21 November 2011

Spithill, Oracle complete San Diego sailing sweep (video)








Spithill, Oracle complete sailing sweep on San Diego Bay | SignOnSanDiego.com: "James Spithill broke out the broom on San Diego Bay Sunday afternoon. Expertly working the strongest wind of week, Spithill drove the 45-foot Oracle catamaran to victory in the event-closing, fleet race Sunday to give the reigning America’s Cup champions a sweep of both the match racing and fleet racing titles in the third round of the America’s Cup World Series. “We wanted to be the first team to win both halves of one of these regattas,” said Spithill, who makes his away-from-racing home in San Diego. Plus, Oracle’s two entries here ran 1-2 in the speed trials that opened Sunday’s program"

Volvo Ocean Race 2011: Telefonica fend off counter-attack from Puma
Telegraph.co.uk
New leaders Telefonica were fending off a counter-attack from riled US rivals Puma on Sunday as the two Volvo Ocean Race pacesetters sought a decisive southern advantage on leg one. By Telegraph staff and agencies The two teams, both racing in latest ...
Video: Volvo Ocean Race coming to Abu Dhabi
The National Newspaper
Abu Dhabi will be the Middle East 's first port to be included as a stop-over in the round the world race. This impressive animated video shows what the race teams and fans can expect.
Young champions emerge at Oman Sail Inter-School Sailing Championship
Oman Daily Observer
Sailing is not only a sport of fun but we have seen a significant development in our students learning skills and abilities. Sailing helps build their character and teaches them a lot about teamwork and problem solving. I always encourage the students ...
Building the Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race yacht
The National Newspaper
Italian company Persico builds the Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean race yacht.
Muscat Regatta from November 24
Times of Oman
“We also expect Sheikh Khalid Al Nahyan, the chairman of the UAE Sailing and Rowing Federation (SARF) to be present at the prize-giving ceremony,” said Saleem Al Zawawi. The Dubai-Muscat race will begin from Dubai November 21 with the finish in Marina ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Franck Cammas and crew on the chase
Sail World
In the meantime, Franck Cammas and his men will be on the chase as they slink along the side of this high pressure plateau. by Franck Cammas ' Groupama Sailing Team during leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011 - 12 '
Turkey Day Regatta - Birds on the line
Sail World
Vann Wilson, Jay Golison, Keith Ives, Chris Raab and Henry Sprague, among them over the years, have won enough glittering hardware to sink the Queen Mary, that resides at the far end of the outer Long Beach Harbor that is their sailing home. ...
Turkey Day Regatta day 2 - Cold blast disrupts proceedings
Sail World
If these were weather conditions any of the racers wanted, they might have signed up for the Volvo Ocean Race currently en route to the Southern Ocean. Instead, even the birds were grounded, although the 18 class leaders from Saturday who evolved into ...
22nd Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta 2011 Up, Up and Away
BYM News (press release)
A few final tweaks to the sailing instructions and entry list, a long motor to the starting area, some up, ups and starboard calls as they jockeyed for starting position, then hit the line with speed and the 22nd Raja Muda was underway. ...
Sailing Grabbed One Gold
BeritaJakarta.com
Indonesia sailing team is only able to present one gold medal out of two gold medals target in 26th SEA Games this year. Gold achieved by Rio Hoiriyah through Class Mistral OD Women. Rio Hoiriyah admitted happy to achieve gold medal from sailing....
Perth 2011 - Canada's RS:X Champ Nikola Girke shares love and luck
Sail World
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Canada's Nikola Girke and Women's RS:X sailor shares her love and luck as she prepares for Perth 2011. Since last Friday 18th November the RS:X coaches and teams have been running a four day regatta - a Pre-Worlds ...
DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Sailboat blown off anchor again
Peninsula Daily
By David G. Sellars Esther Marie, the 46-foot sailboat that has been anchored in the west end of Port Angeles Harbor for most of the past three years, broke free from her moorings last week. The gale-force winds that were lashing the area at the time ...
Cove Salute Media Couple for 'Contribution to Sailing'
Afloat
#CORKSAILING – Cobh Sailing Club's annual prizegiving hosted by Commodore Derry Allister was held with a certain vibrancy at the weekend. Members are buoyed up with the news that its new Junior section at Whitepoint has recruited 152 members, ...
The Sleek Sailrocket 2 Looks To Set a New World Speed Sailing Record
Gizmodo
It's engineered to set a new sailing speed record, and it's in Namibia right now trying to do just that. Despite the name, the Vestas Sailrocket 2 doesn't use any combustible propellants to skim across the water. It's only power source is the wind, ...
Ballaarat Yacht Club takes to water after eight years
Ballarat Courier
The weekend regatta, he said, had one race in the afternoon on Saturday and two yesterday, with about 35 yachts sailing. “We also had a contingent from the Albert Park Yacht Club,” Commodore Crosbie said. “We have a very close association going back to ...
America's Cup yachts sail for Brisbane
Sail World
The two yachts are a part of Australia's America's Cup racing history and at 9am they set sail for Sydney following an extensive nine week refit. The two iconic yachts are to arrive at Brisbane Rivergate Marina Thursday morning 1am and will be ...
ZOKE Around The Island Race: Over 240 yachts take to Hong Kong waters
BYM News (press release)
Over 240 yachts took to Victoria Harbour this morning in one of Hong Kong's best loved and most inclusive sailing events. The ZOKE Around The Island Race got underway at 0830hrs, with one-design (Class) boats on the inner start line, and Cruisers and ...
10th Birthday Present
Jamestown Post Journal
By Dennis Phillips (dphillips@post-journal.com) , The Post-Journal LAKEWOOD - Ready AboutSailing & Marina is celebrating its 10th year in business by opening a new location. The new business will be located at 4461 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, ...
PEOPLE: Waves of challenges
New Straits Times
He went on to work as project manager for the Kookaburra Team in the 1987America's Cup Defence. “My first sailboat was a Pelican dinghy that I built with my father. He and my siblings are all into sailing too. My father is an orthopedic surgeon and he ...
Clipper Round the World Race - The storm and rounding New Zealand
Sail World
Clipper 2011-12 Round the World Yacht Race week two of the fifth race has offered many challenging sailing conditions for the crew on board Gold Coast Australia.Sailing just outside the Australian Bight after eight days at sea the weather offered ...
Still no sign of yachtsman
Otago Daily Times
By Lucy Ibbotson on Mon, 21 Nov 2011 Divers yesterday found no trace of missing Wanaka Yacht Club member Trevor Hawke, who fell overboard while sailing in Roys Bay, Lake Wanaka, on Thursday night. The yacht he was sailing in lurched unexpectedly and Mr ...
Where do all those failed mayoral candidates go now?
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Mayor Ed Lee has already tipped us off to his agenda for his four-year term with no pesky “interim” before the title — from traveling the world as a salesman for the city to preparing for the America's Cup. But what are all those other mayoral ...
The Lawhill: Last of the 'proper' sail ships
Newcastle Herald
South African-born Mr Dwyer washed the decks, hoisted sail and tended to the rigging during seven months sailing on the ship in 1946. Film footage from 1944 of the Lawhill, the last sailing ship to trade in Newcastle's port, has resurfaced. ...
Russian sailors race to victory
Gulf Daily News
... Class title in the Fleet Races as the Kingdom of Bahrain Regatta Championships ending on an exciting note. The event was held at the Bahrain Sailing Club near Al Jazayer Beach in Zallaq with more than 100 sailors from 12 countries taking part. ...
Product of the Week: Woolube - the sheep have it for sailing
Sail World (press release)
The most rough and tumble sheep shearers in the world always had the softest hands - because their hands spent so much time handling sheep. Now the natural lanolin that comes from sheep's wool has been turned into an extremely versatile, ...
Sailing off... - SailNet Community
By sailorgirl48
This week alone has brought a slew a people joining the forums who want to do the same thing and from the limited information you provided, I don't have an idea of your sailing experience and background. Just saying that you have ...
SailNet Community
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 16 - Yachts ...
South, south, keep heading south. This is what the four boats racing in third week of Leg 1 of theVolvo Ocean Race have to do before they can begin their turn towards Cape Town. ... The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Zhik ...
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TAG Heuer to Supply Watches and Eyewear for Oracle Racing's ...
By Mike Disher
TAG Heuer previously partnered Oracle Racing in the 31st America's Cup of 2003. “Oracle Racing is the best team in sailing,” said Babin. “It is the yachting equivalent of our motor racing partners Vodafone McLaren Mercedes in Formula One ...
WatchTime.com
Volvo Ocean Race 2011 20 Nov am update | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Publishing top quality sailing news, features, blogs, comment, photography and video for yacht and dinghy racers worldwide. ... Volvo Ocean Race leaders now approaching the latitude of Rio de Janiero. Sunday November 20th 2011, Author: James Boyd, Location: none selected. Chart above courtesy of Expedition/Tasman Bay Navigation Systems ... Iain Murray America's Cup update November 2011 Read more. Dean Barker and Terry Hutchinson on AC45 v Extreme 40 Read more ...
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Por el Estrecho de Gibraltar - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 - YouTube
Expect more like this to be uploaded to the Official Volvo Ocean RaceYouTube Channel in the ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Fdqk87gdGA
Sign in to read: Yacht's attempt to smash sailing's 'sound barrier ...
ALONG a stretch of Namibia's wind-blasted Atlantic coastline, one man is about to try to sail faster than any sailor has ever done before. This attempt to set a ...
www.newscientist.com/.../mg21228393.800-sailing-record-att...
Thailand dominates sailing, boxing at SEA Games - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Thailand dominated sailing and boxing in winning 16 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games on Saturday.
news.yahoo.com/thailand-dominates-sailing-boxing-sea-games...
 

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