08 December 2011

Shark patrols increase at sailing worlds in Australia

Shark patrols increase at sailing worlds in Australia
USA Today
By Roxanna Scott, USA TODAY Aerial shark patrols have been increased at the ISAFSailing World Championships in Perth, Australia, after a large shark was spotted in the Fremantle harbor. By Mark Dadswell, Getty Images Heidi Tenkanen of Finland competes ...
Sailing not all about the money
"But sailing appeals to me because there's so much variety and you're always fighting the conditions, understanding new venues and the other competitors. There are so many factors that make every day different." Besides the America's Cup, ...
Elite Sailors Circle Globe in Volvo Ocean Race
Voice of America
The Volvo Ocean Race is a marathon sailing event that began Oct. 29 and will not end until next July. Its 11th edition is taking elite sailors and their multi-million dollar yachts on a journey of more than 39000 nautical miles around the world, ...
Phuket King's Cup Regatta 2011 - Day 3 Morning Update
Day 3 morning update from the 2011 Phuket King's Cup Regatta. By Sail.TV.
Australian Sailing Team - Perth 2011 Day 5 Highlights
Highlights from day five of the Australian Sailing Team competing at the Perth 2011 ISAF SailingWorld Championships.
Canadian Girke rebounds at the world sailing championships
Globe and Mail
The Radial Olympic Trials consists of a combination of the final finish position her and the final finish position at the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta. In Finn, Cook continues his comeback from three years of retirement from competitive sailing. ...
Britain's Giles Scott gets the better Ben Ainslie at World Sailing ...
Giles Scott made Britain's Olympic sailing selectors twitch with nerves today when he pulled the rug from under Ben Ainslie's feet by beating him in all three races at the Perth 2011 World Championships. By Kate Laven Triple Olympic gold medallist ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Belcher and Page lead the way
Sail World
Belcher said that the pair is looking forward to racing against the top crews once theregatta enters the finals stages. 'It's always hard when you're qualifying in two different groups, watching one of your biggest competitors racing, you're doing ...
BankMuscat hosts woman sailors preparing for 'Sailing Arabia' tour
Oman Daily Observer
AbdulRazak Ali Issa, Chief Executive, interacted with the team, seven of whom recently completed a 350 km sailing trip on board the 30-foot yacht, Al Thuraya BankMuscat, from Khasab to Musannah. The female sailors are some of the first recruits in Oman ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Postma leads Finns
Sail World
Giles Scott (GBR), who won two races, sits one point back, while previous regatta leader Ben Ainslie (GBR) is in third and three third places on Wednesday. The story of the day was the disqualification of a large number of sailors who picked up black ...
Murphy qualifies Ireland for sailing event at 2012 Olympics
Irish Examiner
ISA Performance Director, James O'Callaghan said: "It is fantastic for Annalise to have achieved qualification so early in the regatta." Murphy had three races today and she finished second, first and fourth in them, meaning that after five races ...
San Francisco clearing piers for America's Cup
San Jose Mercury News
The hub of activity for the upcoming regatta will be at Pier 27, where officials are planning to build an 88000-square-foot cruise ship terminal and walking plaza. Spectators will be able to watch the action on San Francisco Bay from the pier. ...
San Diego America's Cup event falls short
Arndt admits it's a challenge to build an audience for sailing in the US However, the current holder of the America's Cup is spending a lot of money to make that happen. "It's a very significant investment," said Craig Thompson. ...
Britain, Australia dominate men's 470 racing at sailing worlds after shark ...
Washington Post
PERTH, Australia — Britain and Australia dominated the men's 470 racing at the sailing world championships on Wednesday after organizers were on high alert following the sighting of a large shark near the course. Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell of ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships – Long day for Tunnicliffe
Sail World
You can check on the regatta website for results and a live blog here. (FYI: Perth/Freemantle is 13hr ahead of EST in the States or UTC+8hr) ' A rather large navigational hazard - ISAF Sailing World Championships Perth 2011 ' Mark Dadswell.
Chicago Sailors Honored with US Sailing Rescue Medal
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (December 7, 2011) – US Sailing will award a Hanson Rescue Medal to sailors Mary Kovats, Jacob Karlin and Dave Stix of Chicago, Ill. for the bravery they displayed during their rescue of three distressed sailors from the cold, ...
Mat Belcher and Mal Page grab lead at world sailing championships in Perth
Herald Sun
The pair won all three of their races in the 470 dinghy racing to grab an equal share of the lead with Great Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell who are racing in a different fleet during the qualifying stage of their regatta. ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Championships - RS:X women's fleet day 3
Sail World
As for Bryony, this is the best start to a regatta she has had since La Semaine Olympique Francaise last year. Her 1-3-2 results today mean she is the only woman in the Blue fleet with a score in single figures after the discard tonight. ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya is back in the water
BYM News (press release)
Rig goes in first thing tomorrow morning and they should be sailing by noon. Today at 1800 Sanya Lan touched the water of the Cape Town Waterfront and she is happily tied up next to the team base. It is certainly a momentous day for the team after ...
Youth And Experience The Formula For Italian RS:X Success
International Sailing Federation
At 26, Tartaglini has recorded some impressive results in the build up to Perth 2011, she recently finished third at the first regatta of the 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup, Sail Melbourne. But with such strength in depth she has her work cut out to ...
Sailing returns to Lake Learmonth after 14 years
Ballarat Courier
BY JORDAN OLIVER With water back in the lake, the Lake Learmonth Yacht Club will host the season's first sailing event on Saturday and plans to continue sailing each weekend through summer. Former Australian Youth Sailing champion Tom Watson, ...
P Class alive and well at Sir Peter Blake Regatta
Sail World
The regatta was a great prelude to P Nationals (Tanner and Tauranga Cup) being held at Murrays Bay Sailing Club 11-16 January when we hope to see 50 plus Ps hitting the water. There's plenty of life left in this iconic little boat particularly when ...
Qingdao: It's not just for sailing anymore
China Daily
As one of China's first cities to introduce sailing, Qingdao is fully utilizing its advantages and has hosted such famous international events as the Volvo Ocean Race, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and the Mini Transat 650. ...
Casters rescheduled for Sunday; FPYC regatta results; Snook season ends Dec. 15
The Fort Pierce Yacht Club's third annual sailboat regatta took place Saturday and Sunday. High winds and high seas offshore forced the racing to take place in the Indian River Lagoon. The races were open to all community sailboaters in either racing ...
Sailing with Skates is Great Winter Sport
By Charlie
Sailing with Skates is Great Winter Sport. For real thrills there's no sport like skate sailing, says Mr. Brown—and he goes ahead and proves it in this article. Moreover, he gives you plans for building your own sail and full directions on how to ...
Modern Mechanix
Tenants Displaced By America's Cup Announce New Homes: News ...
By Bay City News
To make room for the America's Cup, some 80 Port of San Francisco tenants, including the iconic Teatro ZinZanni and Bauer's Intelligent Transportation, were told they were going to have to get packing. Finding new homes for those two ...
SF Appeal: News
Volvo Ocean Race status report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The full Volvo Ocean Race fleet is back together for the first time in over a month, after Puma Ocean Racing powered by BERG limped into Cape Town with just days to spare before racing resumes in conditions that will once again test the teams to the ... The three teams that actually finished Leg 1 – winners Team Telef√≥nica, second-placed Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand and Groupamasailing team in third – have had more time to prepare their boats but are still working ...
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Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 5 - Yachts and ...
Predominantly blue skies, sunshine and light to moderate winds greeted sailors on Day 5 of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships with competitors in four classes putting aside the disappointment of Tuesday's postponements.
Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...
US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics: Day 6 from the ISAF Worlds
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
We're fully past the jet lag now, and the "long regatta exhaustion" factor is starting to crop up a bit.... But it is important to realize that with Olympic sailing there are often goals that go beyond the event you are competing in at that moment. ...
US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Volvo bolsters sailing portfolio - Sports Sponsorship news - Sailing ...
By comment@sportspromedia.com
The French Sailing Federation has signed the French division of Volvo Automobiles as a sponsor. The car manufacturer is aiming to capitalise on the momentum created by its longstanding support of the Volvo Ocean Race and has decided a ...
SportsPro Media - Latest News
father & son sailing: Magnus Olsson sails on Triumph in ARC 2011
By Andy
I had the chance to chat with Magnus Olsson yesterday, the ex-skipper of Ericsson 3 in the 2008/09Volvo Ocean Race. He sailed ... His story is unique in that he partners all of his sailing projects with good-for-the-world awareness programs. ...
father & son sailing
Sailing Competitions to begin on Saturday | Arab Games 2011
By admin
Sailing Competitions to begin on Saturday. DOHA, 07 December 2011, The Experimental races for the Arab Games Sailing Competitions will begin on Friday. The official competitions will kick off on Saturday with participation of 10 teams ...
Arab Games 2011
Ex40 racing pauses for a thunderstorm | Emirates Team New Zealand
By wdouglas
They had not raced together in the Extreme 40 catamaran since the second regatta of 2011 at Qingdao, China, in April. Since then, their priority has been the America's Cup World Series regattas and Emirates Team New Zealand's sailing ...
Emirates Team New Zealand
Shark alert at world sailing championship | Sport | guardian.co.uk
World sailing championship organisers are on high alert after a large shark was sighted near the Fremantle courses in Western Australia.
videos - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Video Gallery
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier offshore race, an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour, which started over 37 years ago as ...

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