17 October 2011

Global Ocean Race: High speeds mean increased discomfort for the sailors



Global Ocean Race : High speeds mean increased discomfort for the sailors
BYM News (press release)
By Tuesday, the mid-fleet Class40s, Cessna Citation in third and Financial Crisis in fourth, were snared by the Doldrums as Campagne de France and BSL broke into the South East Trades and escaped south-west with Phesheya-Racing and Sec. ...

UAE schools to get involved with beach clean up and art projects to celebrate ...
Khaleej Times
ADTA has committed to a fully-packed entertainment programme, including exhibitions, shows, simulators, hospitality, game zones, restaurants and cafes, sailing academies, shops and concerts.Volvo Ocean Race is also bringing its 'Life at the Extreme' ...
Washington College Sailing 5th in own Open, 14th at Navy Fall
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
Four races in each division sailed on Saturday, with only one A Division racesailing in the morning before gusts above 30 knots postponed the regatta until 2:00 pm when the rest of the day's races were completed. The remaining six races in each ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Edmond de Rothschild Group top overall
Sail World (press release)
It was an exercise in which the men of Edmond de Rothschild Group struggled to get their bearings: 'I think we lacked impulsiveness in this regatta! We found it harder to get into our stride. Of course there are lessons to learn from our result, ...
Mixed fortunes for Oman Sail
Times of Oman
ALMERIA: It was all change on the leaderboard at the Extreme Sailing Series Almeria today, with a surprise comeback from the British sailors on Team GAC Pindar. A spectacular win in the final race for Oman Sail's The Wave, Muscat saw them climb a place ...
China Coast Regatta day 3 - What a difference a day makes!
Sail World (press release)
An on-the-water amendment to the Sailing Instructions was also effected to allow an additional race for the IRC Racing fleet, giving them a full series and a discard to boot. Short, sharp racing was the order of the day, and after eighty minutes and ...
Sailing school opens at Soldiers Point Marina, Point Stephens
My Sailing
After a lot of public interest and support from the local community Soldiers PointSailing School is now a reality. Students from Tomaree High School are alreadysailing solo during their Wednesday sports program in the eight brand-new Optimists and ...
BIS photos from North Eleuthera Regatta - Prime Minister back on island
The Eleutheran
(North Eleuthera, The Bahamas) - Prime Minister Ingraham traveled to the North Eleuthera Regatta on Saturday October 15th, 2011, arriving at the North Eleuthera Airport at about 3pm and then making his way over to Harbour Island. ...
Sailing away to sandbar barbecue
NTNews.com.au
Francis Wilkinson enjoys the sun, beer and the company of, Louis Mak, Penny Chao and Joan Lapid at the Darwin Sailing Club's barbecue. Picture: MICHAEL FRANCHI DARWIN Sailing Club held its family barbecue day on a sandbar just outside Cullen Bay with ...
Whitsunday Sailing Club friendly rivalry
Sail World (press release)
Sandpiper skipper Colin Pruden has learnt to accept a minor role when he is invited to enjoy a meal with his sailing rival and father in law John Galloway. The proud Sandpiper skipper naturally attempts to protect his space on the Whitsunday Sailing...
Miami's Diaz, Tocke competing for US
MiamiHerald.com
They are among 16 members of Team USA competing in the two-week-long regatta. Diaz finished fourth in the 2007 Pan Am Games. With Tocke as crew, he has won four Snipe national championships. Other sailing classes competing are: Sunfish, Laser, ...
Perfect conditions for Howth Autumn League race 3
Afloat
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League is renowned for enjoying, on occasions, some of the best sailing weather in a single season and the penultimate day of this year's event, sponsored by Team PR Reilly (with its WD-40 brand) was just one of those ...
New Manitowoc Marina president, general manager fulfills a lifelong ambition
Herald Times Reporter
Manitowoc Marina's Al Gonzalez pressure washes the hull of Jack Greenwood's sailboat suspended on the Marine Travelift before getting moved into dry dock for winter. / Sue Pischke/HTR MANITOWOC — Rich Larsen is an excited man, full of energy and ideas ...
Bandit Steals the Show in Royal Cork Autumn League
Afloat
There may be a forecast for torrential rain and the first October frosts for the coming days but today, with the wonderful sailing conditions in Crosshaven, all that may have applied to another world but certainly not to Cork harbour writes Claire ...
Come sail away!
Hometownlife.com
Detroit Country Day is sailing right along in its first competitive season as a coed varsity sport in the Midwest Interscholastic Sailing Association. DCD recently participated in the Macatawa Bay Yacht Club Junior Olympics Regatta on Lake Michigan and ...
Search on for Missing Leelanau Co. Man
9&10 News
The search is on in Leelanau County for a Northport man missing since Saturday, when the Coast Guard says he left home around 10:30 Saturday morning in a ten foot dinghy to get to his sailboat at North Pointe Marina. Jay Evans Farr was reported missing ...
Puma's Volvo 70 - 'il mostro' - for sale!
Sail World
PUMA's il mostro finished second in the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race. Since this amazing feat, the boat has steadily been updated while being used as a training platform for PUMA Ocean Racing during the summer of 2010. During that summer il mostro placed ...
Young sailors compete in Fort Myers
Wink News
"Some kids this is their first regatta they've ever competed in. Some of them this is their last regatta that they'll ever compete in," said Edison Sailing Center board member John Yarbrough. Several rounds of racing lasted through early afternoon. ...
Beaufort's Potter tops them all at MC Scow Masters
Hilton Head Island Packet
Potter proved a quick study on the MC, a one-design sailboat. He first raced the class earlier this month in Augusta, Ga., finishing fourth. By the end of the regatta, he had it figured out, having won three of the five races. ...
Tanguy Cariou's Alinghi improves, Ben Ainslie's Oman Air retains lead: Extreme ...
bettor.com (blog)
Second day of the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series Act 8 at the port of Almeria in the region of Andalusia started with a moderate breeze which gusted around the racing area up to six knots. The conditions dropped down to four knots around the port as the ...
Eurosaf High Performance Grand Prix - Champions crowned + Video
Sail World
Marco Predieri, President of Eurosaf, added: 'Just another regatta was not what we wanted. In association with the Region de Murcia and the Real Federacion Española de Vela, Eurosaf were very excited to have the opportunity of organising a new type of ...
Boston Harbor Auctions
Antiques and Arts Weekly
History of Yachting and the America's Cup with other Maritime - OVER 400 LOTS! Chandler Hovey's 2/3's size America's Cup ~ Gorgeous 1873 Tiffany & Co., burlwood decanter set/humidor trophy from the Seawanhaka Yacht Club and presented to the Atlantic ...
Rob Johnston of Texas wins J22 World Championship
NOLA.com
Johnston finished fifth in the last race of the regatta, and Barnash finished 13th. "It came down to the last race, and it came down to the last run of the regatta," said Johnston. "We were very lucky. We caught up to the guys leading the regatta at ...
Lincoln A. King Sr.
phillyBurbs.com
His joys in life included sailboat racing, visits to Cape May and gardening. He also enjoyed the Arts including painting, music and woodworking. He was a long time member of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Cape May. Lincoln and his wife spent their ...
Alinghi wins the act. 8 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Almeria!
By Chris
Almeria has for the last two years hosted the final of the Extreme Sailing Series championship. This year the Spanish round, attended by an estimated audience just shy of 70000 spectators, has set the stage for the final in Singapore between ...
Alinghi - Official Website
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Spain's World Cup winners enjoy ...
Fernando Torres visited the Volvo Ocean Race today with world champions ... race, along with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Groupama sailing team, PUMA Ocean ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Spain-s-World.../news.html
Sailing | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Sailing. Chicago Skyline as seen from Montrose Harbor 10-10-2011 ... Free The Bees; The Pineal Body; Sailing; Annie Clark, St. Vincent; One Turquoise Ring. ...
www.flickr.com/photos/joshuamellin/6232568799/
[EN] Tactical Racing In Front of Thousands ... - Extreme Sailing Series
The public literally arrived in their thousands on the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 8 in Almeria, making the most of Spain's national Bank ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../tactical-racing-in-front-of-th...
Adaptive Sailing Locations - Google Maps
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Bristol Moth Flying Squadron: Port Talbot regatta
Richie Westbury and I joined DJ over at Port Talbot for the Tata Steel regatta on Saturday. We were... I never get over seeing my old boats sailing around. ...
bristol-moths.blogspot.com/2011/10/port-talbot-regatta.html
Annapolis-based National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame to induct ...
Sailing center in Annapolis to induct first honorees on Oct. 23 ... Jobson is the lone Marylander in the group, which also includes four-time America's Cup winner ...
articles.baltimoresun.com/.../bs-md-ar-sailing-center-2011101...
U.S. Pan American Team – Sailing Heads to Mexico | Sailing World
The 16 athletes qualified for the US SAILING 2011 Pan American Games Team after winning a select regatta previously determined as a qualifying event for ...
www.sailingworld.com/.../us-pan-american-team-sailing-heads...

 

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