02 November 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Brings Prestige, Profit to Sailing


Volvo Ocean Race Brings Prestige, Profit to Sailing
Huffington Post
On November 5, the 2011-2012 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will begin. Those who possess a refined, preppy idea of sailing will be disappointed that the sailors are wearing spray gear instead of Sperrys. The Volvo Ocean Race has been around since ...
French sailing star falls off boat during pee break
NBCSports.com
Arthaud, winner in 1990 of the Route du Rhum single-handed transatlantic sailing race, was located and rescued near the island of Corsica thanks to a headlamp and the GPS system on her phone. “I quite simply fell into the water while preparing to take ...
Geraldton Western Australia arrives in her home port
My Sailing
He said, “It's been a really arduous trip, the culmination of the biggest thing in sailing: across the Southern Ocean. It's fantastic to be here – what a welcome! “Inevitably we're slightly disappointed. A podium position for Geraldton Western ...
SAILING | Bulldogs succeed despite snow
Yale Daily News
The Bulldogs' victory in this regatta bodes well for the future of Yale sailing. Also of note was the presence of sophomore crew Feldman at this freshman regatta. Several teams were able to bring an upperclassman to the regatta because of concerns ...
Balmain Regatta a huge success
Sail World
One of Sydney's oldest sporting events, the Balmain Regatta, was first held in 1849 and continued until 1934 when it was unfortunately discontinued. In 1994, it was brought back by the Wooden Boat Association and hosted at the Balmain SailingClub as a ...
Harvest Moon Regatta great, late race winds light
Your Houston News
We were headed for Port Aransas from Galveston on the annual Harvest Moon Regatta. A total of 176 boats had begun the 150-mile sailboat race on a Thursday afternoon crossing the starting line off the Flagship Hotel Pier in groups every five minutes. ...
Cashing in on America's Cup
San Mateo Daily Journal
County tourism officials are hoping the 2013 America's Cup yacht race in San Francisco will prove a ship of riches a little further down the Peninsula, pouring tourists and money into local hotels, restaurants and waterways. ...
Tom Slingsby joins Americas Cup team but gold medal his priority
The Australian
However, he recently spent a week at the other end of the sailing scale, getting a taste of the high-performance wing-sailed multihulls that will race for the America's Cup in San Francisco. "I love it -- it's a whole new world for me," he said. ...
Sailing with Charlie - The Bridge
All At Sea
Charlie departed the BVI bound for Florida with a greenhorn, and a big horn (he never stopped talking about girls) on a used 40ft sloop. He told me his story: We encountered a tropical wave, torrential rain, lightning and strong winds; the autopilot ...
Sailing Places Sixth At War Memorial At Navy And Fifth At Top 9 Regatta
Maritime College Athletics
1, 2011) – The Maritime sailing team competed in two events this past weekend. Below is a recap of each event. Maritime traveled to Annapolis this weekend to contest the MAISA Co-Ed Fleet Race Championship, otherwise known as the War Memorial Regatta. ...
ESPN to Cover 2012 Sint Maarten Heineken Regatta
All At Sea
In this case it's the world renowned Sint Maarten Heineken Regatta that piqued ESPN Caribbean's interest and for the first time in the regatta's history the 2011 event was filmed and aired internationally to positive reviews. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Racing News - Edition 32
Sail World
ORACLE Racing is gracing the covers of notable sailing magazines. Yachting World in the UK has a picture of ORACLE Racing Spithill on its ear during the ACWS Plymouth Speed Trials. Germany's Segel has a picture of ORACLE Racing Coutts flying the ...
Competition fierce at national sailing rally
Cayman News Service
The annual National Sailing Championship is one of the most anticipated sailing regattas on the Cayman Islands Sailing Club's calendar, and once again this year the regatta lived up to its reputation. There were four different classes: Laser Radial, ...
S.F. America's Cup Official to Meet with Local Committee
Patch.com
By Dixie Jordan Adam Van de Water, San Francisco's assistant project director for the 34thAmerica's Cup, will make a presentation Thursday to the local America's Cup Ad Hoc Committee. The meeting will be held at 6 pm in Conference Room 1, ...
Sailboat in Distress Towed to Manele Bay
Maui Now
By Wendy Osher A36-foot sailboat was towed to Manele Bay on Lanai after it began taking on water late Monday night. Two people aboard (one male and one female) began evacuating themselves from the boat onto their dingy as they awaited help from the ...
Cruise ship Gem rescues sailors from stormy seas
Royal Gazette
The 39-foot sailboat Sanctuary contacted the US Coast Guard on Saturday, reporting it had taken several large breaking waves over the bow, according to USA Today. The sailboat had lost power and was slowly taking on water about 256 miles northeast of ...
2011 China International Regatta underway at Shenzen: Day three – Sailing news
bettor.com (blog)
Beijing Sailing Centre's Rick Pointon retained his overall lead of the fleet impressively with nine points after three races. The IRC fleet looked impressive on the third day, as the Division A fleet set a comfortable sail after the forecast became ...
Holland's Mitchell Kiss scores title at National High School Single-Handed ...
HollandSentinel.com
By ALAN BABBITT A cold, fall day whipped up the winds on Lake Michigan and created a choppy finale of sailing at the National High School Single-Handed Sailing Championship. Eleven races in one day made Sunday in Chicago even more challenging, ...
Sailboat sinks off Connector
Charleston Post Courier
A sunken sailboat (dark masts) in the Ashley River near the James Island Connector gave passing boaters something to ponder Monday afternoon. The two-masted sailboat that went down Friday is the latest sunken vessel added to the Charleston waterfront. ...
BJC support for regatta hailed
Gulf Daily News
THE Bahrain Jewellery Centre (BJC) has signed as official sponsors for the Kingdom of Bahrain Regatta Championship, to be held from November 15 to 19 at the Bahrain Sailing Club near Al Jazayer Beach in Zallaq. A sponsorship ceremony took place at the ...
Crimson Co-eds Earn Championship Spot
Harvard Crimson
With only a couple of weeks left in its fall season before its week-long postseason, the Harvard co-ed sailing team clinched a spot in the Atlantic Coast Championship with an impressive showing at the 70th Professor Erwin Schell Trophy regatta, ...
Could Green Dragon be Ireland's Next Youth Boat?
Afloat
Green Dragon is now in Spain and will represent Galway in this month's VOR 'Legends Regatta' in Alicante. It is sailing with a young Irish crew. The regatta is another marketing opportunity for the boat that might yet throw up a buyer.
World Championship Field Head To Terengganu Championship Finale
Bernama
The Competition To Win The ISAF World Match Racing Tour Championship For 2011 First Started In Marseille, France Where Frenchman Damien Iehl (French Match Racing Team) Defeated Countryman, Bertrand Pace (Aleph Sailing Team) At Match Race France. ...
Norwegian Gem Rescues Disabled Sailboat Northeast of Bermuda ...
By Jim Walker
According to WAVY.com, on October 29, 2011, the Norwegian Gem cruise ship responded to a distress signal initiated by a disabled sailboat which had lo.
Cruise Law News
MOB saved by mobile phone | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
French solo sailing star Florence Arthaud went overboard while going to the loo but called her mum on her mobile phone and was saved from the Mediterranean waters by rescuers after her mother alerted them, reports the Daily Telegraph. ...
Yachting Monthly News
Friday November 4th: Oakcliff on ESPN Classic | Oakcliff Sailing ...
By Dawn
On November 4th there will be three hours of SAILING on ESPN Classic! That's right, block off your Friday evening – sailing will be on mainstream TV. Three episodes, produced by legendary sailor Gary Jobson, are set to air. Here is a preview ...
Oakcliff Sailing Center
Take a walk around the Volvo Ocean Race village in Alicante ...
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Entry list grows forTransatlantic Superyacht Regatta - Yachts and ...
Nine sailing giants will assemble in Tenerife in less than one month's time for the start of the 2011 Transatlantic Superyacht Regatta - Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Cup.
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MAD DASH | The Corsair Dash 750 puts a rocket pack on pocket ...
By mq-admin
As we rounded Fort Adams, Bob Gleason from The Multihull Source rolled out the big screecher and I felt something I had never felt before aboard a sailboat—we accelerated from 6 knots to 12 knots in the span of two boat lengths or less. Wow. Rocket powered and sailing faster than the wind. The Dash 750 is a 24-foot pocket cruiser that evolved from the earlier Corsair 24 MkII. The new design has larger, more buoyant amas, a rotating wing mast, a retractable alloy bowsprit for the ...
Multihulls Quarterly • The...
15th North Sails Golf Day for the John Merricks Sailing Trus – Yachts ...
15th North Sails Golf Day for the John Merricks Sailing Trus – Yachts and Yachting Online. Written by on November 1, 2011 · Leave a Comment. 28 October 2011By Suzy Hamel 31 Oct 2011 15:47. A gloriously sunny and warm October ...
Golf Club Reviews
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Groupama, PUMA enjoy light ...
Pro-Am Race day during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Alicante stopover. ... sailing's elite including Olympic gold medallists, America's Cup competitors and ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Groupama...pro.../news.html
Tunnicliffe leads Tulloch in sailing finals | News | US Sailing
Tunnicliffe leads Tulloch in sailing finals ... over Genny Tulloch of Sausalito, Calif. , in the finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta for match racing. ...
sailing.teamusa.org/news/2011/10/29/tunnicliffe.../45292
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race update from Puma Ocean ...
World Cruising · 2013 America's Cup ... 'PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12' Puma Ocean Racing ... It's been a very long time anticipating and preparing for 'day one' of this regatta and we're finally there. ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Volvo-Ocean-Race.../90096
 

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