10 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 Documentary [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 Documentary [VIDEO]
An epic first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 had just about everything, more than even experienced observers might have imagined. Watch events unfold in this 60 minute documentary.


Day seven highlights of the Australian Sailing Team competing at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. [VIDEO]

ISAF World Sailing Championships: Frenchwoman books Olympic berth
Pakistan Daily Times
Ranked second in the world, Leroy also advanced to the quarter-finals of the regatta, despite losing two of her last three races. With only the top two teams earning Olympic qualification, the Netherlands' Mandy Mulder, ranked 18th in the world, ...
World Sailing Championships: Ben Ainslie reclaims lead
BBC Sport
Ben Ainslie moved back to the top of the standings as British sailors dominated the Finn class on day seven at the World Championships in Perth. Ainslie won the day's opening race and then finished second as Britons took the top four places in the ...
PREVIEW-Sailing-Battered Volvo fleet patched up for leg two
Reuters Africa
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six battered and chastened Volvo Ocean Race boats and crews will go head-to-head for the first time in over a month this weekend after half of them failed to complete the first leg from Alicante to Cape Town. ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica ready for an unprecedented second leg
BYM News (press release)
On the 18th of August this year the regatta organisers got together to make some changes to the second and third legs (Cape Town – Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi – China respectively). The reason: the soaring safety and security issues caused by piracy in the ...
TANGIER: Sailboat found, search continues in bay for man
Tasley Eastern Shore News
TANGIER ISLAND — Divers on Friday afternoon searched for a man whose sailboat sunk a day earlier in the Chesapeake Bay after apparently becoming entangled in a former military target-practice site. The 46-year-old victim, whose name was not ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Battle intensifies…
NauticNews
Red Bull Sailing Team made a comeback in the final race, after losing the lead to Luna Rossa, for Roman Hagara's team to stay at the top of the Singapore leaderboard for a third day in a row: “I think it's the first time in the series that we are still ...
Belgian Olympian Evi van Acker leads after 8 races in Laser Radial class at ...
Washington Post
FREMANTLE, Australia — Belgian Olympian Evi van Acker leads after eight of 10 races in the women's Laser Radial class at the world sailing championships. Van Acker, who finished eighth in the class at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, has two wins and a ...
Wiwat can almost taste victory at regatta
Bangkok Post
PHUKET : Local hopeful Wiwat Poonpat moved closer to regaining the IRC 2 title while other class pace-setters enjoyed considerable leads on the penultimate day of the 25th King's Cup Regatta yesterday. Karasu of Japan in action at the King's Cup ...
Disabled sailors sail in Charlotte Harbor regatta
NBC2 News
The 2011 2.4 mR Pre-Worlds Sailing Championship is being held through Saturday at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in Charlotte Harbor. The regatta is not only opened to able-bodied sailors, but also disabled sailors, many of whom operate custom crafts ...
Sailing for a World Record - It's Getting Interesting Now
YachtPals.com News
We got in to the container on the lawns of the Walvis Bay Yacht Club early and quickly pulled VESTAS Sailrocket 2 out of her soft hangar. The wing was up in no time and Alex set to raking the whole beam and wing forward 6 degrees in anticipation for ...
Thorfinn Sailing Log: Matinicus Island Day Adventure
VillageSoup Belfast (blog)
With more breeze, Thorfinn heeled over and we had some enjoyable sailing back towards Matinicus. Not wanting to clog the wharf due to the afternoon needs of the lobstermen, we chose to back up on Markey Beach. I set an anchor out and dove over the side ...
Sailing: Murphy targets medal despite slip-up
Irish Independent
After becoming the first Irish sailor to qualify for the London Olympics, Annalise Murphy slipped from her second place in the Laser Radial class at the ISAF World Championships in Perth, Australia, yesterday. She was 37th in the opening race of the ...
Australia contines to lead way at world sailing championships
Globe and Mail
The Australian 470 team of Mat Belcher and Malcom Page won both its races Friday as it continues to dominate the class at the world sailing championships off Fremantle, Australia. The defending world champions have won six of the eight races and had a ...
US Sailing and Hobie Polarized agree on Sponsorship Extension
BYM News (press release)
US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Hobie Polarized, an industry leading eyewear provider, have come to terms on a multi-year sponsorship deal extension. Hobie Polarized originally became the official sunglasses provider of US ...
Metro + state: Bayview Yacht Club will be introducing new regatta in place of ...
Detroit Free Press
After a 19-year run, the National Offshore One-Design Regatta -- commonly called the NOODs -- no longer will be held in Detroit, and in its place, Bayview Yacht Club is introducing a new one-design regatta. The Bayview One-Design Regatta will be ...
America's Cup reps check out the Naples and Venice venues
BYM News (press release)
Although racing doesn't resume until April, that doesn't mean the regatta organizers are on holiday. Reps from ACRM and ACEA have been on a reconnaissance trip through Italy to check out the Naples and Venice venues. Arrived in Naples after a night ...
Aussies secure two sailing spots at Games
Ninemsn
Australian athletes have qualified the nation for two of the sailing competitions at next year's Olympics. Former world champion Krystal Weir and triple Olympian Jessica Crisp made sure Australia takes part in the Laser Radial dinghy and RS:X sailboard ...
Get up close to ultra-fast Extreme Sailing Series
AsiaOne
By Chia Han Keong CATCH sailing action up close at the Marina Bay from today to Sunday, as the Extreme Sailing Series completes its first global season in Singapore. The nine-stop series, which began in Muscat, Oman, in February, features colourful ...
Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Cruiser trophies: Denekamp Shield (Longest Cruise) - Bob Scott; Towy Damp Trophy (Cruiser Regatta) - John Griffiths. Club championship: Gulf Oil Cup (Ladies Champion) - Samantha Attwell; Cliff Hitchings Shield (6th Topper Class) - Ben Hinksman; ...
AsiaRooms.com - Experience Royal Langkawi International Regatta in Malaysia
The Open Press (press release)
(OPENPRESS) December 09, 2011 -- The Royal Langkawi International Regatta will be taking place in Malaysia for the tenth consecutive year in 2012. Known as one of Asia's top sailing events, the regatta is organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club ...
America's Cup's cash tide yet to flow
Bizjournals.com
Cup officials said they are in a solid financial position as they prepare to hold exhibition sailing contests in 2012 in Rhode Island, Italy and San Francisco to promote the main event, the 2013America's Cup on San Francisco Bay. ...
Bill Gasson and the origins of Phuket's King's Cup Regatta
Phuket Gazette
"In 1983, I looked at Royal Varuna Yacht Club, but it was very much a dinghy club back then, so I didn't do a lot of sailing for a couple of years," Gasson explains. "In 1987, after I had been hauled on board as one of the founders of the King's Cup, ...
Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Sunday morning's race took place in s shifty force 3 to 4 westerly breeze in alternately showery and sunny conditions. It was quite cold and only four boats took part; the Ospreys of Mike Stace with guest crew Alastair Knibb, and Paul Redford and Steve ...
Olympic Qualification Battle Heating Up
International Sailing Federation
With the Finn, Men's 470, Laser Radial and Women's RS:X fleet racing coming to an end tomorrow at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships the final London 2012 Olympic Qualification places on offer at Perth are up for grabs. ...
Tunnicliffe Advances; Fleet Racing Series Soon to Conclude
US SAILING (press release)
9, 2011 — As the first half of the ISAF Sailing World Championships nears the end of the series, it's all on to determine who will advance into the medal races. Two races were held in the Finn and Men's 470 classes, while the Laser Radial sailors had ...
Clay Johnson shortlisted for Rolex award
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
By Charles Zusman/New Jersey Boating PORTSMOUTH, RI (December 8, 2011) – With the record books about to close on another year of racing, US Sailing is celebrating the most outstanding performances with the release of its shortlist of nominees for the ...
Sailing / Windsurfer Korzits remains on course for gold medal
Haaretz
By Rami Hipsh Lee Korzits continues to sail toward a medal at the Sailing World Championships in Perth, Australia. The windsurfer is ranked first in the RS:X category after eight races. Yesterday, she finished ninth in the sixth race but was able to ...
Socrates meets the Queen | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Solo yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates, was among top sailors to visit Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen and Prince Philip to mark the centenary of Captain Scott's final expedition to the South Pole. The 67-year-old ocean adventurer who ...
Yachting Monthly News
Skandia Team GBR at Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 7 ...
Triple Olympic sailing gold medallist and five-time Finn World Champion Ben Ainslie regained control in the battle for the world title in Fremantle on Friday (9 December).
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Sailing's Best of 2011 Are Shortlisted « eComYachting
By Robert Richardson
of racing, US Sailing is celebrating the most outstanding performances with the release of its shortlist of nominees for the 2011 Rolex Yachtsman and ... Nominees shortlisted for US Sailing's 2011 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year award: Melges 32 World Champion William Douglass (Southport, Conn.) ...Since Rolex Watch U.S.A. first presented timepieces to America's Cup defenders in 1958, the company has consistently recognized and ... Volvo Ocean Race. Volvo Ocean Race 2012 ...
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THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
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We're sailing to sxm tomorrow, back here again on Wednesday and then off again towards St Barts on December 22nd... it's all for a good sake though and the holidays are very very close now so we just need to live with this stress for a few ...
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