A Spanish Triumph - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 (video)
After a near flawless display from Team Telefonica, Skipper Iker Martinez and his crew have secured victory in the first Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12Follow @johnthecrowd
America's Cup: Winds of change on SF waterfront
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The moves are among the latest of many preparations for the America's Cup, to be held in 2012 and 2013. The regatta is expected to bring millions of people to San Francisco and generate $1 billion. Final details of the city's transformation for the ...
Sailing down from Boston
Bangor Daily News
Michael Dwyer | AP Wouldn't it be great if we Mainers and our summer residents and tourists could take a boat between Bar Harbor and Boston, as in the old days, instead of fighting traffic on I-95 or squeezing into a bus or an airplane? ...
Storm postpones racing at world sailing championships
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A fierce storm with winds of up to 60 mph has forced organizers to postpone most of the second day of racing at the world sailing championships. Only a handful of heats in the women's match racing were sailed off Fremantle on ...
Foul weather puts anchor on sailing champs
Electrical storms and strong winds have postponed almost all racing at the world sailing championships in Perth. The only action from day four of the regatta yesterday was in the women's match racing, with no New Zealand crews involved. ...
Should Coast Guard have forced owner from sailboat?
Dennis Howard, who is legally blind, had raised money for a life-affirming around-the-world solo sail on his 20-foot sailboat. Less than a week after leaving San Diego, he was met by the US Coast Guard after a storm off Mexico. ...
SAILING: Hoylake club will mark 125th anniversary with two-day regatta
By Andrew Stratton » HOYLAKE Sailing Club who held an enjoyable annual dinner at the weekend will stage a two day Regatta next season as part of their 125 year celebrations. The competition, off Meols, will take place during the weekend of July 21 and ...
Bank Sohar supports Muscat Regatta 2011
MUSCAT Bank Sohar was one of the sponsors for the largest sailing regatta in the Arabian Peninsula – the Muscat Regatta 2011, according to a press release. This year's regattacommenced in Muscat at the Marina Bandar Al Rowdha and ended in Khasab, ...
Sailing federation picks Schenker for logistics
Schenker, the UK arm of DB Schenker, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become official supplier of shipping and logistics services to the International Sailing Federation for the next three years. DB Schenker Logistics recently assisted the ...
Olympic hopeful to sail in Australia
The women hope that a strong showing at the event - combined with a good performance in the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta in January - will qualify them for a spot on the 2012 US SailingTeam. If that happens, they will have access to coaching and ...
Team Extreme - the first club™ ready to get in the ring of the Extreme ...
BYM News (press release)
Managed by Bruno Dubois, with whom Stephane Kandler took part in the 32nd America's Cup in 2007, Team Extreme - the first club™ gathers some highly experienced French sailors, who are well known for their expertise in multihull sailing (D35, ...
Sailing hub for Snowdens Beach
The Port River Sailing Club wants to turn Snowdens Beach into the state's premier sailing hub. Source: AdelaideNow The club has drawn up plans, including new clubrooms for itself and offices for Yachting SA to move in, plus space for use by other ...
Xiamen round-the-world sailboat crosses equator, heads for 3rd stop
What's on Xiamen
8 sailors set sail for a 7-month round-the-world cruise from Wuyuan Bay Port with the "Xiamen"sailboat on 3rd November. Following its stop in Manila and Palau, the sailboat carried on its voyage all the way south. At 12:18 pm on 5th December, ...
Weather closes Freo sailing village
The West Australian
The Worlds Village at the ISAF world sailing championships in Fremantle has been closed due to forecast bad weather. Predictions of severe wind, hail and thunderstorms prompted organisers to close the village on The Esplanade. ...
Portugal. One week to 4th World Yacht Racing Forum and Design Technology Symposium
BYM News (press release)
Wednesday's Forum sessions will focus on the role of yacht clubs within the sport of sailing, a look at plans for the 2012 Olympics, the place of women in the sport, and the planning for the 2013America's Cup. Day 2 of the Design & Technology ...
Viking-Age sailing routes of the western Baltic Sea – a matter of safety
Included in the Old English Orosius, compiled at the court of King Alfred the Great of Wessex around 890, are the descriptions of two different late 9th-century Scandinavian sailing routes.
John Milgate's duck punt sailing canoe plans online | intheboatshed ...
By Gavin Atkin
Dylan thinks one of these little flat-bottomed sailing canoes derived from boats used by wildfowlers will make a great platform for filming, which I guess they may be if you're skilled enough to hold a sheet, steer with a paddle and aim and aim a ...
San Francisco clearing piers for America's Cup | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
San Francisco is preparing its world-famous waterfront for construction to accommodate the America's Cup races. The hub of activity for the 2013 regatta will be at Pier 27, where officials are planning to build an 88000-square-foot cruise terminal and ...
Storm halts racing at world sailing championships
A fierce storm with winds of up to 60 mph has forced organizers to postpone most of the second day of racing at the world sailing championships. Only a handful of heats in the women's match racing were sailed off Fremantle on Tuesday ...
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Dramatic thunderstorms cancel racing for the day | Olympic and ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
With dramatic and uncharacteristic thunderstorms rolling over Fremantle, in Western Australia, organizers of the ISAF Sailing World Championships made the call to cancel all racing for the day due to heavy thunder and lightning strikes, and a forecast that would continue through to the evening.... 23, many athletes at this regatta are coordinating the logistics of shipping their boats, equipment, coach boats and assorted gear to Miami in time for the ISAF Sailing World Cup event. With a ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Sailing, Soaked + Smiling: Book America's Cup Yachts in Auckland ...
By Greg Oates
Book a group race aboard 80-foot America's Cup sailing yachts operated by ExploreNZ in Auckland, New Zealand. ... Sailing, Soaked + Smiling: Book America's Cup Yachts in Auckland, New Zealand. written by Greg Oates | Posted on ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 - Yachts and ...
The Race Committee at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships abandoned all racing at 1350 local time on the afternoon of Day 4, Tuesday 6 December.
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ISAF names official logistics and shipping supplier - Sports ...
ISAF names official logistics and shipping supplier, Sailing Sponsorship news from SportsPro Media Global. ... DHL to take on Volvo Ocean Race logistics - 18 November 2010. Related blog posts. DHL: Delivering rugby to the world - 09 ...
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US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics: Day 5 from the ISAF Worlds
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
We should have good sailing conditions today, with wind likely from the SW, and a full racing schedule for match racing, radials, finns, 470 men and RS:X women. In the fleet racing classes, we have been told to expect 3 races per class. ...
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Megayacht News – Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous ...
The Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous, entering its second year, is being held March 14 to 17. While motoryachts and traditional sailing yachts ...
Family sailing in the Caribbean
There can be no stronger way to bond with your children than sailing in a bareboat on ... We bought our first sailboat, a 16-foot O'Day Daysailer, the first year we ...