08 October 2011

America's Cup: The roar of the crowd


America's Cup: The roar of the crowd
BYM News (press release)
Regatta Director Iain Murray is one of those who admits to being pleasantly surprised just how well the stadium sailing concept has worked out: “The racing in Plymouth was first class. The capacity for crowds to sit in an elevated position on The Hoe ...
NZL Sailing Team Women's Match Racing Championship - Day One
Women's International Match Racing Association
Day One of the NZL Sailing Team Women's Match Racing Championship in Wellington greeted the sailors with excellent match racing conditions - 10 knots of breeze from the south with bright sunshine. The five teams made it most of the way through the ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Letizia Crown Princess of Spain, Godmother to Spanish yacht ...
BYM News (press release)
Authorities present included: Sonia Castedo, the Mayoress of Alicante; Alberto Fabra, President of the Generalitat of Valencia; Leire Pajín, Spain's Health Minister; Pedro Campos, CEO of the Spanish tea, and Knut Frostad, CEO of the regatta. ...
Champion Gilmour calls for sailing to be national sport
Royal Gazette
By Colin Thompson Multiple World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) champion Peter Gilmour has joined the chorus of those calling for local sailing to be granted national sports status. As one of the Island's oldest sports, sailing, according to locals, ...
WingNuts investigation reveals crew well prepared
Petoskey News-Review
On July 28, at the request of Chicago Yacht Club officials, US Sailing, the governing body for sailboat racing in the US, appointed a five-person independent review panel of sailing experts to review the accident, consider what lessons might be learned ...
Coetzer leaves rivals with mountain to climb
Portsmouth News
He played a blinder by hoisting his kite, sailing close inshore and radically north of Robben Island before turning west. 'Certainly, some land sea breezes seem to have helped him on his way, compensating for the large distance sailed and enabling him ...
Sailing takes 8th at Danmark Trophy
The MIT Tech
She tacked on another sixth-place finish before capturing fourth in the 11th outing of the regatta. On Saturday, the Cardinal and Gray were slated to host the Professor George Warren Smith Trophy, but poor wind conditions resulted in the cancellation ...
Classic Yachts Sailing in the French Riviera
YachtPals.com News
Over 300 gorgeous classic yachts were spotted off the coast of Saint Tropez this week, where they were taking part in the popular Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez sailing regatta. It was a show of the best of yesteryear, with all types of sailboats competing ...
Maserati and Soldini to Attempt to Break Atlantic Sailing Records
carpages
In an attempt to break three North Atlantic sailing records, Maserati is teaming up with Giovanni Soldini. FIAT chairman, John Elkann and the president of Yacht Club Italiano, Carlo Croce, introduce the challenge, which will see Soldini and a team of ...
Day #3: Argo Gold Cup Racing
Bernews
The battle for the top two slots in Group 1 went to Staffan Lindberg (FIN) AlandiaSailing Team who looked as strong as Williams with six points and to Jesper Radich (DEN) Adrian Lee & Partners, 2010 runner-up, also at 6 points but with a loss to ...
Around the sailing clubs, Friday, October 7, 2011
Isle of Wight County Press
Sutton's second spot did not however go unchallenged with some very close sailing occurring around the course between himself and the Scows of Anne Barlow, David Earee and Barry Dyer, with Earee taking the final podium spot. The previous day, only five ...
Scenes from the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis
Patch.com
The US Sailboat Show opens to the public at 10 am Friday. It runs until 5 pm Monday. The 42nd annual US Sailboat Show kicked off in downtown Annapolis for Press, Trade and VIP Day Thursday. The event will open to the public at 10 am Friday and will run ...
Heavy Weight Crews in Demand for Tomorrow's All Ireland Champs
Afloat
Strong winds forecast for Lough Derg means heavy weight crew are at a premium this morning as skippers attempt to gain a late advantage in selecting crew for tomorrow's Waterways Ireland sponsored All Ireland Sailing Championships at Dromineer. ...
Melton Sailing Club stage annual regatta
Melton Today
THE sun was hot and so was the racing on Saturday at the annual Melton MowbraySailing Club Cadet Regatta. Nine juniors and six seniors were competing for the medals as the flat calm conditions of the morning quickly gave way to a steady breeze,...
Sailing Weekend Preview, Oct. 8-9: Privateers To Take Part In Three Events ...
Maritime College Athletics
The top four sailors from this weekend's regatta earn the right to compete in the ICSA Singlehanded National Championships in Chicago, IL on November 4-6, so Hartranft and Schoene are extremely excited for the event. Maritime's offshore sailing team ...
Experience Ultimate Thrilling Sailing Trip with Sunsail
Market Press Release (press release)
Market Press Release – October 7, 2011 6:46 am – If you love sailing or have a passion for new and exciting experience, “Sunsail” can be the perfect choice for you to enjoy a memorable and entertaining Sailing Holidays. We offer extensive selections of ...
Boaters cautioned ahead of weekend celebration
7Online WSVN-TV
This weekend, the 57th annual Columbus Day Regatta is scheduled to take place on Biscayne Bay. However, an upcoming weather system could kick up the surf, which could signal trouble for boaters. On Wednesday, four- to six-foot waves caused a boat to ...
Phuket Youth Sailing Club Sailing Course
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: The Phuket Youth Sailing Club (PYSC) will be running an intensive 10-day advanced sail training course led by a National Coach from the Royal Thai Navy, Sattahip. Alongside the advanced course, the club will also be running a beginners course ...
RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Gets New Boat - Nomad Sailing
WebWire (press release)
October 7th, 2011 – London, UK – Nomad Sailing are excited about using their new boat on the RYA courses London, sailing courses Portsmouth and Day Skipper practical courses. Many people looking to learn to sail in London ask about the boat that they ...
How to Get Yachting
Holidays Press
Whilst this is understandable given the enormous costs associated with sailing, there are several ways in which people without the spare cash to buy their own boats can get involved with the sport. Depending on where you live, your area may very well ...
Flying Fifteen Open Meeting at Dovestone SC
Sail World
Flying Fifteen Open Meeting at Dovestone Sailing Club took place on the 1st and 2nd October 2011 and also comprised the final event of the TNT Traveller Series. The weather conditions were excellent, the northern parts of the country sweltering in 29 ...
Small Ships joy for IW
Isle of Wight County Press
By Clare Newman - Friday, October 7, 2011 SAILING YOUNG people from the IW and around the UK, from disadvantaged backgrounds, descended on Cowes last weekend for their chance to be a part of a huge sailing race. The ASTO (Association of Sail Training ...
Dolphins spotted swimming in Peconic Bay
Riverhead News-Review
By Michael White | October 7, 2011 in News A small pod of dolphins was spotted by a sailboat's crew Friday morning in Peconic Bay. At least three dolphins were seen swimming alongside one another in the bay about 11 am about 1 and 1/2 miles west of the ...
Id Old Sailboat - SailNet Community
By Sail_On
I picked up a project sailboat but no one knows what this boat is. Please take a look at attachment and let me know. The only plate I can find is on.
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Crash Test Boat gas explosion successful | Sailing news | Yachting ...
It was the climax to Yachting Monthly's acclaimed Crash Test Boat series, which has seen the magazine, the UK's premier title for cruising sailors, create controlled sailing disasters on a second-hand Jeanneau Sunn Fizz 40. The aim of the ...
Yachting Monthly News
Extreme Sailing Series Almeria preview | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The Spanish city of Almeria, in the region of Andalucia, will play host to the next event in the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series to be held over 12-16 October – the perfect setting for the penultimate event of the 2011 series for the 11 Extreme 40 teams as they battle for victory not only in Spain, but with a 'strategic eye' ... “The stadium racing format is a real show and a big asset to our sport and Almería always welcomes the teams with open arms, so we hope the regatta will be a good one. ...
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Picture of the Day: Sailing to the Extreme!
By Sifter
SAILING TO THE EXTREME! Photograph by Oracle Racing USA-17 (formerly known as BMW Oracle Racing 90 or BOR90) is a 90 ft (27 m) ... USA-17 (formerly known as BMW Oracle Racing 90 or BOR90) is a 90 ft (27 m) LWL, 90 ft (27 m) beam , sloop rigged one-off racing sail trimaran built by the USA sailing team BMW Oracle Racing for use in a Deed of Gift challenge for the 33rd America's Cup. Designed by VPLP Yacht Design with consultation from Franck Cammas and his ...
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India International Regatta at Chennai - Day 4 - Yachts and Yachting ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Crewsaver 2011 ... 2-9 October 2001. By Icarus SailingMedia 07 Oct 2011 06:59. Register here to start Banner Advertising on ... India International Regattaday 4. India International Regatta day 4 ...
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By Kallima
I don't know much about sailing but it seems like something I could really get into, especially from reading some stories. I also don't know anyone who's into sailing so I think I need a forum!! And I absolutely love jetskiing so that's a start I guess ...
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Olympic Sailing Spectator Tour 3-18th December 2011 - Fremantle ...
Special Event 3-18th December 2011 - Fremantle, WA. Witness the ISAF Olympic Sailing Trials in Fremantle from a spectator vessel on the water close to the action, departing from Fremantle, Perth WA.
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America's Cup | Mayor Lee and ACEA announce plans to boost ...
Sailing from the inside out ... As part of the America's Cup Event Authority's ongoing commitment to support local businesses, today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the ...
www.americascup.com/.../Mayor-Lee-and-ACEA-announce-pl...

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