07 November 2011

VOR: Camper sets pace, Azzam suffers broken mast


Sailing-Camper sets pace, Azzam suffers broken mast
Reuters
Volvo Ocean Race team Camper races during the first leg between Alicante and Cape Town in Alicante November 5, 2011. ALICANTE, Spain (Reuters) - New Zealand entry Camper made the best start on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday as the ...
America's Cup planners should make concessions now
San Francisco Chronicle
They know how to win a regatta. Soon, we'll learn if organizers of the 2013 America's Cup also know how to keep legitimate concerns from becoming full-scale controversies. If they don't, a huge project with a rare degree of support in San Francisco ...
Australian Sailing Team gears up for Sail Melbourne
My Sailing
The Laser class at Sail Melbourne will feature two Australian Sailing Team members with Tom Slingsby and Tom Burton lining up in the biggest fleet at the regatta, with 60 Lasers making the trip to Melbourne. Slingsby heads into the event off the back ...
Future ISAF Sailing World Cup Venues Announced
International Sailing Federation
Events in Asia, Africa/Middle East, the Americas and Oceania will go on to make the full compliment of the six-regatta circuit and further announcements on these events will be made in due time. The ISAF Sailing World Cup was launched in December 2008 ...
Hampton to Caribbean sailing race boosts local economy
Daily Press
HAMPTON — Fort Monroe has been a place of departures in recent months as the Army has pulled out but few will be more dramatic than the departure of 62 sailing vessels from the historic citadel on Monday. The Caribbean 1500 cruising rally is due to ...
Philippine sailing team arrives as foreign bets trickle in
Inquirer.net
The sailing team, which will not see action until November 12, was the lone Philippine contingent that came late in the night, with the others in the 512-strong athletic roster scheduled to plane in on a staggered basis starting Wednesday. ...
Crews battle sailboat fire in East Ocean View
The Virginian-Pilot
By Mike Hixenbaugh Smoke was billowing from a 40-foot sailboat when crews arrived at Cutty Sark Marina just before noon, said Battalion Chief Harry Worley, spokesman for Norfolk Fire-Rescue. The fire was brought under control shortly after. ...
America's Cup Event Authority today issued the following statement on the ...
BYM News (press release)
“We applaud the members of the US Senate and US House of Representatives who voted overwhelmingly in support of the America's Cup Act of 2011,” said Craig Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, America's Cup Event Authority. ...
Anders Bringdal breaks the Swedish Speed Sailing record
SurferToday
Anders Bringdal has just broken the Swedish Speed Sailing record, in Luderitz, Namibia. The windsurfers reached 47.30 knots in the 500-metre race attempt. Bringdal got the most out of the 55 knots of wind available in Luderitz and even reached the 50.7...
Volvo Ocean Race: Only 24 hours to Gibraltar..
Sail World
The six strong Volvo Ocean race fleet should get away to a slingshot start, with favourable winds promising a fast ride to the first milestone in the race - the Straits of Gibraltar. The America's Cup based software Predictwind says that winds are ...
Rescue ends family's dream sailing voyage
Brisbane Times
A family of four has been winched to safety after their catamaran ran aground on the central Queensland coast early today. The vessel had broken from its mooring near Shoalwater Bay about 3am, RACQ Central Queensland Rescue's Phil Dowler said. ...
Olympic hopefuls take to the bay
The Age
Melbourne is hosting the opening week-long round of the International SailingFederation's Sailing World Cup. The event, one of seven regatta's that make up the world cup, will give sailors a chance to test their opposition before the world ...
Lipton Cup Regatta 2011 incorporates 2010-2012 State IRC/AMS titles.
Sail World
November 19 and 20 - Lipton Cup Regatta held on Port Philip. This year the 2011-2012 Victorian State IRC and AMS Titles are incorporated into the event. With racing covering all divisions, including cruising boats, this is the major pre Christmas event ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Zidane visits beautiful, wonderful Formula 1 of the sea
BYM News (press release)
Zinedine Zidane saluted a beautiful race and the wonderful boats about to depart in sailing's Formula 1, as the French soccer legend gave Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing a unique send-off this morning. Zinedine Zidane saluted a beautiful race and the wonderful ...
Top Olympic coach named Sailor of Year
New Zealand Herald
However, perhaps his crowning glory came at the Olympic Test Event in Weymouth, the site of the 2012 Olympic sailing regatta. Although he and Tuke were the youngest pairing taking part, they finished a more-than-creditable third, in the process ...
Fast and furious Showdown
Tasmania Mercury
IT was no place for the faint-hearted on the Derwent yesterday as the crews showed their aggressive side on day two of the 2011 Showdown Regatta. The racing was fast and furious when the seabreeze kicked in during the afternoon, which was in stark ...
Falmouth sailors concern for marine conservation plans
BBC News
Sailing associations in Cornwall are challenging proposals to create a new marine conservation zone in Falmouth's Carrick Roads. The aim of the Finding Sanctuary Project is to protect maerl (algae) beds which act as a nursery for commercial fish stocks ...
Kenefick rewarded for showcasing array of skills
Irish Independent
The Volvo Ocean Race gets under way today from Alicante in a global marathon which will conclude in Galway early in July next year. The short in-port race last weekend was inconclusive as the course had to be shortened as calms set in, but Ian Walker's ...
Barrows, Tayler sail strong in Chicago
Virgin Islands Daily News
It was Kiss' effort in the final race that helped him secure the regatta victory. Tayler, who is also a junior, registered a third-place finish on Sunday. He also took sixth in the last race and tallied three seventh-place finishes over two days. ...
Wind farm worries blowing up a storm in Christchurch
Bournemouth Echo
A recent meeting at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes was attended by Commodore of Christchurch Sailing Club Rick Thompson and Vice-Commodore Lawrence Crapper as well as the commodores from the areas sailing clubs and a representative from Eneco. ...
Boats clash at start of Volvo Ocean Race | The Associated Press ...
By The Associated Press
Camper led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Alicante on Saturday on leg 1 of a 39000-nautical mile journey around the world after a dramatic opening in which two boats crashed into each other. France's Groupama penalised herself for ...
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Volvo Ocean Race leg one start report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Chris Nicholson's Emirates Team New Zealand crew led the fleet out of Alicante at the start of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race today, living up to the daily sail's form guide. With the forecast indicating 20-25 knots, but gusting to over 35, today's ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Alicante « volvobusesenvironmentblog
By volvobuses
It's sailing season again! Seeing the crews taking good bye of their families is truly heart breaking. Today the Volvo Ocean Race started in Alicante. The six teams first made some laps along the coastline and then took off for Cape Town. ...
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Saturday 5 November 2011: Squalls, Full-On Sailing & Chasing ...
By emily
08:30 GMT: Gamesa is making solid speeds down the race course in a south westerly direction nicely in touch with the main pack, sailing a middle routing as Mike Golding and Bruno Dubois monitor the evolving weather patterns. The Open 60 ...
Mike Golding Yacht Racing
NZ boat makes flying start in Volvo Ocean Race | Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand entry Camper made the best start on the opening leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday as the six teams contesting the eight-month, 39000-nautical-mile event set off from Alicante, Spain, bound for Cape Town. ... "The conditions at first will be ideal for these boats - fastsailing in fresh breeze," chief meteorologist Gonzalo Infante said on the race's website (www.volvooceanrace.com). "But within about 12 hours, as the boats race into the night, they will have to punch ...
Stuff.co.nz - Auckland
Investec Private Bank provides sailing bursary in conjunction with Le ...
By Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited
Jersey youngsters with a passion for sailing could be awarded a bursary thanks to Investec Bank (Channel Islands) Limited. The bursary is open to Jersey youngsters this year, but may be open to those in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the future ...
Sustainable Guernsey
Rolling Earth Travel » Blog Archive » Tips on how to Find a Sailing ...
By Jerry S
A sailing vacation in Bahamas can be the ultimate solution to travel throughout comfort and in style. With it's islands and beautiful shorelines, Bahamas is the perfect place to simply get away from the stress filled city lifestyle and just rest under ...
Rolling Earth Travel

The Showdown - Exhilarating sailing on the Derwent
Sail World
Another Australian champion sailor, teenager Alec Bailey, finished the regatta with eight straight wins in the International 420 class. Sailing VMG with Nelson Brown as crew, the former national champion and international sailor in the International ...
America's Cup development's potential after-effects scrutinized
San Francisco Examiner
With Larry Ellison on board, Oracle BMW Racing's America's Cup entry sails past Alcatraz in 2003 in San Francisco. (AP file photo) Bay regulators will consider letting organizers of the America's Cup moor yachts and other fancy boats close to shore ...
Volvo Ocean Race update from Groupama 4
Sail World
The crew aboard Groupama 4 are currently sailing in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012. We are now brought up to date on the team's progress. Around thirty miles from the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, Groupama 4 has taken a different option to her ...
French sailing acrobats make stop in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Sentinel
By Jessica M. Pasko SANTA CRUZ -- Delphine Lechifflart and Franck Rabilier left their home in northwestern France in 2004 to sail the open seas and perform aerial acrobatics suspended from their 40-foot yellow sailboat. The couple has performed all ...
Sailor rescued 160 miles off San Diego
San Jose Mercury News
AP SAN DIEGO—The Coast Guard has rescued a sailor whose sailboat was damaged and adrift about 160 miles southeast of San Diego. Petty Officer Pam Boehland said Saturday that a friend of the sailor contacted authorities after receiving a phone message ...
Malcolm Page encourages young sailors at Victoria's community Go Sailing Day
BYM News (press release)
More than 30 Port Phillip and regional yacht clubs have enjoyed a bumper day, hosting thousands of would be Malcolm Page Olympic champions for this year's annual Victorian community Go SailingDay. At St Kilda's Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, ...
Troubled Sailboat Draws Rescuers
Patch.com
By Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime Lifeguards and firefighters rescued three people near the Wedge on Saturday when their sailboat started having engine trouble, a fire official said. At about 2:35 pm, emergency crews responded to a call about a 28-foot sailboat ...
Turkey Day Regatta at Alamitos Bay YC preview
Sail World
The VOR is underway and the America's Cuppers are gearing up for a test in San Diego but, there is room left for some sociable sailing fun. The time has arrived for the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's annual celebration, The Turkey Day Regatta, ...
Palm City teen wins national sailing competition
TCPalm
Last weekend on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Eric Lawrence, 18, of Palm City cruised to the 2011 Interscholastic Sailing Association national championship in the full rig laser class of sailboat, one of the Olympic sailboats sailed single-handedly. ...
Report released on young sailor Constants' death
Baltimore Sun
The report, part of an investigation by an independent US Sailing panel into three separate fatal incidents this summer, concluded that Olivia Constants died after her life preserver became entangled with the rigging of the boat she was sailing moments ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Mike Sanderson, CEO/Skipper of Team Sanya, update on latest ...
BYM News (press release)
So close to making it through the worst of the big breeze and then disaster struck. We were looking after the boat nicely when at approx 0900 this morning while going upwind in 35 knots of wind, suddenly the boat went really bow down and immediately we ...
Yachting in India: Sea change
Business Standard
“Sailing isn't necessarily an expensive sport,” explains Neelesh Hundekari, principal and head, luxury and lifestyle practice, AT Kearney. “Sailing stops during monsoon because of bad weather. Though small boats are confined to the Mumbai-Alibaug or ...
Malcolm Page to be inducted into AIS Hall of Fame
My Sailing
Page and his skipper Mathew Belcher are the reigning 470 world champions, along with Australian, European and North American champions and have won back-to-back ISAFSailing World Cup titles. Page was one of five athletes who were added to the AIS's ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi to hold media conference in Alicante
Sail World
Abu Dhabi, the Volvo 70 dismasted in the the opening hours of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race has announced that they are going to hold a media conference at 1100hrs CET (1000UTC) to update on their situation with their broken spar, which is in three ...
Clipper Round the World : 'Friendliest city' bids farewell as Race 5 gets ...
BYM News (press release)
Almost half of them had no sailing experience before beginning their gruelling pre-race training. New Zealander Fred Tooley, who also holds the distinction of being Clipper 11-12's oldest crew member at 72 years old, said, “I've been waiting quite a ...
Tough to sail with no breeze
Warwick Daily News
It's the second time the club has visited Warwick and they were relieved it was a damn sight warmer than their Frostbite Regatta in June. Warwick Sailing Club's Gerry Roche said the weekend was well attended and much enjoyed. ...
She's out to make a big splash
TODAYonline
The SEA Games may not be the biggest or most prestigious meet on the annual world sailingcalendar, but the 21-year-old doesn't care. After all, this is her first SEA Games. She will compete in the women's laser radial event in the sailing competition, ...
Archer ready to cross Rolex Sydney Hobart off his bucket list
YACHTe.com.au
Terry Archer will challenge his personal ocean racing skill and endurance when he and his Questionable Logic crew represent the Whitsunday Sailing Club in the 628 nautical mile Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, starting on Boxing Day, 26 December. ...
Perth 2011 - US Women's 470 – Maxwell and Farrar 'In the Passing Lane'
Sail World
Their coming to a major destination, the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The next two stops leading to Perth 2011 include Sail Melbourne from November 6-12, 2011 and the 2011 Zhik 470_Australian Championship!new at Fremantle Sailing Club ...
Champions come out for Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship
YACHTe.com.au
Blackmore has proved to be the class act, almost unbeatable when racing in a regattaformat. Blackmore was looking forward to trading blows with Victorian Rob Hanna and his new Shogun (the former Audi Azzurra), but it is not to be. ...
National Youth Sailing Program Launch |
By David
This is a reminder of the hosting of the press conference on the 7 November 2011 Monday to have the formal launch of the National Youth Sailing Program at the Barbados Cruising Club at 3.00 pm our Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture will ...
Caribbean Sailing Charters Not Just For The Experienced Sailor
By admin
Caribbean Sailing Charters Not Just For The Experienced Sailor. Caribbean sailing charters are not all designed for those with sailing experience. If you want to charter the sailboat or yacht on your own, you will need to provide proof that you ...
Mahindarama.com
Sunday 6 November 2011: Marmite, downwind sailing & heading ...
By emily
It's quite normal for double handed sailing it is quite normal strategy to run like that, that way one person is keeping the boat running at maximum performance while the other one rests and that way you maintain the performance all the time. ...
Mike Golding Yacht Racing
2 boats stop for repairs in Volvo Ocean Race | The Associated Press ...
By The Associated Press
Two of the six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have stopped for repairs inside the first 24 hours of the opening leg after brutal sea conditions in the Mediterranean. ... Team Sanya reported damage to its hull while sailing upwind in 35-38 knots around 30 nautical miles south east of Motril, on the coast of Spain. The team suspended racing and made its way to the port of Motril to assess the damage. MORE ON THESE TOPICS: Environment and nature · Oceans · Sailing · Sports · Tweet ...
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Volvo Ocean Race – Alicante 2012 Pictures
By Hubert
Volvo Ocean Race – Alicante 2012 Pictures. For the second time after 2008 the Volvo Ocean Boat race started here in Alicante. Not being a sailing guy myself, I took couple of days off and had a look what this is all about. And – WOW – little ...
Alicante Spain » Twittfacefeed
Team Sanya's Volvo Ocean Race entry suffers hull damage - Yachts ...
Aksel Magdahl, navigator on board Team Sanya, reported at 0834 UTC Sunday, November 6 that they had suffered hull damage on the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, which began yesterday in Alicante.
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Croatia Sailing Schools
By Admin7
For those who want to take sailing a step further and learn to race boats, there are the Regatta sailing courses. Strictly for advanced students, these courses teach all that is needed to be known about race preparation, rules and tactics. ...
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America's Cup | America's Cup Event Authority Applauds U.S. ...
On the edge. Sailing from the inside out. News · Blog ... America's Cup Act to Create Thousands of Jobs, Over $1 billion in Economic Impact The America's Cup ...
www.americascup.com/.../Americas-Cup-Event-Authority-Ap...
America's Cup Uncovered - Episode 14 - YouTube
Vasilji shows us his Olympic sailing medals, and takes us out for a sail in ...America's Cup Uncovered - Episode 13by AmericasCup7951 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hROXFrWEwy0
Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 1 Start Summary - Volvo Ocean ... - YouTube
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 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDwpTQ8VCiU
Sailing group study: Boat that capsized, killing 2, was too unstable to ...
The sailboat that capsized during July's Race to Mackinac Island, killing two ... to a report released Saturday by the country's national governing body of sailing. ...
articles.chicagotribune.com/.../chi-sailing-group-study-boat-th...
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Live and delayed coverage ...
... Video Gallery · World Cruising · 2013 America's Cup ... Watch the Volvo Ocean Race - first Inport Race in Alicante, Spain, live off this link. Also view the ... 03 Nov 2011, Volvo Ocean RaceLegends Regatta - Lack of wind forces abandonment ...
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