28 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 (first stage) finish [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 (first stage) finish [VIDEO]
See all the teams as they finish the first part of leg 2 and hear from the skippers of all 5 boats that have crossed the line.

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Telefonica beat Camper to first stage of leg two
Telegraph.co.uk
Fifteen days of hard and fast racing ended in a desperate lunge at the finish line with Telefonica taking the chequered flag by less than two minutes over second-placed Camper in the Volvo Ocean Race. By Kate Laven The thrilling end of the first stage ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Loyal gathers in Wild Oats for race lead as winds ease
The Canberra Times
BY DAVID BENIUK SAILING Rival supermaxis Investec LOYAL and Wild Oats XI were locked in a tense game of cat-and-mouse for Sydney to Hobart line honours late yesterday evening. With the wind forecast to virtually disappear as the two boats left Bass ...

Megayachts a no-show for America's Cup events
The Triton
The California regatta was held from Nov. 12-20. Nine teams representing seven countries competed. Unlike previous America's Cup regattas, which were held 4-5 miles offshore, the new AC series features “stadium sailing” with a race course set up in an ...

Boris Kragic exhibition opens as Hvar awaits last 2011 regatta Special
DigitalJournal.com
In front of the Arsenal, preparations were today underway for the opening of the final sailing event of the year in what has been a very busy sailing calendar for the island, with the 35th Europa Laser Cup regatta due to be formally opened tomorrow ...

DigitalJournal.com

Sailing after Aussie title
Fraser Coast Chronicle
THE Scarness-based Maryborough Sailing Club last hosted the Australian 16ft Skiff Association Championship 12 years ago this week. New South Welshman Lee Knapton sailed his way to winning the title all those years ago but he won't be in the fleet this ...

McKim's plain sailing
Tasmania Mercury
HE'S been itching to get his hands on the wheel of Tasmanian politics for almost 10 years. Today, Greens Leader Nick McKim will do the next best thing when he gets to steer a boat across Bass Strait in the Rolex Sydney-Hobart yacht race. ...

Tasmania Mercury

Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for third and fourth
Sail World
Puma's Mar Mostro skipper ken Read and his crew took third place in the Volvo Ocean Race's first stage of Leg 2 from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi on Monday. They held off one-time leg leaders Groupama 4 for the 16 points. Groupama sailing team had to settle ...

Sail World

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Champagne sailing
Sail World
All ten yachts have been experiencing some fantastic sailing conditions and, as the sea state has subsided from the three-metre swell of race start day, it has allowed all of the teams to dry out kit and carry out some maintenance. ...

Sail World

Sailing into Selby's maritime past
Selby Times
SHIPYARD: Local historian David Lewis and Peter Gutteridge on Ousegate Selby. (L4519TS) Picture: Tony Saxton REFLECTIONS of a master shipwright during the heyday of Selby's shipbuilding heritage were rekindled when his seventh generation grandson ...

Selby Times

Race for handicap honours wide open
The Canberra Times
BY RUPERT GUINNESS As the Sydney to Hobart fleet began its customary dwindle yesterday, the much valued contest among sailing purists for overall honours in the 628nautical mile race developed into a veritable crap shoot as the remaining entrants ...

It's on for young and old at pacer championships
The Canberra Times
''We've got a lot of juniors sailing in this regatta,'' he said. ''Of the boats from our club we've only got one crew of two adults. ''The pacers are a very good training boat, if you do something wrong they tend to give you a bit of warning before ...

Rough waters sailed by Olympic hopeful
Press Pubs
(together known as "TeamCaraLara") competed in the International Sailing Federation Sailing World Championships in Perth and Freemantle, Australia. Dallman-Weiss described the regatta as “windy and tough ... it showed us exactly what we need to work on ...

Sailors hope this year a harbinger for 2012
Stuff.co.nz
It launched a bluewater ocean race yacht Camper and also took possession of a sleek 40-foot catamaran heralding a new era in America's Cup class sailing. Camper, with an Australian Chris Nicholson at the helm, made an indifferent start to the Volvo, ...

Stuff.co.nz

Photo finish for Camper in Volvo Ocean Race
3News NZ
By Kim Choe There has been high drama in the Volvo Ocean Race with Team New Zealand's Camper and the Spaniards Telefonica racing each other to a secret location and headed for a photo finish. Camper eventually lost but it was one of the closest ...

3News NZ

Concept: Barracuda Yacht Design 52M Sailboat
Yacht Forums (press release)
A new sloop-rigged sailing yacht concept has come to the fore from Spanish based Barracuda Yacht Design. She is 52-meters long with a straight bow slim and sleek lines with an overall modern design appeal. Entertainment, silent running and spacious ...

Veteran Sailor Is Back for His Annual Jaunt With Friends - New York Times
San Francisco Luxury News
He has his beloved America's Cup to help save from irrelevance. As regatta director for the next Cup, in San Francisco in 2013, he has teams to recruit, budgets to trim and new and old publics to convince as the competition shifts from graceful, ...

All hands on deck
Daily Advertiser
With a long-held love affair with sailing, Paul has passed the baton to James who is now a professional sail maker in Sydney. "We sailed a lot as a family around Hong Kong and Thailand, but he was always a very keen sailor," he said. ...

Sailor ready for racing action
Coff's Coast Advocate
As one of the only fully-fledged female competitors in this year's race, Leach will be a key part of Coffs Harbour yacht B52's chances in the 2012 edition of the Pittwater to Coffs Sailing Regatta. In what will be her first major race, ...

YACHTING: RLYC gets major boost
New Straits Times
With its entry into the 10th edition of RLIR 2012, Giant continues to prove its commitment to the regatta and play a key role in aligning to its overall corporate values. The RLIR 2012 will be the 10th regatta held since its inception in 2003 and it ...

New Straits Times

Plenty at stake at catamaran champs
Taranaki Daily News
Not only are national titles up for grabs in the 2012 paper tiger catamaran national championships, but the week-long regatta also doubles as the selection trials for the New Zealand team to compete at the paper tiger internationals in Melbourne at ...

Taranaki Daily News

Sydney to Hobart crew tells the world they'd rather be in the Whitsundays
PressZoom (press release)
Whitsundays sailing crew Merit will unveil its true colours and cheeky Queensland sense of humour during this year's Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race with a sail that says they'd rather be in The Whitsundays. (PressZoom) - Whitsundays sailing crew ...

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Boxing Day Regatta at Ballyholme Yacht Club - Yachts and Yachting ...
Last year, Ballyholme YC was covered in snow and ice and the Boxing Day Regatta was in jeopardy due to the difficulty of launching the RIBs down treacherous slips. This year, Ballyholme was experiencing the warmest Christmas on record although the ... Our other potential Olympian James Espey decided he had had enough Laser sailing this month, or maybe felt that the competition wasn't up to it. Previous Irish Nationals Laser Champion and obsessed windy weather sailor Colin ...
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Torresen Sailing and Boating News » Blog Archive » Bayview club ...
By Larry
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-designregatta. The Bayview One-Design ...
Torresen Sailing and Boating News

More Photos from a Royal Clipper Sailing | Star Clippers Blog
By Nicole
Here's the second batch of photos from Star Clippers Twitter fan Scott Anderson of the United Kingdom-based Luxury Cruise Company, taken during his Caribbean sailing aboard Royal Clipper. Enjoy! RoyalClipper_Caribbean. Filed under ...
Star Clippers Blog

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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race: Knife-edge victory for ...
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Telefonica are poised to charge into 2012 as ... followed by Groupama sailing team in fourth and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing fifth. ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=92262

SCUTTLEBUTT 3494 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
go fast in a sailboat and the Laser took the edge off that need, most of the time. ... newcomer to theVolvo Ocean Race, but he is an experienced round the world racer and .... At 14, Kirby was hanging around outside the Intrepid America's Cup camp, .... outline for a new regatta to serve as an adjunct to the Red Flannels in a ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4847

S.F. vote on report big hurdle for America's Cup - SFGate
Today the environmental impact report for the America's Cup regatta will go before the Planning Commission to be certified.Uh-oh.You know how it works in San ...
articles.sfgate.com/.../30519233_1_oracle-racing-multihull-bo...

TFS Magnum: Crazy Ocean Sailing
Crazy Ocean Sailing. The Volvo Ocean Race is underway. Previously known as the Whitbread Around the World Race, that is exactly what it is. This year to deal ...
wheelgun.blogspot.com/2011/12/crazy-ocean-sailing.html

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