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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
 

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