22 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race - Piracy and Stealth Zone [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO] Piracy and Stealth Zone explained
VOLVO OCEAN RACE Tracker  - Groupama still leads

Sailing through the tropics
Stuff.co.nz
The regatta also allows visitors a sneak peek into a sailing culture that is a little bit French, a little bit Polynesian and a whole lot of fun. Part of the fun involves learning the ropes - trimming, turning and tacking - but passengers can do as ...

Stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Abu Dhabi Racing's Adil Khalid edges closer to ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The decision to award Khalid – along with reserve compatriot Butti Al Muhairi – a berth on British skipper Ian Walker's multi-experienced boat did cause a ripple of surprise in the sailing world. However, Walker brushed off the criticism as "just ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 prepares for the Doldrums
Sail World
It's been three days that the whole fleet have been sailing along the edge of the Mascareignes High, in an easterly breeze of just twenty knots or so, which isn't always very stable either in strength or direction. Due to her separation offshore, ...

Sail World

Audio: Volvo Ocean Race - Azzam update
The National Newspaper
Audio: Volvo Ocean Race - Azzam update.

Sailing: Ashley misses out on Olympic selection
New Zealand Herald
Yachting New Zealand announced the decision today which was always going to be contentious after Tobin finished one spot ahead of Ashley at the World Sailing Championships in Perth on Sunday. Much selection weight was thought to have been placed on the ...

Volvo Ocean Race - A vicious and smelly circle
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race,leg 2 and things are getting smellier aboard the boats. Have you ever fancied dousing some tabasco sauce across you're your décolletage to improve your scent? This may sound disgusting but, it is the point of desperation whiffy sailors...

Sail World

Government agencies pass the buck on wrecked sailboat
Malibu Times
A year after a 37-foot sailboat washed up on shore between Big Dume and Little Dume beaches, government agencies continue to pass on responsibility. By Megan Farmer / Special to The Malibu Times Malibu residents are about to start a new year with the ...

UK. Jubilee Sailing Trust charts 1st voyage around the globe with a little ...
BYM News (press release)
Thomas Gunn has donated a complete set of world routing charts to enable the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) to voyage around the globe for the first time, creating an unprecedented opportunity for physically disabled people to explore the world from the ...

Legal Challenge Docks America's Cup
NBC Bay Area
By Chris Roberts Oracle Racing will have to wait for San Francisco lawyering before any America's Cup planning can continue ahead of the planned 2013 races. The boats are in the harbor, but it's the lawyers who will set sail first. ...

A Caribbean sailing holiday is waiting for you - now!
Sail World
Now the cyclone season is here and it's winter in the northern hemisphere it limits your options for a sailing holiday. Why not think of the Caribbean. But it's a long way and the rules might be different. How much skill is needed, where to go and how ...

Sail World

Abdulla brothers bag sailing gold
Gulf Daily News
MAHBOOB Hassan's superb bronze medal on the final day of athletics capped off a double-medal haul for Bahrain yesterday on the 12th day of the 12th Arab Games, being held in Doha. Hassan came third overall in the men's 5000m event at Khalifa Stadium's ...

Gulf Daily News

Safety improvements at Cayman Islands Sailing Club
Cayman News Service
(CISA): Harbour House Marina this week donated two state of the art ICOM handheld VHF radios to the Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC) as part of the on-going programme of safety improvements at the Club.Raph Harvey, the Head Sailing Instructor at CISC ...

London 2012 - Fletcher bemused by poor form
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Dylan Fletcher said he was at a loss to explain his poor form after only scraping inside the top 20 at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Australia. The 23-year-old skipper and crew Alain Sign were one of four British 49er crews in Fremantle all ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Access class Worlds in Sydney are part of strong calendar for 2012
My Sailing
The regatta season kicks off on the Derwent Sailing Squadron in cooperation with Sailability Tasmania. The climax of the Access regatta season will be the Access Class World & International Championships, to be hosted by Middle Harbor Yacht Club, ...

My Sailing

Luck's a charm for Freeman
Tasmania Mercury
"I could have done a quite a few more, but a lot of them I was away overseas sailing." He missed the Sydney-Hobart's three "big blows" the boat-breaking 1984, 1993 and 1998 races. "My strongest memory was winning the 1999 race the fast downwind year, ...

ISAF Publishes the Offshore Special Regulations for 2012-13
International Sailing Federation
The ISAF Offshore Special Regulations (www.sailing.org/specialregs) are used by race organisers to provide uniform minimum equipment, accommodation and training standards for monohull and multihull yachts racing offshore. A number of changes made at ...

International Sailing Federation

West Kirkby lifeboat damaged in yacht rescue
BBC News
The West Kirby inshore lifeboat was launched in adverse weather at 06:10 GMT to assist the sailingyacht Moon Dancer which had become stranded on a sandbank close to Thurstaston, Wirral. Two of the lifeboat crew entered the water to help refloat the ...

Red Dog takes first place in Oyster Shucker Regatta on St. Thomas
Virgin Islands Daily News
"It's open to all types of sailing boats." The Old Trophy Race will start at 11 am and the skippers' meeting will be at 10 am For more information, call the STYC at 775-6320 or go online atwww.styc.net. - Contact sports writer Aaron Gray at 714-9102 ...

Festival of Sails 2012 :New Sponsors Help to Subsidise Entry Fees
BYM News (press release)
Festival of Sails Event Manager and Olympic Gold medallist Mark Turnbull is hopeful that the entry fee subsidy will enable more yachts to participate in what is Australia's largest annual sailing regatta, “Events such as the Festival of Sails would not ...

Sills determined to use experience Down Under to make waves
Plymouth Herald
"It was an OK regatta for me. Three of my last four races were awful and every decision I made went wrong," said Skandia Team GBR windsurfer Sills. "I had kit failure in one race, and I was over the line in another, but I didn't really have any aims, ...

Kerikeri sailors shine
Northern Advocate
A Northland town's success in the world sailing champs has been put down to a strong high schoolsailing programme and the efforts of an inspirational coach. Two out of three medals won by New Zealanders at the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, ...

Neighbors and Birdwatchers Hold Up America's Cup Planning
SFist
In a move that should surprise exactly zero people the ambiguously named Environmental Council filed an appeal of the America's Cup environmental impact report last Friday, effectively putting any planning for the 2013 event on hold until the Board of ...

SFist

Aussie video highlights from Perth 2011 online
YACHTe.com.au
Australian Sailing Team athletes have now returned home from the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships with more luggage than when they left, following three Gold medals and a win in the IOC President's Trophy. The event was very successful for ...

USA. All Hands on Deck: World's Premier Boat Show makes boating a breeze with ...
BYM News (press release)
More than 2000 exhibitors from around the world will showcase thousands of the newest boats, from luxury motor and sailing yachts to personal watercraft and sport fishers, including powerboats, sailboats, jet boats and electric boats, in addition to ...

Alan Gillard wins 2011 Open Frostbite Series at West Riding Sailing Club ...
bettor.com (blog)
Alan Gillard, on his Streaker, dominated the fleet from the start of the 2011 Open Frostbite Series to finally clinch the title with eight points after sailing in 15 races, including six discards. Gillard grabbed six bullets during his run on West ...
The 1st Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 27-29, 2012 ...
By zuzana
The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show will include over 2000 feet of floating docks accommodating over 80 new and brokerage sailing yachts, both mono and multihull. In addition there will be equipment and accessory vendors on land ...
Luxury Yacht Charter & Superyacht News

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 11 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 leaders Groupama sailing team today continue to set a blistering pace as the fleet prepare for their second Doldrums crossing within the next 24 hours.
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Blogging About a Royal Clipper Sailing | Star Clippers Blog
By Nicole
Star Clippers guests Daniela and Michael shared these wonderful photos with us from their March 2011 Royal Clipper sailing. For those who can read German, visit their travel blog for entries documenting their cruise experience. For those ...
Star Clippers Blog

The largest catamaran in the world – sailing yacht VPLP 110 by JFA ...
By lucy
The architectural firm of Van Peteghem and Lauriot Prévost attained notoriety for multi-hull racing boats and it also designs large cruising catamarans. Made of carbon the luxury catamaran yacht VPLP 110 will be one of the largest in the world. ...
Superyachts News, Luxury Yachts,...

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show Coming Next ... - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
The United States Sailboat Show is coming to downtown Annapolis in the spring of 2012 from April 27-29. Forty-two years ago, the concept of producing a boat show in the water was invented in Annapolis by Jerry Wood. All these years later it ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

Critical Compendium - Yacht hire and sailing schools
By man
I have a couple of aquaintances visiting in Easter who are looking for a recommendation on sailingschools and yacht hire locally. This is an area (yes there are some) where I have no knowledge at all. Happy to receive PMs of good or bad ...
Critical Compendium

In the first exhibitions to open in March sailing
Market regulation, the New Deal, the entire first large-scale real estate event in Sichuan --2011 Chengdu fine spring exhibitions will be held March Chunxi Red Star Walking Street officially kicked off. The 50 exhibitions from the global ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Usually it takes us around 20-26 hours sailing this distance of 100 nautical miles due to often very irregular conditions, this time we spent not more than 16 hours in total. 25 knots of wind from the NE quickly speeded up to 30 and with gusts up ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

volvooceanracevideos's Channel - YouTube
Chasing a pack of Volvo 70s - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 303 ... Leg 1 - 2011- 12 Catch the action from Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 · Play all ...
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America's Cup | The Italian Job
Although racing doesn't resume until April, that doesn't mean the regatta organizers are on ... Club 45 will be at end of pier with great views of sailing area. ...
www.americascup.com/en/Latest/Blog/2011/.../The-Italian-Job...

Sailing Apps to Be Wary Of
The History of Sailing app primarily uses information from Wikipedia. Marine Weather Right Now repackages weather information from a website that likely is not ...Comment-If you cruise off the grid in remote places like we do, the most important source of navigational information is Google. Satellite shots of potential anchorages, reefs, etc. helps . . .Another must for cruisers…Open CPN navigation software. It’s free, load it on your laptop, and it covers the entire world. It is a great backup for many cruisers, and a primary navigational source for some. I believe it points the way to the future…

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