15 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper move into a strong position

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper move into a strong position
NZ Herald
It's been a slow start to the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race as Camper fight for the lead.
Iain Percy forced home after injury ends his Sailing World Championships
Telegraph.co.uk
"We were having a great regatta, were sailing well and were really enjoying the racing. We haven't done a lot of racing recently so it was great to be racing together with Bart again, and to be racing as well as we were. "It's certainly frustrating ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Fickle conditions for Canadians
Sail World
All the boats are moored offshore well away from the regatta site and require a boat to shuttle them to and from their boats. Looks like it may be more of the same tomorrow with a slightly better chance that the sea breeze will establish itself. by ...
Sailing: Dave Evans moves into fourth place in world championships
WalesOnline
The 25-year-old skipper and crew Ed Powys recorded their second win of the regatta amid light and then shifting conditions, while also posting a ninth, to move to fourth overall. Three races, not two, were scheduled in Fremantle on Wednesday but with ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships – Slingsby continues to lead
Sail World
Competing in just their third regatta together the pair finished with an eighth and a ninth on Wednesday to be 12th overall and just three points off 10th position. Luke Baillie is the highest placed Australian in the RS:X men's fleet in 35th, ...
Sailing / World Championships / Mashich's clear lead keeps Israel's momentum going
Haaretz
By Rami Hipsh Windsurfer Nimrod Mashich continued Israel's dream run at SailingWorld Championships in Perth, Australia on Tuesday. With countrywoman Lee Korzits having already claimed the women's gold medal on Sunday, Mashich produced another...
Fleet prepares for Pittwater Coffs regatta
YACHTe.com.au
“I'm looking forward to competing in the event after having a rest for a couple of years,sailing the race that goes South on Boxing Day. My crew and I are very much looking forward to the regatta this year and especially, the turning left aspect ...
Sailing community supports 'Catch Me If You Can' regatta
Bahamas Tribune
In the 25th version of the regatta, dubbed "the Super Bowl of sailing" in the Bahamas, Johnson has decided to honour legendary national icon Sir Durward 'Sea Wolf' Knowles, who on Sunday was presented with a Doctor of Humane Letters honourary degree ...
Sailing: France's Leroy through to women's match racing semi-finals
Channel News Asia
PERTH, Australia: French skipper Claire Leroy continued her superb form to advance to the semi-finals of the women's match racing at the ISAF World Sailing Championship on Wednesday. Leroy, with crew Marie Riou and Elodie Bertrand, ...
Smoother sailing for Aleh and Powrie at worlds
Stuff.co.nz
The first Kiwi crew to win a race in the second phase of the regatta, the duo finished seventh in their other outing yesterday to improve to sixth overall. There was little to cheer elsewhere on a frustrating day in which big winds mixed with still ...
Two new countries join Extreme Sailing Series 2012
My Sailing
After an extraordinary and nail-biting finish to what was another ground-breaking, and high quality racing year for the Extreme Sailing Series™, the award-winning StadiumSailing event confirms its 2012 circuit. The same award-winning format, ...
Sailing: Euromed Malta Championship 2011: All set for a flying start
Malta Independent Online
Naturally we are attracted by the friendly and efficient organisation, the good accommodation and food, but most of all by the excellent weather which makes sailing during winter time such a big thrill”, remarked Sergey Semenov! ...
Seaford: Sailing star wins sports personality award
Eastbourne Today
A SPORTING star of Seaford celebrated success after receiving an award for his sailing achievements this year. Alex Mills-Barton was crowned University of Chichester Young Sports Personality of the Year at the Sussex Sports Awards. ...
Australia match racing teams qualify for fifth sailing discipline at London ...
Courier Mail
SMOOTH SAILING: Australia 1 (L) with skipper Nicky Souter and crew Jessica Eastwell and Katie Spithill leads Denmark 1 during the women's match racing event at the ISAF World SailingChampionships on Fremantle Harbour. Picture: Greg Wood/AFP. ...
Not so smooth sailing
Australian Jewish News
ISRAELI windsurfer Lee Korzits won a gold medal at the International Sailing Federation World Championships on Sunday only two years after she was told by doctors she would never compete on the water again. Korzits won the RS:X windsurfing event, ...
Sailing: Irish hopefuls still in frame to hit Olympics target despite mixed ...
Irish Independent
IRELAND'S Olympic Games hopefuls slipped back at the ISAF World Championships off Fremantle in Western Australia yesterday, but were still on course to qualify. In the 49er skiff, Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern from Ballyholme were in eighth place by ...
Sailing: Mcgregor moves closer to a final place
Bournemouth Echo
By Echo Reporter » POOLE'S Kate Macgregor has called on Britain's match racing team to dig deep after they moved one step closer to the defence of their title at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. The 20-year-old along with skipper and elder sister ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro becalmed
Sail World
When that sea breeze was slow to develop we were faced with an early gamble: A) Continue sailing towards land on a header, totally depending on the thermal lift to take us towards sea, but risking it not happening in time and having to tack out towards ...
Tributes paid to talented sailor Shaheen
gulfnews.com
"Shaheen showed a lot of promise as a sailor in the optimist class, and it was through his efforts that the UAE recorded several accolades in the sailing world, starting off [with] a fine win in the 2003 Al Baraha Regatta in Bahrain. ...
Enjoy free sailing lessons
TCPalm
The “Optimist” eight-foot sailing dinghy is an entry-level sailboat made to be sailed by one child. Under the supervision of YSF Instructors, each child sails his/her boat in the Indian River just off of the Marina. Classroom instruction is also part ...
Olivier Dansin wins the 25th Phuket King's Cup Regatta
SurferToday
The Phuket King's Cup is considered internationally as one of the top sailing events in the World and is Asia's largest regatta. "'ISAF is promoting kiteboarding and it could be an Olympic demonstration event as soon as 2016 in Brazil. ...
Christo Velkov wins sailor of the year award
Sofia Echo
Christo Velkov has won the Cor Caroli award for 2011, a Bulgarian honour for the year's greatest sailing achievement. Velkov set off on an extended voyage on board his yacht Sérénité from Marmatis (Turkey), to arrive in Cairns (Australia). ...
Bad day in the speed sailing office
YachtPals.com News
I would rate today as a bad day in the speed sailing office. It felt like there was simply no magic out there today and everything we did just seemed to make VSR2 go slower. Walvis gave us some ideal conditions. We tried to get some good speeds out of ...
World Yacht Racing Forum - day two
Daily Sail
Sailing only benefits from the last one and therefore needs to offer a great quality product.” Asked whether he had managed to reduce the costs of a Volvo Ocean Racecampaign, he recognised partial failure: “It's not about how much it costs but about ...
Sunsail 444 (Leopard 44) Wins SAIL Magazine's Best Boat of the Year 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
Cheryl Powell, COO of Sunsail, commented, "During the recent Annapolis Sailboat Show, the Sunsail 444 debuted in North America and customers experienced many of her new features first-hand. Sunsail 444 will also be the featured yacht at Sunsail's booth ...
A Qualifies 49er for 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta | Olympic and ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Standout overall performances from US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics include: Clay Johnson 12th overall in the Laser; Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih, 2nd, in Star; and Anna Tunnicliffe's Team Maclaren of Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi advancing to the Women's Match Racing Semi-Finals. .... 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. ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Summit County: Ice sailing on Dillon Reservoir « Summit County ...
By Bob Berwyn
Most of Frisco Bay, at the west end of the reservoir is frozen solid, making for fine sailing conditions, according to Dan Burnett, who has been practicing the sport for more than 20 years. “It's kind of unusual,” Burnett said, explaining that, in most ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
2011 SAILING SEASON WRAP UP
By Robert d'Arcy
The 2011 sailing season has come and gone, it's amazing to watch it go by so fast. We enjoyed some great sailing with a few new destinations this year and sailed with some great folks. The Round the County Race was a lot of fun and we did ...
Schooner Martha Foundation
Clark slip behind U.S. competition in Olympic sailing trials in ...
By Peter Boody
After six of 11 races slated this week, Shelter Island's 2008 sailing Olympian Amanda Clark and her crew Sarah Lihan slipped behind their American competitors on Wednesday in their showdown to decide who will represent the U.S. in the ...
Shelter Island Reporter
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 12 - Yachts ...
Light winds hampered the start of competition on Day 12 of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, with sailors' patience and skill tested with top wind speeds of 16 knots in the afternoon on Wednesday.
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With 226 days until the 2012 London Olympics the Royal Navy have announced they are sending their largest ship up the Thames to stand guard. The carrier HMS Ocean will be loaded with Apache attack helicopters able to drop marines ...
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Strathclyde Sailing Success | Strathclyde Telegraph
By Fraser Glen
THE University of Strathclyde Sailing Club has announces that they have been successful in their joint bid with Glasgow University Sailing Club to host the British Universities and Colleges Sport Team Racing Championship Playoffs.
Strathclyde Telegraph
father & son sailing: 'Cruineag III' and Handling Breakages at Sea ...
By Andy
Check out a new, two-part feature on the ARC website that I posted this afternoon about handling breakages at sea. I particularly enjoyed Cruinneag III's attitude on the whole thing. An excerpt from today's story: Karen allowed that they view ...
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Long Island Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Reports the Exciting ...
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Long Island Bahamas Chamber of Commerce Reports the Exciting Annual Sailing Regatta. by admin on Dec. 14, 2011, under Uncategorized. Long Island, Bahamas (PRWEB) May 25, 2011. This yr, June 2 to June 4, 2011 will attract ...
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Ben Ainslie disqualified at sailing World Championships for diving ...
Ben Ainslie could face further disciplinary action when he returns to England this week after his disqualification from the 2011 Finn World Championships in ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Ben-Ainslie-disqualified-at-sailing-W...
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