19 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race update: Team Sanya leading

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012 update: Race Tracker  Team Sanya leading second leg

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012: Mike Sanderson may rue decision to sail Team Sanya...
Telegraph.co.uk
Mike Sanderson warned that Team Sanya might have to roll the dice to gain an advantage on their newer faster rivals in the Volvo Ocean Race but his decision to head off into the eye of a storm might prove to be a gamble too far. ...
Telegraph.co.uk

Australia tops sailing championships medal board
AFP
Four gold medals were decided on Sunday, with Australia claiming two to take its tally for the 16-day event to three out of 10 golds available during the regatta. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen steered clear of any last-day dramas to claim the men's ...
AFP

Smooth sailing ahead for Aussie Olympians
The Canberra Times
Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell finished ninth overall in the women's 470 dinghy at Fremantle yesterday - a remarkable achievement given they were 33rd overall early in the regatta. ''There are areas that have cost us a lot this regatta,'' Rechichi ...

Sailing: Hannah Mills secures stunning silver at World Championships
WalesOnline
The bronze medal went to the New Zealand team of Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie, while Penny Clark and Katrina Hughes finish their regatta in seventh. Meanwhile fellow Welsh sailor Dave Evans' own Olympic bid, this time for selection in the 49er, ...

No champions but great sailing worlds for NZ
Stuff.co.nz
Three crews came from outside the top three to claim podium finishes on the final day of the regattaoff Perth, Australia, yesterday, setting themselves up as genuine Olympic medal hopes next year as New Zealand qualified spots for London in all nine ...

Yachting: Kiwis in the medals at sailing world champs
New Zealand Herald
Burling and Tuke, who won bronze at the Olympic test event in Weymouth, the site of the 2012 Olympic regatta, were near the front throughout the race and led in the final stages. The 20-year-old Burling was in a positive mood ahead of the regatta, ...

America's Cup opponents hit setback
San Francisco Examiner
On Friday, four community and environmental groups attempted to file an appeal of the Planning Commission's certification of the 2013 regatta's environmental impact review. The groups had hoped to stop the event's permitting process before the Port ...
San Francisco Examiner

ISAF Sailing World Championships - Aussies take 49er gold in Perth
Sail World
The 49er Worlds, taking place as a part of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, now have medals decided with Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen adding another trophy to their cabinets and titles to their credit as they claimed the 2011 49er...
Sail World

Sailing world championships disappoint traders
ABC Online
The Opposition's Tourism spokesman John Hyde has called for an inquiry into the Government's handling of the Sailing World Championships after a number of Fremantle businesses complained about a lack of trade. The Sailing Championships have been taking ...

Sailing accident leaves 1 dead, 1 missing
UPI.com
18 (UPI) -- A sailboat capsized in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Saturday, and authorities say it appeared only one of the three people aboard survived. The (Annapolis) Capital reported a 25-year-old woman was plucked from the 47-degree water at 3:45 pm, ...

Rousing recovery by 470 sailing pair
The Australian
Parkinson was switching from crew to skipper but results were not coming her way so she decided July next year was too soon to learn to be at the helm. It left Stowell stranded until Rechichi stepped up. The world titles are just their third regatta ...

World Sailing Championships: GB women win 470 silver
BBC Sport
Shall I take a break from sailing, shall I do something else?" he said. "But Paul asked me to be his training partner and it's something I do enjoy doing so it was a case of just using this event as a peak and just trying to come away with a medal so ...
BBC Sport

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica neutalises handicap to give chase to New ...
BYM News (press release)
It may still be light, but three of the entries are now sailing with the northerlies, or rather more precisely – the northeasterly breeze. "Telefónica", "Puma" and "Camper" are now enjoying the breeze that “Groupama”'s been getting since yesterday and ...

Volvo Ocean Race – Team Sanya take the lead
Sail World
Still pushing east in search of trade wind sailing Puma, Camper and Team Telefónica remained in close company, with Abu Dhabi chasing hard to close them down. ' Team Sanya during leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011 - 12 ' Andrés.
Sail World

34th America's Cup : Final EIR Certified
BYM News (press release)
Over the past two days, both the San Francisco Planning Commission and the San Francisco Port Commission voted unanimously to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report on the 34thAmerica's Cup. Key changes to the original project include the ...

Spain's Pacheco, Betanzos win women's 470 gold at world sailing championships
Washington Post
PERTH, Australia — European champions Tara Pacheco and Berta Betanzos of Spain held on to win the gold medal in the women's 470 class Sunday in the world sailing championships. The Spanish pair finished eighth in the medal race, but had enough of a ...

World Sailing Championships: Tenth for Irish sailors
The Score
IRISH SAILORS MATT McGovern and Ryan Seaton finished eighth in the medals race of the 49er class at the World Sailing Championships in Perth, Australia on Sunday. The result saw the duo placed tenth overall, a personal best for the pair. ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Mike Sanderson update on Christmas preparation Team Sanya style
BYM News (press release)
This time of year is always a little stressful in our house. I mean there is Christmas shopping, working out how to keep families all happy with regards to “the day”, getting the family boat stocked for the summer cruise, getting dive gear serviced, ...

Britain's sailors overcome Ben Ainslie disqualification to top medal table at ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The furore over Ainslie, combined with regatta-ending injuries to medal prospects Iain Percy in the Star class and Ben Rhodes in the 49ers, made for a tough event but the final day's racing yesterday added two further silver medals to the haul, ...
Telegraph.co.uk

Spectators Treated To Fantastic Finale At Perth 2011
International Sailing Federation
Head Coach of the Australian Sailing Team, Victor Kovalenko, accepted the award telling fellow competitors "we are friends not rivals" and congratulated everyone on the success of the regatta. Pacheco and Betanzos sailed consistently throughout the ...
International Sailing Federation

Ahmed looks good for sailing medal
Times of Oman
Meanwhile, the sailing was once again a partial show as the winds did not play game on the penultimate day of the event. It was frustration for the sailors as the start was delayed by two hours. However, yesterday, Ahmed Al Wihaibi managed to keep his ...
Times of Oman

New marathon for Fearnley as he tackles Sydney to Hobart
Western Advocate
While he may be lacking in sailing experience and height is not be on his side, Fearnley's amazing upper body strength will be an asset to Investec Loyal. His fellow crew members will include former Wallabies Phil Kearns and Phil Waugh plus boxer Danny ...

Sanya takes another roll of the dice
Daily Sail
Immediately following our update yesterday morning, so Franck Cammas' Groupama became not the only boat to be attempting a risky flier on leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race. Mid-morning the Mike Sanderson-skippered Sanya, turned her bow northwest (ie 120° ...

Daily Sail

Mayor aims for yachting mecca
The West Australian
Mr Bright said the event brought back memories of the America's Cup and it was greatsailing was bringing the focus back to Perth. Event director John Longley denied the Worlds Village was a failure and said it was only part of an event that had ...

The West Australian

1 dead, 1 missing, 1 rescued after boat capsizes in 47-degree water
Annapolis Capital
One man died, another is missing and a woman was in serious condition after their 18-foot sailboat capsized. AP VIDEO more>> A 911 cellphone call for help from a woman floating in the bay's frigid waters sparked a massive search-and-rescue mission that ...
Annapolis Capital

Sail Sydney day 2 - Summer has arrived
Sail World
Wind conditions around ten knots enabled some close racing and the spectators were equally happy watching the action from the regatta village on shore. Sail Sydney is the State Championships for the Contender Class and the leader board results are ...
Sail World

Rescue Teams Search For Man After Sailboat Capsizes At Sandy Point State Park
W*USA 9
ANNE ARUNDEL, Md. (WUSA) -- Emergency crews are searching for a man after asailboat overturned in waters off of Sandy Point State Park Saturday afternoon. According to Anne Arundel County Fire, a 25-year-old female and 25-year-old male were pulled out ...
W*USA 9

Boat Week success is a necessity
Port Huron Times Herald
After all, July's Mackinac Sailboat Race celebration is seven months away. But there is reason for concern about the progress of those plans. Blue Water Festival Inc., the organization charged with staging Boat Week, appears to be struggling to find ...

Doctor makes a last push for good luck
Sydney Morning Herald
Dr Griffiths, 46, has pulled together a crew of sailing acquaintances, all first-timers who have crammed in 2000 nautical miles of ocean sailing this year to make the dash to Hobart. Some might argue, however, that the Griffiths have scant reason to ...
Sydney Morning Herald

Brazil Olympians Win Back-to-Back Titles
New York Times
By AP The two-time Olympic gold medalists Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada of Brazil won their second straight title in the men's Star keelboat class at the world sailing championships in Perth, Australia. Scheidt and Prada took a commanding 18-point ...

Skandia Team GBR at Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds - Day 16 ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Sunsail 2011 August ... Silver for Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds. Silver for Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds. © Richard ...
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Three medals for NZL sailing team | Voxy.co.nz
The final races of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw the NZL Sailing team bring home three medals.
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Aust sailing gold in 49er, 470 and Laser - News - BigPond Sport
'Three golds are never in the bag but these guys that have won here this week haven't just won here this week they've won consistently world championships and on the Olympic venue,' Australiansailing team high performance director Peter Conde said. 'So they're putting ... Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell finished ninth overall in the women's 470 dinghy at Fremantle on Sunday - a remarkable achievement given they were 33rd overall early in the regatta. 'There are areas that ...
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Tough Break for Storck and Moore; ISAF Worlds Concludes ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
18, 2011) - On the final day at the ISAF Sailing World Championships, Erik Storck (Huntington, N.Y.) and Trevor Moore (Naples, Fla./Pomfret, Vt.) went into the 49er medal race with a chance at a bronze medal. Standing in 5th overall, all they ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Local sailing duo thrill crowds and finish World Championships on a ...
By Diana Darmody
Only together as a team for the past 12 weeks, the two former Olympic gold medalists (Elise in 2008 and Belinda in 2000) will be pleased with their finish to the regatta posting a 5th, 3rd and now 2nd in their final three races. They finished in ...
Grandstand

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Read on here to get a fresh reminder of why it is so important to be true to yourself, to enjoy each day of your life and to take advantage of your own strenghts to fulfill the dreams you always had.. Written by World Tour Stories at 10:39 AM ...
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Australia end sailing - SPORTSMAX TV : No Games, Just Sports!
By admin
Australia end sailing championships on a high. December 18, 2011, 12:30 PM ET. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen claimed the men's 49er skiffs gold on the last day of the 16-day event, before Tom Slingsby wrapped up his win in the men's ...
SPORTSMAX TV: No Games, Just Sports!

Upset by America's Cup Plan, Dolphin Club Will Take to the Water ...
Members of the Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club plan to disrupt the America's Cup festivities unless a planned use of Aquatic Park cove is canceled or ...
www.nytimes.com/.../upset-by-americas-cup-plan-dolphin-clu...

Sail-World.com : ISAF Sailing World Championships - Deciding day ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Deciding day for the 470 fleet ... Perfect sailing conditions were on Success Course with a breeze averaging between ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/ISAF-Sailing-World.../91991

Sailing Photo of the Week - Powered by Cloth | YachtPals.com
Sailing, from hemp sailis to modern wing sails used in the America's. ... all teams in the upcoming -America's Cup using rigid wings instead of soft sails, one may ...
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Sailing With Sirens- Underwater Photography in the Maldives
They are traditional Phinisi sailing boats with a difference- each has been specifically custom built to make them perfect for scuba diving. There is a large dive ...
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