23 December 2011

Mr. Happy - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]


Mr. Happy - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12   [VIDEO]
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The stealth zone and lighter winds are on the horizon. Can Groupama hold on to their hard earned lead.

VOLVO OCEAN RACE Tracker  - Groupama leads

Sailing: Tobin wins coveted Olympic place
New Zealand Herald
Sailing is no stranger to Sports Tribunal hearings and there were genuine fears the selection of Ashley would lead them down this path again. But New Zealand Olympic Committee secretary-general Kereyn Smith said the committee had not put any pressure ...

US Olympic sailing team adds 8
ESPN
AP PORTSMOUTH, RI -- Eight more sailors have been selected to the 2012 US Olympic team based on their performances at the ISAF world championships in Australia. They are Rob Crane of Darien, Conn., in the Laser; Bob Willis of Chicago in windsurfing; ...

US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics - 2012 Olympic Team Announcement
YouTube
AlphaGraphics CEO - Kevin Cushing announces the athletes who have been selected to represent the USA in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in Weymouth, UK.

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica time for the Doldrums
BYM News (press release)
Meanwhile “Groupama” and “Puma” are sailing in stealth zone. Thankfully the tough conditions are now giving way to days of sunshine and breeze, but the Volvo Ocean Race is a race of extremes and Iker Martínez and crew know that it won't take long for ...

America's Cup : Green Comm Racing parners with Region of Lombardy to launch ...
BYM News (press release)
Among them: Green Comm Racing, together with the Lombardy Region, the Real Club Nautico de Valencia and the Circolo Vela Gargnano is building up on a new generation of European athletes, selected from Olympic sailing trials, on a new wave of young ...

UK. Endeavour Trophy virtual regatta at RYA Volvo Dinghy Show
BYM News (press release)
The RYA Volvo Dinghy Show, to be held over the weekend of 3-4 March 2012, will have an added attraction in the form of a virtual regatta writes John McKenna. The regatta, powered by the inshoresailboat racing and training game SailX.com, ...

America's Cup: Artemis Racing's Sean Clarkson on the move to the wing
Sail World
If you're a good team and you have good sailors, you'll do pretty well. You don't have to have a huge background in multihulls -- it's just a sailboat.' by Dianne Swintal, CupInfo ' Artemis Racing - America's Cup World Series San Diego 2011 ' Sander ...

Sail World

Bay Area Tradewinds Sailing School and Club Announces They Have Gone Electric
PR Web (press release)
It also offers its own specialty sailing lessons like Advanced Motoring and Docking, and Advanced Anchoring. It features an unlimited-sailing membership, sailboat rentals and charters. For less than a typical Bay Area monthly slip rent, ...

PR Web (press release)

Service set for man in bay sailing accident
Delmarva Now
SALISBURY -- A memorial service has been scheduled for 25-year-old Tyler Cordrey of Eden who was lost overboard in the Chesapeake Bay when the sailboat he was aboard capsized Saturday afternoon near the Bay Bridge. Friends and family will celebrate ...

Galway Sailing School Launches 'Careers at Sea' Expo
Afloat
#JOBS – Galway sailing school Bow Waves is taking steps to combat the unemployment crisis at home with its own "Careers At Sea Expo" next month. The event will take place on the 4th of January at 7pm at the Galway Radisson BLU Hotel. ...

Smooth sailing
Gander Beacon
VIKING STRENGTH — Members of the provincial A gold-medal winning Gill Memorial Vikings include: (front, from left) Hillary Hicks, Hiliary Croucher; (middle) Kendra Dyke, Lacey Abbott; (back) Taylor Hicks, Sarah Hicks, Marina Abbott, Leah Whiteway,. ...

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USA. Women sailors unite to learn: SCYA Sailing Convention Feb. 4
BYM News (press release)
At the tender age of seven, DeWitte helped her older brother sew sails on his home-built sailboat in upstate New York. Later, after graduating college with a business degree, she left New York City and moved to the Fiji Islands for three years. ...

America's Cup cargo offloading in Valencia
BYM News (press release)
"We took the decision to land the equipment in Valencia, after considering several factors," explainedRegatta Director Iain Murray. "There is a possibility for a number of teams to train together in Valencia, given the local infrastructure from the ...

Weather forecast ensures race record is safe this year
The Canberra Times
Sailing conditions will remain on the nose until about Wednesday when westerlies will strike with fronts expected for the crossing of Bass Strait to Tasmania before the coastal dash to the mouth of the Derwent River and final run to the finish line off ...

Volvo Ocean Race
NPR
The six-boat, nine-month-long, 39000-mile Volvo Ocean Race that started in Spain two months ago and is set to end in Ireland next July isn't going to tell exactly where the boats are while they're in that part of the Indian Ocean.

Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya repairs get underway ; Update from Andres
BYM News (press release)
I think we all prepared to spend Christmas on the boat together sailing toward our destination. It looks like we would have been finished by Christmas and having a few celebratory drinks together at 'the secret location' Instead most will be in ...

Interislander ferry delays today
Stuff.co.nz
Passengers booked to cross Cook Strait on the Interislander ferry Aratere can expect delays to Christmas holiday sailing schedules today. Aratere sailed to Picton from Wellington on its freight-only sailing at 7:29am this morning - more than an hour ...

Olympic sailing hero Andrew Simpson rues title bid ended by injury
This is Somerset
ANDREW Simpson admitted he did not think twice about pulling out of the ISAF Sailing World Championships as Iain Percy struggled with injury - but it still was not any easier to take. Sherborne-based Olympic gold medalist Simpson and Percy were looking ...

Historic event sailing to New London
WTNH
(WTNH) - A long awaited historic event is sailing to New London in the summer. The headquarters are set up and soon the first of the funding will be in place. New London has not seen an event of this scale for twelve years, not since OpSail 2000. ...

Melges 32 Christmas Regatta win for Maxstar
Sail World
After nipping at the heels of winning boats at recent Melges 32 regattas Angus Reid 'Maxstar' from Canberra Sailing Club made a comeback on day two taking the gun in all four races to win the regatta four points ahead of 'Rock and Roll'. ...

Sail World

Sailing: Falmouth Lieutenant Col Nick Bate picks up Miller Trophy
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth's Lieutenant Col Nick Bate was celebrating recently as British Soldier, the Army sailingassociation yacht he skippers, picked up the Dennis P Miller Trophy. The trophy is awarded to the yacht with the best overseas performance of the season. ...

Overdue Yacht Located South Of Island
Bernews
A merchant vessel located the sailing vessel “Hikari” approximately 150 miles southeast of Bermuda today [Dec. 22]. The crew of the “Luisia Colossus”, a 623-foot Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier, spotted the sailboat after Sergei Morozov, the operator ...

Bernews

Ben Ainslie facing Royal Yachting Association investigation after his brush ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Furthermore, the next announcement will not be made until as late as February 2012, the RYA added, raising doubts over whether the national sailing body has further action in mind. The Volvo Ocean Race shutdown, which has been imposed to keep the ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Exciting racing on chilly and breezy Lake Jindabyne
Jindabyne Summit Sun
Everyone appreciated Bill's company on the water for the first time this season and wondered when all the other sailboat owners in the area would take his example and join the sailors on Lake Jindabyne on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. ...

New Contract: JFA 26.25M 'Long Island' Sailing Catamaran
Yacht Forums (press release)
She is sailing catamaran in the region of 86-feet LOA to a design by Marc Lombard. Expect her to accommodate six guests in three cabins inclusive of a large Master stateroom. The single-masted yacht will be built in GRP materials for the superstructure ...

London 2012 door still open for Truro's Ed Powy's
Falmouth Packet
And, while John Pink and Rick Peacock finished highest in fourth, their failure to medal after leading the regatta for three days could leave the London 2012 door open for Powys and Evans. They were consistent throughout the regatta, barely outside the ...

J Boats to the Fore on the Hamble
Afloat
The Hamble Winter Series is one of the most hotly fought off season regatta series in the UK with an entry list that puts it right at the forefront of competitive sailing. There are of course many reasons for this. For starters, it's an extremely well ...

Hagood a top cancer fundraiser
Charleston Post Courier
Raising money for the 2011 Leukemia Cup Regatta was a way for her to help in the fight against blood cancer. Her boat and team, Mongo, raised more than $45000 -- $40000 of that through Nancy Hagood's efforts. Team Mongo won its races and the ...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from grounded vessel off eastern shore of ...
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Joseph Lobs, 24, resident of Jacksonville, Fla. and Sarah Duncan, 18, resident of Silverton, Ore., were travelling aboard the sailing vessel Morning Mist from St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands to Puerto Rico, when the vessel grounded. ...

'A few suggestions for sports that I hope Santa can pack in his sleigh'
Bahamas Tribune
It's good to hear that all of the relevant bodies are coming together to support Eleazor 'the SailingBarber' Johnson and his annual St Valentine's 'Catch Me If You Can' Massacre in February at Montagu Bay. If they can do it for the regatta that is ...

US Sailing Team Alphagraphics London 2012 selections | The Daily ...
By James Boyd
As the top-scoring eligible American athletes in their respective Olympic sailing classes, Rob Crane (Laser), Bob Willis (RS:X Men), Erik Storck and Trevor Moore (49er), Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih (Star), Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan ...
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Sailing with the Kabakovs | ARTnews
By Nora FitzGerald
The Ship of Tolerance, the first in a series of installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, was launched in 2005 on a saltwater lake in the Siwa Oasis in Egypt. The Kabakovs picked Siwa, on the border of the Libyan Desert, for many reasons, ...
ARTnews

CAPTAINS LOG | JANUARY 2012 | BLUE WATER SAILING ...
By Blue Water Sailing
Community sailing centers are the places where kids who might never get a chance to go sailingotherwise can learn the ropes and discover how to manage a small sailboat. It can be a life changing experience. So why not make a donation to ...
BLUE WATER SAILING MAGAZINE |...

Endeavour Trophy virtual regatta at RYA Volvo Dinghy Show ...
The RYA Volvo Dinghy Show, to be held over the weekend of 3-4 March 2012, will have an added attraction in the form of a virtual regatta. ... The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Noble Marine 2012 #2 ... The regatta, powered by the inshore sailboat racing and training game SailX.com, will be open to all and will be run over seven weeks in the lead up to the event, culminating with Finals at the dinghy show on the Volvo Main Stage. Of course a computer game could never test ...
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Still more questions than answers from America's Cup planners
By Don Forman
15 the San Francisco Planning Commission certified the Final Environmental Impact Report for theAmerica's Cup race and associated development (see September-October Yodeler, page 6). While air and water-quality protections were ...
The Yodeler

Volvo Ocean Race Stop Over in Cape Town - Albatross Task Force ...
By Bronwyn Maree
The Volvo Ocean Race has worked closely with the Save the Albatross Campaign since 2005, helping to increase awareness around the global plight of albatrosses. The Save the Albatross Campaign was initiated to inform and demonstrate ...
Albatross Task Force

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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Our favorite place for Indian food in the Caribbean: Lal's Curry in a hurry. Great ambiance by the lagoon and the authentic Indian cuisine is absolutely fantastic. This modest restaurant gets 10/10 in all categories. The buttered chicken is one of ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Golden ticket for Groupama as ...
Groupama Sailing Team during leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Yann Riou/GroupamaSailing… Groupama Sailing Team during leg 2 of the Volvo ...
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