30 November 2011

President Signs Bill Making Ellison's America's Cup Legal


President Signs Bill Making Ellison's America's Cup Legal
Forbes
President Obama took time off from castigating Republicans for blocking his job-creation plans to sign a bill of vital national importance today: The America's Cup Act of 2011. The law allows Larry Ellison's America's Cup Race Management to host ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper arrives in Capetown
NZ Herald
After 22 days at sea CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has finished second in leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Volvo Ocean Race 2011: Groupama 4 crew frustrated as winds die just miles from ...
Telegraph.co.uk
“A similar scene is happening here now on Groupama 4 in the grand prix of offshoresailing events. “For the last 12 hours we have been sitting in the middle of a high pressure system that has absolutely no wind at all.” By the time, they edge over the ...
Sailing into the holidays
nwitimes.com
"Years ago, I had seen an exhibit about this true sailing story at the Chicago Maritime Museum," Reeger said. "It was easy to research because it was all right there for me. I was lucky to team up with Julie Shannon and she agreed to do the songs and ...
Watt Sailing Adventure: Sailing beneath the stars
My Sailing
It is beautiful on deck alone on watch while sailing during the night. Amazingly beautiful. Just you, the ocean swishing by and the stars watching over you, watching over the boat. I didn't think I would find it beautiful. I thought that doing watches ...
Exe Sailing Club boosts RNLI coffers
Exmouth Journal
During the annual event, hosted by the Exe Sailing Club, Commodore Rex Frost presented Exmouth RNLI coxswain Tim Mock with a cheque for £1887. Mr Frost said: “The money raised came from donations made by our sailing club members during the membership ...
Request for sloop sailing to be national sport of the Bahamas
Bahamas Tribune
It is an honour for all sailors and for you, particularly as the leading icon of sailing in the country." Recently, a group of local sloop sailors formed the Regatta Corporation of The Bahamas Ltd (RCB), which lists among its goals "to have sloop ...
NZL Sailing Team 49er crew report in ahead of the ISAF Sailing Worlds
Sail World
The regatta racing was extremely close ... we got off to a good start and led for the first few days but an unwanted capsize when we were pushing too hard in big waves on day 4 saw us drop to third overall. With a variety of weather conditions this was ...
Why do we go sailing? Cherubs answer the question
Sail World
Why do we go sailing? When did mankind first sail? When did our early ancestors understand to make themselves bigger - to stand and hold out skins perhaps - during downwind legs in their dugout canoes or rafts? When did they first raise a mast? ...
St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2012 entries roll in
Sail World
In addition the organizers welcome back Antilope, the 46' Grand Soleil to be skippered by Volvo Ocean Race legend Bouwe Bekking. At the 2011 event Antilope took home a second place in their class. The St.Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 32nd...
Melges 32 Gold Cup Regatta preview
Sail World
Making the Gold Cup a little more than extra special is its signature attribute, the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation's Take A Junior Sailing Day happening on Saturday, December 3. Several of the USA's top junior sailors will experience sailing...
Berntsson Sailing Team's Johnie Berntsson disappointed after losing to Ian ...
bettor.com (blog)
Berntsson Sailing Team's skipper, Johnie Berntsson, had a tough opponent, Great Britain's Ian Williams, in the final encounter of 2011 Monsoon Cup, which is the final regatta of the 2011 International Sailing Federation's Match Racing World ...
Mr Kite is ready to fly
Tasmania Mercury
"We have extended our sailing inventory to cover our bases a bit more, so we definitely should be quicker than last year." For the first time in the five-year history of the L2H, interstate entries have come in the form of a Victorian yacht and a ...
SUP Designers Battle at America's CUP
My Local Lineup
Pete Melvin is the designer and naval architect of Emirates Team New Zealand, the Kiwi sailboat that is currently leading the America's CUP 2011-12, both in the match and fleet races. Emirates Team New Zealand is one of the favorites to win this year's ...
SAILING: Big turn-out for Royal Mersey Yacht Club prizegiving
Wirral Globe
Royal Mersey Regatta trophy winners were Invader, Mercator and Apollyon. West Kirby SailingClub meanwhile are putting on Marine Lake dinghy events during the Christmas period and outside entries are welcome. There will be competition on December 18, ...
Macquarie Group Foundation adds support to Access Worlds
YACHTe.com.au
The Queenslander's sailing career moved into top gear when Angus won the 2008 Australian Access Class Championship and went on to claim victory in the 2009 International Access Class Regatta in Japan. Sailing regularly against able-bodied sailors has ...
Tough Coventry Reef Race claims 11 of the 36 starters
My Sailing
Thirty six yachts entered the forty eight nautical mile event, conducted by FremantleSailing Club, but only twenty five succeeded in completing the course, around the isolated Coventry Reef off Warnbro Sound. Results favoured the hardened crews, ...
Not all plain sailing in wild Antarctica
Yahoo! 7 News
I'm not saying my trip of a lifetime is all plain sailing. Our feisty little ship pitches through choppy seas while crossing the Drake Passage, south of Ushuaia - the Argentinian tourist town from which most cruises to the icy land depart. ...
Insurance Leader AIA Thailand Sponsors Phuket King's Cup Regatta
Sail World
The event has evolved over the last quarter of a century to become one of the most prestigious regattas in the entire Asia sailing calendar. AIA Thailand is to support the Phuket King's Cup Regatta Organising Committee in delivering what is sure to be ...
Monsoon Cup legacy
Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera's Robin Adams looks at the impact of the sailing event on Terengganu in Malaysia. For more sport news and features go to aljazeera.com/sport. Follow Robin on Twitter: @RobinAdamsSport.
Smooth sailing for North Long Race
Whyalla News
Eight yachts signed the intention to start, setting off to the first mark on a reaching leg, with Abe Casey and Kahli Jeffery sailing Predator rounding first, followed by Lauren Casey and Hayley Worby in the R&E Butchers Pacer, with Thor, Spindrift, ...
Sharjah Maritime Museum receives the 'Spirit of the Union'
WAM - Emirates News Agency
WAM Sharjah,Nov 29th, 2011 (WAM) -- The traditional sailing boat "Spirit of the Union" berthed at the Sharjah Maritime Museum yesterday. The boat was received by Sheikh Essam bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Office of the Ruler of Sharjah, ...
Competitive Laser Frostbite series at Howth reaches half-way stage
Afloat
Murrough Kavanagh, better known for Mirror and Laser 2 exploits, made a welcome return to dinghysailing by dominating the Radial Fleet on the first day with 2 bullets. The second weekend saw continued mild conditions with moderate breezes and high ...
Is your boat ocean ready? Part III: Electronics
My Sailing
Those boats that headed south never encountered stronger trade winds and many of them ended up sailing 200-300 additional miles to no benefit. Weather routing does work. With my navigation, collision avoidance and weather routing sorted I felt much ...
Provincetown fisherman seeks waiver from beached boat regs
Wicked Local
A sailboat owned by fisherman Eddie Ritter on the beach behind the Old Colony in Provincetown is at issue because of relatively new boat regulations. By Kevin Mullaney Local fisherman Eddie Ritter last week ask the Public Pier Corporation and harbor ...
Weymouth and Portland schools get set for the Olympics
Dorset Echo
Caroline Peer, development leader for the Chesil Education Partnership, is delighted that borough pupils will be treated to feast of celebrations ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events. She said: “I'm really proud of the schools, ...
Life of Brian for Trinidadian sailor
WA today
Swashbuckling former cricket great Brian Lara has helped Trinidad and Tobago's Andrew Lewis prepare for next month's World Sailing Championships in Perth. We haven't yet conducted a comprehensive survey of all competitors at next month's World Sailing ...
Oracle's Ellison Sets Sights on Promoting Sailing | Multihulls ...
By val
Last weekend, during the America's Cup World Series event in San Diego, he sat as an observer on the back of Oracle 4, one of his team's AC 45-foot catamarans, while the skipper James Spithill and the other four members of the crew owned ...
Multihulls Quarterly • The...
RAF rescue services to end | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Tweet. he RAF will no longer be scrambled to assist in the rescue of shipwrecked sailors, the Government have announced. The Ministry of Defence plans to take its Sea King helicopters out of service by March 2016 and SAR ops will cease at ...
Yachting Monthly News
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 25 - Yachts ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Allen Brothers - A5166 Green ... 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 25. 29 November 2011. By Volvo Ocean Race media 29 Nov 2011 10:57. Register here to start Banner Advertising on this article ...
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Eddie's Rail Fan Page: Southbund sailboat on the Calumet River ...
By Eddie
A local recreational boater, navigates His sailboat past the East 95th Street drawbridge over the Calumet River, and through the channel. Autum was now upon the greater Chicagoland area, and boaters were getting their last voyages in for ...
Eddie's Rail Fan Page
No plain sailing for marine life as climate warms (Constantine ...
By Constantine Alexander
Credit: New Scientist Magazine Direct effects of climate warming on biodiversity pose a serious conservation challenge for marine life, according to new research published in Science. Marine life may need to relocate faster than land species ...
Constantine Alexander's blog
Perth 2011 ISAF World Sailing Championships - Special Event ...
More than 5000 officials, including 1200 sailors, and tens of thousands of spectators are expected to visit WA for the two-week regatta where world champions in each of the ten Olympic sailing events will be determined. Our beaufitul summer ...
Transperth News Desk
Racing to Help the Ocean | Conservation International Blog
By Peter Seligmann
Attending the 34th America's Cup sailing races in San Diego recently, I had the privilege of meeting some of the world's most elite sailors — ocean lovers who take their passion for sport and competition seriously. Now, thanks to new commitments by ... From my own youthful attempts to crew a small secondhand sailboat with friend and CI co-founder Spencer Beebe, to today, the sailingworld and conservation community have come a long way. Back when we began working in this ...
Conservation International Blog
Creating a stir at Sportel and Draper back - Extreme Sailing Series
At the world's largest trade show for sports rights owners, buyers and broadcasters, the ExtremeSailing Series 2012 TV series created a bigger buzz than ever ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../creating-a-stir-at-sportel-and...
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama frustrated at slow ...
Volvo Ocean Race - On day 24 of leg one at 1000 UTC, Groupama Sailing Team with Franck Cammas/FRA was making slow progress at a measly 8.7 knots as ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=91254
 

29 November 2011

Volvo Ocean Race - Alicante Highlights (video)




Volvo Ocean Race - Alicante Highlights Show 2011-12
YouTube
We'll bring you all the action from the first leg in a 60 minute documentary on 3rd December. Expect more like this to be uploaded to the Official Volvo Ocean Race YouTube Channel in the future. Get all the latest updates on www.VolvoOceanRace.com.
Sailing World Comes Together At Perth
International Sailing Federation
China's Lijia Xu took the first ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta at Sail Melbourne in her preparations for Perth. The Chinese sailor and World #60 finished ahead of an experienced field that featured World #6 Krystal Weir (AUS), World #7 Tatiana ...
America's Cup plans pinned to Dec. 1 CEQA report
San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco must get its environmental report certified before it can proceed with plans for the 2013 America's Cup. The final environmental report for the 2013 America's Cup is expected to be published Dec. 1, starting a critical time for planners ...
Sailing the Caribbean With Silver Spirit - A Visit to St. Martin
Travel Agent
Perhaps the most-talked-about shore trip, though, was “America's Cup Regatta,” a Silver Shore Expedition priced at $139 per person. Guests boarded either Stars & Stripes, Canada II or True North, received sailing instruction, and then served as crew...
For toasting, America's Cup makes 'obvious choice'
Napa Valley Register
Napa Valley has been named the official wine region of the 34th America's Cup, according to a news release from the Napa Valley Vintners. “It's an obvious choice,” said Terry Hall, communications director of Napa Valley Vintners. “The premier sailing ...
Will Ellison's new America's Cup model bear legacy?
Examiner.com
Reported by Forbes to be the third richest American at $33 billion, Ellison has the means and unique opportunity to mold his new concept and provide a different race course for sailing, using the America's Cup, previously reserved for the elite only, ...
Set adrift for smooth sailing in Broadmeadows
Hume Weekly
IT will be all hands on deck for members of the Broadmeadows Disability Service when they put their sailing skills into action next week. As part of International Day of Disability, four BDS members will host a sailing day for the community at Jack ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Puma Ocean Racing try for par on Tristan +Video
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 24 of Leg 1. Amory Ross, MCM onboard Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg reports on the crew's progress: Today's sport outing was offensive. The Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg team was invited to play at the Tristan Golf Course, ...
Phuket Dinghy Series booms sailing success
Phuket Gazette
The Phuket Dinghy Series was established by the Phuket King's Cup Regatta in 2010 to promote and encourage sailing in Thailand by involving young people in the sport. The 2011 Series took place over three weekends in successive months (September 17-18, ...
Olympic class sailing and Antarctic cruises
BBC News
Michelle Jana Chan gives her top travel ideas from around the world, including the Isaf sailing championships in Perth, Australia, and why December and January are the best times to visit the Antarctic for seal pups, penguin chicks, and whale sightings ...
Fishing boats using cheap fuel sailing into terror traps?
The Hindu
Lured by diesel selling for less than half its legal onshore price, growing numbers of Indian fishing boats are buying smuggled Iranian fuel from the Karachi-based high-seas traffickers, police sources have told The Hindu. Ever since February this year ...
Heart of Sailing spreads sea-sprayed joy
OCRegister
Anthony Demora, 15, celebrates with First Mate Teryl Campbell after they raised the sail during a Heart of Sailing cruise on Sunday. Anthony has severe autism. DANA POINT – Thanksgiving has come and gone but members of Heart of Sailing just can't stop ...
Rock crew insure a sailing victory in Caribbean
TravelMole
A seven-man crew from Rock Insurance enjoyed the warm waters of the Caribbean, hosted by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, after winning the Travel Industry Yacht Regatta this summer. The crew enjoyed hospitality from the Catamaran Hotel and the ...
Irish Fireballers Celebrate Season of Highs
Afloat
#FIREBALL – New Irish Fireball Class Chairman, Neil Colin (14775), was Master of Ceremonies when the Irish Fireball fleet celebrated the (regatta) season just concluded with its prize-giving dinner hosted by Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club on Friday ...
'Xiamen' round-the-world sailboat berths in God's Aquarium Palau
What's on Xiamen
Sailors of the "Xiamen" sailboat in the round-the-world cruise sent a safety message from Palau to Xiamen by video link on 26th November, reports Xiamen Evening News. 8 sailors set sail from Wuyuan Bay Port with the "Xiamen" sailboat on 3rd November to...
Olympic Classes competition in Europe to be strengthened with introduction of ...
BYM News (press release)
EUROSAF announced today that the former EUROLYMP Sailing Circuit, which operated from 1985 until it was phased out in 2004, will be re-introduced as the EUROLYMP Sailing League from 2013 onwards, when the new ISAF Sailing World Cup format comes into ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Bremen prepares to depart for Tristan
Sail World
Making good use of the time at the dock, we managed to get the cradle built for Puma's Mar Mostro with help from Craig Rogers (Volvo Ocean Race) and Craig Garrow (pronto/DHL) and a few of their respective team members. I can't thank them enough for ...
Freo's $2m facelift for future
The West Australian
Not only is the port city just days away from hosting its biggest event since the America's Cup in 1987, revitalisation work across Fremantle is set to leave a lasting legacy. "Most people agree that Fremantle was in desperate need of a spring clean ...
Forces play down Olympic terrorist threat to Weymouth and Portland
Dorset Echo
It has been reported that Olympic venues outside London including the Weymouth and Portland 2012 Sailing venue could be potential targets for terrorists using dirty bombs and other tactics and that a 1000 strong 'rapid reaction' team had been set up to ...
Round Ireland Yacht Race 2012 Takes Shape
Afloat
Sailing around Ireland poses many challenges for boats and crew, with open ocean on the south and west coasts, tidal challenges on north and east coasts apart from all the off lying rocks and sandbanks to keep navigators on their toes and not ...
USA. Edson & Mack Boring/Yanmar team up with repower promotion
BYM News (press release)
Edson International and Mack Boring/Yanmar have partnered through their extensive dealer networks to extend a special offer to sailboat owners looking to repower their sailboats. Through the end of February 2012, any sailboat owner repowering their ...
First all-black Twaron fibre produced
My Sailing
Twaron Black will soon be seen for the first time in the sails of the world's largest ocean sailing race, the Volvo Ocean Race. For the threads to become completely black, they are not dyed afterwards, like cotton fibres. The production process has ...
Italy: Search continues for dozens of capsized migrant boat passengers
Adnkronos International English
Between 60 and 70 migrants from Iraq, Iran, Bangladesh, Afghanistan were travelling aboard a 11-metre sailboat named Gloria when it capsized late Saturday off the Puglia coast located in Italy's heel. Three corpses have been recovered from the Adriatic ...
EUROLYMP Sailing League to start in 2013 | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
EUROSAF announced today that the former EUROLYMP Sailing Circuit, which operated from 1985 until it was phased out in 2004, will be re-introduced as the EUROLYMP Sailing League from 2013 onwards, when the new ISAF Sailing World ...
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Sailing world comes together at Perth - Yachts and Yachting Online
In just five days' time the sailing world will converge upon Perth, Australia for the 2011 ISAF SailingWorld Championships. ... China's Lijia Xu took the first ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta at Sail Melbourne in her preparations for Perth. ...
Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...
CAPTAINS LOG | DECEMBER 2011 | BLUE WATER SAILING ...
By Blue Water Sailing
Community sailing centers are the places where kids who might never get a chance to go sailing otherwise can learn the ropes and discover how to manage a small sailboat. It can be a life changing experience. So why not make a donation to ...
BLUE WATER SAILING MAGAZINE |...
3 Ways to Swiftly and Easily Tack a Sailboat - SKI PP
By lfe
You must: use a mainsail to tack a small boat; use a jib to tack a sailboat; and, be aware of problems that will likely occur during tacking. Tacking is also called coming about, which is a sailing tactic done by making a turn from one side of the ...
SKI PP
Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA): America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project ...
By Deb Castellana
Join us for a deeper look into the America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project as ocean leaders gather for the official launch in San Diego. To keep their mission to be 'more than a sport,' on track, theAmerica's Cup Event Authority is partnering with ...
Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA)
Thiel Fellow Sailing Adventure | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
Thiel Fellow Sailing Adventure. by Michael Spranger. The Thiel Fellowship- A radical re-thinking of what it takes to succeed, the Thiel Fellowship encourages lifelong learning and independent thought. With $100000 and 2 years free to pursue ...
OCSC Sailing Blog
Sailing: 'Canary Islands' Rally'
By PGJ
The Canarias Sailing Rally provides the opportunity to cruise comfortably around the islands, whilst introducing the colourful and yet lesser-known aspects of this region's culture with Carnival street parties, visits to volcanology and astronomy ...
Tenerife News Online: News and...
Associated Press: Smooth Sailing: El Niño May Have Helped ...
By Becca Gilman
Associated Press: Smooth Sailing: El Niño May Have Helped Magellan. November 28, 2011Becca GilmanSite of the Day0. On November 28, 1520, Ferdinand Magellan and three of his ships finally entered the Pacific Ocean after a ...
netTrekker Blog
Win a days team racing coaching! Tell us about your University Sailing
By jbeecher
The British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA) Committee and the RYA Team Racing Group are keen to find out a little more about British University Sailing Clubs. Please complete this Survey on behalf of your club. By completing this ...
Busa
Sailboat Xmas Lights? - SailNet Community
I would like to put some Christmas lights on Makai, my Cal21. I imagine this has been done before. I was hoping to run them on the 12V house power.
www.sailnet.com/forums/.../81209-sailboat-xmas-lights.html
 

28 November 2011

Telefonica wins first leg of Volvo Ocean Race (video)



Sailing-Iker bounces back to take Volvo Ocean race first leg
Reuters Africa
CAPE TOWN Nov 26 (Reuters) - World sailor of the year Iker Martinez jumped from bottom to top spot when Telefonica stormed in past Table Mountain to complete a first-leg victory in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday. The Spaniard, an Olympic gold ...

Camper second in Volvo Ocean Race
ESPN
AP CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Australian skipper Chris Nicholson endured the toughest conditions of his career and a late scare with broken rigging before guiding his Camper boat to second place Sunday behind Telefonica in the first leg of the Volvo ...
America's Cup could buoy bayside businesses in San Mateo County
San Francisco Examiner
Port leaders are exploring ways to attract mega-yachts to their harbor during theAmerica's Cup sailing race. It's just one of several San Mateo County institutions seeking ways to profit off the event. If all goes as county leaders hope, ...
Britain's Ian Williams lands two sailing crowns
Gant Daily
Pulau Duyong, Malaysia (AHN Sports) – After besting Italian Francesco Bruni in a thrilling World Match Racing Tour finale Saturday, British sailor Ian Williams added the Monsoon Cup Sunday to his third ISAF Match Racing World Champion crown. ...
Tasmanian Sailing Awards announced
YACHTe.com.au
Just ahead of him in the regatta were Australian Olympians Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge. His plan training and racing regularly (10 races on the Derwent in 25 knots of wind, plus last Thursday) for the 2012 Worlds in Lake Garda next August. ...
Sailing Body Joins Clontarf Flood Defence Protests
Afloat
#DUBLIN BAY – The Irish Sailing Association has urged Dublin City Council to defer next week's vote on flood defences at Clontarf promenade. The sailing body has written to Dublin City manager John Tiernan arguing that the Council did not allow for any ...
Body recovered from Lake Wanaka
Independent Community Newspaper
The body of a Wanaka yachtie has been recovered from Lake Wanaka, 10 days after he fell from his boat while sailing with a friend. Trevor Hawke, 70, fell overboard while sailing an etchell on Lake Wanaka on November 17. He was part of a two-man crew. ...
Lipton Cup Regatta - Excellent racing on Port Phillip Bay
Sail World
Lipton Cup Regatta last weekend once again provided some excellent racing at the RVYC in Williamstown. With an emphasis on providing high quality racing at an affordable price, the Lipton Cup Regatta is now recognised as the premier racing regatta on ...
Finn focus at the 2011 Finn Gold Cup, Perth
BYM News (press release)
Cook revealed, “I've been sailing full time since the beginning of September to prepare for the event, but I haven't sailed a Finn regatta in three years so I have managed expectations, but still hope to sail well. Ken Dool has committed his time to ...
Cave laughs off a dunking or two
Daily Advertiser
For Cave and the rest of the Wagga Sailing Club regatta, treacherous winds produced their share of troubles on Saturday - it was anything but plain sailing. "Strong winds are fine if they keep blowing. Despite failing to complete the course on Saturday ...
Whitsunday sailors to contest Australian Optimist Dinghy Championship
Sail World
However they will not be alone with a high number of equally young and inexperienced sailors also testing their skills at the National regatta level for the first time. Klaus Lorenz their resident club coach who achieved Queensland's best ever ...
Cruise ships may hurt SF air quality during Cup
San Francisco Chronicle
Cruise ships won't race against the current during the America's Cup. But they'll sail into San Francisco at the same time as the event - and that worries environmentalists. As many as 80 ships dock along the Embarcadero each year, allowing passengers ...
Itchenor crews' efforts were anything but weak at Cowes Week
Chichester Today
At the annual XOD presentation of trophies from this year's Cowes Week, crews from Itchenor Sailing Club received the lion's share. In a year when the famous week enjoyed a record turnout of 146 X boats to celebrate the class's centenary, ...
World Sailor of the Year ready to take on Perth
Sail World
Recently crowned 2011 World Sailor of the Year, US Match Racing Skipper Anna Tunnicliffe and her United States Sailing Team AlphaGraphics crewmates that make up Team Maclaren (Debbie Capozzi, Molly Vandemoer and Liz Lewin (alternate) ) are all fired up ...
Camper limps into Cape Town after late scare
Stuff.co.nz
HI DAD: Team NZ Camper crewman Stuart Bannatyne is greeted by his children after the yacht docked at Cape Town to complete the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Camper survived a huge scare before securing second place in leg one of the Volvo Ocean ...
Top honours go to Upton Warren duo
Worcester News
A PAIR of Worcestershire sailing stalwarts were presented with two of the Royal Yachting Association's most prestigious awards. Vivian Brookes and John Ling received their honours from HRH the Princess Royal, president of the RYA, at the organisation's ...
Book Feature: Two new books from the authors of 'Two's a Crew'
Sail World
First there is the adventure tale about sailing where few cruising sailors choose, in Australia's own Southern Ocean, then there is the companion practical book, the result of a lifetime of sailing. Here are two new books from the authors of 'Two's a ...
Raja Muda 2011: strong finish, Aussie Maid and Mandrake are champions
Sail World
The Rala Muda Selangor International Regatta 2011 closed the way all good regattas end, with good racing in strong breeze on Bass Harbour, Langkawi. There were a lot of very happy and very festive competitors at the Closing Dinner and Prizegiving Party ...
IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chrono Volvo Ocean Race
Classic Driver
Its latest chronograph is the result of an official partnership with the Volvo Ocean Race series 2011-2012. It's also a title sponsor of the Abu Dhabi Sailing Team, but IWC CEO Georges Kern is at pains to stress that a policy of strict impartiality ...
Team GAC Pindar's Ian Williams wins third world title and crowned overall ...
BYM News (press release)
Team GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams has clinched his third International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Match Racing title after his crew's win in the Monsoon Cup in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. The team had arrived in Malaysia for the Monsoon Cup ...
Rally through the Canary Islands - February 2013
Sail World
There's plenty of time to prepare for THIS sailing rally - and if you can't sail there, you can charter a yacht and have a holiday of a lifetime. It's the Canarias Sailing Rally, first to the 14th February, 2013. Several marinas in the Canary Islands ...
Edinburgh Inspiring Capital arrives in Tauranga
My Sailing
Echoing the sentiment of crew from all of the other boats, Scottish round the world crew member, Lesley Roberts, 36, commented, “That was the most full on sailing experience we have had so far. It was just relentless from start to finish. ...
Winners announced at Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship
YACHTe.com.au
Blackmore, who had winning America's Cup yachtsman, Grant Simmer, calling tactics, and other sailors of note, such as Richie Allanson aboard, admitted the crew work was a bit rusty. “We're not at the same level we were at Hamilton Island, ...
Malaysian yatching circuit debuts in February
Malaysia Star
KUALA TERENGGANU: Sailing is set to create waves with the establishment of a local yachting circuit organised by the Malaysian Yachting Association (MYA) with the cooperation of T-Best Events Sdn Berhad (T-Best). An agreement and memorandum of ...
Coldplay to perform in Abu Dhabi
Trade Arabia
Coldplay will perform adjacent to the purpose-built 'Volvo Ocean Race Destination Village' on the Corniche Breakwater, which from New Year's Eve until January 14, 2012, will host the six-strongVolvo Ocean Race fleet, its sea-hardened sailors and the ...
Lighted Boat Parade Winners Announced
First Coast News
In the sailboat category, the first place winner was Captain Warren Burton, with his boat Pelican, which was decorated with a North Pole theme with lights shooting up and off of the mast. The second place sailboat winner was Captain Nick Sharrow, ...
Who owns a super yacht?
Deccan Chronicle
Ernesto has already won two prestigious America's cup yacht races. The duo's lavish craft was put through sea trials last week as curious spectators gathered to witness the phenomenon and capture the sailing beauty in all its glory. ...
Book events
Arizona Daily Star
Discuss the second half of "Sailing Home: Using the Wisdom of Homer's Odyssey to Navigate Life's Perils and Pitfalls" by Norman Fischer. 2 pm Nov. 27. Free. 792-3715. Mystery Book Group - Antigone Books. "Wormwood" by Susan Wittig Albert. 12:30 pm Nov. ...
BC-AP Sports Digest
SI.com
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - SAI--Volvo Ocean Race. Chris Nicholson guided his Camper boat to second in the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Sent. - KUUSAMO, Finland - JUM--Ski Jump World Cup. Austria dominates first ski jump World Cup meet of the ...
UK TV company sails away in style
Cyprus Mail
But it was the Paphos International Sailing Club (PISC) and Paphos harbour that yielded them the right contact and the perfect boat for their purposes: Gladan af Westervik, a Lagoon 440 belonging to Swedish sailors Sven and Maj Spånberg, ...
CAMPER secure second place in leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race ...
They are now in second place overall on the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard with 29 points – two behind Team Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) who finished first on Saturday evening. Groupama sailingteam are expected to finish on Tuesday, ...
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