20 November 2011

America's Cup Racing Live Sunday from San Diego; ORACLE Racing wins Match Championship on Saturday


Live Racing starts at 4:30 pm ET (US) Time Zone Converter (video below)
Fleet Racing championship Sunday, November 20, 2011

Webcam Live from San Diego Harbor (below):

Saturday Results – San Diego Match Racing Championship:
Team Korea (7th) beat Green Comm Racing (8th)
Aleph (5th) beat ORACLE Racing Coutts (6th)
Emirates Team New Zealand (3rd) beat Artemis Racing (4th)
Final –ORACLE Racing Spithill beat Energy Team 2-0














Team ORACLE Racing celebrates winning Match Championship (above)














ORACLE Racing Skipper James Spithill and Team Principal Larry Ellison (above); ORACLE Racing flying a hull in the 2nd race Saturday (below)














More America's Cup news from San Diego here and here

Telefonica takes Volvo Ocean Race lead
ESPN
AP ALICANTE, Spain -- Spanish team Telefonica surged past Puma to take the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday, dealing the American team a blow as the first leg entered its third week. Puma had led going over the equator and into the South ...

Muscat Regatta races to begin on Nov 24
Oman Daily Observer
Muscat-Khasab Offshore Race for Bank of Beirut Chairman's Cup from Nov 26 - By Our Sports Reporter MUSCAT — The Muscat Regatta 2011, to be being organised by Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, will begin with inshore racing at the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha on ...

Oman Sail Inter-School Sailing Championship at Musannah
Oman Daily Observer
The championship follows the success of its inaugural edition of the regatta in March last year in celebration of the graduates of the Community Sailing Programme launched by Oman Sail. The programme aims to teach 30000 Omanis to sail by the year 2015 ...

Plain sailing as Keerati, Ek, Navin and Siriporn take gold
The Nation
Thai sailors clinched four gold medals out of the possible nine in the sailing competition of the SEA Games in Indonesia yesterday. At Ancol Marina in Jakarta, teenager Keerati Bualong, who hails from Nakhon Pathom and who produced consistent ...

The Georgetown women's sailing team finished fourth at the Atlantic Coast ...
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown sailing team split sites last weekend with the women traveling to Throggs Neck, NY for the Atlantic Coast Championship hosted by SUNY Maritime while the coed team traveled to Boston for their championship hosted by Harvard. ...

Groupama in the Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 high pressure
BYM News (press release)
The paradox of sailing: Groupama 4 is the fastest across the water, but she's losing the most ground in relation to her rivals! Basically, Franck Cammas and his men are heading virtually due South in easterly tradewinds of around a dozen knots, ...

Perth 2011 -ISAF Sailing World Championships - Paul Goodison prepares
Sail World
I headed straight to Tenerife from the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, which was just incredible. Although I went to the stopover in Portsmouth last time, I've never been to the start and I just couldn't get over how professionally everything was set up ...

West Riding Sailing Club duo make waves with tournament wins
Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express
TWO West Riding Sailing Club members have made waves further afield from their Wintersett reservoir base. Dave Baxter has won the Vago Single Handed National Inland Championships and Tim Keighley has stormed to success at the prestigious Wessex Laser ...

26-Foot Sailboat Runs Aground
Patch.com (Marblehead)
At 9:13 am, police received a report that a man in a 26' sailboat had run aground near Naugus Avenue. The man aboard was reportedly trying to navigate using his jib only and didn't have an outboard on the sailboat. The newly appointed Harbormaster was ...

Auction: 35ft Sailboat Sells For $10
Bernews
The bottom price was $10 for the 35 foot sailboat – a Hughes sloop, but without sails and engine. Top price was $7000 for a 36 foot twin engine 'Burn Craft' powerboat which had its two engines in place but it was believed that both were seized up. ...

SEA GAMES: A Silver And Three Bronze Medals From Sailing
Bernama
JAKARTA, Nov 19 (Bernama) -- Malaysia won a silver and three bronze medals on the final day of the sailing event of the SEA Games. Mohd Romzi Muhamad won the silver in the Laser Class Radial event. He received 22 demerit points. ...

A World Class Regatta Sports Center in Our Backyard?
The Bradenton Times
by John Rehill SARASOTA -- With all of the spirit of a race horse in the gate, Project Manager Paul Blackketter from Benderson Development Co. Inc. started describing the 1.9 million square ft. regional mixed-use facility that is continuing in east ...

Three embark on voyage of a lifetime
The News-Press
Lynn Hafele/special to news-press.com It's a formula for adventure: Three Lee County residents with little sailing experience, a Bayfield sailboat they bought on Craigslist for $5000, limited provisions and a plan to spend eight months cruising the ...

SAILING: ALEX THOMSON LINING UP BLUE RIBAND CHANCE
Express.co.uk
By Daily Express Reporter ALEX THOMSON was due to cross the Transat Jacques Vabre finish line second in the early hours of this morning to confirm himself as a major contender for next year's blue riband Vendee Globe. Thomson, helming Hugo Boss with ...

Heineken Join Galway's Volvo Ocean Race –Video here!
Afloat
#VOLVO OCEAN RACE – As plans progress to celebrate the end of the Volvo Ocean Sailing Race in Galway next June Heineken has won the pouring rights and the brewer is expecting to serve over one and a half million people during the course of the event. ...

SAILING ASSOCIATION MAR MENOR
The Leader Newspaper Online
The races take place from the CAR Infanta Cristina Sailing Centre at Los Narejos on the Mar Menor and are run under the RYA Portsmouth Yardstick handicap system. The morning race started at 11.30am, with a north easterly wind speed of 12 knots, ...

Yachting: NZ's Opti Worlds crests high tech wave
New Zealand Herald
It is the sort of technology that high-profile events such as the America's Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race are working towards. Securing it and the substantial Vodafone sponsorship for the Opti Worlds NZ is a real coup for the Napier Sailing Club. ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Onboard Camper as they play catchup + Video
Sail World
From onboard Camper, Leg 1, Day 14 Volvo Ocean Race: The front runners are pushing south in order to hook into the low pressure system that will slingshot them towards Cape Town. But with light winds forecast for the final entry to Cape Town, ...

Chef Ford Fry to open 'The Optimist'
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Curious about the name? Fry's father, a sailing enthusiast, suggested it. Apparently, in the world of sailing, “optimist” is also the name of the sailboat, or dinghy, used by children. coutesy of Melissa Libby & Associates.

Who Will WIN ICRA's Boat of the Year 2011
Afloat
#ROYAL CORK YACHT CLUB – A leading Munster sailing figure has been deservedly recognised for his contribution to sailing. Ted Crosbie with his Neils Jeppesen-designed… #LASER – Royal Cork Sailor Cian Byrne won the UK's Laser Inland Championships held ...

Boardsailing: Pair battle for single spot
New Zealand Herald
They will largely base the call around three events: the Sail for Gold regatta at the Olympic course off Weymouth in June, the pre-Olympic regatta at the same venue in August and the world championships next month. Tobin finished second to Ashley's ...

US, French catamarans meet in match racing finals
SignOnSanDiego.com
After watching Swedish skipper Terry Hutchinson twice dismantle their countrymen in pre-start maneuvering Thursday in the preliminary match races of the America's Cup World Series, French Energy skipper Yann Guichard held a meeting early Friday before ...

Marine festival for young and old
Sunshine Coast Daily
BOATS were not the only things turning heads at the first Sunshine Coast Marine Festival and Sailing Expo yesterday. While dads kept busy checking out the big toys, kids were in awe of what lurks under the surface - fish. ...

Annemaree searches for adventure
Sunshine Coast Daily
The sailing adventure was the realisation of a dream for the couple, who had built up a successful business, Paseafique resort wear, with three retail outlets on the Sunshine Coast, to fund their adventure. "We set up the business with the idea of ...

Thailand shine to overtake Vietnam into second
Bangkok Post
Boosted by their athletes' brilliant performance in weightlifting, boxing and sailing, Thailand jumped into second over Vietnam. Thailand claimed their 85th gold yesterday and now have five golds more than the Vietnamese with three days to go. ...

Beneteau celebrates 20th anniversary in style
YACHTe.com.au
The French bubbles flowed and so the conversation at the Beneteau-Lagoon 20th anniversary regatta sponsored by Sydney City Marine and held at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia today. Hundreds joined Beneteau Vicsail's Brendan and Jo Hunt and Ian and ...

Work has begun on the new Weymouth Tower
Dorset Echo
set to open in July 2012. ... Standing 53 metres high on the corner of the pier, the revolving observation pod will offer dramatic views over the Olympic sailing arena, into the English Channel and over Dorset countryside

Lipton Cup Regatta - Teri Dodds Images
Sail World (press release)
It was a wet start to the Lipton Cup Regatta, in Melbourne today, as the heavens opened for most of today's racing. A light 5 - 10 knot NW greeted the fleet but so did the rain, which made for some unpleasant conditions on the water. ...

Spithill, French reach America's Cup World Series match racing ...
By The Associated Press
In this file photo, The BMW Oracle trimaran sails past the San Diego skyline during testing in San Diego. Oracle Racing's Jimmy Spithill and France's Energy Team swept their semifinal matches to reach the finals of the America's Cup World ...
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1963 pond yacht regatta Conservatory Pond Central Park New York ...
By nobody@flickr.com (oldsailro)
1952 Chevy 2 Door DE Luxe Sedan Kids on Beach Nice Illustration · Children at beach with toysailboat · 1963 pond yacht regatta Conservatory Pond Central Park New York · 1930 Model yachts Spreckels Lake Golden Gate Park San ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 15 - Yachts ...
It was a case of the rich getting richer after two weeks of racing in Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race as leaders Team Telefónica forged ahead and arch-rivals PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG were left to rue what skipper Ken Read called a tactical mistake. Having led the fleet for much of ... Right now the boats ahead of us are sailing into slightly lighter winds and finally we have had some good news on the skeds taking miles out of both Telefonica and PUMA.” At the 1300 UTC ...
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Panbo: The Marine Electronics Weblog: America's Cup 34, a tech ...
By Ben
In fact, while I came mostly to see the technology, I've become enthralled by the racing itself, which -- almost ironically, and a far cry from previous AC's -- is all about sailing skills rather than competing design and gear technologies. The fleet of ...
Panbo: The Marine Electronics Weblog

Sebastien's blog: America's Cup World Series in San Diego ...
By Jean-Sebastien Delfino
... in San Diego this weekend, also streaming live on the YouTube America's Cup channel! My son was lucky to see them last week as they were already there, and he was in San Diego for the weekend for the Perry Junior Sailing regatta. ...
Sebastien's blog

Morpheus Sailing: After 3 hot sweaty weeks...
By Jim
Morpheus Sailing. Morpheus was designed by Carl Schumacher, built by Davie Norris Boatbuilders in New Zealand and launched in 2002. She spent her first 18 months cruising the South Pacific before reaching her home port of San ...
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