22 November 2011

VOR 2011: Puma loses its mast, retires from Leg 1


Volvo Ocean Race 2011: disaster hits as Puma losses its mast and falls further ...
Telegraph.co.uk
“We were sailing on a port tack, beam reaching in 22-23 knots of breeze, heading east northeast with eight to 10 foot waves when the mast failed. There were no warning signs," Read reported. “There was no panic onboard, and all crew are safe and well. ...PUMA Ocean Racing retires from Leg 1
Wind-Turbine Maker Vies For Sailing Record
Bloomberg
Today the Danish company is hailing the Greek wind god, Aeolus, to whip up winds strong enough to break another world record - in sailing. Vestas engineers, drawing on expertise in aerodynamics and light-weight materials, designed and built the aptly ...
Shorewood Sisters Carry a Sailing Legacy
Patch.com
Kate, 16, and Elizabeth's, 14, role became clear after they took fifth place with two other young women at the National J30 Championship Sailing Regatta in Annapolis, Maryland in September. They were the only teenagers to compete. ...
Belcher and Page unbeaten after four races at 470 Nationals
My Sailing
The 40 boat fleet is a combination of 28 male and 12 female crews from 12 countries with all of the teams making the most of their final regatta before next month's Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. “It's great to get this regatta in before ...
Yachts sailing into Tauranga
The Bay of Plenty Times
It will be the first time that the race, established 15 years ago by sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, will have visited New Zealand. The last boat in race five was expected to arrive in Tauranga during the weekend, with the fleet setting sail on ...
Oracle sweep America's Cup World Series round
Stuff.co.nz
The ACWS, sailed in ports around the world, is a prelude to the 2013 America's Cup on San Francisco Bay. Ellison, one of the world's richest men, rode along both days in the non-sailing guest racer spot on Spithill's AC45, the fast 45-foot catamaran ...
America's Cup heading for winter training
BYM News (press release)
With the spectators now gone, Regatta Director Iain Murray says it will take about a week to pack up the event before the ship makes its journey to the Mediterranean. With the next America's CupWorld Series event scheduled for Naples in April, ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Groupama prepares to hunt out roaring forties
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama 4 are currently 2476 miles from the finish line of leg one in Cape Town, trailing the leaders by 333.90 nm at the 1300 UTC position report today. The pace of the Saint Helena High tour is about to pick up dramatically on...
America's Cup race baffles a nautical novice
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
For almost two years, I've written about the business of the 2013 America's Cup and its economic impact on San Francisco. Never having seen an actual America's Cup race before, I was excited last week to have my first chance to witness one during a ...
SF Mayor Lee Announces Congressional Passage of Critical 34th America's Cup Bill
California Newswire
/California Newswire/ — SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the America's Cup Act to facilitate hosting the 34th America's Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in the events has passed the US House of Representatives after ...
America's Cup: Team Korea now 4th in World Championship
Sail World
A superb effort from Chris Draper and the crew lived up to the mantra of the 'best sailors on the fastest boats', with valuable Championship points at stake as the wind picked up on cue in San Diego Bay for the final day of the regatta. ...
Extreme Sailing Series : Chris Draper returns to Oman Sail Extreme 40
BYM News (press release)
Known as the 'White Tiger Challenge', Team Korea is the first ever entry from Korea in the history of the America's Cup, and Chris recently led the team to a second place finish at the AC World Series Match Racing Championship in Plymouth, ...
Robots Attempting Longest Ever Unmanned Sailing Voyage
RedOrbit
A quartet of robots set out last week on a 300-plus day journey that will take them 33000 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean — the longest voyage ever attempted by an unmanned sailing craft, according to various reports. ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Other than select Volvo Ocean Race employees, only three people are allowed to email the boat and all personal communication must go through them. The only news we get from the outside world is what people choose to share. ...
America's Cup World Series San Diego – Energy Team in third
Sail World
Suffering from a slight speed deficit sailing downwind, the French team managed nevertheless to keep up and completed the second lap in fourth place, seven seconds behind the third boat. And then it was off on the final upwind leg. ...
US Sailing announces 2012 National Sailing Program Symposium
Boating Industry
PORTSMOUTH, RI – US Sailing recently announced its 2012 National Sailing Program Symposium, to be held Jan. 11-14, 2012, at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif. There are 34 topics on the agenda for this year's symposium, including e-marketing, ...
2012 Onion Patch Series - the triathlon of sailboat racing
Sail World
The series originally began in New England and concluded with the ocean race, but since 1994 it includes the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta on June 9-10, the Cruising Club of America/Royal Bermuda Yacht Club's Newport Bermuda Race® starting on June ...
SEA Games Sailing: Singapore sailors bring home 4 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze
Red Sports
By Les Tan/Red Sports Victoria Chan won a gold in the laser radial class on November 18th. (Photo 1 by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images for SSC) Jakarta, Saturday, November 19, 2011 — Singapore sailors contributed four gold, one silver and three bronze to ...
Shadow Man to perform at the 2012 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
BYM News (press release)
The first artist for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has now been announced! Shadow Man will be one of the featured St. Maarten artists responsible for creating the great party atmosphere during the largest Regatta in the Caribbean. ...
Al Bustan kids supreme
Times of Oman
MUSCAT: Al Bustan School ruled the waves at the second Inter-school SailingCompetition under supreme sailing conditions at the Mussanah Sports City yesterday. With clear blue skies and conditions ideal for sailing, some of the young sailors in Oman ...
America's Cup adds three more sponsors - Sports Sponsorship ...
By comment@sportspromedia.com
America's Cup adds three more sponsors, Sailing Sponsorship news from SportsPro Media. ... Three more sponsors have signed up with the America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA), organisers of the 34th America's Cup. Starwood Hotels & Resorts, The Napa ... The new raft of partners join Louis Vuitton and official suppliers Hanson Bridgett, YouTube, Garmin, Puma and Sailors for the Sea for the Cup regatta, as well as the new-format America's Cup World Series. Craig Thompson ...
SportsPro Media - Latest News
Roger Williams University Athletics - Sailing finishes second at ...
At the 2011 Intercollegiate Sailing Association Match Race Nationals this past weekend, the Roger Williams University Sailing team came away with a second place finish, finishing just behind champion U.S. Naval Academy. The Sloop Championships, co-hosted by California Maritime Academy and St. Francis ... The regatta was sailed in J22s and each team had one skipper and two crew members on their boats. Match racing involves just two boats racing against each other at a time ...
Roger Williams University Athletics
Puma breaks mast in 1st leg of Volvo Ocean Race
American boat Puma became the third member of the Volvo Ocean race fleet to sustain serious damage when its mast broke on Monday during the first leg from Spain to Sou...
Mail.com: International
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 17 - Yachts ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Rooster Sailing - Roof Rack Padding ... Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 17. By Volvo Ocean Race media 21 Nov 2011 12:16. Register here to start Banner Advertising on ...
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Intercollegiate Sailing. Hayes, Carminati Named to 2011 All ...
By clevine
2011 Naval Academy graduate Clark Hayes was named first-team ICSA Academic All-American and senior Jason Carminati was named honorable mention academic All-American, the ICSA announced recently. Continue Reading » ...
ArmedForces.com
Beneteau say 'No' to London | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Beneteau Yachts - one of the biggest boatbuilders in Europe are not exhibiting at the 2012 Tullet Prebon London Boat Show. Francois Renault, area sales manager for the UK, said, 'We feel we can best serve our customers in the UK by ...
Yachting Monthly News
Bahamas News - Three Men Set Out On Sailing Adventure Through ...
By Ella Jones
It's a formula for adventure: Three Lee County residents with little sailing experience, a Bayfield sailboat they bought on Craigslist for $5000, limited provisions and a plan to spend eight months cruising the Bahamas and Caribbean. Christian ...
Bahamas News
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By gmo
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Shocking gash in Sanya's hull -- Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 ...
Expect more like this to be uploaded to the Official Volvo Ocean Race ... @ japconvert What ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=g99Pdy-TGe4
Lone Sailboat | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
This photo belongs to. aerogami.com's photostream (372). Newest photo →; Lone Sailboat · Sage · Dried Santolina Blossoms #1 ...
www.flickr.com/photos/aerogami/6340186086/
Sailing - CNN.com
Oracle prepares for America's Cup ... This month six crews start the 2011 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race and Shirley ... Film locations worth sailing to ...
edition.cnn.com/CNNI/Programs/main.sail/index.html
Telefonica takes Volvo Ocean Race lead • Sports - Sailing and ...
Sports - Sailing and Boating ... Telefonica takes Volvo Ocean Race lead ... AMERICA'S CUP:America's Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing ...
www.hometownannapolis.com/.../Telefonica-takes-Volvo-Oce...
Sail-World.com : America's Cup World Series - Energy Team on top ...
The America's Cup World Series is currently underway on San Diego Bay and on Wednesday afternoon, consistency was the key for the French Energy Team ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=90820
America's Cup sixth man is as close as one can get - SFGate
SAN DIEGO -- - The sixth man in the America's Cup World Series will never ... For those with sailing backgrounds, the trip enhances the connection to the sport. ...
articles.sfgate.com/.../30400046_1_oracle-boats-oracle-racing-...
DCMilitary.com: Navy Wins National Intercollegiate Sailing ...
Members of the U.S. Naval Academy Offshore Sailing Team sail in the Severn River during the John F. Kennedy Cup Regatta, an annual national intercollegiate ...
www.dcmilitary.com/.../navy-wins-national-intercollegiate-sail...
 

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