17 December 2011

North Sails unfurls game-changing new sail technology [VIDEO]


North Sails unfurls game-changing new sail technology
North Sails unfurls game-changing new sail technology.
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Slingsby set for fourth sailing crown
Sydney Morning Herald
The world No.1-ranked Laser sailor takes to the water off Fremantle with an 11-point lead over Great Britain's Paul Goodison. Should he extend that to 18 points after Saturday's two races - a possibility - Slingsby would have an unassailable lead and ...

ISAF Sailing World Championships - 49ers down to the last day
Sail World
Rocheirieux/Frei settled for second and Marcin Czajkowski and Jacek Piasecki (POL) slid into third with regatta leaders Pink/Peacock (GBR) crossing in fourth. Outteridge/Jensen fell to 10th by the finish. The second race of the day began in eight knots ...

Sail World

America's Cup's environmental report OK'd by San Francisco
San Francisco Examiner
Smooth sailing: With The City's approval of the America's Cup environmental impact report, planners can now move forward with obtaining permits. The America's Cup took a major step forward Thursday night when the environmental impact report was ...

San Francisco Examiner

Sailing adventure takes schooner Appledore to Key West
knox.VillageSoup.com
Pixley, who is the Camden harbormaster, said sailing an old-style boat such as Appledore is a challenge, compared to a modern rig. He said Key West Sebago, the company that operates Appledore in Florida, offered him a bonus if he could have the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama yet to power up
BYM News (press release)
As such, the three crews furthest North are now plunging towards the two VO-70s, which have beensailing virtually within sight of each other since everyone has pretty much established now that there's no solution to the North. ...

Sailing: Tunnicliffe storms to gold
The West Australian
In the men's 49er skiffs, Australian duo Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen closed to within two points of leaders John Pink and Rick Peacock, of Great Britain. There are four races left in the 49er regatta, including Sunday's double points medal race ...

America's Cup, city reach new development agreement
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
A compromise agreement between San Francisco and the America's Cup organizers will save some of the city's most treasured public views of the bay from being blocked by a proposed marina for the mega-yachts of the ultra-rich. Under the new plan, ...


Peaks and troughs - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 [VIDEO]
YouTube
The fleet are waiting for the low pressure trough to release them into the strong northerlies beyond...but who will be the first to break through?

Sailing research cruise through the path of the Japanese tsunami to examine ...
Boing Boing
You travel aboard a 72-foot sailing yacht from the Marshall Islands through the great ocean vortex called the Western Pacific Gyre to Tokyo, and then from Tokyo you follow the path of the Japan tsunami debris with the purpose of sampling it, ...

SAILING: Sailor will sidestep dance requests
Hawke's Bay Today
The veteran of 10 years' sailing is enjoying coaching and travelling the world with the Kiwi Optimists contingent. His long-term goal is to be selected for an America's Cup crew. "There's no money in sailing at the Olympics," Steele said. ...

Sailing: Hannah Mills moves into fifth in world championships
WalesOnline
Mills and Clark's worst result of the regatta remains a 13th posted on Wednesday while the British pair for next year's Olympics' best in Fremantle is a third on the same day. Spanish duo Tara Pacheco and Berta Betanzos have a 13-point cushion at the ...

Anteater 2011 Regatta Draws a Crowd
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
By Michael Madigan | CdMHS Run by the UCI Sailing Team, the Anteater Regattaheld over the weekend at Newport Harbor Yacht Club, drew about 30 high schools from the local area and from as far away as Northern California. The Corona del Mar Team felt it ...

Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

ISAF Sailing World Championships - Tough day for Outteridge and Jensen
Sail World
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - The 49er Gold fleet held three races on the Centre course today, Friday 16 December, in Fremantle, Australia. Australians Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have moved within two points of the lead in the ...

Sail World

Compass Marketing Sponsored Farrah Hall Nominated to 2012 US Olympic SailingTeam
PR Web (press release)
Compass Marketing-sponsored women's windsurfer Farrah Hall has been selected as one of five athletes nominated to the 2012 US Olympic Sailing Team. “I'm not surprised at the resounding level of success Farrah has managed to achieve. ...

PR Web (press release)

Occupy the Bay Could Disrupt America's Cup
NBC Bay Area
By Sajid Farooq A group plans to protest the America's Cup race if some changes are not made. The spirit of the Occupy Wall Street movement is spilling into the San Francisco Bay -- literally. A group of 1200 swimmers who belong to the Dolphin Swimming ...

Busy weekend planned for the GB Sailing Club
thebahamasweekly.com
“We've completed a number projects recently and are working on various new projects such as our Sunday Brunch, a Free Sailing Program with the Salvation Army, our Summer Sailing Camp Program for children, The Halloween CostumeRegatta which occurred a ...

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Extreme Sailing Series set to sail away from Cowes?
Isle of Wight County Press
Stuart Quarrie, chief executive of Cowes Week Ltd, which organises the Cowes Week regatta, said: "We are working as closely as we can with them and even if there wasn't an Extreme Sailing Series in Cowes, we would hope there would be some Extreme 40s ...

Would-Be America's Cup Competitor Sues Over Rejection
Forbes
Sailing Anarchy has a report about this odd little lawsuit that reads like a very faint echo of Larry Ellison's successful legal harassment of Ernesto Bertarelli in the runup to the last America's Cup. Only the plaintiff in this case, African Diaspora ...

Canada qualifies another boat for London
Globe and Mail
The pair will soon have a new keelboat, which is on its way to Europe for spring events and some training at the Olympic regatta site. The result put the Canadians ninth as a country in the Star fleet. Spots at the Olympic start line for the top 11 ...

Globe and Mail

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, December 16, 2011
Isle of Wight County Press
Among those singled out for special praise following a successful season's sailing were Harry Carter (most improved cadet), Harry Blowers, winner of the Club Championships and Georgia Caws, winner of the Gurnard Youth Shield. ...

Volvo Ocean Race fleet not out of the woods
Daily Sail
There is also a little more pressure south (where the boats have been sailing around a knot faster). Over the course of the next 24 hours, the pace of the front/trough east slows and from its present more or less north-south axis it skews onto more of ...

Daily Sail

Oil and water sport
The Economist (blog)
But one sport has always been difficult to beam into fans' living rooms: sailing. This week the two pastimes clashed at the World Sailing Championships in Perth, Australia, when Ben Ainslie, Britain's most successful sailor with three Olympic gold ...

Perth World Sailing Championships wraps-up in Fremantle
ABC Online
Fremantle hasn't had this much action on the water since the 1987 America's Cup and for those in the sailing world, this Olympic qualifying event is about as big as it gets. There are 1420 competitors from around 80 countries in town and they even have...

ABC Online

The sailing Coon family puts down Maui roots
Lahaina News
Trilogy has programs that teach high schoolers sailing skills and acquaint Lanai residents with Hawaiian culture. It is also regular contributor of free trips offered at nonprofit silent auctions. The Coon family can be thankful for a great deal since ...

New Perth ensemble to entertain at sailing finale
The West Australian
The newly formed Perth Symphony Orchestra will entertain the crowds at Fremantle tonight as the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships come to a close with a big weekend finale. The orchestra, guided by professional conductor Jessica Gethin, ...

The West Australian

Line-up of Irish hopefuls for Olympic Games grows
Irish Times
SAILING : AS IRISH interest for next summer's London Olympics takes several steps forward this Christmas, the potential line-up is starting to grow. Last week saw Annalise Murphy win nomination for the Laser Radial class, while on Wednesday, ...

Planning Commission To Vote On America's Cup Environmental ...
By Bay City News
San Francisco's Planning Commission is holding a hearing this evening to decide whether to certify the final environmental impact report on plans to alter the city's waterfront for the America's Cup sailing race. The proposal, which includes the ...
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SF officials approve America's Cup enviro report | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
San Francisco officials have approved an environmental impact report for the America's Cup over the objections of environmental groups. The report was approved by the Planning Commission on Thursday night in a 5-0 vote. It explains race ...
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SF News: America's Cup: Mayor Announces Project Agreement
By SF Media
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined with executives from the America's Cup Event Authority to announce details of the Project Agreement for the 34thAmerica's Cup to be held in San Francisco in 2013. “This agreement represents an ...
SF News

Skandia Team GBR at Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 14 ...
Hailed the 'comeback queens' after their dramatic semi-final turnaround on Thursday, Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor couldn't quite find the same magic in Friday's women's match racing final at the Perth 2011 Sailing ...
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SF Commission OKs Environmental Impact Report For America's ...
By Keith Mizuguchi
SF Commission OKs Environmental Impact Report For America's Cup Race. December 16, 2011 8:39 AM. Share this. No comments. A boat competes in the Rolex Big Boat Series sailing regattahosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on ...
CBS San Francisco

Tunnicliffe, Vandemoer and Capozzi Win Worlds | Olympic and ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Anna Tunnicliffe's Team Maclaren of Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi won the the ISAF SailingWorld Championships in Women's Match Racing after defeating Lucy MacGregor (GBR) in four straight matches. ... About US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class ...
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PhotoBlog - Women competitors find smooth sailing at the ISAF ...
ago. Mark Dadswell / Getty Images. Competitors in the 470 Women's Two Person Dinghy fleet begin their second lap on the Centre course during day 14 of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships on Dec. 16, 2011 in Perth, Australia. ...
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sailboat mast yagi
By KE7HQY
This would be at *anchor*, not while sailing. If at moorage, assessment would be done based on potential for mixing with other sailboat masts. Keeping a small turning radius or strategically placing the boat out of the way would keep things ...
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Environmentalists Want Delay in America's Cup Vote - KRON4.com
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Plans to bring the 34th America's Cup to San Francisco takes another step forward now that the city's Planning Commision has certified the Environmental Impact Report on hosting the event. The commission ...
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Enviornmental Science News - » America's Cup Environmental ...
By The Bay Citizen (blog)
I'm saying publicly and I fully intend that I will meet the [$12 million fundraising] obligation," he said. John Upton writes about science, energy, water and the environment.
Enviornmental Science News

Pacific Northwest Boating News: Give the gift of sailing on a historic ...
By Deborah Bach
Members also get discounts on overnight programs and have the option of sailing on transits as Adventuress travels from one port to the next. The trips are usually two days and one night and are offered to members at $50 to cover the cost of ...
Three Sheets Northwest

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AMERICA'S CUP: A nonprofit sailing group from North Carolina is suing America's Cup holder Golden Gate Yacht Club for denying its application to be a ...
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Winter Sailstice Sailing - Latitude 38 - 'Lectronic Latitude
Winter sailing is one of the best kept secrets on the Bay. ... The six-boat fleet in the Volvo Ocean Race has already put in some heavy miles since starting ... If you read Monday's 'Lectronic item about this week's America's Cup meetings within a ...
www.latitude38.com/lectronic/lectronicday.lasso?date=2011...

America's Cup: Winds of change on S.F. waterfront - SFGate
As the America's Cup nears, so does moving day for merchants who have ... Massive construction projects for the world-famous sailing race and the port will soon. ... The regatta is expected to bring millions of people to San Francisco and ...
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