final Fireball Fling of 2011
Afloat
The Irish Fireball sailing regatta season, which has seen the hosting of the World Championships in June, in Sligo, draws to a close with the Munster Championships being sailed this weekend, 24/25th, in Dunmore East in the SE corner of the country. ...
SAILING | Frustrating weekend for No. 1 sailors
Yale Daily News
1 rankings, the women barely got a chance to back up that mark as a lack of wind limited its sailing, while the coeds struggled in its three regattas, finishing no higher than eighth. Each coed regatta featured 20 or fewer teams. The sailing teams will ...
America's Cup reach tax exempt status
abc7news.com
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- America's Cup organizers say everything is on schedule for the 2013 regatta, but they won't say how much money they've raised so far. The organizing committee has promised $32 million to offset city expenses. ...
Sailor Hannah Mills demands Olympic 'hard work'
BBC News
"It makes a huge impact in a sport like sailing to be picked so far in advance as you can make a of technical developments to our boat and our sail that we wouldn't necessarily have the time to do if selection continued. Please turn on JavaScript. ...
America's Cup Series takes city message to millions worldwide
Plymouth Herald
But the nine-day regatta has already been a marketing goldmine. The PR value in the UK alone has been estimated at about £1million. According to reports before the event started the council spent £170000 staging the event. But 80 city businesses won ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Telefónica arrives in Alicante
Sail World
The pair, who have sailed together since 1999, are Spain's most successful sailingduo, winning gold and silver Olympic medals together. Volvo Ocean Race Chief Executive Knut Frostad hailed the arrival of Telefónica to the Mediterranean port, ...
The Wave, Muscat emerge champions in Italy leg
Oman Tribune
TRAPANI (Italy) The Wave, Muscat claimed the championship crown and Oman Air finished third in the sixth act of Extreme Sailing Series in Italy on Sunday. The Oman Sail teams are celebrating in Trapani after their Extreme 40's Oman Air and The Wave, ...
Pirates of the Piscataqua Regatta set for Sunday
Seacoastonline.com
By Charles McMahon PORTSMOUTH — Maritime enthusiasts will hit the river this Sunday for the second annual Pirates of the Piscataqua Regatta. This year's event will take on a Gilligan's Island theme, according to organizer Bill Downer, ...
Giles Scott: How I let Big Ben know he was in Olympic sailing squad
Daily Mail
I hoped they might extend the selection procedure to December's World Championships in Perth, but we all knew that the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta and the Olympic test event, both in Weymouth, were the key events. When Ben beat me in Sail for Gold, ...
PUSH Marketing & Promotions & IGNTIE Europe prepare for America's Cup
PR Web (press release)
San Diego History - The 1988 America's Cup was the twenty-eighth running of theAmerica's Cup regatta, and was contested between the defender, San Diego Yacht Club represented by Stars & Stripes, and the challenger, the Mercury Bay Boating Club ...
Watchmakers: Time and tide united as brands battle for an edge
Financial Times
What goes for the America's Cup also goes for the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race, which has signed IWC Schaffhausen as official timekeeper. The Swiss watchmaker is also sponsoring Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Ian Walker. ...
Homemade Russian boat sailing through Northwest Passage
Alaska Dispatch
A group of Russian sailors have nearly succeeded in piloting their homemade boat through the Northwest Passage. The 7.6-metre vessel was southwest of Victoria Island on Thursday, crossing from Canada's eastern Arctic territory Nunavut into Northwest ...
Hobbyists Clear Way for Yachting Aficionados
New York Times
The cup regatta, introduced in 2004 and held this year for the fourth time, is an exclusive event organized by the Costa Smeralda Yacht Club for owners of sailboats built by the Perini Navi yard, a specialist in high-tech luxury sailing yachts based in ...
Sailing And Sponsorship Opportunities
Bernama
Out of the 1500 skippers registered as a team on the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) website, only 200 of the top sailors are likely to receive some level of support and sponsorship. And of that number, only the top 20 are immediately capable ...
Harvard Finishes Ninth at Hatch Brown Trophy
Harvard Crimson
This regatta marked the first intersectional competition for both freshmen. “These freshmen had only done college sailing for two weeks, and they did well,” Kopp said. Recording eight top-10 finishes and ending the weekend with 162 points, Slattery and ...
MS Regatta Held
Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers
HELPING OTHERS: From left are, Regatta Chairman Mark Lobo and Committee Member Terry Rainey during the launch party recently held at the Tulsa Home Builders Assocation. The Windycrest Sailing Club recently launched their boats onto the beautiful waters ...
SF America's Cup Organizers Say Preparation For Race On Track ...
By Bay City News
Organizers of the 2013 sailing race in San Francisco said today that preparations for the race remain on track and recent preliminary races held in Europe indicate the event will be a success. TheAmerica's Cup World Series races, two of ...
SF Appeal: News
Sailing Team Poised for Successful Year | The Observer at Boston ...
By Jen Dobias
After winning national championships in two different disciplines last year, the Boston College coed sailing team is looking to build upon the unprecedente.
The Observer at Boston College
Telefónica first to Alicante in Volvo Ocean Race countdown - Yachts ...
The pair, who have sailed together since 1999, are Spain's most successful sailing duo, winning gold and silver Olympic medals together. Volvo Ocean Race Chief Executive Knut Frostad hailed the arrival of Telefónica to the Mediterranean ...
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Sailing in the City | Radiohive Collective
By Swati Shah
Continuing the Urban sailing segment, tonight's show features an intervew with Bill Bahen and Alex Baum of Hudson River Community Sailing as part of the Sea Encounters. All this mixed in with Herman Melville's sea poems and some ...
Radiohive Collective
Volvo Ocean Race - Alicante
By Hubert
The Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012 is starting this year in Alicante. Next to the Americas Cup, it is the most prestigious sailing competition in the world and it sets sail here in Alicante on October 29th. It is the second time Alicante is hosting the ...
Alicante Spain » Twittfacefeed
Racing BIG Boats | Oakcliff Sailing Center
By driley
In preparation for the AYC Fall Series, both the Ker 50 and Ker 11.3 practiced this past Saturday. With fair breeze between 10 and 17kts, teams were able to.
Oakcliff Sailing Center
Saito extends oldest solo around-the-world sailing mark
Fittingly sailing into Yokohoma Port ahead of Respect-for-the-Aged Day, Minoru Saito earned the respect of a nation once again, completing his eighth solo ...
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