06 December 2011

King's Cup Regatta off to exciting start

King's Cup Regatta off to exciting start
Bangkok Post
That marked the official start of one of Asia's most prestigious sailing events at which more than 1000 sailors from 35 nations are participating. The sail pass is a long time traditional ceremony to dedicate the event to the King, who won a gold medal ...
Britain's Ben Ainslie wins both races in Finn class on 1st day at world ...
Washington Post
PERTH, Australia — Five-time champion Ben Ainslie of Britain won both his opening races Monday to take an early lead in the Finn class after the first day of fleet racing at the world sailingchampionships. Ainslie led throughout the first race in the ...
Volvo Ocean race 2011: Puma's campaign back on track after cargo ship rescue ...
Telegraph.co.uk
A nail-biting but 'amazing' exercise in hauling a £2 million race boat from an ocean swell onto the deck of a 350 foot ship looks certain to put PUMA back in contention for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. By Kate Laven If their good luck continues, ...
Fremantle and Perth Welcome the 2011 Sailing World Championships
Invest in Australia
The world's best sailors converged on Fremantle today for the start of the Perth 2011 InternationalSailing Federation (ISAF) World Championships which will run until 18 December. The SailingWorld Championships will see 1200 sailors and 850 boats from ...
Sailing duo lifts in second race
The Age
While scores were still to be calculated the victory is expected to leave them placed as high as fourth on the regatta leaderboard with plenty of racing still to come. In the women's match racing, Australian trio Nicky Souter, Jessica Eastwell and ...
Australian crews kick off world sailing championships in Perth as Nicky ...
The Daily Telegraph
AMERICA'S Cup-winning skipper James Spithill has helped propel Nicky Souter and her crew to a perfect start at the world sailing championships. Souter and her team are battling young skipper Olivia Price and her crew of Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Reliability wins the race according to Nicko
YACHTe.com.au
The teams forced to retire from Leg 1 will come out fighting in Leg 2, according to Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Chris Nicholson, who sees reliability as a bigger factor than ever in the Volvo Ocean Race. Team Sanya, Abu Dhabi Ocean...
Extreme Sailing Series champion to be crowned on Sunday
Straits Times
The 10 Extreme 40 teams in the ninth act of the global 2011 Extreme Sailing Series are making their final tweaks before their showdown at the Marina Bay from Wednesday to Sunday. Over the five days of racing, one of the teams will be crowned the 2011 ...
Coast Guard saves sinking sailboat near Astoria
Seattle Post Intelligencer
(AP) — The Coast Guard rescued two people and prevented their 50-foot sailboat from sinking near the mouth of the Columbia River. The Coast Guard says it responded Sunday afternoon with a 47-foot motor lifeboat from Station Cape Disappointment. ...
Cook Islander And Guatemalan Women Aiming To Make Their Country Proud
International Sailing Federation
Amongst the 102-boat Laser Radial fleet at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships is Andrea Aldana (GUA) and Helema Williams (COK). The Guatemalan and Cook Islander are aiming to become the first female sailor from their nation to compete at ...
America's Cup Chairman voted among top sporting innovators
BYM News (press release)
Richard Worth, the Chairman and CEO of the America's Cup Event Authority has been named one of the top innovators in sports for 2011 by SportBusiness International, for his work with the 34th edition of the Cup. Worth was ranked fourth, behind Nasser ...
Junior Olympics champions crowned at Sailing Festival
TCPalm
By Alex Butler Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers Contributed photo/USSCMC One of the races in the Opti Red/White/Blue fleet begins during the over the Junior Olympics Sailing Festival this weekend in Jensen Beach. JENSEN BEACH — Sailors swarmed ...
Kings Cup Regatta to generate B600mn for Phuket
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: This year's Kings Cup Regatta is expected to rake in 600 million baht for Phuket. Presiding over a press conference to promote this year's event, Phuket Governor Tri Aukaradacha last week said that this year's revenue for the province is likely ...
Tuskegee Airman says sea is true calling
Chicago Tribune
He said that as a child, he read books about sailing, and he would play with his sailboat in his bathtub. As he grew older, he carried his toy sailboat out to Washington Park's lagoon and sailed it across the water. He later rented rowboats there for a ...
Manuel Fagundes Seaweed Soup Midwinter Regatta overall
Sail World
Manuel Fagundes Seaweed Soup Midwinter Regatta was held on 3rd December 2011. Saturday broke with impossibly blue skies, unlimited visibility and crisp, cool breezes out of the North. With a Tonapah low residing over the desert southwest and a series ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds: Women's Match Racing, Triple tie in Group A
BYM News (press release)
Day three of Women's Match Racing got under way in Fremantle Inner Harbour on Monday, 5 December, with another morning of light easterlies. Early competition saw Group A crews play catch up as the first three flights of the day were those held over ...
12 Fireballs Contest DMYC Frostbite Race
Afloat
Yet again the wind moderated from the forecast and the previous night's conditions to allow sailing to take place – the forecast had been for Force 7 – 8 in the Irish Sea, but on Sunday morning XC Weather was predicting 12 – 14 knots with gusts in the ...
Race day rocks in rough winds
Gladstone Observer
It was more rock 'n' roll than plain sailing during Saturday's club championship race, for members of the Port Curtis Sailing Club. Strong wind conditions of 20 to 27 knots East-South Easterly, coupled with a change of tide mid-afternoon, ...
Setting sail for London: Sportsmail takes to the water with Olympic duo
Daily Mail
Outside of the Olympics, Andrew and Iain compete professionally in the America's Cup but their greatest success as a team came in China. 'I'd never worked as hard for a competition in my life. That took a tiny bit of pressure off knowing I'd done ...
RYA at The 2012 London Boat Show
Cowes Online
Tom raised the money in 2011 by completing a solo round Britain sailing challenge. Later (14.00) Phil and the team will be officially launching the 2012 RYA Sailability Sunsail Regatta. Come and join the team at the launch drinks reception and find out ...
Famous names test waters for upcoming Etchells Worlds
YACHTe.com.au
Saturday's three race regatta began in a light easterly after a 40 minute delay, with the breeze backing during the afternoon and freshening from the north-east to 12-14 knots, giving ideal offshore sailing conditions. Competition was remarkably close ...
Lauderdale Yacht Club set to host 2011 Melges 32 Gold Cup – Sailing news
bettor.com (blog)
Top International Melges 32 Class teams are looking forward to 2011 Melges 32n Gold Cup regatta, which will be organised and hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC) in Fort Lauderdale (FL). The regatta will be an ideal opportunity for the 20-boat ...
Skippers kept busy
Daily Examiner
There was some close sailing as the fleet headed downwind in the club championship heat. CONDITIONS for the second heat of the Clarence River Sailing Club's championship could only be described as all over the place. In one of the most challenging ...
Admirals Cup to begin on December 9
IBNLive.com
EZHIMALA (Kannur): The second edition of 'Admiral's Cup', an International Sailing Regatta for trainees of Naval Academies of friendly foreign countries, will be held at the Indian Naval Academy from December 9 to 12. The inaugural Admirals Cup Regatta ...
Murphy makes good start in 2012 bid
RTE.ie
The World Championships started today and Murphy won the second race in the Laser Radial class having placed 30th in the opening event. She is lying in 26th place overall after the first day. Murphy's event finishes on Sunday but the Regatta runs until ...
Seven women shortlisted for Sailing Arabia programme
Times of Oman
The seven sailors are some of the first a in Oman Sail's new Women's Programme, an initiative that is bringing sailing into the lives of Omani women. Sailing onboard the Al Thuraya BankMuscat, the seven female sailors were selected from 30 trainees who ...
Coast Guard saves sinking sailboat | Local & Regional News for ...
The Coast Guard rescued two people and prevented their 50-foot sailboat from sinking near the mouth of the Columbia River. ... Coast Guard saves sinking sailboat. By Associated Press Published: Dec 5, 2011 at 11:29 AM PST Last Updated: ...
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Fleet Racing Gets Underway; Women's Match Racing Continues ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
On the third day of the ISAF Sailing World Championships, held in Fremantle, AUS, racing got underway in four of the nine fleet racing classes: Women's RS:X, Finn, Laser Radial and Men's 470, plus Women's Match Racing continued. Top performances of the day came from Zach Railey (Clearwater, ... opened the regatta with a strong 2-5 in the yellow fleet to establish an overall second place behind Ben Ainslie (GBR). “When we went out on the water there was absolutely no wind on ...
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Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 3 - Yachts and ...
The first day of fleet racing in Perth was held in light, fluctuating breezes as four classes took to the water on Day three of the ISAF Sailing World Championships.
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Coast Guard rescues sailboat off the mouth of the Columbia – taking ...
By Dave Morgan
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., received a report that the 50-foot sailingvessel Flying Dragon was taking on water with failed engines and two people on board approximately 7 miles southwest of the Columbia River ...
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Ahhh shorts, I remember those – Sailing Thunderbird Sailboats {in ...
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father & son sailing: 'Kinship' Across the Atlantic
By Andy
Though we have great fun working on-event for stuff like this (and plan to continue to do so), the ultimate goal has always been to keep sailing, so when the opportunity came up it was an easy decision. Mia and I met Tim and Teresa in ... I am working on a story for the website right now about just that - I had a conversation yesterday with the crew of Vaquita, an Akalaria 40, which includes Andreas Hanakamp, the ex-Volvo Ocean Race skipper of Team Russia. His Segelwelt company ...
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His Majesty Changed Thais' outlook on Sailing | Chiangrai Times ...
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His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has a passion for sailing. On April 29, 1966, His Majesty sailed his single-handed OK Dinghy named Weka, which had a length of 13 feet, from Klai Kangwon Summer Palace in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri ...
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