18 December 2011

Anna Tunnicliffe wins at ISAF Sailing Worlds

Anna Tunnicliffe wins top spot at ISAF Sailing World Championships
MiamiHerald.com
Many of the athletes from around the world competing in Perth will have another chance to go head-to-head in US SAILING's Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta Jan. 22-28 on Biscayne Bay. While the regatta is not an Olympic qualifier, it gives hopefuls ...

Anna Tunnicliffe skippers USA to gold medal at World Sailing championships
Gant Daily
Perth, Australia (AHN Sports) – Anna Tunnicliffe used superb sailing in steering the United States to a gold medal against defending champion Lucy Macgregor of Great Britain, capturing four straight races in the thrilling Women's Match Racing final in ... 

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012: navigator Jean-Luc Nelias moves Groupama south in...
Telegraph.co.uk
Groupama navigator Jean-Luc Nelias has proved an unlucky gambler so far in theVolvo Ocean Race but is hoping his habit will rack up some vital chips in the second leg after he made another bold tactical move. By Kate Laven Fed up with the sluggish...

Telegraph.co.uk

Sailing / Perth 2011 / Israelis in the hunt for medals on final day
Haaretz
By Uri Talshir Vered Buskila and Gil Cohen have a slim chance to win a gold medal at the PerthSailing World Championships today, beginning the final Women's 470 medal race from second place, 11 points behind Spanish duo Pacheco and Betanzos. ...

Aussies in touch of sailing double
The Australian
AUSTRALIA is poised to zoom up the medal table at the 2011 ISAF world sailing championships in Fremantle. Tom Slingsby in a Laser and the 49er crew of Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen sitting on top of their classes heading into tomorrow's finals. ...

America's Cup Environmental Impact Report Approved By San Francisco Planning ...
Huffington Post
And it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing for the America's Cup executive team, either. Last month, the San Francisco Business Times reported that event CEO Craig Thompson left the organization as a result of "lackluster financial performance. ...

Sailing: Lucy has mixed emotions after final loss
Bournemouth Echo
In an exact repeat of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth back in June where Tunnicliffe won gold at their expense, she did so without tasting defeat in the final. But Lush, who suffered a serious head injury after nasty fall back in January, ...

Sailing in the Canary Islands: All aboard the Bessie Ellen
Telegraph.co.uk
Martin Jackson enjoys an old-fashioned high-seas adventure off the Canary Islands,sailing on the last British-made wooden trading ketch. 'Things look different from the water... the rearing western volcanic islands of the Canaries were a spectacular ...
Telegraph.co.uk

Frostbite Regatta to sail in Mystic on Jan. 1
The Westerly Sun
Awards will be presented to the top three seniors (aged 18 years and older) and to the top junior (aged 13 to 17). Each racer will receive a commemorative gift; a perpetual trophy will list top sailors. For a notice of race and sailing instructions, ...

'Sailing back into Portsmouth was something I'll never forget'
Portsmouth News
Lauren, who epitomises the spirit of the Portsmouth-based Around and Around sailingcharity for whom she also works, has no sailing in her blood at all. She says: 'I had never sailed before – never wanted to and hadn't even thought about it. ...
Portsmouth News

GBSC holds annual shootout and regatta
Nassau Guardian
The adult and junior regatta will close out the sailing weekend. This is the first time both divisions will compete together. Since its inception, the Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA) has partnered with GBSC to promote the sport of sailing on ...
Britain to lose out on World Cup hosting
The Independent
Britain and one of next year's recently developed Olympic venues are in danger of being snubbed by the world's governing body as a host for future Sailing World Cup series regattas, of which the UK is currently a leading host. ...

Gladwell's Line: Volvo Ocean Race enters the Theatre of the Bizzare
Sail World
The fleet in the Volvo Ocean Race has split into three directions, all bound for an unannounced destination. Hopefully the on-board navigators have got the code deciphered correctly, but from the current fleet positions one could be excused from ...
Sail World

Junior Sailing Festival Comes To Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race Stopover
Brinkwire (press release)
Etihad, a partner of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and the Volvo Ocean Race Abu Dhabi Stopover, and ADSYC will host the festival, using Optimist dinghies. The Junior SailingFestival will take place on Tuesday, January 3 and Wednesday, January 4, 2012, ...
Brinkwire (press release)

UK. Sailing; Racing and Cruising at the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2012
BYM News (press release)
Your children (& you) can get on the water and go dingy sailing – indoors! The pool at the Show is the place for you to test boats, try out some kit and have a go – and its free once you are I the Show.

Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds : RS:X Worlds: Crushing it on the Centre Course
BYM News (press release)
But he will be fully occupied by Nimrod Mashiah [ISR] who started this regatta in a blaze of 1s and 2s and then took his foot off the gas pedal to slip steadily down the order. He's 2 points back. There will be a three way standoff for the bronze medal ...

Medals beckon in Perth
sportal.co.nz
New Zealand will have four crews in striking distance of medal success at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth on Sunday. Fields are reduced to the top 10 placings in each event. In the final of the men's RS:X windsurfing, Tom Ashley, ...

mega-yacht marina plan scuttled
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
A proposed marina for mega-yachts will no longer block some of the city's most treasured views of the bay, thanks to a compromise between San Francisco and the America's Cup. Under the new plan announced Friday, organizers will give up their long-term ...

2 boaters recovered but 1 still missing after sailboat overturns in Chesapeake Bay
The Republic
Officials responded Saturday afternoon to a report of capsized sailboat in the waters off of Sandy Point State Park, near the Bay Bridge. Emergency officials say a 25-year-old woman was pulled from the water and is being treated for hypothermia. ...

Appeal filed to block America's Cup EIR approval
abc7news.com
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- On Friday, environmentalists filed an appeal to block the environmental impact report approved Thursday night for the America's Cup yacht race. The plans call for sweeping changes to parts of the San Francisco waterfront, ...
abc7news.com

The Lap Of Speedy Luxury With $130 Million Maltese Falcon Sailing Yacht
Mobile Magazine
Venture capitalist Tom Perkins is among the top, cruising around the world in his Maltese Falcon luxury sailing yacht. It's fast, it's luxurious, it's techie… and it's expensive. Worth about $130 million, the Maltese Falcon measures an impressive 289...
Mobile Magazine

Groupama off on another flier
Daily Sail
Although it has not been the fastest sailing this morning, it has been an interesting and wet 48 hours of sailing. “I never expected to be in the same weather system five days after leaving Cape Town,” said a very wet watch captain, Richard Mason. ...
Daily Sail

Catamaran Charters of Puerto Vallarta is proud to Introduce the Puerto ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Catamaran Charters of Puerto is proud to introduce the Puerto Vallarta sailing day-cation a unique vacation experience aboard Humu Humu, a 70-foot catamaran with unrivaled speed and comfort. This is a private day adventure for a group of up to 40 ...

Insight: Simon Williams, head of the Weymouth and Portland 2012 Operations Group
Dorset Echo
There will be more cameras on the water (ie on dinghies and buoys) for this Olympic Sailing regattathan ever before so that this, together with the camera boats and helicopters, will provide an exciting and very visual experience. ...

Vive la lagoon
WA today
A sailing regatta gives Kerry van der Jagt the chance to explore one of the world's aquatic wonderlands. WHAT a difference a day makes. Twenty-four hours ago I was standing in line for a loaf of sliced supermarket bread. Today I'm standing on the back...
WA today

Sailing: 12th Euromed Championship starts today with sailors representing 10 ...
Malta Independent Online
The Malta Euromed championship is organised by the Malta Young Sailors Club with the cooperation of the Kunsill Malti għall-iSport and the Mellieħa Local Council and held under the patronage of the Malta Sailing Federation.

TST Collaborates in Acciona Ecological Sailing Boat Presentation
Event Planner Spain (press release)
TST participated in the presentation of the Acciona sailing boat – a totally ecological craft – which took place in the Olympic Port of Barcelona on 26 October. On this occasion, TST supplied a portable generator, as well as the auxiliary equipment ...
Event Planner Spain (press release)

Sail Sydney round 2 underway
YACHTe.com.au
This event marks the start of the regatta for the Moth Class. Sailing for all classes will continue over the weekend out of Woollahra Sailing Club and Georges River 16ftSailing Club. Scott - Babbage is the man to beat - Robin Evans pic.
YACHTe.com.au

Kirklands celebrate a first place finish at Worlds
Royal Gazette
After having their hopes of qualifying for next year's Olympics in the 49er class at this regattadashed earlier in the week, the sailing siblings demonstrated that they can compete at this level by scoring a first place in the 12th race in Perth, ...

Cup foes don't have much support
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
It would have almost been disappointing if the environmental impact report for the America's Cup had sailed through City Hall without dissent. C'mon, this is a city that protests paper shopping bags and Happy Meals. No worries, San Francisco didn't ...

Farrah Hall Makes Olympic Sailing Team | Eye On Annapolis
By EOA Staff
Compass Marketing-sponsored women's windsurfer Farrah Hall has been selected as one of five athletes nominated to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team. The athletes—who each compete in different sailing classes—were selected after ...
Eye On Annapolis

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 7 - Yachts and Yachting Online
A 24-hour all or nothing gamble by Franck Cammas' Groupama sailing team could just have earned them a golden ticket past the weather trough that has gripped the Volvo Ocean Race fleet for more than 72 hours.
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Mendelblatt and Fatih Win Bronze | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
All US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics qualified the USA for a country berth in their respective Olympic classes at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. “We've been working hard and training hard, and it's all coming together,” said Fatih soon ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships day 15 report | The ...
By James Boyd
“It's a big achievement because all my life when I was sailing Laser I was dreaming about sailing the Star and winning the World Championship one time, so managing to do it twice is a really big thing for me,” Scheidt said. ..... Despite a disappointing start to the regatta Australia's Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell earned a spot in the top 10, finishing third in race 9 and fifth in race 10 to qualify their class for London 2012. .... Mike Sanderson Volvo Ocean Race interview...more ...
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Slingsby set for fourth sailing crown - News - BigPond Sport
Australia's Tom Slingsby has the chance to win his fourth world sailing crown on Saturday in Fremantle.
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Outrigger Sailing Canoes: Taming the Leeboard
By Gary.Dierking
Sailing tests yesterday revealed a vast improvement with the board making no fuss at the leading edge. You can still get splashed going into a steep chop where the water hits the upper part of the board, but the improvement in smoother ...
Outrigger Sailing Canoes

Morpheus Sailing: One son onboard, and the other soon!!
By Jim
It's been great to have Patrick with us the past week. We've been moving slowly and checking out some out of the way spots. Christmas Bay, Sandy Cay, Little Harbor & Great Harbor on Yost Van Dyke, Marina Cay, Kitboarding in Long Bay on ...
Morpheus Sailing

Behind the scenes: World Sailing Championship with John Longley ...
By Rory Macdonald
John Longley is event director of the World Sailing Championships. A Fremantle local he is also uncle of basketball great Luc Longley, and was part of the famous Australia II crew which won the Americas...
Grandstand

Nowness Interactive: Volvo Ocean Race - Column Five Media
Highlights of one of the sporting world's most challenging events, the Volvo Ocean Race, are captured in this inspired infographic created with Nowness. ...
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Sailing Hall of Fame hits doldrums • Business (www ...
Organizers say the poor economy has hurt their efforts to raise the $30 million the state requires before construction can begin on the hall of fame in Annapolis. ...
www.hometownannapolis.com/.../Sailing-Hall-of-Fame-hits-d...

Planning commission certifies America's Cup environmental... | www ...
The San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously certified the America's Cup environmental impact statement Thursday night setting the stage for a ...
www.ktvu.com/news/news/planning-commission.../nF33m/

Sail-World.com : Antigua Sailing Week – Not to be missed
The 45th Antigua Sailing Week, hosted by Antigua Yacht Club in Falmouth ... Plans are well under way to make the longest running Caribbean regatta an event ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Antigua-Sailing-Week.../91812

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