12 December 2011

Telefonica extends lead in Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]



Team Telefonica extends lead in Volvo Ocean Race
TheNewsTribune.com
Team Telefonica extended its lead in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday after the Spanish boat's victory in the second in-port race to follow up its win in the first leg. Ian Roman AP Commercial Photo - In this photograph supplied by Volvo Ocean Race, ...
Volvo Ocean Race : “Telefonic” wins Cape Town In-Port Race ; Reinforces ...
BYM News (press release)
Spanish boat “Telefónica” dominated today in a brilliant coastal race in Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. Basque Skipper Iker Martínez and his crew have now added six new points to their scoresheet, allowing them not only to reinforce their lead, ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011: fleet takes on treacherous Cape waters as leg-two gets ...
Telegraph.co.uk
“I am not a fan of sailing in the Southern Ocean because it is dominated by high pressure and it is hard to get north so it is looking like a long leg to the secret destination. We are looking at spending Christmas at sea.” The fleet race to a secret ...
Kiwi sailing crews closing on Olympic berths
Stuff.co.nz
''I'm really pleased that Sara has had a career best at this regatta, this is the first time she made the top 10 at a world championship,'' said Mark Orams, her coach. ''She's worked really hard over the last 18 months and in particular the thing I'm ...
Sailing: Team Lunna Rossa wins 2011 Extreme Sailing Series
Channel News Asia
A few hundred fans showed up at Marina Bay to catch the sailing action, close up. The race is making a debut in the Lion City, following a successful test event two years ago. After 35 races over five days at the Bay, the Italian boat came out tops on ...
America's Cup mum on how it will cover city costs
San Francisco Examiner
The 34th America's Cup regatta — a world-renowned yacht race — is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of daily visitors to The City in 2013 and generate an estimated $1.4 billion in economic activity for San Francisco and the Bay Area. ...
Old foes Mat Belcher and Malcolm Page join forces to sail away with world title
Herald Sun
Further triumph came their way last night when they finished fourth in the final race of the week-long regatta to defend the first world crown they won together a year ago in Holland. Moments after the victory, Page revealed he had sailed the entire ...
Israeli woman takes sailing gold
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
By Dan Baron · December 11, 2011 JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel's Lee Korzits won the Women's RS:X competition at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The victory by Korzits, 27, in Sunday's race in Australia was her second in the country; ...
Sailing Hall of Fame hits doldrums
Annapolis Capital
By EARL KELLY, Staff Writer By EARL KELLY, Staff Writer Raising money for the National Sailing Hall of Fame has been choppier than expected, and officials will ask the Board of Public Works next month to extend the state deadline by three years. ...
Sailing: New partnership of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark hope to claim world gold
WalesOnline
by Our Correspondent, Wales On Sunday HANNAH MILLS has only been sailing with Saskia Clark for nine months – but with an Olympic place already sewn up she is determined to lay down an early marker for gold next week. Mills approached Clark about a ...
St Ignatius crowned RBC schools sailing champions
Cayman News Service
(CISC): The annual RBC Inter Primary Schools Sailing Championships has always been a hotly contested regatta and this year's was no different. On Friday 25th November 2011, 36 sailors representing six schools (Red Bay, Savannah, Cayman Prep, ...
Cannons kick off annual Holiday Regatta of Lights
St. Augustine Record
There was a giant polar bear on a bow, a Nightmare Before Christmas sailboat, and a boat named Freak Show with star lights dangling from its mast. There was even a boat with a live scene of Santa's workshop with neon elves. ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds : RS:X Worlds: Zofia is on Fire... Medal race ...
BYM News (press release)
As predicted yesterday Zofia proved too hot for Marina Alabau [ESP] to handle. She burst off the start line just behind Maayan Davidovich [ISR] who was first to the breakwater underneath the grandstands. Her Polish supporters ashore were having heart ...
Edmond de Rothschild Group, 2nd in the Extreme Sailing Series 2011
BYM News (press release)
History has repeated itself and just like in 2009 and 2010, the catamaran fitted out by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild has ranked second in the Extreme Sailing Series. Having come to Singapore to try to glean this trophy, Pierre Pennec and his crew, ...
On a voyage of a lifetime
Hindustan Times
A small sailing yacht, four crewmembers, bundles of packaged food, 1400 nautical miles of open ocean and no land in sight for nine straight days. Not every college student gets to experience the overpowering vastness of the sea the way 20-year-old ...
Action Packed Day Sees Four World Champions Crowned At Perth 2011
International Sailing Federation
In the evening, the medal ceremonies in the Worlds Village, close to the sailing venues, attracted an enthusiastic crowd of onlookers as athletes draped themselves in national flags to receive their gold, silver and bronze medals. ...
Ainslie rage underlines tension between sailors and attempts to publicise the ...
More Than The Games
Next year, for the first time in Olympic history, a ticketed area has been introduced for the sailing regatta with 4600 pass holders accommodated every day on Nothe Gardens, which overlooks the planned medal race course in Weymouth harbour. ...
Boaters saved from sinking sailboat
WJXT Jacksonville
Jeremy Robshaw with St. Johns County Fire Rescue said firefighters found a 30-foot sailboat against shoals in the St. Augustine inlet. It was being battered by rough surf. The waves caused the boat to capsize and the two boaters were thrown out, ...
Sixth place finish for Murphy
RTE.ie
Annalise Murphy has secured sixth place overall at the ISA World Sailing Championships in Perth. There were light difficult conditions for the Ladies Laser Radial medal race and Murphy's lead leg but was overtaken by Bouwmeester (NED) and sailed in to ...
Global Ocean Race - Cessna Citation extends lead
Sail World
Global Ocean Race 2011-12 (GOR) leading trio of Class40s have crossed the leg two Celox Sailing Scoring Gate at 69E, north of Kerguelen Island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Conrad Colman and Sam Goodchild crossed the virtual gate in first place...
Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship - New leader
Sail World
The Audi Melges 20 Gold Cup Championship competitors enjoyed yet another exciting day of racing in Miami at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club. Amid predominately cloudy skies, two more races were completed with still shifty but, slightly breezier ...
Royal Thai Navy 1 reign supreme
The Nation
Royal Thai Navy 1 proved that a heavy, obsolete boat and an old sail do not really matter as they overcame modern, aerodynamically designed boats to win the IRC 2 Class as the 25th Phuket King's Cup Regatta, which concluded off Kata Beach yesterday. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet close in on finish
Sail World
'We knew we would have a hard time out sailing them to the end as they have 18 crew members to our 12. We also knew that we would go down the leader board fast. 'Our new tack took us to the north and now we're heading to the finish at good speed, ...
Sailing The Thigh Seas
By Cassie Murdoch
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 11: Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia compete in the Men's 470 class medal race on day 9 during the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships on December 11, 2011 in Perth, Australia.
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Australian pair win 470 title at sailing worlds | Washington Examiner
By The Associated Press
Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher clinched the 470 title at the sailing world championships after crossing fourth in Sunday's medal race. The Australians were well clear in the standings heading into the last race and needed only to beat one ...
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U.S. News - Feds, San Francisco tussle over America's Cup use of ...
By The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO -- The latest battle for control of Alcatraz Island is under way. Many have laid claim to the wind-swept rock in the middle of the San Francisco Bay since the last prisoner left the federal land in 1963.
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Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 9 - Yachts and ...
In the evening, the medal ceremonies in the Worlds Village, close to the sailing venues, attracted an enthusiastic crowd of onlookers as athletes draped themselves in national flags to receive their gold, silver and bronze medals. Finn. Giles Scott won a game of cat and mouse on the ... As the disqualifications could not be discarded from his point score, Ainslie ended up out of the medal race and finished the Regatta in 11th place. Laser Radial. World number one Marit Bouwmeester ...
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Aussie duo win world sailing crown | Sport | BigPond News
Australian sailing team stars Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher have been crowned world champions.
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Railey Wins Bronze at ISAF Worlds | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
On the final medal race day of the ISAF Sailing World Championships, Paige Railey won a bronze medal in the Laser Radial, while Zach Railey finished 9th overall in the Finn. In Women's Match Racing, Genny Tulloch, Jenn Chamberlin and ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Summer Sailing in the Bay of Islands
Town of Russell The Bay of Islands is one of the best places in New Zealand to go sailing. Captain Cook gave it its name when he first visited there, after the 144 islands that populate the Bay. It really is the perfect place for all sorts of boating. ...
About.com New Zealand Travel
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships day 9 report | The ...
By James Boyd. ... were greeted by an excited crowd at the Royal Perth Yacht Club Annexe. “We fought really hard,” Marenic said. “We deserve the bronze.” Nick Rogers and Chris Grube ended their regatta in tenth overall, following a ninth place in their medal race. .... Mike Sanderson Volvo Ocean Race interview Read more. Where next for the TP52s and Soto 40s Read more ...
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Israeli takes the gold at Sailing World Championships | Size Doesn't ...
By dhadad
Israeli Windsurfer Lee Korzits has won the Sailing World Championships in Perth, Australia in the RS:X class. This is her second world championship, eight years after her first title in 2003. European champion Zofia Noceti-Klepacka of Poland ...

Historical articles and illustrations » Blog Archive » Sailing skills and ...
By The Publisher
Would you know how to find your bearings if you were lost in a boat somewhere near the South Pole? You would if you knew where the Southern Cross was. The Southern Cross is the name given to a constellation, or group of stars, lying near ...
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S.F. America's Cup plan now much more vivid - SFGate
... for the America's Cup, the world-famous sailing race that will descend on the ... The world's premier regatta has strong support citywide, with a new survey by ...
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Park Service objects to some proposed uses of Alcatraz during America's Cup ...
Washington Post
Today, the National Park Service and organizers of the America's Cup are tussling over Alcatraz's role in the Super Bowl of yacht racing. The island will offer some of the best views of the most prestigious competition when multi-million dollar boats ...
World Sailing Championships: Giles Scott wins Finn title
BBC Sport
"It's been a really long week and me and Stuart have worked so hard for this regatta. "So much of our training for the last three or four months has been towards this week. I know we're not standing on the gold position on the podium, and that's what ...

Olympic champion Ben Ainslie disqualified from 2 races after grappling with ...
Washington Post
FREMANTLE, Australia — Three-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie of Britain was disqualified from two races at the world sailing championships after grappling with a cameraman on a media boat on Saturday. Ainslie was found guilty of gross ...
Piracy threatens Volvo Ocean Race
Al Jazeera
With half of the fleets failing to complete the first leg of the tour by sailing into Cape Town, reliability is proving to be another concern for race organisers. Dan Williams reports from Cape Town.
Page, Belcher on verge of sailing crown
Sydney Morning Herald
The America's Cup veteran Peter Gilmour described their 240-metre, 56-second winning margin that day as a "Phar Lap type victory". It set them up with a huge lead, which they extended further on Saturday with two thrilling comebacks. ...
NZL Sailing team qualifies in four events for 2012 Olympics
Sail World
Only sailors that finish within the top ten of a regatta such as this qualify for the medal race. Often, medal races are run on a shorter course and with more laps, intensifying the race. Double points are awarded, therefore gains and losses in the ...
Team Premier wins Phuket King's Cup Regatta
Phuket Gazette
I'm sure all Thai people will be very appreciative of this result, and hopefully we can encourage more people into the sport of sailing,” CPO Wiwat said. “I was quite confident coming into the last race, maybe 80 per cent confident, ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 - Red Bull collides with GAC Pindar
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series 2011 ninth and final Act is being held on Marina Bay in Singapore. On the fourth day the 10 Extreme 40 teams competed in 11 short, sharp but punishing races as more breezy, but gusty conditions upped the tempo of the racing. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Do or die for US athletes
Sail World
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships eighth day of racing continued in a fairly consistent sea breeze of 12 to 18 knots which later strengthened to 17-20 knots. It was do or die in the fleet racing classes for US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics ...
Perth ISAF Sailing Worlds RS:X Worlds: Zofia is on Fire... Medal race tomorrow
BYM News (press release)
Race 10 in the RS:X Women's World Windsurfing Championships is done and dusted here at the ISAF Sailing Worlds. There just remains the small matter of who is going to pick up which medal tomorrow afternoon after the medal race. ...
Weta inspires mum to get family sailing
New Zealand Herald
While many young women enjoy sailing and the thrill of being on the water when young, they struggle to find the time - and the right boat - once they start a family. This was certainly the case with Wellington mother of four Biddi Clark. ...

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