31 December 2011

Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta in Miami



Hillier, Nicholls move up in Orange Bowl Regatta
Bermuda Sun
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30: Kalin Hillier overtook Owen Siese as Bermuda's top Laser Radial sailor at the Orange Bowl International Youth Sailing Regatta in Miami on Wednesday. Bermuda's sailors had mixed results sailing out of the Coral Reef Yacht Club and ...

Optimist, 420, Laser - Orange Bowl Regatta - Sailing News sailing ...
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Promoting and developing sailing are top priorities for Commodore-elect Brewin
Royal Gazette
Kalin Hillier led the local contingent competing in the Laser Radial fleet at the halfway stage of the ongoing Orange Bowl International Youth Sailing Regatta in Miami. Sailing in light and shifty breezes on the waters of Biscayne Bay, ...

Sailing Handicap Winner Is Declared
New York Times
Loki was declared the handicap winner of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race after finishing fourth overall. Supermaxi Investec Loyal was officially declared overall winner after an international jury dismissed a protest that it had used outside assistance ...

Australia by Sail, Manning My Own Ship
New York Times
The conflict between these two forces of nature had filled the channel with burly 10-foot waves — a sea of bouncers determined to prevent our sailboat from reaching the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland, Australia. And, I've got to say, ...

New York Times

Volvo Ocean Race: Sell out Coldplay concert to mark Abu Dhabi Destination ...
BYM News (press release)
A full programme of events is planned during the fortnight long stopover, including, the Volvo Ocean Race Academy team racing clinic and regatta, beach cleans and workshops as part of the race's Keep the Oceans Clean initiative, and two spectacular ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: December - a month with another boat casualty ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven A game of cat-and-mouse involving not just two yachts but some worrying sub-surface rocks ended with Telefónica beating Camper by less than two minutes in the first stage of the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. The confidence of Iker ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Jessica Watson, 18, finishes 37th
ESPN
AP HOBART, Australia -- Teenager Jessica Watson can add the grueling Sydney to Hobart yacht race to her list of sailing accomplishments. The 18-year-old Watson, who last year became the youngest person to sail around the world solo, ...

Four Top Ten Results Show Browne's Promise
Afloat
Sophie has finished The Pre Worlds Harken Invitational Optimist Regatta, at Napier Sailing Club, New Zealand taking 21st place overall from 214 starters representing 33 different countries from all over the World in yesterday's final rounds of the ...

Using simple danger bearings for sailing navigation safety
Sail World
The sailing skipper chooses a prominent Tank (note: on nautical charts--prominent, easy-to-see objects are always labeled in all capitals) on the far side of the dangerous reef on the same side as the danger (to starboard). Draw a line from the charted ...

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Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
There is much more sailing than just Wednesday sail training. The Saturday series has been extended to include more races throughout the season. The regatta is in early June and hopefully weather permitting, we might even get round Caldey. ...

Tenby Observer

Historic sailing yacht at Southwold hit by theft
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The Leila Sailing Trust says it faces a bill off up to £1000 after the wooden deadlocks were taken from the steel mast rigging of the Leila, a 119-year-old Victorian gaff cutter. Suffolk police say the theft happened between Saturday, December 17 and ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Get ready for The Royal Langkawi International Regatta at Malaysia
India Infoline.com
Langkawi in Malaysia, also known as the Jewel of Kedah, will once again be the centre of international attention as the host of the world's most competitive sailing event in January 2012 – The 10th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR). ...

Arrow sailing National Championships at Lake Cootharaba
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
The regatta started today with the invitation race and then will culminate on Wednesday 4th January. The championships will comprise of 8 races over the regatta days. Our local Lake CootharabaSailing Club competitors this year are Cullum Reid (Junior ...

Chart a course to exciting adventure - go sailing and cruising in Malaysia
India Infoline.com
This land is blessed with pleasant weather for most of the year, making it a paradise for smoothsailing and a host of related activities. Sailing in Malaysia presents you unforgettable memories as you float past peaceful beaches, majestic limestone ...

Carney vows to kick on
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
He couldn't quite maintain those performances in the final five outings, with a best of 11th, but did finish an impressive 14th overall and well inside his pre-regatta ambition of the top 20. His early performances put Nick Dempsey well and truly to ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Dún Laoghaire target Mod 70 tour spot
Irish Times
SAILING: A GROUP of spectacular racing yachts are poised to race in Irish waters next summer, provided agreement can be reached with local and national authorities in January. The inaugural European Tour will be announced for the MOD 70-foot tri-maran ...

Oak Bay Sailboat Goes Down in Flames
CTV Vancouver Island
The Canadian Coastguard has determined the vessel will not have an environmental impact. Transport Canada will determine whether the vessel is a nautical obstruction. The sailboat's mast is roughly ten feet above water and its markers still function. ...

LaSalle's Beaudoin wins gold at Australian sailing event
Windsor Star
"He's always active sailing over there," Nick's father Jim Beaudoin said. "He's paid to sail and he's very good at it." The 31-year-old Beaudoin makes a living in Australia for North Sails, one of the biggest sailmaking companies in the world. ...

Cockburn Sound Regatta hots up on day 2
Sail World
Performance handicap honours went to Dieter Strauss, sailing Unhinged, ahead of Rod Mulcahy's Beneteau 44.7, Slipstream. Series honours now look to be a tight battle between Sue Sea and Busselton yachtsman Doug Lawler's Twist and Shout. ...

Sail World

Be the wind in their sails
Hometown News
By Jessica Tuggle INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Aspiring sailors can learn nautical terms, boat building and sailing skills in Vero Beach with the nonprofit organization, YouthSailing Foundation. The foundation's annual open house is scheduled for Jan. ...

Hometown News

Jules Verne Trophy : The Maxi Banque Populaire V shatters the Equator to ...
BYM News (press release)
We are sailing at 35 knots, on a sea almost flat, it's really fun ! The boat does not suffer, and men even less. Everyone is excited, especially the fresh Cape Horners. Hello northern hemisphere, that's not bad at all this record! ...

Club opens doors to public at OptiWorlds
Hawke's Bay Today
SPECIAL CHANCE: Jim Edwards (left), Kerry Pedersen and Roland Edwards work on their waka, Nga Tukemata o Kahungunu, which will provide rides at the Napier Sailing Club during the OptiWorlds. OptiWorld event organisers are encouraging locals to come ...

Pascoes are Leaders
Dorset Echo
TWENTY-SEVEN boats ventured out on Boxing Day morning to take part in Weymouth SailingClub's annual festive sailing event. National squibs, dinghies – new for this year – and keelboats enjoyed unseasonably warm weather, which was a little overcast. ...

Sydney-Hobart yacht race
Toronto Sun
'Investec LOYAL' pipped arch-rival and five-times line honour winner 'Wild Oates XI' to the line in a thrilling finish to the 628-nautical-mile bluewater sailing classic. AFP PHOTO / ROLEX / Daniel FORSTER A handout photo taken and released by Rolex on ...

Endless excitement, fun at CANIRIV
Vanguard
That was the feeling at the Port Harcourt Tourist Beach venue of the Boat Regatta of the just-concluded Rivers State Carnival 2011 (CARNIRIV) evoked by performances of some masquerades. Masquerades are known to perform on land, but when the dexterities ...

Tight tussle predicted
Coff's Coast Advocate
The 31st edition of the Pittwater to Coffs Regatta, which sets off from Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club on January 2, will be without last year's winner Wild Oats X. Innes is confident that Wild Oats absence will be a positive for the event. ...

Winners face disappointment on the docks
The Australian
That is the question many of the yachties gathered in the bars and boats around Hobart's Kings Pier and Constitution Dock are asking this week after the second race in two years was soured by formal protests about sailing rule technicalities and ...

Titanic memorial to take place in Atlantic Ocean
Irish Central
The memorial will involve the Balmoral liner, sailing from Southampton, and the Azamara Journey liner, sailing from New York, meeting at the spot in the Atlantic Ocean where the Titanic struck an iceberg. The Daily Mail reports that through a twelve ...

Michael Fowler's Historic HB
Hawke's Bay Today
Ladies' Sailing Day was a popular event, as can be seen by the queue of ladies, circa 1910, waiting to be taken for a sail on the Ahuriri Lagoon, Napier. The jetty belonged to prominent Napier Mayor John Vigor Brown (1854-1942) and the boat had the ...

FTDC Year in Review: Sailing with Windstar | From The Deck Chair
By Aaron Saunders
The summer was all about experiencing a different kind of cruising aboard the intimate sailing yachts of Windstar Cruises. Sailing aboard the 1988-built Wind Spirit, our weeklong voyage took us from the Swedish capital of Stockholm to Oslo, ...
From The Deck Chair

Maxi Banque Populaire V shatters the Equator to Equator time
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Sailing | Atlantic Public Media (podcast)
By admin
Writer Susie Seligson of Truro doesn't like how sailing changes people.
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Podcast with Jaja Martin! - Sailing, Simplicity, and the Pursuit of ... (podcast)
By Teresa
I met Jaja and Dave Martin this summer and was very excited to learn of their world travels aboard a small sailboat. The Martins are unique cruisers in that they not only sailed away from the “destination” places in the Caribbean, and toward ...
Sailing, Simplicity, and the...

Unsaltedsailing.com - Unsaltedsailing
Title. Unsalted Sailing :: A Unique Look at Sailing the Great Lakes. Description. Unsalted Sailingpromotes and highlights sailing the Great Lakes via the Lake Michigan Flotilla, Great Lakes inspiredsailing t-shirt designs and Local Knowledge ...

30 December 2011

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior Sailing [VIDEO]


Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior Sailing [VIDEO]
Greenpeace's first purpose built campaign sailing ship takes a little getting used to whether you're crew or campaigner. With five sails totalling 1288 square metres of sail area she can do 15 knots on wind power alone -- about as fast as the Esperanza can do under engine. That's a lot of sail to handle for a small crew but the modern hydraulic system that sets the sails makes it all manageable as you can see here.

Anniversary Pro Am Regatta Attracts Top Sailors
All At Sea
The Bitter End Yacht Club played host to Olympians, World Champions and America's Cup sailors during the 25th anniversary of the Pro Am Regatta on October 29 to November 5th. More than 70 sailors participated in the weeklong regatta, where they got an ...

Volvo Ocean race uses armed ship for pirates
The Australian
If the boats were to be taken by pirates, a race with a turnover of hundreds of millions of euros, visiting 10 cities around the world over eight months and featuring the elite of offshore sailing could not continue at all. ...

Sailboat fire in Oak Bay sends owner to hospital
Vancouver Sun
2011) An anchored sailboat is burning near Oak Bay Marina Thursday morning. The owner was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation. The concrete-hulled vessel was reported on fire just after midnight Thursday. The lone man aboard was removed by a nearby ...

Veteran glad race decided on the sea
The Canberra Times
BY JON TUXWORTH SAILING It may have cost him and his crew line honours, but Wild Oats XI veteran Iain Smith was ecstatic when Investec LOYAL's Sydney to Hobart win was confirmed yesterday. An international jury meeting at the Royal Yacht Club of ...

Sailing: Day #2 Orange Bowl
Bernews
The Biscayne Bay winds got lighter and the competition heated up for day two, the half way point, of the Orange Bowl International Youth Sailing Regatta in Miami. The day started off with 12-15 knot breezes from the NNW, but gradually shifted NNE and ...

Bernews

Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta Set for February 2012
All At Sea
Hot competition, superb sailing conditions and great fun on and off the water is what you'll experience at the 11th Club Nautico de San Juan's International Regatta (CNSJIR), set for February 3rd to 5th 2012. “We expect over 100 competitors from the ...

Costa Smeralda Superyacht Regatta in the Shadow of the ARC
All At Sea
While the 217-boat fleet taking part in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) was the Canary Islands show-stopper, another Atlantic regatta got underway from Santa Cruz de Tenerife the following day, November 21st. As the name suggests, yachts taking ...

More Hulls and More Fun at 15th Annual Foxys Cat Fight Regatta
All At Sea
'Purrfect' is the only way to describe the sailing at the 15th Annual Foxy's Cat Fight Regatta, held every year on the Saturday coinciding with Halloween; this year October 29 2011 at Jost Van Dyke, BVI. Two glorious races, sailed in 15 to 20 knot ...

Looking Back: Did America's Cup Avenue Change Newport's Walkability?
Patch.com
How did America's Cup Avenue change the walkabilty of the city? How could future projects get us back on our feet? By Olga Enger During the late 1960s, downtown Newport went through a revitalization that included the construction of America's Cup ...

Loki's long wait through the night
The Canberra Times
BY RUPERT GUINNESS Loki skipper Stephen Ainsworth and his crew ended the gruelling sailingpart of their Sydney to Hobart campaign in the pre-dawn hours of yesterday. But once on land, they faced what was arguably the mentally toughest part of their ...

Record Breaking Attendance at Sol International Opti Regatta
All At Sea
Twelve-year-old, Leonardo Knol, sailing for St. Maarten, took top honors at the 5th annual SOL International Optimist Regatta held November 5th. Second place went to Hosea Williams (15) of Antigua, coached by Olympic medalist, Karl James. ...

Sultanate to host 2012 Extreme Sailing series opener
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT The Sultanate will host the opening race of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series beginning from February 28, according to a press release from Oman Sail. The Oman leg is scheduled to conclude on March 2 before heading back to Qingdao, China for the ...

Gusto grabs Melbourne-Hobart sailing win
Ninemsn
In the Westcoaster race being sailed concurrently to Hobart, Extasea was sailing towards an emphatic line-honours win. The Royal Geelong boat was under spinnaker with the breeze at the bottom of the Bruny Islands, 40 nautical miles from Hobart. ...

US outfit Puma take time to reflect and recover from 60-day onslaught to safe ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Telegraph staff Take, for instance, US-based Puma Racing, who are finally able to enjoy some down time after two months of solid sailing since the first in-port Volvo Ocean Race in Alicante on Oct 29. Having endured a broken mast in three places, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Braidwood credits American navigator
Newcastle Herald
The 39-year-old, sailing in his 17th Sydney to Hobart, was crew boss and watch captain in LOYAL's against-the-odds win over five-time winner Wild Oats XI. Braidwood said the protest lodged by race officials immediately after Wednesday's victory over a ...

Club to host 12th annual Frostbite Race Sunday
Elizabethton Star
By Jason Mullins For the 12th consecutive year, the Watauga Lake Sailing Club will host the annual Frostbite Race. Since 2001, WLSC members have gathered at the Watauga Lake Sailboat Dock on New Year's Day for the race. Photo by Danny Davis - Since ...

Ainslie in hot water
SkySports
The action saw him disqualified from races nine and 10 and the triple Olympic gold medallist failed to secure a top-three finish at the regatta. The Royal Yachting Association are considering whether to take any further action against Ainslie, ...

SkySports

Holmberg Wins Tenth Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race
All At Sea
Perfect sailing conditions allowed for keen and fast-paced competition at the 10th Pete Sheals Memorial Match Race. Six teams sailed out of the Royal British Virgin Islands' Yacht Club during this November 12th – 13th invitation-only regatta where the ...

CG Searching for Mariner Missing for 11 Days
Military.com
Foreman's wife reported he was sailing from American Samoa to Oahu but mistakenly arrived in Port Allen, Kauai. He remained aboard the vessel at anchor for a one day before departing for Oahu on Dec 17. The sailboat Arcturus is described as having a ...

RBYC Commodore Shrubb steps down
Royal Gazette
The highly-respected international sailing umpire, who officiated at several world-class regattas this year, will step down to make way for Jonathan Brewin who is the club's current Vice-Commodore. During his watch, Shrubb spearheaded the day-to-day ...

Polar dip to raise money for schooner-bound high school junior
knox.VillageSoup.com
Last summer, Camden Hills Regional High School junior Elizabeth Sherfey worked aboard the windjammer Angelique, realized she loved sailing, and wanted to learn more. She joined Rockland Community Sailing's high school sailing team in the fall and was ...

knox.VillageSoup.com

Economic impact of ACWS will be palpable
Jamestown Press
BY KEN SHANE One of the biggest area events in 2012 will be the arrival of the America's CupWorld Series in June. The regatta, which will take place from June 23 to July 1, is a precursor to theAmerica's Cup finals, which will take place in San ...

Penmaenmawr sailing club will celebrate 50th anniversary
North Wales Weekly News
“It's an honour to be the commodore of Penmaenmawr Sailing Club during this very special year,” he said. “The club is looking forward to a number of special events and open races to celebrate our 50th anniversary during the coming sailing season. ...

Son sets sail to keep up tradition
Fraser Coast Chronicle
The week-long regatta is being hosted by the Scarness-based Maryborough Sailing Club. One of the people who will be cheering Wasson, a former centre and Brisbane Broncos fan, on will be someone who knows him very well - his father Rob, the president of ...

L'ton race winner's vow
TheMercury.com.au
"I missed sailing in this years Sydney Hobart when a charter to a group of British yachtsmen fell through and my wife gave me permission to sail in the shorter Launceston to Hobart and the win was a real bonus," Fisher said. However, the Sydney Hobart ...

Harken Invitational Regatta at Napier, New Zealand - Overall ...
Although racing started late, two races with each of the three fleets were held and allowed organisers to complete the regatta with a successful day's sailing. Provisional results indicate that Kimberly Lim from Singapore is the overall winner of ...
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father & son sailing: Friday Column: Observations from the ...
By Andy
It is difficult to write a sailing column when I have not actually been sailing since September, but then again it is the times around the holidays when one is prone to reminisce, so I reminisced about our Bahamas trip in my column and think that I ...
father & son sailing

My last full day in the Global Ocean Race! « Sam Goodchild Sailing
By samgoodchild
Our last full day at sea and in contrary to the past 3 weeks we are slamming up wind again. We are 80 miles from the cook strait where we get to bear away for the final 100mile stretch home. Going up the west coast of New Zealand has been ...
Sam Goodchild Sailing

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - No festive truce
'On board with Team Telefonica - Volvo Ocean race 2011-12' Diego ... The five boats still sailing in Leg 2 from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi were entering the final ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=92218

America's Cup mega-yacht marina plan scuttled - SFGate
America's Cup mega-yacht marina plan scuttled ... The appeal is not necessarily a major setback to the regatta, which is scheduled to begin in eight months. ...
articles.sfgate.com/.../30527864_1_northeast-wharf-plaza-meg...

News Release: Coast Guard tows disabled sailing vessel to Coos ...
SEATTLE — A 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Coos Bay, Ore., takes the sailing vessel Nakahara Maru in tow after it suffered a steering malfunction 11 ...
www.d13.uscgnews.com/go/doc/21/1259927/

US Sailing's Olympic Sailing Committee Selects Additional Members ...
Eight additional members of 2012 U.S. Olympic Team – Sailing were selected based on performance at the ISAF Sailing World Championships, Dec. 3-18, in ...
olympics.ussailing.org/.../us-sailings-olympic-sailing-committe...

CSUM | About » Sailing Director Charlie Arms Named Boating ...
Arms, who has served as Cal Maritime's director of sailing since 1999, received the award for her commitment to boating education. She was the only recipient in ...
www.csum.edu/.../sailing-director-charlie-arms-named-boating...

Volvo Ocean Race: Spain's Telefonica pull off nail-biting win ...
Spain's Telefonica clinched a last-gasp victory over Camper in the first stage of leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday after 15 days' sailing from Cape ...
www.arabianbusiness.com/.../volvo-ocean-race-spain-s-telefon...

29 December 2011

VOR yachts travel on armed ship to avoid piracy

Volvo Ocean Race yachts travel on armed ship to avoid threat of piracy
Washington Post
The latest measure is part of a multifaceted plan that includes the introduction of a large exclusion zone to keep the boats from sailing through dangerous waters near Somalia's coast, and a so-called “stealth zone” to keep the identity of the stop-off ...

Plain sailing to worlds, says coach
Hawke's Bay Today
New Zealand World Optimist Sailing Championship team members were targeting two wins in this afternoon's final two races in the Pre Worlds regatta off Napier. None of the five members of the Kiwi team for the world champs, which begin on Sunday and ...

SPOTLIGHT Caribbean Regatta Preview for January to March 2012
All At Sea
Racing continues the next weekend (February 4th and 5th) with the Work Boat Regatta and the Junior Dinghy Sailing Championship on Grand Anse Beach. www.grenadasailingfestival.comFebruary 7-12: Casa de Campo Sailing Week. ...

Muscat to host opening act of 2012 Extreme Sailing Series
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The Sultanate of Oman will, once again, host the opening Act of the award-winning Extreme Sailing Series in 2012. The 2012 circuit includes two new countries and three new venues, alongside five proven Host Cities including Muscat. ...

Oman Daily Observer

Plain sailing at club despite low water levels
expressandstar.com
Sailing enthusiasts still caused a splash despite water levels at their traditional venue being low. The 55-year-old Boxing Day tradition of a festive sail and walk was kept alive by the Chase Sailing Club at Chasewater. The club members this year ...

expressandstar.com

Sailing: Day #1 Orange Bowl
Bernews
Racing got underway for 9 Bermuda youth sailors yesterday on Miami's Biscayne Bay in warm 76 degree weather with winds between 9 and 13 knots. Owen Siese is the top local Laser Radial sailor, sitting in 13th place with finishes of 13, 16, 23,15. ...

Bernews

Race still close for overall honours
The Canberra Times
BY RUPERT GUINNESS SAILING Three pre-race favourites and the yacht of a former line-honours winner of the Sydney to Hobart race were last night among those yachts leading the charge in the hotly-contested race for the Tattersall's Cup as winner on ...

Seattle sailor missing for 11 days on voyage from Kauai to Oahu
Northwest Cable News
by KING 5 News HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and Navy continue to search for a Seattle man aboard a 36-foot sailboat who departed Kauai Dec. 17 and was expected to arrive on Oahu Dec. 18 but has not been heard from. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel ...

Plain sailing for Lyme youngsters
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
By Sport reporter » MORE than 60 youth section members and parents gathered for Lyme RegisSailing Club's annual prize-giving. The focus was on individual progress and achievement, as well as teamwork. Grahame Forshaw and Colin Walters explained the ...

Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race - Helsal 3 opens up lead - Sail World
San Francisco Luxury News
Derwent Sailing Squadron sailing manager Tony Nicholas predicted that the first boat would now not cross the finish line off Hobart’s Castray Esplanade before daybreak tomorrow after he and race director John Blackwood flew in a float plane over the ...

SC man wants to keep 'Spirit' ship from sailing away
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
All Hernandez wants is to keep the 140-foot wooden schooner from sailing off to a new set of owners in another state in order to escape its ballooning debts. Too much work went into creating the Spirit to let her go like that, he said. ...

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Mills Barton takes confidence from trip Down Under
More Than The Games
ALEX Mills Barton admitted to being 20 places off his target at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Australia - but believes there is plenty of cause of optimism. The 20-year-old was one of six Brits sailing in the Laser class and finished as the ...

More Than The Games

Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta off to good start
BYM News (press release)
The host yacht club is Coral Reef Yacht Club (CRYC) assisted by Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC) on the water and Biscayne Bay Yacht Club and the US Sailing Center on land. There were 559 sailors competing in 483 boats. Miami's Julia Johansson is leading ...

Mates have wind in sails for Optiworlds
Hawke's Bay Today
"Bob stayed with me when he came to a regatta in Northern Ireland 38 years ago and now he is repaying the favour ... my wife and I are staying with him until we move into our official accommodation," Mr Morris, the chairman of the technical committee ...

Shows and Events
Trade Only Today
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Mack Boring & Parts Co., the Southern California Yachting Association's 23rd annual Women's Sailing Convention, the Detroit Boat Show and the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail. ...

A Class 2012 Australian Championship - an amazing field
Sail World
Added to the mix are the four sailors from Oracle America's Cup Syndicate (Spithill, Kosteki, de Riddder, Darren Bundock), Ashby from Team New Zealand, as well as the three former Olympic medallists Andrew Landenberger, Chris Cairns and Scott Anderson. ...

Sail World

Caribbean News and Views from January 2012
All At Sea
Gusty and shifty wind conditions greeted racers at the inaugural 2011 HIHO Antigua Fun Cupregatta in Falmouth, Antigua. Raced in new PICO dinghies, the event saw two-man teams comprising adult and junior racers battle it out over six races on the ...

SAILING: Investec Loyal's Sydney-Hobart win in jeopardy after protest
Pakistan Daily Times
The fresher winds saw Investec sailing at 12 knots while Wild Oats further inshore could only manage 8 knots. When the two yachts came together as they neared the entrance to Tasmania's Derwent River, the lead see-sawed. ...

Lihan to sail in 2012 Olympics
Sun-Sentinel
Lihan and skipper Amanda Clark snagged the Olympic berth for the United States in the women's 470 class at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Australia just over a week ago. Clark, 29, of Shelter Island, NY, competed in the 2008 Games in the 470. ...

Toms River Maritime Museum Plans New Boats & Exhibits in 2012
Patch.com
By Nick Malfitano The "Jet 14" sailboat, currently on display in the new gallery building of the Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum. The new year will be an active one for the Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum, as the Hooper Avenue ...

Bell rings for amazing win
Tasmania Mercury
The victory by a boat crewed by America's Cup sailors and Olympians along with sporting celebrities including Paralympian Kurt Fearnley and rugby league star Anthony Minichiello, was witnessed by hundreds of spectator boats who hit the river to ...

Tasmania Mercury

Yacht Rigging Part 1 - Design Particulars
All At Sea
Much like the adage about air travel that states 'so long as you have your wallet and your passport, you'll make it,' successful bluewater sailing relies on two of its own simple principles: keep the rig up and the water out. ...

Narooma sailor Ame Barnbrook ranked third in the world
Narooma News
SAILOR Ame Barnbrook was surprised the other week to get in the mail a trophy from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). She was awarded third place in the Skud 18 division for the 2010/2011 World Cup season. She secured the trophy with good ...

Yngling Open Championships & Gold Cup day 2 - Consistency the key
Sail World
After a blowy start to the regatta yesterday, the breeze was coming from the south was around 13-17 knots. Consistency is always the key to winning regattas and Michael Nash and his team on AUS 57 showed just that. After sitting in second place...

Sail World

Year in Review
Marinscope Community Newspapers
Richard's vision for the marina includes a nonprofit sailing school and community center that could be used extensively by locals and those drawn to the area for the America's Cup in coming years. Even though many in Sausalito want bus service from ...

Balerno teenager scoops young sailor of the year award
Edinburgh Evening News
By DAVID McCANN Because, at just 13 years old, Jamie Calder has scooped one of the country's top sailing honours – and is now plotting a course for Olympic glory. And with a fair wind the Balerno teenager may yet achieve his lofty aims, having recently ...

Edinburgh Evening News

MarineMax names BVI vacation winner
Trade Only Today
MarineMax was a prominent exhibitor at the recent 2011 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, where the boat retailer held a raffle for a seven-day, six-night, self-skippered yacht charter vacation in the British Virgin Islands. The winner, Nancy Conley ...

Antarctica or Bust: Sailing from Buenos Aires to Antarctica (Part I ...
By marc
On 3rd December, after 25 days of sailing and 1942 nautical miles, the sailboat Antarktikos entered the port of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The 36-foot (11m) vessel had completed the first part of its mission, to sail from Buenos ...
The Argentina Independent

Harken Invitational Regatta at Napier, New Zealand - Day 1 - Yachts ...
It was a challenging first days' sailing for many of the international sailors competing in the Harken Invitational Regatta for Optimist sailors today due to the changing wind and wave conditions. The provisional results show that Chilean male ...
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Always Sailing Again Into That Imaginary Past | Just Above Sunset
By Alan
Always Sailing Again Into That Imaginary Past. Posted on December 27, 2011 by Alan. It was one of the biggest hits of 1979 – What a Fool Believes – and went on to win the Grammy for Song of the Year – one of the very few non-disco hits that ...
Just Above Sunset

Florida Sailing Vacations
By admin
Florida Sailing Vacations To propose a sailing trip you need to decide qualification you are looking on behalf of a bare boat charter that is without the crew or a vacation proceeding a crew vessel. FloridaSailing Vacations Sailing escape ...
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Lau Island Trade show sailing | Fijisun.com.fj
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By LOSALINI RASOQOSOQO. People in the remote islands of Lau have something to look forward to in the new year when the Lau Island Tradeshow comes to their shores. The week-long island hopping tradeshow, organised by Unique ...
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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for third and fourth ... Groupama sailing team had to settle for fourth place after disappointment in the Doldrums ...
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Capsize 34thAC 226627 views ORACLE Racing helmsman Russell Coutts tests the edge of sailingthe newest generation America's Cup boat, the AC45. ...
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Hundreds of kids join youth regatta | News - Home
Hundreds of kids join youth regatta. ... Hundreds of kids join youth regatta. Orange Bowl Regattaunder way. Published On: Tue Dec 27 12:28:56 CST 2011 ...
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28 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 (first stage) finish [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 (first stage) finish [VIDEO]
See all the teams as they finish the first part of leg 2 and hear from the skippers of all 5 boats that have crossed the line.

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Telefonica beat Camper to first stage of leg two
Telegraph.co.uk
Fifteen days of hard and fast racing ended in a desperate lunge at the finish line with Telefonica taking the chequered flag by less than two minutes over second-placed Camper in the Volvo Ocean Race. By Kate Laven The thrilling end of the first stage ...

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Loyal gathers in Wild Oats for race lead as winds ease
The Canberra Times
BY DAVID BENIUK SAILING Rival supermaxis Investec LOYAL and Wild Oats XI were locked in a tense game of cat-and-mouse for Sydney to Hobart line honours late yesterday evening. With the wind forecast to virtually disappear as the two boats left Bass ...

Megayachts a no-show for America's Cup events
The Triton
The California regatta was held from Nov. 12-20. Nine teams representing seven countries competed. Unlike previous America's Cup regattas, which were held 4-5 miles offshore, the new AC series features “stadium sailing” with a race course set up in an ...

Boris Kragic exhibition opens as Hvar awaits last 2011 regatta Special
DigitalJournal.com
In front of the Arsenal, preparations were today underway for the opening of the final sailing event of the year in what has been a very busy sailing calendar for the island, with the 35th Europa Laser Cup regatta due to be formally opened tomorrow ...

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Sailing after Aussie title
Fraser Coast Chronicle
THE Scarness-based Maryborough Sailing Club last hosted the Australian 16ft Skiff Association Championship 12 years ago this week. New South Welshman Lee Knapton sailed his way to winning the title all those years ago but he won't be in the fleet this ...

McKim's plain sailing
Tasmania Mercury
HE'S been itching to get his hands on the wheel of Tasmanian politics for almost 10 years. Today, Greens Leader Nick McKim will do the next best thing when he gets to steer a boat across Bass Strait in the Rolex Sydney-Hobart yacht race. ...

Tasmania Mercury

Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for third and fourth
Sail World
Puma's Mar Mostro skipper ken Read and his crew took third place in the Volvo Ocean Race's first stage of Leg 2 from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi on Monday. They held off one-time leg leaders Groupama 4 for the 16 points. Groupama sailing team had to settle ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Champagne sailing
Sail World
All ten yachts have been experiencing some fantastic sailing conditions and, as the sea state has subsided from the three-metre swell of race start day, it has allowed all of the teams to dry out kit and carry out some maintenance. ...

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Sailing into Selby's maritime past
Selby Times
SHIPYARD: Local historian David Lewis and Peter Gutteridge on Ousegate Selby. (L4519TS) Picture: Tony Saxton REFLECTIONS of a master shipwright during the heyday of Selby's shipbuilding heritage were rekindled when his seventh generation grandson ...

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Race for handicap honours wide open
The Canberra Times
BY RUPERT GUINNESS As the Sydney to Hobart fleet began its customary dwindle yesterday, the much valued contest among sailing purists for overall honours in the 628nautical mile race developed into a veritable crap shoot as the remaining entrants ...

It's on for young and old at pacer championships
The Canberra Times
''We've got a lot of juniors sailing in this regatta,'' he said. ''Of the boats from our club we've only got one crew of two adults. ''The pacers are a very good training boat, if you do something wrong they tend to give you a bit of warning before ...

Rough waters sailed by Olympic hopeful
Press Pubs
(together known as "TeamCaraLara") competed in the International Sailing Federation Sailing World Championships in Perth and Freemantle, Australia. Dallman-Weiss described the regatta as “windy and tough ... it showed us exactly what we need to work on ...

Sailors hope this year a harbinger for 2012
Stuff.co.nz
It launched a bluewater ocean race yacht Camper and also took possession of a sleek 40-foot catamaran heralding a new era in America's Cup class sailing. Camper, with an Australian Chris Nicholson at the helm, made an indifferent start to the Volvo, ...

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Photo finish for Camper in Volvo Ocean Race
3News NZ
By Kim Choe There has been high drama in the Volvo Ocean Race with Team New Zealand's Camper and the Spaniards Telefonica racing each other to a secret location and headed for a photo finish. Camper eventually lost but it was one of the closest ...

3News NZ

Concept: Barracuda Yacht Design 52M Sailboat
Yacht Forums (press release)
A new sloop-rigged sailing yacht concept has come to the fore from Spanish based Barracuda Yacht Design. She is 52-meters long with a straight bow slim and sleek lines with an overall modern design appeal. Entertainment, silent running and spacious ...

Veteran Sailor Is Back for His Annual Jaunt With Friends - New York Times
San Francisco Luxury News
He has his beloved America's Cup to help save from irrelevance. As regatta director for the next Cup, in San Francisco in 2013, he has teams to recruit, budgets to trim and new and old publics to convince as the competition shifts from graceful, ...

All hands on deck
Daily Advertiser
With a long-held love affair with sailing, Paul has passed the baton to James who is now a professional sail maker in Sydney. "We sailed a lot as a family around Hong Kong and Thailand, but he was always a very keen sailor," he said. ...

Sailor ready for racing action
Coff's Coast Advocate
As one of the only fully-fledged female competitors in this year's race, Leach will be a key part of Coffs Harbour yacht B52's chances in the 2012 edition of the Pittwater to Coffs Sailing Regatta. In what will be her first major race, ...

YACHTING: RLYC gets major boost
New Straits Times
With its entry into the 10th edition of RLIR 2012, Giant continues to prove its commitment to the regatta and play a key role in aligning to its overall corporate values. The RLIR 2012 will be the 10th regatta held since its inception in 2003 and it ...

New Straits Times

Plenty at stake at catamaran champs
Taranaki Daily News
Not only are national titles up for grabs in the 2012 paper tiger catamaran national championships, but the week-long regatta also doubles as the selection trials for the New Zealand team to compete at the paper tiger internationals in Melbourne at ...

Taranaki Daily News

Sydney to Hobart crew tells the world they'd rather be in the Whitsundays
PressZoom (press release)
Whitsundays sailing crew Merit will unveil its true colours and cheeky Queensland sense of humour during this year's Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race with a sail that says they'd rather be in The Whitsundays. (PressZoom) - Whitsundays sailing crew ...

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Boxing Day Regatta at Ballyholme Yacht Club - Yachts and Yachting ...
Last year, Ballyholme YC was covered in snow and ice and the Boxing Day Regatta was in jeopardy due to the difficulty of launching the RIBs down treacherous slips. This year, Ballyholme was experiencing the warmest Christmas on record although the ... Our other potential Olympian James Espey decided he had had enough Laser sailing this month, or maybe felt that the competition wasn't up to it. Previous Irish Nationals Laser Champion and obsessed windy weather sailor Colin ...
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By Larry
After a 19-year run, the National Offshore One-Design Regatta — commonly called the NOODs — no longer will be held in Detroit, and in its place, Bayview Yacht Club is introducing a new one-designregatta. The Bayview One-Design ...
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More Photos from a Royal Clipper Sailing | Star Clippers Blog
By Nicole
Here's the second batch of photos from Star Clippers Twitter fan Scott Anderson of the United Kingdom-based Luxury Cruise Company, taken during his Caribbean sailing aboard Royal Clipper. Enjoy! RoyalClipper_Caribbean. Filed under ...
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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race: Knife-edge victory for ...
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Telefonica are poised to charge into 2012 as ... followed by Groupama sailing team in fourth and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing fifth. ...
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SCUTTLEBUTT 3494 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
go fast in a sailboat and the Laser took the edge off that need, most of the time. ... newcomer to theVolvo Ocean Race, but he is an experienced round the world racer and .... At 14, Kirby was hanging around outside the Intrepid America's Cup camp, .... outline for a new regatta to serve as an adjunct to the Red Flannels in a ...
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S.F. vote on report big hurdle for America's Cup - SFGate
Today the environmental impact report for the America's Cup regatta will go before the Planning Commission to be certified.Uh-oh.You know how it works in San ...
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TFS Magnum: Crazy Ocean Sailing
Crazy Ocean Sailing. The Volvo Ocean Race is underway. Previously known as the Whitbread Around the World Race, that is exactly what it is. This year to deal ...
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