05 September 2011

Venice to host 2 stops on America's Cup World Series



Venice, Italy, to host 2 stops on America's Cup World Series
Washington Post
By AP, SAN FRANCISCO — The America's Cup World Series will make stops in Venice, Italy, May 12-20 and again in April 2013. Planning is under way for the racing area, which will include spectator access along the waterfront, including the team bases in ...
Williams takes the lead in World Match Race Tour
The Independent
The America's Cup Event Authority had hoped to arrange an eight-regatta programme for the 45-foot wing-powered catamarans being used on the circuit. Talks have been held with Auckland and Sydney, which could host events in January and February. ...
Killyleagh Pair Scoop Flying Fifteen East Coast Cup
Afloat
Andrew McCleary and Colin Dougan from Killyleagh Yacht Club won this weekend's the East Coast Flying Fifteen championships, hosted this weekend by Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club. Strangford Sailing Club's Brian McKee and Ian Smyth finished second ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Team Telefonoca passes Safety and Survival course
BYM News (press release)
With that in mind, the Volvo Ocean Race organisers have made it a requirement for all crews racing in this eleventh edition of this challenging round the world regatta to complete a safety and survival course. The eleven crew on "Telefónica", ...
Rough surf pushes sailboat aground
Central Florida News 13
Trouble on the water in Brevard County after a sailboat ends up running aground in rough surf overnight near Jetty Park. Trouble on the water in Brevard County after a sailboat ends up running aground in rough surf overnight near Jetty Park. ...
Free Summer Program Introduces Kids to Sailing
WGRZ-TV
In addition to teaching the sailing skills, Hilliman and her husband, Rich Hilliman, who captains the boat, often stop the lessons to help the kids diffuse potential spats, and learn from some of the challenges they face. ...
Journey through Egypt on a sailboat
NorthJersey.com
The deal: Abercrombie & Kent is offering the "Egypt: A Moment in History" package where guests will visit the pyramids, Great Sphinx, temples along the Nile and more. Cost: Starting at $1995 per person, based on double occupancy. ...
Split on Saturday in Canada's Cup Sailing Competition
WHTC
HOLLAND, MI (WHTC News) - Inclement weather played a factor in Saturday's competition at the Canada's Cup sailing finals in the waters of Lake Michigan about a mile from Holland State Park. Only two heats were completed, with Canadian challenger ...
Bali. DynaWing AC72 America's Cup Challenger. 'The Ultimate Carbon Free Ride'
BYM News (press release)
Richard Sauter head of design commented “The DynaWing AC72 Schooner truly reflects the sailing legacy that laid the foundation the America's Cup is built upon. Employing the DynaWing Schooner rig the existing AC72 is transformed into a viable ocean ...
Trentino Match Race Women's final day – Germany takes Gold
Sail World
Women's Trentino Grade One Match Race, held in Italy on lake Ledro, is organized by Lake Ledro Sailing Association in collaboration with Fraglia Vela Riva. The event concluded today with Germany taking the gold medal. The German crew of Silke Halbrock ...
Plain sailing at college
South Yorkshire Times
Rotherham College of Arts and Technology will be introducing an exciting new sailing course this month as part of a collaboration with the Rother Valley Country Park Activity Centre. The course is accredited by national awarding body Edexcel and will ...
Sailboat Runs Aground On Jetty Park
Brevard Times
Initially, the sailboat had run up on the rocks of the jetty itself, but is now resting on sand due to low tides. An attempt was made early this morning to tow the sailboatfrom the rocks, but was unsuccessful. A second attempt to tow the sailboat will ...
Johnston's Beneteau 31.7 is Good Prospect
Afloat
Chris Johnston sailed his Beneteau 31.7 Prospect sailed to success in yesterday's Dublin BaySailing Club Race beating Levante (B.Leyden/M.Leahy) and Gerry Jones's Thirty Something. BENETEAU 31.7 Echo - 1. Levante (B.Leyden/M.Leahy), 2. ...
'Kind of insane' local woman sails to Hawaii
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Ray Schmahl, a former Glenwood Springs resident who now lives in Hawaii, captains his Baba 35sailboat, “You Never Know,” across the Pacific. He had considerable experience sailing coastal waters and San Francisco Bay, but had never sailed on the open ...
Tomasz Cichoki approaches Cape Town on solo circumnavigation
My Sailing
This voyage has been ratified with the World Sailing Council, and a “black box” placed aboard the boat to record the event. Thomasz is a very experienced sailor, and an adventurous soul, having sailed several solo transatlantics, and, in 2007, ...
Rescuers responding to water emergency on Lake Michigan near Montague
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
By Rachel Iovan | The Muskegon Chronicle Montague and Whitehall rescuers are responding to a call about an overturned sailboat nearly a half-mile off shore in Lake Michigan. A small craft advisory is in effect Sunday for Lake Michigan shorelines from ...
Maltese team place second in J/109 racing at Cowes week
Times of Malta
An Isle of Wight promotion read: “There's nothing quite like Cowes Week, the oldest and largest annual sailing regatta in the world. The event boasts an eight-day schedule combining competitive racing and great fun for the 8500 competitors racing and ...
America's Cup World Series Plymouth : Energy Team in fine form
BYM News (press release)
Saturday marked one week to go until the start of the America's Cup World Series - Plymouth and the French Energy Team was among those training on the water on Saturday. "Plymouth is a very nice place to race, especially for inshore races," says ...
Nostalgia and modern come together on Pioneer Bay
YACHTe.com.au
When the Allen Southward skippered Torres Herald 11 sailed to victory on a special course set down by the then officials of the Whitsunday Sailing Club in 1976, her crew set a traditional event in place which is now known as The Great Whitsunday Fun ...
Young mariners set sail to hit milestone
Times Online - Auckland
“The activities they do at events like the regatta and friendships they make are something they never forget,” Mr Orpen says. “And sailing gets in the blood.” Girls or parents who want to become involved with Young Mariners can call Brian at the ...
Holland's David Sligh cherishes opportunity with Team Heritage in Canada's Cup
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Sligh has dedicated his life to sailing and is reveling in the opportunity to compete for the 2011 Canada's Cup at the club where he has sailed for 35 years. "It's a wonderful honor to have been asked to do this at my home club and defend this trophy," ...
Sea Notes: Racing with Abandon at the MYC
South Coast Today
In that spirit, the MYC plans the inaugural MYC Hurricane Cup, which consists of one race open to every club sailboat, whether or not they have raced all season. The MYC Hurricane Cup will be, according to Mello, a perpetual award kept by this year's ...
Venezuela deports three suspected members of ETA to Cuba
EITB
Elena Barcena Argüelles, Francisco Prez Lekue and Jose Ignacio Etxarte Urbieta entered Venezuela illegaly aboard a Spanish flag sailboat. Three suspected members of the armed group ETA were arrested in Venezuela on Thursday after sailing from Cuba. ...
Pump-out boats keep Barnegat Bay clean
Asbury Park Press
Charter captain and former Seaside Park postmaster Mike Marotta on Express Mail, his Hunter 44sailboat. / staff photo/Kirk Moore Boat owner Bud Thatcher of Millstone, left, and pump-out boat crewman Eric Golembeski attach a vacuum hose. ...
Venice, Italy, to host 2 America's Cup WS stops | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
The America's Cup World Series will make stops in Venice, Italy, May 12-20 and again in April 2013. Planning is under way for the racing area, which will include spectator access along the waterfront, including the team bases in the Venetian ...
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Proper Course: Sailing Quote of the Week
By Tillerman
Matt is attempting to sail solo around the Americas, including sailing single-handed east to west through the the Northwest Passage this summer. He is currently trying to ride out an enormous storm system before sailing south through the ...
Proper Course
America's Cup World Series Lands in Plymouth September 10-18 ...
By admin
America's Cup sailing is coming to England, bringing many of the world's best sailors, competing on some of the most physically demanding boats in the world – the next generation, wing-sailed AC45 catamarans. Landing in one of England's most historic and celebrated maritime ... While we had a good regatta and were generally pleased with our performance in Cascais, we think we can improve in some key areas.” They won't be alone. The nine crews representing seven countries ...
Challenge and Adventure.com
Welcome New Members! | Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona
By eheisler
They've had a decades-long interest in sailing, having owned a very small sailboat in 1979, but only recently got a little more serious about the sport by traveling to Marina del Rey with two of their adult children to obtain a Basic Keelboat ...
Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona
Team Korea: White Tiger Challenge – Ready for America's Cup in ...
By Philip Gowman
There are nine yachts taking part in Plymouth, with two teams from the USA, both sailing for ORACLE Racing, the current defenders of the America's Cup having won the trophy in Spain at the start of 2010. Other teams from China, New Zealand, Sweden, Spain and France ... Team Korea CEO Kim Dong-Young said, “I was so proud to watch our team cross the start line of an America's Cup regatta for the first time in history! It was a dramatic moment not just for me, but for everyone back ...
London Korean Links
GISWerk - GIS third season sailing - Woodwork Forums
By Joost
Hello All, This has been our third season sailing our Goat Island Skiff “GISwerk” and I think it is time for a little update on how we feel about the boat. We have just come back from a holiday in the.
Woodwork Forums
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Teng Jiang He, a 37-year-old businessman who goes by the nickname Tiger and only started sailing last year, will become the first Chinese sailor to compete in ...
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