29 October 2011

11th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race begins today


Sailing: Reputations, lives on line as round world race begins today
Pakistan Daily Times
ALICANTE: The 11th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race begins on Saturday (today) with an in-port race to herald the start on Nov. 5 of an eight-month, 39000 nautical mile marathon that will put the reputations – and lives – of the world's best off-shore ...

Volvo Ocean Race Official Channel on the New Livestream. Live ...
Welcome to the New Livestream Beta - Featuring the Volvo Ocean Race as our ... The Volvo Ocean Race is an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human ...
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Volvo Ocean Race teams prepare for in-port test - Yachts and ...
And while the Volvo Ocean Race is known as the world's premier offshore sailing test, teams cannot afford to ignore the shorter form. In-port races take place in all 10 host ports along the 39000 nautical mile route and deliver over 20 percent of ...
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The Volvo Ocean Race Starts This Weekend
By Dave
The Volvo Ocean Race Starts This Weekend. The great yacht race around the world begins this Saturday with an inport race in Alicante. After that, the crews set sail for a nine leg race to Galway that will end in July 2012. More information on ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Leg-by-leg, in pictures
Telegraph.co.uk
With all the teams eager for an early chance to assess their sail plans and relative performance against each other, there is a strong likelihood that this opening leg will rapidly develop into a close formation drag race. Cape Town has been the first ...

Chichester's new sailing contest is Turbo-charged
Chichester Today
Club secretary Martin Buckley will be available to assist anyone with an interest in taking up sailing. On Sunday, a formal briefing at 11am is followed by the start of racing at midday. editorial image.
Tunnicliffe, Tulloch top fleet at Olympic qualifying regatta in women's match ...
Washington Post
Olympic gold medalist Anna Tunnicliffe and Genny Tulloch are tied at 10-1 at the women's match racing US Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta. Sally Barkow's team is third at 9-2. Once the two round robins are completed on Friday, the top four teams will ...
PHOTOS: 48-Foot Sailboat Runs Aground in Spreckelsville
Maui Now
By Wendy Osher A 48-foot sailboat, adrift for three weeks, ran aground on the reef at Baby Beach in Spreckelsville on Maui last night. Authorities say the three crew members aboard the sailboat were rescued by a passing cruise ship on October 6 near ...
Sports - Sailing and Boating
Annapolis Capital
The Annapolis-based financial advisor has been working feverishly to promote the regatta, sending out emails and posting on Facebook at a record rate. "We're trying to bring this regatta into the 21st century. We've been very proactive with social ...
Tom Slingsby named Australian Sailor of the Year
YACHTe.com.au
“Thanks to John Bertrand too – he's taught me a lot and still has a really good eye for detail and sailing in general,” Slingsby said of the man he won the Etchells World's with last year and whom he will sail the next Worlds with off Sydney in early ...
Sailing Weekend Preview, Oct. 29-30; Privateers Ranked 15th In Latest Sailing ...
Maritime College Athletics
Maritime travels south this weekend to compete in the War Memorial Regatta at the US Naval Academy. The regatta is the Mid-Atlantic Conference's fleet racing championship, as well as a qualifier for the Co-Ed Atlantic Coast Championships in Boston on ...
Tornado class to challenge ISAF on Mixed Sailing Olympic evaluation trials
YACHTe.com.au
Since the controversial removal of the Multihull from the Olympic Games back in 2007 the Tornado Class have been at the forefront of the campaign to bring two hulls back to the highest level of sailing. The Tornado was designed specifically to be the ...
Grant Beck named Sailor of the Year
Voxy
His pinnacle event for 2011 was the Olympic Test Event in Weymouth (2012 Olympic Sailing venue), and there, he achieved bronze. Burling and Tuke were the youngest pairing in this regatta, and are the first team to represent NZL in the 49er at the ...
Perth Sailing Club Points Series and Heathens
Perthshire Advertiser
Next year's racing will start in March and the club would like to extend its welcome to all those interested in sailing to give it a try. Could trophies please be returned to Rear Commodore Bob Watson asap. Members are reminded that the Annual ...
Clipper Race: Gold Coast team peaks as finish line looms
YACHTe.com.au
“This is a coastline that I know very well from cruising and racing over the years and it is nice to be once again sailing along it towards Geraldton. Western Australia is famous for its constant winds and the infamous Doctor sea breeze and at the ...
Antigua, the Caribbean dream where life's a breeze and family fun is all plain ...
Daily Mail
By Ian Henderson Chris , the German kitesurf expert who works at the sailing school, had his hands full launching a flotilla of tiny child-filled dinghies under the care of several instructors. At the same time, he was fielding demands from the ...
iSail: Seven apps to set sail to
CNN
It also contains "to do list" and "shopping list" options to ensure there are no excuses for forgetting to complete the essential tasks for all your sailing journeys. "If you don't want to pay for a more fully featured application, take this app for a ...
Opposition to sailing club plan 'ill-informed'
Plymouth Herald
PLANS to create a new home for a sailing club and gig club at a beauty spot on the Tamar have met fierce opposition from some local residents. The boat park would be built on what is now about two acres of farm land at Weir Quay on the Tamar River near ...
A bit of sailing history from John Longsworth
Amandala
A week ago, Belize Sailing Association Secretary Alan Usher forwarded to us an e-mail he received from a fellow sailing enthusiast, Eddie Bouloy, which contained a copy of an article which we thought our readers would find interesting. ...
America's Cup Series/ Regatta format released for San Diego
BYM News (press release)
When the nine America's Cup World Series crews line up in San Diego beginning November 12, they will be competing in a similar format to the previous World Series events in Cascais, Portugal and Plymouth England. But there are some tweaks in deference ...
Latest Sail News
Afloat
A forecast for Southerly gales has led the Irish Sailing Association to postpone tomorrow's All Ireland junior sailing championships at the Royal St. George Yacht… Today the SYWOC fleet endured some frustrating conditions with winds ranging from 2 to ...
Rotary Charity Regatta Sets Sail for the Sydney Children's Hospital
PRWire
31 October 2011, SYDNEY - Nearly 35 companies will take to the water on Friday 11 November to compete in the 17 th annual Rotary Charity Regatta in support of the Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick. The Rotary Club of Sydney Cove, which organises the ...
Bowdoin Brief: Sailing collects two top-six finishes at Oberg, Wellehan
Bowdoin Orient
The women's team sailed at Connecticut College, but was unable to finish the regatta because there was not enough wind to complete the last race. Last weekend's strong performances are only part of an overall pattern of success for Bowdoin sailing. ...
ISA Junior & Girls All Ireland Sailing Championships
Afloat
Ireland's junior sailing event, the ISA Junior & Girls All Ireland Sailing Championships, will take place on the 29th and 30th of October in the Royal St George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire in a fleet of nine Fireflies. The invitational championship will ...
Headwinds predicted for start of Gosford - Lord Howe Island race
My Sailing
The Bureau forecast, giving at the race briefing at Gosford Sailing Club last night, is for 10-20 knot north to north-easterly winds on Saturday afternoon and early Sunday. From there on the breeze should back to the north and freshen to 30 knots south ...
Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
There will be a get-together for juniors and parents on Wednesday, November 2, commencing at 6.30 pm, to discuss and plan for the future. There will also be a prize-giving and photo-shoot and food laid on. Looking ahead, the junior Christmas party will...
Problems in Harbour Island
Nassau Guardian
The annual ritual of making the pilgrimage of attending the North Eleuthera Regatta continued this past Discovery Weekend. From Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham to the Leader of the Opposition Perry Christie, and everyone in between, including political ...
Sailing Stereotypes OC
Sailing Stereotypes OC. This came to my mind, so I decided to make it. It is 100% OC (my first real one) thumb it, please!
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ConVis Shows Strong Support for America's Cup World Series ...
By Kerri Verbeke Kapich
ConVis was engaged to provide marketing and promotional support for the upcoming America's CupWorld Series (Nov. 12 – 20, 2011), to raise awareness for this high-profile sailing competition in the West. San Diego's Tourism Marketing ...
ConVis Connect
PHOTOS: 48-Foot Sailboat Runs Aground in Sprecelsville | Maui Now
By Wendy Osher
The vessel, which had been adrift, was spotted at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, by a fisherman, who reported the large sailboat coming in out of the dark, right in front of his lines.
Maui Now
Roble and Barkow take early lead in Semi-Final Round | Olympic ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Where once there were eight teams, now there are four teams remaining in the 2011 U.S. Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta in Key Biscayne, Fla. After completion of the second Round ... 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Teams. US Sailing Home | Join | Donate .... The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top athletes in each Olympic and ...
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SAILBOAT! FORMANTERA! NBD! | Glenjamn
By Glen
FREE SAILBOAT TO FORMANTERA? YES, PLEASE! OK… now we are getting to the part of the Ibiza trip… where I just had to keep pinching myself to make sure that I wasn't dreaming. Basically, long story short… Annie got some MAD LOVE ...
Glenjamn
The Jewel of Muscat – sailing the seas | RWScoop
By rwscooper
Nestled in the heart of Maritime Experiential Museum & Aquarium (MEMA) is a replica of a 9th century Arab dhow. But to the people who built it, the Omani community, and the crew who steered her through a 68-day voyage, the Jewel of ...
RWScoop
Grand Avenue News | Coconut Grove's Local News » Come Sail ...
By admin
“We just want to say 'thank you' to those that serve our country,” said Sailing and Waterfront director Nick Mansbach, who started the military outreach program four years ago. In addition to the free sail on a member's boat, active or reserve members ... We sail all around towards the bay,” said 10-year-old Colin Dorsey proudly, having just advanced from the beginner's Pram to the slightly more difficult Omni sailboat. “It's a very great place,” agreed 7-year-old Myles Holt. “There's sailing ...
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