10 October 2011

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica finishes first in qualifier



Volvo Ocean Race :Telefonica finishes first in qualifying regatta
BYM News (press release)
As the first rays of sun burst through into the morning, at 7:45:24 local time (5:45:24 hours) today, the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 qualifying regatta drew to a close for "Telefónica". The Spanish round the world crew headed up by Iker Martínez ...
Esimit Europa 2 Won the Largest Regatta in the World
PR Newswire (press release)
Owner of the yacht, Igor Simcic, and his all-star crew, composed by the best sailors from six European countries, started off perfectly and immediately took the lead, sailing on average at about 15 to 20 knots. The yacht's victory in a fantastic ...
America's Cup will be community benefit windfall for SF
San Francisco Examiner
Why am I wildly enthusiastic about San Francisco hosting the 2013 America's Cup sailing race? This is a golden opportunity to leverage our region's resources to generate much needed revenue for our city and create jobs! The Bay Area and California ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE did a good start on the first race of the day. The team rounded the first upwind mark in 6th position, then the downwind mark in 5th position after a good first downwind beat where the team pushed hard to come back. ...
Kaohsiung Port development to include sailboat hotel
Taipei Times
By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter The Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau said last week that it would use parts of certain properties at Kaohsiung Port to build a sailboat hotel, adding that it would open bidding for a qualified contractor next year. ...
Kleinschrodt and Hyer Hold on to Win US Men's and Women's Sailing Championships
US SAILING (press release)
Today, their teams cruised to victory on the final round of racing at the 2011 US Men's and Women's Sailing Championships, hosted by the Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, NC The win for Kleinschrodt (Mobile, Ala.) marks her third US Women's ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – New York storms into second place
Sail World
These conditions have made sailing very challenging, and the crew is constantly re-trimming and adjusting course to maintain our boat speed so we can stay ahead of the pack,' Richard said. He added that he was being forced to stay north due to the ...
Bailey 6th at MAISA Men's Singles; Washington 9th at Hobart/William Smith
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- The Washington College sailing team faced both stiff competition and the challenge of still air and water this weekend at three regattas. Washington freshman Ryan Bailey (Toms River, NJ/Toms River North) finished sixth of 18 sailors ...
Kenefick Wins as Royal Cork Sailors Take 1,2 in All Ireland Champs
Afloat
23-year old sailor George Kenefick of Royal Cork Yacht Club is the 2011 Waterways Ireland All Ireland Sailing Champion after the tightest of finishes on Lough Derg this afternoon. Kenefick tied with club mate Mark Mansfield on 12 points but won on the ...
RS Duo Lead Endeavour Trophy
Afloat
Twenty-year-old James Peters and crewman Alan Roberts are overnight leaders of the 2011 Endeavour Trophy, the UK's champion of champions sailing trophy. RS200 national champions Peters and Roberts sailed an impressive series in today's testing ...
Team Dahees in fine return to form
gulfnews.com
Team Dahees on the home straight after leading from start to finish in the Traditional 22ft Dhow Sailing Championships. Dubai: Team Dahees returned to form yesterday, leading from start to finish to notch their second win of the season in the ...
South Fla. man dies after falling off yacht
MiamiHerald.com
The celebration has a history of arrests, injuries and even deaths. In 2002, three people were killed in boating accidents. In 2006, two college students died in a two-boat crash. The celebration is not associated with the official Columbus Day Regatta ...
Williams heads into Monsoon with six point lead
The Independent
In a trial run for the Volvo Ocean Race boats, the Spanish entry Telefonica took first place as skipper Iker Martinez correctly picked a better weather pattern to the south of Ibiza on the way back to Alicante . He was followed by Kenny Read of America ...
Great Tips for getting into the sailing world
Sail World
Fancy being out on the water sailing in a free wind, surrounded by only the sound of the waves and the seagulls? If the answer is yes but you don't have a boat, maybe can't afford one and wouldn't know how to go about it anyway, read on for some great...
Italy. Pandora schooner: sailing across the Ligurian sea to relaunch the ...
BYM News (press release)
Genoa Boat Show, which is being held at Fiera di Genova until Sunday 9 October, has paid tribute today to Steve Jobs and his unequalled talent for innovation by projecting some of his most inspirational quotes on the maxi-screen above the Show's main ...
US Junior Sailing Regatta under way at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club
HollandSentinel.com
By Staff reports Charlie Sligh of Holland led local sailors during the opening day of the United States Junior Sailing Regatta hosted by Macatawa Bay Yacht Club on Saturday. Sligh leads the Opti green fleet division. Zach Breyer of Holland is sixth. ...
Sailing returns to Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Courier
BY JENNIFER GREIVE Local club Sailing 4 Everyone hit the waters on Sunday for the launch of the sailing season. President Bert von Burg said it was the first sailing season on Lake Wendouree in six years. “We had five boats and 10 people on the water ...
Rain, wind move across state toward Tampa Bay area
Tbo.com
And at roughly 1:45 pm, a 17-year-old aboard a 22-foot sailboat had to abandon the vessel due to trouble he was experiencing in Hillsborough Bay, east of the MacDill Air Force base, the US Air Force reported. The teenager escaped in a life raft, ...
2011 Viper 640 North American Championship - Held in Sarnia, ON
Sail World
Two years ago, a major regatta in the great lakes would have struggled to attract a dozen Vipers. The fleet has started to get real traction in the Mid West and Canada. For the regular road warriors it was a real pleasure to meet new owners from ...
Photos: 'Whitebread' sailing race around Shelter Island
The Suffolk Times
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Peconic Bay Sailing Association held its 18th Annual Whitebread Race around Shelter Island Saturday. Peconic Bay Sailing Association held its 18th Annual Whitebread Race around Shelter Island Saturday. ...
Strong conditions for second race at Howth's WD-40 Autumn League
Afloat
A notable absentee was J/24 National Champion Flor O'Driscoll who was in Lough Derg at the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship where he finished 5 th overall, just one place behind another HYC representative, SB3 champion Ben Duncan. ...
ZOKE Kiwi Match fail to Fire in Bermuda
Sail World
Our group was definitely one of the tougher ones, however, including Ian Williams, Mathieu Richard and Damien Iehl, all sailing at the top of their game this season. The format has no allowance for a slow start and regrettably, on day 1 of our group ...
Jane Coombs Under the Lens
Caribarena Antigua
I was sailing myself and taking pictures at the same time." Recalling that incident draws a contagious giggle from Jane Coombs, photographer and co-founder of Antigua's Classic Sailing Regatta. British-born Jane and her husband sailed to Antigua from ...
MMRC Title Race Down To Four Teams
Bernama
The four teams that would vie for a ticket to the Monsoon Cup are Abdullah Chan/KRT skippered by Jeremy Koo, Hazwan Hazim Dermawan's Permai Hotel Sailing Team, Masyuri Rahmat's MAF 2 and UPM Sailing Team captained by Mohd Romzi Muhamad. ...
East Coast voyage leaves history in its wake
San Antonio Express
By Phil Hardberger Sailboat races are popular in Annapolis, Md., considered the sailing capital of the United States. Phil Hardberger sits in the engine room of Aimless, his boat that took him on a three-month voyage up the East Coast this summer. ...
Sailing: Mirsky & Berntsson Into Finals | Bernews.com
By Talbot Wilson
Torvar Mirsky (AUS) The Wave Muscat was the first team to reach the finals at the 2011 Argo Group Gold Cup. The #3 skipper on the World Match Racing Tour met.
Bernews.com
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Royal send off for qualifier
World Cruising · 2013 America's Cup ... Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12' Paul Todd/ Volvo Ocean Race ... 'That they take an interest in sailing is fantastic in itself but the fact that the Princess has become the boat´s godmother is a real privilege.' ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Volvo-Ocean-Race.../89374
Planet Rugby | Rugby Union News | RWC blog: Sailing and Richie ...
RWC blog: Sailing and Richie McCow ... until now, the America's Cup Sailing Experience. TheAmerica's Cup is the world's oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite ...
www.planetrugby.com/story/0,25883,3551_7230296,00.html
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | CAMPER impress as qualifying race ...
The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 fleet starts the Alicante qualifying race where they will ... "This is not the Volvo Ocean Race but it's the first meeting and it didn't look .... Volvo Sailing Podcast 19 July 2011">Volvo Sailing Podcast 19 July 2011 ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/CAMPER-impress.../news.html

 

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