05 December 2011

PUMA rescue - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 (video)



PUMA rescue - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 (video)
YouTube
Watch the gripping action as Mar Mostro is plucked from the Atlantic Ocean to be shipped to Capetown as the clock is ticking to the sart of Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Expect more like this to be uploaded to the Official Volvo Ocean Race ...

The Maxi Banque Populaire V shatters the record time at the Cape ...
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 04 December 2011 by Valencia Sailing. It was 7:20 am (Paris time) this Sunday morning, after 11 days 21 hours 48 minutes and 18 seconds * since leaving Ushant, when the Maxi Banque Populaire V crossed the Cape of Good ...
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THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
I get a lot of different visitors to my "office" here at the Yacht Club. Dogs, hummingbirds, lizards and this yellow little thing. Anyone knows what type of bird this is? They are experts in stealing sugar from your table when you've ordered tea or ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Telefónica triumph but will winning ...
Team Telefónica's Leg 1 win would make them a shoo-in for overall victory in any other edition of theVolvo Ocean Race. This time? Don't be so sure.
www.volvooceanrace.com/en/Telefonica...but.../news.html

American Anna Tunnicliffe wins all 3 races on opening day of sailing worlds
Washington Post
1 Anna Tunnicliffe of the United States and her crew won all three of their first-day races in women's match-racing at the world sailing championships on Saturday. In difficult conditions on Fremantle's inner harbor, crews faced a morning of hot ...

King's Cup Regatta starts
Bangkok Post
PHUKET : The Phuket King's Cup Regatta will kick off its 25th edition today with more than 150 vessels vying for excellence at Asia's most important sailing event. As a part of the celebration of His Majesty the King's 84th birthday, this year's event, ...
Transitioning From America's Cup To Perth 2011
International Sailing Federation
Whilst Zbogar is yet to place on the podium at an ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta, the progression he has made has been noticeable having moved from World #102 to World #6 in just 19 months. But with his last competitive Finn event at the Open Europeans ...
His Majesty changed Thais' outlook on sailing
The Nation
After considerable discussion, it was decided unanimously to organise a royal sailing competition in Phuket, the first ever held in the sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea. The inaugural Phuket King's Cup Regatta was held in 1987 by Royal Varuna ...
Two men rescued after sailboat capsizes in Biscayne Bay
MiamiHerald.com
By Patricia Mazzei The US Coast Guard rescued two men early Sunday after their sailboat capsized in Biscayne Bay off the coast of Homestead. Alberto Leon-Corado and Alejandro Suarez did not suffer any injuries, according to a Coast Guard news release. ...
INA to host sailing regatta and Navy Queen contest
The Hindu
The Indian Naval Academy (INA) will host the second edition of its International Sailing Regatta for trainees of naval academies of friendly nations and Navy Queen's contest this month. The second edition of the Admiral's Cup Sailing Regatta will be ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Sanya heads into the lion's den
BYM News (press release)
In his latest blog, the 2005-06 Volvo Ocean Race winner wrote: “Yesterday morning at 0600, the sailing team gathered for our little adventure up Lion's Head -- a run/climb of 16km and a gradient going up to 600 metres. Of course it wasn'ta race, ...
Exeter sailing go from strength to strength
xmediaonline - Exeposé
The sailing conditions were ideal with light to medium winds and even a bit of sun. The team of 12 was skippered by James Anderson (Rupert) and helmed by Matt Rainback. Last year's bowman and recent Exeter graduate AJ Dawson came back to coach the bow ...
Sperry keeps sailing along
BusinessWorld Online Edition
FILIPINOS ARE among the top visitors of an American shoe brand's international facebook page, commented one of its Philippine distributors. “Filipinos are very interested in Sperry. Proof of that is the hits the brand is getting at its international ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Mike Sanderson's update from Team Sanya
BYM News (press release)
Yesterday morning at 0600, the sailing team gathered for our little adventure up Lion's Head - a run/climb of 16km and a gradient going up to 600 metres - of course it wasn'ta race, that would be totally irresponsible this close to a leg start, ...
Power and Sailboat Show Floats Into Tampa Bay
Patch.com
The largest boat show on the Gulf Coast, the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show is taking place behind the Salvador Dali Museum. Floating docks allow for more boats to be shown. A slew of distributors are on hand to promote their own line of luxury ...
Karuba 5 wins Maxi Yacht Cup 2011
My Sailing
The Transatlantic Superyacht Regatta & Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Cup concluded today with the arrival of the final participant and the official prize giving ceremony, held at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda's (YCCS) Caribbean base in Virgin Gorda. ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds : Solid start for Skandia Team GBR Match Racers
BYM News (press release)
Skandia Team GBR's defending titleholders got their regatta underway when Group B of the Elliot 6m Women's Match Racing event took to the Inner Harbour course for the first time today. The British 2012-selected trio picked up three wins and one loss ...
Elizabeth starts all over again
TODAYonline
She finished 10th at the Kiel Regatta in Germany in June and, last month, emerged in 13th place out of 25 boats at the Sail Melbourne Regatta. She is part of Singapore's 12-strong sailing squad at the world championships in Perth, where winds over the ...
Shooting the breeze, Burley Griffin style
The Canberra Times
If the nip-and-tuck sailing wasn't pressure enough, Owen also had to contend with a mast he thought would come down at any moment. He broke his old one just weeks before the regatta and quickly threw up a spare a mate had lying around in the shed. ...
One dead in severe sailing accident
The Local.se
A severe sailing accident on Saturday evening had a fatal outcome. One person died after being fished out of the water after a sail boat sank outside Harstena in the Gryt archipelago in eastern Sweden. Two more people have been hospitalized and are ...
Ed Wright battles illness ahead of Finn class race
The Independent
In the 470 Britain has already chosen the rising stars of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark in the women's division but is expected to decide at this regatta the men's pairing. Triple Olympian and double silver medallist Nick Rogers, now crewed by Chris ...
Melges 32 Gold Cup Regatta day 2 - Warpath hangs on to the lead
Sail World
It is due to these conditions that the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation Take A Junior Sailing Day was cancelled for safety reasons. The first race of the day commenced on time with several OCS's that included overnight leader Howe and Bob...
GAC sponsored world sailing champion visits Dubai
Arabian Supply Chain
by Jon Cuthbert on Dec 4, 2011 Fresh from sealing his third International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Match Racing title, Team GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams has visited the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. Just one week after his crew's win in the ...
Semi-Finals underway at Carlos Aguilar Match Race
Sail World
'Teamwork, tactics and calls are something we've been able to work on at this regatta, especially when sailing against some of the top teams in the world,' says Roble. 'The Open format and opportunity to sail against guys was also helpful. ...
Perfect day sailing ended in tragedy
The Argus
Joel Eager, from Shoreham, fell overboard while sailing with friends in Chichester Harbour in July. The 21-year-old lost his grip while sitting on a rigid inflatable boat with friends Neil Chitty and Timothy Beal, a qualified sailing instructor. ...
Jules Verne Trophy: Maxi Banque Populaire V shatters the record time at the ...
BYM News (press release)
With already 8245 miles behind them, Loïck Peyron and his men set a second record to their list of successes in a few days, and are now sailing in the Indian Ocean. The first of the three Capes that have to be crossed on this non-stop round the world ...
Brazilian Team Led By Albrecht Wins The Ibero-American Match Race Competition
International Sailing Federation
The last regatta between the finalists was not as exciting as the public expected since the much awaited duels did not materialize. "The championship served mainly to show that teams are growing in match race and there is no doubt we will soon have ...
Sailing event attracts fans
The West Australian
Hundreds of boating enthusiasts, tourists and curious onlookers wandered around Fremantle harbourside to check out the spectacle of WA's biggest sailing event of the year today. As the grey clouds rolled over Bathers Beach and brought a welcome drop in ...

Phuket Sailing Scene: King's Cup Day 1 Review - Phuket Word
By Phuket Word
WORD ON PHUKET SAILING SCENE: A strong fleet of 30 Optimists and eight Lasers enjoyed strong winds off Kata Beach, with a patchwork of rolling low clouds proving an encompassing arena for the Phuket King's Cup Regatta's ...
Phuket Word
Americans off to winning start | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
The 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships kicked off today in Freemantle, Australia with the first of two days in Women's Match Racing. ... The event: More than 5000 officials, 1200 sailors and tens of thousands of spectators are expected to visit Western Australia for the two-week regatta (Dec. 3-18) where ... The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is managed by the United States SailingAssociation (US SAILING), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 1 - Yachts and ...
At the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships many of the sailors on show have come through the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, which will celebrate its 42nd edition at Dublin, Ireland from 12-21 July 2012.
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THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
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City of Sunshine and Storms CAPE TOWN: Sailing
Sailing. This Friday's beachcomb revealed lots of By-the-wind sailors (Velella velella) cast up on Fish Hoek Beach. Each one is actually a colony of polyps that ...
cityofsunshineandstorms.blogspot.com/2011/12/sailing.html
[EN] Team line-ups confirmed for 2011 final ... - Extreme Sailing Series
The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ global circuit will be announced on ... at the helm of Emirates Team New Zealand who lead the America's Cup World Series ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/.../team-line-ups-confirmed-for...

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