12 October 2011

America's Cup Uncovered - Episode 11



The America's Cup World Series is moving on from Plymouth, we canvas spectators on the viewing experience and preview San Diego, the third stop on the World Series. Also featuring GB Olympic coach Jim Saltonstall and Team China's search for sailing talent.

Sailing breezes past competition
Yale Daily News
In the storm Trysail Big Boat regatta in Larchmont, NY, the coed sailing team placed third in a field of over 40 boats. Photo by Urska Kosir. . By Joseph Rosenberg The women's and coed sailingteams enjoyed a second straight successful weekend, ...
Extreme Sailing Series heads to Almeria for Act 8 - Preview + Video
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 8 is being held in Almeria, Spain from tomorrow 12th October 2011. The 11 Extreme 40 racing machines are ready to race. The WebCam will be streaming coverage of the Stadium racing live during the event (see the schedule...
Healing Through Sailing
Wall Street Journal
By MIKE VILENSKY Sailing Heals, a new non-profit providing sailboat rides for cancer patients, took its first New York voyage last week. Onboard Black Watch: Kamal Hotchandani, Michele Gallagher, Deborah Walsh, Joan Carter, Melanie Rhodes, Helen Miller ...
Omani women make waves as they hone sailing skills
Times of Oman
MUSCAT: Oman Sail yesterday officially launched the next phase of its unique project — a sailing programme aimed exclusively at the Sultanate's women population. Oman Sail's guest of honour at the launch of the Women's Programme, Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed ...
America's Cup reaching start is like NASCAR drag race (video)
Examiner.com
Indeed, stadium sailboat racing has put a whole new face on this globally-celebrated regatta. With shorter race courses and boats closer to shore, spectators at Plymouth, England, got a birds-eye view of all the action at the AC World Series. ...
Sailing around Britain to save lives - Oliver is almost home
Sail World
For almost seven months, Oliver Rofix, a leukaemia survivor, has been sailing around Britain in a tiny sailing boat. In July, 2005, this previously athletic young man was diagnosed with leukaemia and, with the help of a donor and time, he was cured. ...
37th Regatta Zamboanga draws 125 vintas, 3000 spectators
Minda News
By julesb | Tuesday| October 11, 2011 | Filed under: Top Stories ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/10 October) — Sunday morning, October 9, was sunny and the wind blew just hard enough, making the day perfect for sailboat racing. Lining the entire 200-meter ...
RHKYC China Coast Regatta an 'Asian highlight' says Neil Pryde
Sail World (press release)
The China Coast Race Week begins this Friday 14 October with the three-day China Coast Regatta in 'lumpy' waters off the south of Hong Kong Island. Line Honours and First Place winner on handicap in the 2008 VinaCapital Hong Kong to Vietnam Race and ...
Youth sailing: United States Optimist Dinghy Association Southeast ...
Naples Daily News
The Naples Community Sailing Center hosted the competition. Will Logue, 13, of Riverside (Conn.) Yacht Club was the overall winner. Martina Sly, 15, of the Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club, was the top female and placed seventh overall. ...
Sailing award for Burgate's Allistair
Salisbury Journal
He said: “I had the best time of my life sailing with the MDL Ocean Youth Trust. “It was a completely new and exciting experience for me. I did so many challenging things such as learning how to tie a sail and to cook for so many people. ...
Man describes effort to rescue man, two children in Passamaquoddy Bay
Bangor Daily News
With the two kids bundled in blankets and Bryan in a US Coast Guard survival suit, Welch took the three into his vessel, away from their capsized sailboat and back to shore. “It's a big testament to Warren that he was able to keep it together,” Welch ...
Berntsson Sailing Team's Johnie Berntsson disappointed after losing to Torvar ...
bettor.com (blog)
Berntsson Sailing Team's Johnie Berntsson gave a tough time to Australia's Torvar Mirsky on The Wave Muscat, but his effort was not enough to win him the title as he was judged down 2-3, in the sudden death final race. ...
Brevard's big storm lacked name, not fury
Florida Today
By Malcolm Denemark and Tim Walters Posted Oct. 10, 2011 Jerry Randle of Melbourne leans against his grounded sailboat, one of several boats in the Indian River that were blown to shore near the Pineda Causeway late Sunday by the high winds. ...
Nice to be Invited to the All Ireland Sailing Championships
Afloat
In 2011, the Wayfarer class sailed a joint UK and Irish National Championships as part of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta. This was a fantastic event, well, with 30 boats taking part. The Wayfarers were the biggest dinghy class, second biggest one ...
Crimson Freshmen Find Spotty Success in Debuts
Harvard Crimson
By Ricky Liu, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER Spending the long weekend competing at the Moody Trophy regatta hosted by the University of Rhode Island, the Harvard sailing co-eds took last place in a 16-team field—Roger Williams was the eventual winner—but came ...
Spithill and Coutts back on San Francisco Bay for some extra training
My Sailing
ORACLE Racing, Team USA for the 34th America's Cup has returned to the host city for a fall training session. The team last trained on the Bay in June and put on a spectacular show. In strong winds team CEO Russell Coutts capsized his AC45 wingsail ...
Jeremy Koo Takes Malaysian Match Racing Championship Title
International Sailing Federation
After four days of match racing and after sailing an epic ten matches in the semi finals and finals of the Malaysian Match Racing Championship (MMRC), Jeremy Koo the 2010 champion, beat Hazwan Hazim Dermawan, the 2009 title winner. ...
So you want to get better...
My Sailing
Sailing is a unique pastime. It is one of very few sports where your ability can actually improve with the passage of time. It is a very feasible goal to be a better sailor at 60 than you were at 40. All you need to improve year-by-year is to be ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Crash gybes cause mayhem
Sail World
'No skipper likes to be woken up to find his boat sailing, on her side, backwards down waves in the pitch black at a fair speed,' according to Ben Bowley, skipper of Singapore. The 28-year-old refers to the situation he found himself in the early hours ...
SHTA continues to support the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
BYM News (press release)
Co-chairman of St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Steering Committee, Robbie Ferron signing the contract with SHTA President, Emil Lee. Last week, the SHTA met with the organizers of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta to discuss plans for the 2012 event and ...
Torres gets taste for sailing on visit to Volvo Ocean Race - Yachts ...
Spanish striker Fernando Torres revealed he would love to test his sea legs for real as the soccer World Cup winners visited the Volvo Ocean Race today.
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