23 November 2011

Volvo Ocean Race: Lost mast, lost teeth and gained miles (video)



Volvo Ocean Race: Lost mast, lost teeth and gained miles (video)

Puma loses its mast in Volvo Ocean race
AFP
The Puma team who led for much of the Volvo Ocean Race first leg face a huge challenge to keep its campaign alive, after it lost its mast in the South Atlantic. Duration: 00:58.
Bayview One Design Regatta launches summer 2012
Sail World
'They take their one-design sailing seriously, and they have come to expect the very best in race management and social functions, which BYC will deliver with fresh energy and an innovative spirit for beginning new traditions.' The Detroit NOOD Regatta ...
US Sailing Rewards Transpac Race Participants with Rescue Medal
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 22, 2011) – US Sailing has announced that Philip Sauer (Honolulu, Hawaii), the owner of Second Chance, a 44-foot sloop, and his crew will be awarded a Hanson Rescue Medal. The crew of nine rescued a kayaker as their boat was ...
Muscat Regatta 2011 preview
Sail World
The Muscat Regatta is the largest sailing regatta in the Arabian Peninsular. With a US$ 50000 prize fund it is now in its third year and firmly established as one of Oman's major sporting events. The Muscat Regatta provides a wonderful opportunity for ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2012 TV series creates a buzz
Sail World
At the world's largest trade show for sports rights owners, buyers and broadcasters, the Extreme Sailing Series 2012 TV series created a bigger buzz than ever before. Eighteen TV channels around the world are broadcasting the 2011 six-part series but ...
Sailing | Tufts finishes fifth at Sloop Nationals
Tufts Daily
The Jumbos secured a spot in the championship regatta when they won the New England Sloop Championship on Sept. 25. That day, they finished in first in ten of 11 races. On Friday, the sophomore trio started off the championship regatta on a successful ...
Seabrook Sailing Club honors this year's club champion
Your Houston News
The Club Championship is the capstone event held at the end of every race season in which the winners of the spring and fall series (18 races each) from each class of boat race each other to determine the Club Champion. This year's participants were ...
New Italian team enters 34th America's Cup
The Triton
By Paul Warren The 34th America's Cup sailing regatta has a new, late entry: the team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 representing the Circolo della Vela Sicilia of Palermo, one of Italy's oldest and most prestigious yacht clubs. A previous Italian team, ...
ON THE WATER: Sailing Through Thanksgiving Traditions
Gazette Newspapers
The three days after Thanksgiving will be busy ones for a bunch of youngsters who are coming to Long Beach for a sailboat-racing clinic. Alamitos Bay Yacht Club will again host the event sponsored by the California International Sailing Association ...
Watch for All Girl Crew in Grenada Sailing Festival 2012
All At Sea
The company has yachts and crews entered in a wide range of prestigious events and regattas including Cowes Week; Fastnet; Heineken Regatta, St. Maarten; International Rolex Regatta, St. Thomas; BVI Spring Regatta and Antigua Race Week. ...
Sailing: It takes quality to be a winner
Malta Independent Online
“We thought we threw it all away, but our luck turned in due time and we were soon sailing again at full force. Later on that morning we reached the fleet in the strait of Messina and later at Stromboli caught up with the second lot of the fleet which ...
Boomless Sailing
My Sailing
After a lifetime at sea, Patricia and I no longer wanted to risk sailing's equivalent to being whacked on the head by a baseball bat: Thus our decision to banish booms from the rig altogether. Our other decision, the pilothouse, provides a defensive ...
British sailing veterans still bitter over missing the boat in 1980 Olympics
Telegraph.co.uk
Lingering bitterness over the way a group of British Olympic sailing veterans were cast adrift from the 1980 Olympic Games has prompted them to seek recognition for the sacrifices they were forced to make when the Royal Yachting Association blocked ...
Swanning around at the Phuket King's Cup Regatta
Sail World
With just a few weeks to go until this year's Phuket King's Cup Regatta gets underway, many teams are undergoing their preparations to get their boats ready for what could be some of the tightest racing in years. Some are fine tuning their boats and ...
Gold Coast stuck in wind hole as other Clipper boats close in
My Sailing
Gold Coast Australia continues to hold the lead after adapting from sailing in a storm to drifting along in less than five knots of wind in just six hours resulting in numerous sail changes. However, the light and fluky conditions are prompting skipper ...
Nigeria is the 49th country to enter the Optimist Worlds in NZ
My Sailing
Most sailors participate in the Pre-Worlds Clinic or the Harken Invitational Regatta to get a feel for the local conditions before getting ready for why they are here: the 2011 World Championships. The regatta, on December 28 and 29, provides a great ...
VESTAS Sailrocket 2 sets its sights on world speed sailing record
Gizmag
Designed and built from the ground up with a focus on speed, the boat and the VSR2 team have headed to Walvis Bay in Namibia with the aim of breaking the outright world speed sailing record for the short distance 500 meters (1640 ft) of 55.65 knots (64 ...
Selection policy for 2012 Australian Youth Sailing Team released
My Sailing
Yachting Australia has released the guidelines for the nomination and selection of the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Sailing Team to compete at the 2012 ISAF Youth SailingWorld Championships, to be held in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, ...
Transatlantic Superyacht Regatta - Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Cup begins
Sail World
This edition is organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association and will see the fleet of sailing giants navigating approximately 2700 miles to reach the finish line in Virgin Gorda, where the YCCS is putting the ...
Inaugural Regatta for Redkite raises more than $35000
Inside SAP Magazine (blog)
The SAP Ecosystem Foundation has raised more than $35000 for children with cancer and their families through its inaugural event, the Regatta for Redkite. Generously sponsored by Dimension Data, the Regatta saw 12 boats with 150 crew compete for glory ...
Stormy launches sailing-specific lifejacket range
My Sailing
Stormy Lifejackets has released a range of sailing specific PFDs with an inbuilt ISO approved harness. All products are water-activated with a manual inflation option and the various styles offer between 165 and 300 Newtons of buoyancy. ...
Government Ready To Continue Hosting Monsoon Cup - Shabery
Bernama
KUALA TERENGGANU, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- The government is considering the possibility of continuing with the prestigious Monsoon Cup sailing event for after its maiden agreement ends in 2012. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said ...
Spithill savors match, fleet championship
Annapolis Capital
This stop of the ACWS was the first America's Cup racing in the United States since Russell Coutts - now Oracle Racing's CEO - led Team New Zealand to a five-race sweep of Dennis Conner off San Diego in 1995. The next ACWS regatta is in Naples, Italy, ...
Sailrocket Sailing World Record attempt - Last time I dare this place
Sail World
The team behind the Vestas Sailrocket 2 program are at Walvis Bay in Namibia in their quest to set the outright world speed sailing record. They have just begun their offical world record attempt period. Jeffro looked at me funny the minute I said ...
American yacht pulls out of Volvo Ocean Race | Gadling.com
By Chris Owen
Putting sailing prowess and human ability to an exceptional test, the nine-month long Volvo Ocean Race is held every three years. Called the most important and extreme offshore race in the world, those who take part know this is no pleasure ...
Gadling
The Adventure Blog: Solo Sailing Update: Laura Crosses Indian ...
By Adventure Junkie
According to her most recent blog update, she is currently in Port Elizabeth, and will soon be sailingaround the Cape of Good Hope, which should be the last of the major challenges before she turns for home. That last stretch run will have her ...
The Adventure Blog
CAMPER: Injuries while “sailing on the edge” | en.NauticWebNEWs ...
By nauticweb
He was stabilised immediately by on board medic Tony Rae and after further medical advice fromVolvo Ocean Race Headquarters has received three stiches and the affected tooth area has been anesthetised. Onboard medic Tony Rae ...
en.NauticWebNEWs.com
Sunset / sailboat | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By nobody@flickr.com (George Rex)
Topaz Omega dinghy becalmed on Greenland Dock, on a misty late-afternoon. This was the scene's actual colour, I haven't altered it. London Borough of Southwark. [View Large on black]
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2011 Muscat Regatta at Marina Bandar Al-Rowdha - Preview ...
The largest sailing regatta in the Arabian Peninsular with a US$50000 prize fund is now in its third year. Firmly established as one of Oman's major sporting events, the Muscat Regatta provides a wonderful opportunity for close to one hundred ...
Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...
Intercollegiate Sailing. Navy IC Sailing Wins ICSA Nationals Match ...
By clevine
The 2011 Intercollegiate Sailing Association Match Race Nationals took place Friday, November 18 - Sunday, November 20 co-hosted by California Maritime Academy and St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. The racing took place out of St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco Bay in front of ...The regatta was sailed in J22s and each team had one skipper and two crewmembers on their boats. Match racing involves just two boats racing against each other at a time utilizing both ...
ArmedForces.com
PhotoBlog - American yacht suffers broken mast in Volvo Ocean Race
By PhotoBlog
Ken Read, skipper of PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, right, reacts to a broken mast during the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, which began 17 days ago from Alicante, Spain. The rig onboard PUMA's Mar Mostro failed in ...
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Spinnaker demonstration at London Boat Show | Sailing news ...
This time, as well as running a repeat of the cruising chute demo, Yachting Monthly writer and renowned cruising instructor John Goode and a team from Southampton-based school SouthernSailing will show how to confidently hoist, trim, ...
Yachting Monthly News
Chris Brittle, Team Member from America's Cup on Team Korea ...
By Steven Jacobs
On Monday November 21, 2011, K1 Speed Ontario had the honor of meeting Chris Brittle, Team Member from America's Cup on Team Korea. Chris is one of the 5 members on Team Korea's international sailboat racing squad. Pictured below ...
Latest News on K1 Speed and Karting...
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | PUMA's Mar Mostro suffers broken ...
Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race ... “We were sailing on a port tack, beam reaching in 22-23 knots of breeze, heading east northeast with ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/PUMA-s-Mar.../news.html
Louie's Last Regatta | Facebook
Company Overview: Louie's Last Regatta was started in 1999 by a group of Milwaukee sailors who basically wanted one more sailing regatta before they had to ...
www.facebook.com/LouiesLastRegatta
America's Cup | The Napa Valley Designated Official Wine Region ...
Sailing from the inside out. News · Blog · Gallery · Features ... “The America's Cup is a fantastic way to showcase the wines of Napa Valley. This high-profile ...
www.americascup.com/.../The-Napa-Valley-Designated-Offici...
Sailing around the world!
Right now I live up north in Alberta to save money, pay off all of our bills, and sell everything so we can spend all next summer on a sail boat for the summer, then ...
forums.cruisingworld.com/showthread.php?21223-Sailing...

 

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