31 October 2011

Volvo Ocean Race in-port race winner: Abu Dhabi (video)



Volvo Ocean Race in-port race winner: Abu Dhabi (video)

Sailing group report: Yacht that overturned in Chicago-Mackinac race poorly ...
Washington Post
A sailboat that capsized in a storm during the annual race from Chicago to Mackinac Island, killing two crew members, was not suited for the competition because its sails were too big for its weight, a sailing group says. US Sailing's report criticized ...
Tunnicliffe wins 1st Olympic qualifier
ESPN
Anna Tunnicliffe of Plantation, Fla., has won the US Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta for women's match racing by beating Genny Tulloch of Sausalito, Calif., in two races Sunday. Tunnicliffe, whose Team Maclaren crew includes Molly Vandemoer of Stanford ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Sport360° works the grinders and takes the wheel of...
Sport 360
by Martyn Thomas To say that I was a sailing novice before yesterday's Volvo Ocean Race Pro-Am would be doing a grave disservice to beginner sailors the world over. The truth is that prior to my trip to Spain I had never been on a boat that required ...
Norwegian Ship Rescues Sailboat Passengers In Major Storm
Huffington Post (blog)
Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Gem responded to a call from the US Coast Guard who had received a distress notification from Sanctuary, a 39-foot sailboat, stating that they had large breaking waves over the bow, had lost power and a life raft and ...
It's always smooth sailing at Estero's Pelican Landing
The News-Press
It's a Sunfish sailing center and it's free to people who live in the community. Walter Bergakker gives free lessons to newcomers. Once they are certified to be able to safely handle the sailboat, they can come and sail whenever they want. ...
Longtime sailboat race series hits the waters of South Sound
The Olympian
The races are organized by members of the Tacoma Yacht Club, Three Tree Point Yacht Club in Des Moines, South Sound Sailing Society, Olympia Yacht Club and Gig Harbor Yacht Club. “It is the biggest racing series in the South Sound,” Conti said. ...
Coast Guard rescues two sailors from rough seas on 20th anniversary of ...
Boston.com
The sailboat, en route from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Long Island, NY, had been sailing 150 miles offshore when it received a Coast Guard weather advisory broadcast on Friday and began racing toward the coast. By early Sunday, they were seven miles ...
Hobie Alter inducted to Sailing Hall of Fame
OCRegister
He is also the creator of the Hobie Cat, the Hobie 33 ultralight-displacement sailboat and one of the finest mass-produced radio-controlled gliders, the Hobie Hawk. Alter opened up Southern California's first surf shop in Dana Point in the 1950s. ...
Clipper Race: Aussies relax as battle rages for final podium places
YACHTe.com.au
With victories in every one of the four legs so far sailed in the Clipper 11-12, Richard praised his team's work ethic: “It's down to good management and good sailing. The guys pushed really hard, we're a good team and everyone works hard and really ...
Washington College Sailing Places 9th at War Memorial
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Washington College sailing team finished ninth of 18 teams at the War Memorial, the MAISA Fall Co-Ed Dinghy Championships, hosted by Navy this weekend. Senior skipper Mike Whitford (Chicago, IL/Francis W. Parker School) drove ...
US Sailing Independent Report on the sailing accident at Annapolis
Sail World
Following a fatal sailing accident at Annapolis on June 23, 2011, the Severn SailingAssociation invited the United States Sailing Association to send representatives to Annapolis to discuss the incident with its officers and staff. ...
Cellphone saves stricken sailor
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
French sailing star Florence Arthaud fell off her boat during a pee break but rescuers whisked her from Mediterranean waters in the early hours of Sunday after she called her mother by mobile phone. Arthaud, winner in 1990 of the Route du Rhum ...
5th China Cup International Regatta–First 2 Days
BYM News (press release)
Not that they were sailing against clunkers or beginners either. In their wake they left at least 1 former world champion and a boat crewed by an America's cup team. Surprise of the day was Seawolf, a local team sailing their own boat whose owner only ...
Tunnicliffe leads Tulloch in sailing finals
ESPN
Anna Tunnicliffe of Plantation, Fla., has taken a 2-0 lead over Genny Tulloch of Sausalito, Calif., in the finals of the US Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta for match racing. Tunnicliffe and her crew of Molly Vandemoer of Stanford, Calif., ...
Hempel 38th Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race: The Stick within sight of ...
BYM News (press release)
As the towering Mount Gower and Mount Lidgard, on the southern end of the island, came in sight on the horizon, The Stick was making 9.5 knots boatspeed after a second night at sea, sailing in northerly winds of up to 20 knots. ...
Coast Guard from Station Marblehead called out for a capsized sailboat
NewsNet5.com
SANDUSKY, Ohio - The Coast Guard from Station Marblehead were called out Saturday afternoon for a capsized sailboat in Sandusky Bay. The received the call from Sandusky City Police Department around 4p.m. about someone clinging to an overturned ...
Klaus Lorenz & Ollie Annear to contest Australian 420 dinghy championship on ...
BYM News (press release)
Whitsunday Sailing Clubs Klaus Lorenz and Ollie Annear will face a huge step up in class when they contest the Australian 420 dinghy championship on Brisbane's Moreton Bay from December 27th to January 3rd. During the past year Klaus Lorenz sailing the ...
Solos dominate Melton Sailing Club meet
Melton Today
RACE three in Melton Sailing Club's Frostbite series started in fine weather with a light southerly breeze. However, the wind strengthened though the race, providing some challenging conditions in the last half-hour. Paul Gregory started last in his ...
Cherubs to sail their hearts out in tropical Yepoon
My Sailing
This summer the Queensland Cherub Association is hosting the 2011-2012 Cherub Australian Championships at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club in tropical Yeppoon. The series is to run from the 28th of December to the 4th of January and will be comprised of 12 ...
US champion flies in for Sydney Etchells Worlds 2012 qualifier
Sail World
Despite a 24 hour flight delay and an earthquake near San Francisco, plus a 5.30am arrival in Sydney, Smith, from Marblehead (USA) steered Mark Johnson's Roulette into third place in the opening race of the Sydney fleet's world qualifying mini regatta, ...
Dubai sailors clinch Standard Chartered Challenge
Emirates 24/7
Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC) won the Standard Chartered Challenge Cup with a dominant performance against Abu Dhabi Sailing Club (ADSC) on Saturday reliving a traditional rivalry revived after nearly three decades. Of the 38 races, ...
Melbourne to Stanley Race - "It's never like this"
My Sailing
Karen Young, sailing aboard the Beneteau First 40, Dry White, found time to pen quite an epic and even got some snaps out over the airwaves, as she found herself surrounded by men peeling clothes off. 'Far from the forecast bad weather, we have so far ...
Somali piracy: Armed guards to protect UK ships
BBC News
Ships sailing under a British flag will be able to carry armed guards to protect them from pirates, the prime minister has announced. David Cameron says he wants to combat the risks to shipping off the coast of Somalia, where 49 of the world's 53 ...
Malaysian Match Racing Circuit to be supported by KFC
Sail World
'The circuit will be incorporated within the already successful KFC Regatta in Langkawi, Kedah; Lumut, Perak; and Selangor, culminating in the Malaysian Match Racing Championship, the national qualifiers for the Monsoon Cup at Pulau Duyong, ...
Christmas Trees Raise Funds For Sailors
Bernews
Bromby and White turned over their long running Christmas tree campaign to help the island's sailing fraternity develop the next generation of top sailors. Photo above is of Bromby and White competing at the 2011 Rolex OCR Regatta. ...
Boat In Fatal Race To Mackinac Island Accident Was Unstable, Sailing
By The Huffington Post News Editors
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. — A sailboat that capsized in a storm during the annual race from Chicago to Mackinac Island, killing two crew members, was not suited for the competition because its sails were too big for its weight, a sailing group says.
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Tunnicliffe Wins U.S. Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta | Olympic ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Tulloch's team spent that past season sitting out the ISAF Sailing World Cup events as they were the third-place team at the U.S. Qualifier regatta in early 2011. With this second-place finish, they will have the second USA berth at World ... About US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. The US SailingTeam 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...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Volvo Ocean Sailing Race Preview : DubaiEye103.8
By lucy
The most gruelling sailing challenge in the world, The Volvo Ocean Race, gets underway in Spain in less than 2 days.It will see Abu Dhabi square up alongside the toughest and most successful nautical nations for the first time.
DubaiEye103.8
America's Cup Building in Valencia, Spain
By Eliza A.
The generic name for America's Cup Building in Valencia is the Foredeck Building and it has a key location, facing the sea.
Architectism - Architecture Magazine
Mirror Half Term Frolics at Beaver Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
Overall the Half Term Frolics at Beaver Sailing Club were a very successful event, the standard of sailor ranged from raw beginner to battle hardened championship racer.
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We had a very wet morning, waking up - Get Sailing
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It's no storm in a teacup: Golding's first race with Gamesa Sailing ...
By emily
A 'storm of historical proportions' sweeping its way across the Atlantic has put on hold the start of Mike Golding's return to oceanic racing. Golding with his newly branded 60-foot monohull, Gamesa, was due to start the Transat Jacques Vabre, ...
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Report on July sailing deaths blames boat's design
Detroit Free Press
The sailboat WingNuts floats upside down in Lake Michigan, off the coast of Charlevoix, on July 18, 2011, after it capsized during the annual Chicago-to-Mackinac sailing race. Two crew members died. / JOHN L. RUSSELL/Associated Press BY PEGGY ...
Sailors ready to travel the world in Volvo Ocean Race
MiamiHerald.com
By SUSAN COCKING The 11th edition of sailing's equivalent of climbing Mt. Everest will get under way next Saturday in Alicante, Spain. Six teams made up of some of the world's top sailors will embark in the Volvo Ocean Race — a nine-month, ...
Slingsby targets Olympic sailing gold
Ninemsn
Slingsby said the 2012 Olympic sailing course should suit him over the 2008 Beijing venue, where he finished a disappointing 22nd. He's already enjoyed success in Weymouth and Portland, including victory in the official test regatta in August. ...
Wild Rose leads Lord Howe Island Race on handicap
My Sailing
Prominent ocean racing yachtsman Roger Hickman has shown his sailing skills overnight to bringing his 18-year-old former Sydney Hobart Race winner Wild Rose into top place on IRC corrected times in the Hempel Gosford to Lord Howe Island Race. ...
Coast Guard coordinates sailboat rescue near Bermuda with assistance of ...
The Republic
The Coast Guard received a notification Saturday morning that the 39-foot sailing vessel Sanctuary was taking on water and that its life raft had washed overboard. The Coast Guard asked the captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem to assist and ...
US SAILING Recognizes Key Sport Contributors at 2011 Annual Meeting in Annapolis
US SAILING (press release)
The Regatta Organizing Committee included Chairmen Keith Mayes and Garth Hichens, Annapolis Yacht Club Regatta Manager Linda Ambrose, Jim Hyde and theSailing Center crew, and the entire AYC clubhouse staff. Chip Thayer, the AYC Race Committee Chairman ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Gold Coast Australia extends lead
Sail World
The Australian skipper continues, 'Overnight we were delighted when we received each sched and noted that our lead stretched to a phenomenal 260nm over the nearest yacht and it makes it even sweeter to be sailing in these perfect winds knowing that if...
Transat Jacques Vabre - Safran Sailing Team prepare for rough weather
Sail World
Before that however, there is the wonderful sight of Le Havre with the start scheduled for1302 hrs (Sunday). It's going to be a real race. by Soazig Guého Share 10:47 AM Sat 29 Oct 2011 GMT ' Safran Sailing Team - Transat Jacques Vabre 2011...
America's Cup World Series: Emirates Team NZ Wingman under arrest
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ coach Rod Davis discloses an incident that occurred during the America's Cup World series in Plymouth, England. Half-way through the Plymouth regatta. I am sitting in the coaches' office, well the office is a rigging/boat building ...
Optimist Sailing Awards Presented
Bernews
The Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association [BODA] completed the 15 Race Hardy Ltd. Autumn Series 1 on Sunday [Oct.27] in extremely light and variable conditions. Officials were unable to get sustained winds from a consistent direction after the first race ...
Kiwified Chinese entry has strong NZ influence
New Zealand Herald
Sanderson skippers the Team Sanya challenge in the Volvo Ocean Race, which starts this weekend. It is Chinese backed and funded but essentially appears to be the 'Kiwi team you have when you are not having a Kiwi team'. Seven of the 10 sailing team are ...
Yachting: Legendary duel reborn
New Zealand Herald
Dalton skippered Fisher & Paykel, Blake (later Sir Peter) Steinlager 2 and both yachts have been refitted and will take part in the Volvo Ocean Race Legends regatta - the first of its kind for veterans of the first 10 Whitbread and Volvo races. ...
Kos: Lawrence Goldsmith goes overboard for sailing... and serves up a tennis ...
Mirror.co.uk
My wife Linda and I had enlisted on an introduction to sailing course at the Mark Warner Beach Resort at Lakitira on the Greek island of Kos. The course runs over two mornings and teaches all you need to know to get started sailing in a small Laser ...
Rep. Bilbray Helps Create Jobs By Supporting the America's Cup
The State Column
This legislation temporarily and narrowly waives the provisions set forth in the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, commonly known as the Jones Act, making it lawful to hold the sailing competition closer to the coastline and in US bays and harbors. ...
Roble, Barkow take lead in sailing semis
ESPN
Stephanie Roble of Chicago and Sally Barkow of Nashotah, Wis., have taken a 2-1 lead in their semifinal matches at the US Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta. Roble leads Genny Tulloch of Sausalito, Calif., while Barkow leads 2008 Olympic gold medalist ...
2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race confirmed | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The 12th Volvo Ocean Race will take place in 2014-15 after Volvo Car Corporation and Volvo Group today reaffirmed their long-term commitment to the world's premier offshore sailing event. Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad announced ...
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IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Volvo Ocean Race 2011 ...
By Atif Kazmi
IWC Schaffhausen, the official sponsor of the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team, has released the Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Edition “Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012″ to coincide with the official start of this “Everest' of sailing. For those ...
Por Homme - Men's Lifestyle,...
Tulloch and Tunnicliffe advance to Final Round | Olympic and ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
After a quick finish to the semi-final round this morning, two teams advanced into the final round of the 2011 U.S. Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta: Team Maclaren -- Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi – and Team GetSailing – Genny Tulloch, Alice Manard Leonard and Jenn ... 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 ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Norwegian Ship Rescues Sailboat Passengers in Major Storm ...
By Anne Campbell
ShipcriticBlog - Cruise blog, Chat, News & Bargains.
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Officially Underway : The NewsMarket
By Volvo Ocean Race
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing delivered a blow to their rivals, picking up the first points of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 with a commanding victory in the inaugural Iberdrola In-Port Race in Alicante, Spain. English & Spanish video available.
The NewsMarket (All News)
THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
I am not sure my body agrees this morning tho and definitely not when considering the fact that we will get out sailing late tonight to try get to Nevis before 1pm Sunday for further adventures. Anyways, it was all worth it, glad I stopped after the ...
THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru...
Kiteboarding general: The rise of kiteboarding brings the sport to the ...
It will be invitation-only and is celebrating 25 years of the famous and popular sailing regatta. This is good news for Kiteboarders everywhere, as it means that the sport is becoming recognised on a global level even more than it was before. ...
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2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race on October 29th, each team will be quick to analyze their ... American Games regatta saw each of the nine classes hold the double points .... Conner, 69, is a four-time winning skipper of the America's Cup and his ...
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