25 November 2011

A look back to the Whitbread (1989-90) (video) (now called the Volvo Ocean Race)




Volvo Ocean Race: Tracy Edwards' top tips to conquer toughest ...
British sailing great Tracy Edwards MBE, who skippered the first all-female crew on Maiden in 1989/90 Whitbread, reveals to Telegraph Sport what it takes to win the round the world race ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Volvo-Ocean-Race-Tracy-Edwards-to...

Volvo Ocean Race: Conquering the 'Everest of sailing'
CNN
By Shirley Robertson and Emily Smith, CNN Crew members on board 'PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG', during the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on November 6. (CNN) -- It's described as the 'Everest of sailing' -- a testing 39000 nautical mile ...
Australian Sailing Team is at the top of the world
My Sailing
Australian Sailing Team members now sit at the top of the world in three classes following the ...
Belcher and Page are crowned Australian 470 World Champions
My Sailing
Belcher and Page finished the regatta with a 10th and a second, giving them a 14 point win over Paul Snow-Hansen and Jason Saunders of New Zealand with Japan's Ryunosuke Harada and Yugo Yoshida third. The Australian Sailing Squad crew of Sam Kivell and ...
Video: Stricken Volvo Ocean Race crew complete mid-sea fuel drop
The National Newspaper
UMA Ocean Racing completed a mid-sea fuel transfer that allows them to reach land, the first phase of their logistical battle to stay in the Volvo Ocean Race.
Sailing Into History
89.3 KPCC
We all know the story of Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the New World; we sang about it as schoolchildren and celebrate it with a bank holiday each October. But that wasn't the end of his seafaring adventures. After landing on the shores of San ...
Sailing creates leaders not followers, says Bromby
Royal Gazette
By Colin Thompson If it hadn't been for sailing Peter Bromby might have easily fallen through the cracks. Like many young men his age at the time, Bromby engaged in anti social activities and hung on the streets in Somerset as a teenager. ...
Get set for world-class sailing at Marina Bay
TODAYonline
Ten professional teams will feature, including the likes of New Zealand's America's Cup skipper Dean Barker and two-time Olympic Tornado class gold medallists Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher of Austria. This year's series have seen teams ...
Sailing through the tough winter chill
mydigitalfc.com
By Yana Bey Nov 24 2011 One of the most easy and enjoyable winter adventure activities in India is sailing. It is bereft of physical hardships and low temperatures that accompany other popular winter activities such as skiing and rafting. ...
Sailing: Entries double for 2012 Pendennis Cup
Falmouth Packet
The regatta will be complemented by a series of shore-side events for guests and crew, culminating in an awards ceremony to be held in the grounds of Pendennis Castle, a fittingly dramatic backdrop to a spectacular week of racing. ...
Muscat Regatta 2011 off to spectacular start
Oman Daily Observer
THE Muscat Regatta 2011, organised by Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, began with inshore racing at the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha yesterday. About 50 different classes of boats are competing for various trophies in the two-day inshore races. ...
GB Sailing Club Junior Laser Racing Team attend Nationals
thebahamasweekly.com
Nassau Yacht Club hosted a fantastic regatta. With a total of 21 competitors the fleet was very competitive. The weekend's weather was nothing short of windy with steady winds of 18knots and above. The junior sailors had to put their boat handling to ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race: Happy Thanksgiving from PUMA's Mar Mostro to all family, friends, supporters & fans in the USA. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! Firstly, to all of my family gathered on Waping Road in Middletown, Rhode Island. ...
Going places on high seas
The Sun Daily
According to Gilmour, there is worldwide interest to host the Tour and this week's Monsoon Cup will see a lot of sponsors heading to Kuala Terengganu to see for themselves just what it takes to host a world class sailing regatta. ...
City of Canberra Regatta - Weekend of 3rd and 4th December
Sail World
The City of Canberra Regatta will be sailed again this year on Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin thanks to major sponsor Harken. If the season in Canberra so far is anything to go by, the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of December will provide solid racing ...
Team GBR Finn sailing squad Movember efforts
Sail World
Team GBR Finn sailing squad is taking part in Movember to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity. Mark Andrews reports on the squads Movember efforts. We have been training hard out in Perth ahead of our Worlds and our Mo's have definitely got ...
Main road not to be closed during 2012 sailing events
Dorset Echo
By Laura Kitching » THE road onto Portland 'will not' be closed and residents will not need permits but there will be security measures in place by the Olympic Sailing Village. London 2012 venue transport manager for Weymouth and Portland, Chris Mercer ...
Sport Logistics for Stopwatches
PR Newswire (press release)
The ISAF Sailing World Championships will be the largest sailing event to be held in Australia since the America's Cup Defence in 1987. The start and finish of this year's event (3 rd till 18 th of December), will again be the city of Perth. ...
College Sailing: Hawks Are Near Unanimous No. 1
EastBayRI.com
BRISTOL — For the second time in school history, the Roger Williams University Sailing team is ranked number one in the nation among all collegiate sailing teams, according to the national rankings composed by Sailing World. The Hawks nearly swept all ...
Pattaya Blue Water Sailing Club
Pattaya Daily News
Cruise scheduled aboard 52 ft sailing catamaran December 12-16, 2011 contact Nathan Russo at 08 5275 6724 or email ncrusso1@gmail.com The PBWSC was created with the idea of assisting boat owning sailors and crew members to meet one another for the ...
Sara Winther reports ahead of the Olympic Qualifiers in Perth
Sail World
NZL Sailing Team member, Sara Winther reports ahead of the ISAF World SailingChampionships in Perth, Australia, which starts on 3 December. The regatta is the principal Qualifier for the 2012 Olympics in London. 75% of the available Olympic places ...
Urban 'cesspool' turns to showpiece over decades
SignOnSanDiego.com
Boats sail during the first race of the America's Cup World Series regatta in San Diego Bay on Nov. 16 -- just one of many events the bay hosts each year, decades after cleanup efforts started. — KC Alfred Pollution regulators are grappling with how ...
PHOTOS: The Mayflower II Sailing Off Long Island
Patch.com
By Jennifer Sloat Local photographer Frank Mercuri spotted this vessel on a ferry trip to New London from Orient Point. "It was way out entering the area northeast of Plum Island. I took the shot in high resolution with my 300 mm lens. ...
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 20 - Yachts ...
There's still opportunity.” At the rear of the fleet Groupama sailing team again face a big decision.Volvo Ocean Race meteorologist Gonzalo Infante explained that the French team have to decide whether to take a north or south course to Cape ...
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The Protei Drone-Sailboat Gets a Shakedown Cruise : The Scuttlefish
By brian lam
Protei is a small robotic sailboat that Harada and his team started designing in 2010 to deal with the fact that the current oil skimming technology and methodology leaves 97% of the oil uncaptured. He envisions a fleet of these sail-bots ...
The Scuttlefish
Budworth Sailing Club Annual Prize Giving - Yachts and Yachting ...
On Saturday 19 November Budworth SC held its annual prize giving. The prize giving was also the first official duty of the new Commodore Mark Philpot who replaced the clubs first lady Commodore, Alison Hutton, who now becomes Rear ...
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One Girls Ocean Challenge » Blog Archive » Sailing Day
By admin
Sailing Day! Adjust bobstay height, more photo data for new sail measurements and configure autopilot are the final things on the “to do” list. Tristan and I are going sailing to get the data. Then UK Halsey can start building some new racing ...
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