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
 

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