24 December 2011

Christmas at Sea - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]

Christmas at Sea - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]


Plain sailing so far at Destination Village
The National
Preparations for the Volvo Ocean Race in progress along the breakwater at the Abu Dhabi Corniche. ABU DHABI // It looks like any other building site in the capital, complete with armies of workers and cranes towering from behind the white billboards....

The National

Volvo Ocean Race - Sanya shore crew enjoys Madagascan Christmas
Sail World
In his last update from the island before taking a few days rest over the festive period, Sanya media crew member Andrés Soriano said the shore team were raring to go in the race to get the team back into the Volvo Ocean Race. 'The sailing team are ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Scalpel again for Camper bowman + Video
Sail World
Pammenter was one of the casualties of Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, losing a tooth and splitting his lip when a massive wave swept him into Camper's rigging. At the time Rae, the team's onboard medic, performed a mid-sea operation on his crew mate to ...

Sail World

Sailing regatta returns to Atlantic City in 2012
Press of Atlantic City
The Atlantic City Race Week Regatta will be back in Atlantic City in July 2012 for the first time in more than 20 years. "It's been really well received," said Scott Foxman, chairman of Atlantic City Race Week. "There are a lot of people feeling ...

Doubts remain over Naples staging America's Cup World Series regatta
The Independent
Further doubt over the viability of staging the next America's Cup World Series regatta in Naples next April was cast by the decision to unload all the boats and equipment in Valencia instead of taking it to Naples this weekend. ...

2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition Update
BYM News (press release)
There will be a dedicated single point of contact for each group to help navigate the process, as well as on-site representatives at the Paralympic family hotel (Grange St Paul's) in London and at thesailing village during the event. ...

SAILING: Squires sights on Euro quest
Oxford Mail
“It was good to be up against all the top guys in Britain and the world and I just need more knowledge and more time to learn but I am really enjoying it.” Investment specialist Skandia is the principal sponsor of the British sailing team. ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
This race takes a long time: 9 months in total and around 130 days of sailing. But inside that time there are smaller segments – months, weeks, days, hours – and they comprise our legs. This team has been running from the time we left Alicante (only ...

Cal Maritime sailing instructor gets national recognition
Vallejo Times-Herald
Susan "Charlie" Arms, who has served as Cal Maritime's director of sailing since 1999, received the award for her commitment to boating education, according to a campus announcement. She was the only recipient in California to receive this year's ...

Braidwood confident of reeling Oats in
Newcastle Herald
A veteran of 16 bluewater classics, Braidwood has his best chance of sailing into Constitution Dock first when he sails on Cruising Yacht Club of Australia maxi Investec LOYAL. The 30.48-metre yacht was second last year, four hours behind Wild Oats XI, ...

A cherished sailboat tops man's list of favourite gifts
The Kingston Whig-Standard
"There was a sailboat," he said, "that I absolutely loved." It was a scale model, recalled Singers, executive director of the Partners in Mission Food Bank, that he was given as a boy by his parents. "I'd just eye-balled it in a store and never thought ...

Mission Beach Regatta 2011 went ahead depsite cyclones and record rain
Sail World
The Mission Beach Sailing club were determined that the annual Zhik Mission Beachregatta went ahead this year, despite the havoc and damage caused by the category five cyclone Yasi in February. While no lives were lost significant damage was done in...

Sail World

Sailors to plunder London Olympic gold
The Australian
And if sailing can do that in London next year, or Weymouth to be more precise, then it will be the sport's best-ever Olympics. Beijing, Sydney and Munich each produced two gold medals out on the water. Australia gave the world a chance to witness its ...

All for One canceled
Nassau Guardian
That regatta officially opens the season. This is a national disgrace. I have never seen anything like this in all of my life. It is a dark time in sailing.” According to Gibson, the All For One Regatta is put on by the Ministry of Youth, ...

Nassau Guardian

Irish crews must work on consistency
Irish Times
Following the ISAF Championships in Perth, over 1000 of the world's Olympic helms are reviewing their performances to gain every advantage for the London 2012 regattain just seven months' time. The Irish review will be a buoyant one, ...

Irish Times

son of a gun takes command
The Australian
Having started an apprenticeship in electrics and refrigeration, Chris hopes to make sailing the major part of his life and has his sights set on the America's Cup and Volvo Around the World Race. While most skippers get to stay relatively dry in the ...

Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
A great time was enjoyed by all those attending this festive gathering last Saturday. Many thanks to all the helpers, choristers and organisers. There was mulled wine and mince pies in abundance and Tenby's answer to King's College was excellent even ...

Green about the gills
Tasmania Mercury
"It's just starting to sink in that in a few days we'll be sailing out through Sydney Heads and turning right," he said. "I've got full confidence in the boat and in the crew and in myself, and I'm just really looking forward to it. ...

Phuket News - S African found dead on sailboat
The Phuket News
A 69-year-old South African expat was found dead on a sailboat moored off Chalong Pier today (December 23). Police suspect suicide. The man, whose name is being withheld until his family can be contacted, was found aboard the yacht Scaramouche, ...

Globetrotter sails in to help
Hawke's Bay Today
JACK OF ALL TRADES: Graham Rollins, an OptiWorlds volunteer originally from the UK, has travelled the world helping and racing at sailing events. Globetrotter Graham Rollins' love of sailinghas dragged him away from his day job managing waterfronts in ...

New format for Australian IRC Championship in 2012
My Sailing
Following on from the announcement of a new partnership between Audi and Yachting Australia for 2012 and beyond, the decision was made to simplify the national championship concept, returning it to its successful roots as a stand-alone sailingevent. ...

My Sailing

Overdue sailor spotted, safe
5, bound for Bermuda on the first leg of an around-the-world solo sailing trip aboard his 10.5-metresailboat Hikari. Morozov was due in Bermuda on Monday. When he didn't arrive, his daughter alerted US Coast Guard officials and a search was launched. ...

BoatingIndustry.com : BoatUS: Women's sailing Convention to be ...
By Boating Industry
The Boat Owners Association of the U.S. reported today that the Southern California Yachting Association's 23rd Annual Women's Sailing Convention will be held Feb. 4 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, Calif. ...

San Francisco Sailing - UniqueDaily.com
By admin
“Sailing in the San Francisco Bay. It is winter, but we still have a little bit of wind. This video was shot with a GoPro camera. Some additional Color Grading was performed to enhance the visuals. Enjoy.” — Nathann64 ...

Christmas Regatta Pwllheli Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
North Wales sailors celebrated Christmas in style with the biggest ever turnout at their Xmas Regatta– while the presents came early for Edwards brothers Huw and Rowan.
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011 23 Dec am update | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Publishing top quality sailing news, features, blogs, comment, photography and video for yacht and dinghy racers worldwide. ... A little bit hard to write about the Volvo Ocean Race this morning, since all of the boats have passed into the stealth zone and we won't know their positions from now on until they reach the mystery finish port. Leader Franck Cammas' Groupama 4 ... What next for Ben Ainslie - Olympic class regatta regulation required Read more. IMOCA 60s to go one design ...
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father & son sailing: Friday Column: Home
By Andy
It is December 23. Not good planning. Home again. Really, really nice to be here. I got in late Sunday night (or early Monday morning depending on your perspective). It is chilly here now, but not cold, certainly not cold enough for December, ...
father & son sailing

Morpheus Sailing: The Day is getting better...
By Jim
Morpheus Sailing. Morpheus was designed by Carl Schumacher, built by Davie Norris Boatbuilders in New Zealand and launched in 2002. She spent her first 18 months cruising the South Pacific before reaching her home port of San ...
Morpheus Sailing

ArcheAge Special Preview of Sailing
Ever wondered what kind of adventures lies ahead when you explore the oceans of ArcheAge Online? Look no further as Yukey and I venture out into the deep ...

Old sailing movie - SailNet Community
A few years ago someone posted a link to an old home made movie of a guy sailing (crewing) on a large commercial sailing vessel (tall ship) around.

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America's Cup | The year in pictures - America's Cup 2011
Sailing from the inside out ... The year in pictures - America's Cup 2011. Posted on 23 ... Win a customized America's Cup iPad 2 to watch all the action live! ...

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