08 November 2011

VOR 2011: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker says his team could be back in race in 24 hours


Volvo Ocean Race 2011: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker says his team could be back in race in 24 hours.
Telegraph.co.uk
British skipper Ian Walker could get his Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team back competing in leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race as early as Tuesday night, as their round the clock repair operation looked like paying off. By Kate Laven Abu Dhabi were forced to ...


Adil Khalid: Broken mast in Volvo Ocean Race was scary
The National
Having started well in the opening 6500 nautical mile opening leg to Cape Town, which began Saturday, Azzam soon ran into heavy weather off the Spanish coast. In complete darkness, Azzam's mast broke after coming off a steep wave. ...

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 2 - Yachts ...
At last, after a difficult couple of days, the fleet racing in leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race has flooded through the Straits of Gibraltar and has been set free into the Atlantic, led by Chris Nicholson's CAMPER at 2100 GMT last night. ...  Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...

Sailing all ship shape at ISAF World Cup
Melbourne Weekly Bayside
BY DANIEL PAPROTH All eyes were on the impressive surrounds of Sandringham Yacht Club on Monday afternoon as the Melbourne leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup kicked off across Port Phillip Bay. In perfect conditions, the world's elite sailors battled it ...
RCMP probe suspected drug smuggling
CBC.ca
"It is believed that the sailboat came from South America and that the smuggling operation involved foreign crew members and a boat owner who acted with the assistance of individuals in Québec," said Lamarre. A second sailboat, also sailing from South ...
Extreme Sailing Series TV schedule
Sail World
UK viewers can now watch the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series six part TV series starting this Saturday, 12th November on Channel 4. The six programmes will run over consecutive weeks on Channel 4 and this Saturday's programme starts with Act 1 in Muscat, ...
Expect closely-fought battles in sailing
TODAYonline
Singapore Sailing have named an 11-strong squad, including six rookies, as they bid to regain their status as the region's top sailing nation. The sport last featured at the 2007 Games in Thailand. The hosts topped the regatta with 10 gold, ...
Nortek Provides New Navigation Capability to PUMA Ocean Racing Team for 2011 ...
The Maritime Executive (press release)
The PUMA Ocean Racing team sets out on the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 on Saturday, November 5, departing Alicante, Spain, for Cape Town, South Africa. The 11-member crew will travel 39000 nautical miles over nine months, sailing from ...
Volvo Ocean Race : The lead in sight for Telefonica
BYM News (press release)
"Telefónica" is now sailing in the Atlantic after a rough Mediterranean ride. Yesterday (Sunday 6th November) the Spanish entry crossed the Gibraltar Strait in second place "with the boat all in one piece and the crew all in tact! ...
Burlington's Community Sailing Center charts course
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Executive Director Kate Neubauer stands in front of the Community Sailing Center's main office in Burlington on Wednesday. / COURTNEY JORDAN, Free Press Months after Lake Champlain's record-level flooding receded, the Community Sailing Center on ...
Camels Take Sixth In Sailing Competition
Patch.com
Connecticut College also competed in the Hap Moore Team Racing Regatta on the Thames River. It was a successful weekend for the Camels, who topped the five team field in the Silver Fleet with a record of 7-7.
America's Cup Event Authority applauds US Senate and House of Representatives
YACHTe.com.au
The America's Cup Event Authority today issued the following statement on the America's Cup Act of 2011: “We applaud the members of the US Senate and US House of Representatives who voted overwhelmingly in support of the America's CupAct of 2011,” ...
Makeover for sailing club
Bellingen Courier Sun
The sailing club, which runs numerous sailing programs, including Sailability Urunga for people with disabilities, will be getting a total makeover today (Wednesday, November 9). Team members from Bunnings Warehouse Coffs Harbour, Armidale, Ballina, ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships : The dream begins in Perth
BYM News (press release)
There are now three weeks and a couple of days until the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships get underway. Perth has just finished hosting the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and through the CHOGM festivities, ...
West Kirby Sailing Club prepares for annual prizegiving
Wirral Globe
By Andrew Stratton » WEST Kirby Sailing Cub will hand out more than 60 trophies later this month at their annual prizegiving which follows another successful season despite some poor weather. Pride of place will go to veteran Hilbre sailor Gerald Riley ...
It's not all plain sailing
Irish Independent
"My goal is to win the Volvo Ocean Race and have a great career. Other than that ... " he shrugs lightly, no need to finish the sentence. Sailing may be a dangerous sport ("I do know two or three people who have been lost at sea while racing; ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet makes good progress
Sail World
Richard said he will be sailing outside the 200-metre contour around Cape Leeuwin due to the increase in sea and swell conditions. Originally from Tasmania, this phase of Clipper 11-12 takes Richard through his home sailing grounds. ...
Bermudian ship in high-seas rescue
Royal Gazette
Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said that at about 3.30pm yesterday, the crew of M/v Oleander was involved in the successful recovery of four survivors from the 46ft sailing vessel 'Elle' a NARC rally participant, located approximately 200 miles ...
Online and Walk-in Registration Open for This Weekend's US SAILING One-Design ...
US SAILING (press release)
SailX.com Online Regatta demo (Bring laptop to enter regatta.) Register online: The $150 ($195 nonmembers) registration fee includes the official ODSS notebook, more than 25 presentations, panel discussions and workshops plus two cocktail parties, ...
NSW Hobie Cat State Titles at Palm Beach Sailing Club
Sail World
NSW Hobie Cat State Titles 2011-12 will be hosted by Palm Beach Sailing Club on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December. The two day regatta will be sailed in Pittwater off Station Beach, at the north end of the Pittwater side of the Palm Beach peninsula. ...
Sailor Rescued Off Coast Of Baja California
KGTV San Diego
SAN DIEGO -- A sailor was rescued after his sailboat somehow became disabled off the coast of Baja California, the US Coast Guard said Sunday. The sailor had left San Diego on Nov. 1, bound for Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, said Coast Guard spokeswoman ...
Loxodromes, rhumb lines, and the problem of sailing into infinity at the North ...
io9
Want to know how to get from New York to London? Set a course 73 degrees east of north and just keep going. Congratulations, you're on the express loxodrome. Loxodromes are also known as rhumb lines. A rhumb is a path that will take you from one point ...
Five-star sailing arrives at Kangaroo Island
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)
Luxury sailing getaways have arrived in South Australia with the launch of Kangaroo Island Sailing by experienced husband and wife sailing duo Ashley and Renee Newman. Trips onboard the 21-metre luxury ketch Lady Eugenie will include three-day, ...
Sunsail special summer sailing offer 'too good to resist'
Sail World (press release)
The Whitsunday Islands make an amazing sailing holiday at the worst of times, but now, Sunsail, the world's largest boat charter company, have just released a special that could make a summer holiday in this sailing heaven too good to resist. ...
Jacob pushes Solos all the way at Melton Sailing Club
Melton Today
IN bright, sunny conditions and a north west wind of force two to three, 13 Melton Sailing Club boats took part in the fourth race of the Frostbite pursuit series on Sunday. The four Solos thought they were going to have the race all their own way, ...
2011 WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR EVENTS:
World Match Racing Tour
The collaboration continues the jeweller's rich sporting heritage where its famous hallmark can be found on renowned trophies including the America's Cup, the Cricket World Cup and the FA Premier League trophy. The new trophy will be awarded at the ...
Grandfather sails home after epic Arctic trip
The Northern Echo
However, he ended up sailing for 40 days and nights at sea in his 52ft-long craft called Eshamy. He was aided by crewmate Katherine Brownlie, 28, who was with him for the toughest part of the 10000-plus mile journey he began in June. “I'm not tired, ...
Etihad Airways Beats Airline Rivals in Charity Regatta
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)
The Etihad Airways-sponsored Farr 40 Racing Yacht 'Estate Master' was skippered by Australian sailing legend John Bertrand AM and crewed by Malcolm Page, Australian yachting Olympic Gold medallist and other corporate guests. John Bertrand said: “It's ...
2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup Off To A Great Start In Melbourne
By admin
The 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup is off to a great start with close racing throughout the fleets on day one of Sail Melbourne at Sandringham Yacht Club.
Metiers De La Mer - All About...
NAVY Wins Kennedy Cup and Becomes Offshore Sailing National ...
By Rob Almeida
This weekend, eight Midshipmen from the Varsity Offshore Sailing Team (VOST) of the United States Naval Academy, won the prestigiousJohn F. Kennedy Cup Regatta and - in doing so - became National Champions! The event was hosted at ...
gCaptain Forum
Volvo Ocean Race 2011 7 Nov am update | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
As the limelight of the first 24 hours of the Volvo Ocean Race have been taken up by the dismasting of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and the near-sinking of Team Sanya, so last night at around 2000 GMT the Chris Nicholson-skippered Camper led the remaining four boats racing past Gibraltar and out of the Mediterranean. This ended some fairly hideous upwind ...
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Argyll News: Tourism Intelligence Scotland launches Sailing ...
By newsroom
The really useful service organisation, Tourism Intelligence Scotland, has today launched a new guide to sailing tourism: Sailing Tourism Guide. This is the.
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Volvo Ocean Race riding out economic storm | Reuters
ALICANTE, Spain (Reuters) - Bruised and battered policymakers trying to steer the global economy through the current economic storm might empathize with ...
www.reuters.com/.../us-sailing-volvo-sponsorship-idUSTRE7...
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi dismasting update ...
... Video Gallery · World Cruising · 2013 America's Cup ... Paul Todd/Volvo Ocean Race Click Here to view large photo ... The boat remains in the race, the toughest offshore event in sailing which will not finish until July 2012 in Galway, Ireland. ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=90381
The Latest From The America's Cup | www.ktvu.com
The Latest From The America's Cup. ... SLIDESHOW: A Day On The Water At America's CupWorld Series ... America's Cup -- Smooth Sailing China Team ...
www.ktvu.com/s/sports/americascup/
America's Cup Plan to Curb Invasive Seaweed: Scrape Piers by ...
State water quality regulators had ordered the organizers of the sailing event to ... been working closely with regatta organizers to help minimize environmental ...
www.baycitizen.org/.../americas-cup-invasive-seaweed-scrape/

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