21 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO] - Groupama leads



Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO] - Groupama leads
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Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 rockets into lead + Video
Sail World
Yet, it surely isn't as uncomfortable as our competitors, who are sailing closer to the wind.' Groupama's advantage is likely to continue for at least the next 24 hours as the speed of the westerly pack is capped by their inferior wind angle. ...

Sail World

How to Make Your Sailboat Log a Legal Document
Power Boat - World
Follow these five simple sailing navigation rules of log keeping on your small cruisingsailboat. Gain the peace-of-mind that comes when you keep this vital document up to date--wherever in the world you choose to cruise! Captain John Jamieson (Captain ...

Power Boat - World

Middletown Resident Leads America's Cup World Series Host Committee
Patch.com
“The easy part of a regatta is when the boats are actually on the water, sailing,” said Read. “The hard part is all the logistics.” Read noted that a big challenge will be transportation for spectators, and his committee is looking at the way that the ...

Capozzi and Team Win Sailing World Championships
Patch.com
By Emily Portoghese Bayport's Debbie Capozzi and her sailing team won the ISAF Sailing World Championships in women's match racing Dec. 20, defeating Great Britain's Lucy MacGregor in four straight matches. ISAF Sailing World Championships Bayport's ...

Successful day for UAE after sailing gold and kata silver
gulfnews.com
Doha: The UAE won a gold and a bronze medal in the men's sailing competitions at the 12th Arab Games here yesterday as Hamoud Al Zaidi and Suhail Al Ghailani finished first and third respectively in the optimist class after the 12 races in the category ...
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BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
The more people we can bring to this party the better, and cross-pollinating Laird's surfing world and our sailing world is good way to help get the message out. One of the things we have agreed to do is to let Laird know if we see big surf building ...
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America's Cup : Aiming for the perfect start
BYM News (press release)
The start has always been crucial to success in competitive sailing. In most sailboat races, where boats start on an upwind course, the danger of starting late is that you end up getting 'bad air' off your rival. Unlike cycling, there's no advantage of ...

Phuket Youth Sailing Club stars in King's Cup dinghy events
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: A strong fleet of 34 Optimist and eight Lasers took part in the recent King's Cup International Dinghy Regatta, with fifteen sailors from the Phuket Youth SailingClub (PYSC) between the ages of seven and 15 who joined other sailors from Phuket ...

Phuket Gazette

Cowes Week 2012 fireworks cancelled?
Cowes Online
However, if another organisation were to put on a display during the event, CWL would be delighted to contribute towards the costs on behalf of the competitors taking part in the sailing regatta” There has been talk for several years of the fireworks ...

Shooting and sailing golds for the UAE
gulfnews.com
Shaikh Saeed scored 146 points to win the gold, while Egyptian Azmi Mdhlib won silver and Kuwaiti Abdulla Al Rashidi the bronze. In Sailing, Hamood Al Zaidi won the gold medal of the optimist class, while his teammate Suhail Al Ghailani won bronze. ...

Hughes considers her sailing future
Echo
By Frazer Clark » LEIGH'S Katrina Hughes has spoken of her disappointment at the end of the ISAF world sailing championships in Australia on Sunday. Hughes and helmswoman Penny Clark had started the regatta stongly and were lying fifth halfway through ...

Abdulla wins sailing gold
Gulf Daily News
Meanwhile, Bahrain hope to maintain their winning form today when they compete in seven disciplines - athletics, snooker, fencing, soccer, karate, sailing and shooting. There will be several medal events today for Bahrain, including the sailing 470 ...

Fletcher unable to explain poor ISAF World Sailing Championships showing
More Than The Games
"There are a lot of positives to come from the regatta but there are an awful lot of negatives too," he added. "This is our worst regatta in terms of how we have sailed since 2008 when we were last in Australia. "This event has just been one to forget ...

More Than The Games

Overall highlights of the 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World Championship – Part 1
bettor.com (blog)
Final day of the 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World Championship finished after featuring gold medallists in all 10 categories of Olympic sailing, as the championship produced some of the best sails under strong winds. The racing commenced at Bathers Bay in ...

Magazine debuts sailing blog site
Trade Only Today
Sailfeed.com, managed by Sail, features the work of seven independent bloggers in the sailingcommunity. The blog team is made up of experts from the world of sailing, including the magazine's executive editor, Charles Doane, and editor-at-large ...

America's Cup: Testing ideas in the real world
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ's Martin McElwee, a wing/rigging designer, known universally as Toon, blogs on what's going on in the wonderful world of wings... Well it's a busy time in the wing/rig department at the moment. Those of you with a keen eye who are out ...

Sail World

Appeal tangles San Francisco's plans for America's Cup
San Francisco Examiner
The appeal against the America's Cup race is by four member groups of the Environmental Council: Telegraph Hill Dwellers, Golden Gate Audubon Society, San Francisco Tomorrow and Waterfront Watch. An appeal of the America's Cupenvironmental impact ...

San Francisco Examiner

Action-packed racing
Daily Examiner
Steve Russell chasing the fleet in Saturday's handicap start event at the Clarence River Sailing Club. CONDITIONS were challenging at the Clarence River Sailing Club for the annual Commodore's Day Handicap Start. With a fickle south-easterly breeze, ...

No America's Cup
inmycommunity
“I think the biggest mistake was that they compared it to the America's Cup, and it was never going to be as big as that.” “We are very happy with how it went, but I would have liked to see a bigger festival atmosphere happening around all of Fremantle ...

inmycommunity

Wormald gives Bathurst a link to the Sydney to Hobart
Western Advocate
ONE thing Bathurst cannot boast about to any great degree is its pedigree in the sport of sailing, but there will be one man who used to call this city home looking to change that next week. Former Bathurst resident Tom Wormald will take his place in ...

Team GAC Pindar Ian Williams is presented with World Match Racing Trophy at ...
BYM News (press release)
Sailing and soccer came together last night when Team GAC Pindar skipper and three-time world champion Ian Williams was presented with the World Match Racing Trophy at Selhurst Park, home ground of Crystal Palace FC. The trophy - which was crafted by ...

Olympic boardsailing choice may come today
Stuff.co.nz
Earlier this week, fifth-placed Tobin beat Ashley by one spot, even through injury, at the world championships in Perth, after also claiming the national title and a spot in a pre-Olympic race in Weymouth – site of the 2012 Olympic regatta. ...

Stuff.co.nz

Gust, tightened sail caused boat to capsize, police say
Annapolis Capital
Investigators have learned that the 18-foot Precision sailboat capsized when a strong gust of wind hit the area. Sgt. Art Windemuth, spokesman for the NRP, said the woman, Taylor Rogers of Salisbury, reported that the sail was accidentally tightened ...

Dempsey pledges to hit his peak
Norwich Evening News
Nick Dempsey admitted to ending the ISAF Sailing World Championships on a relative high – and has vowed to be back among the globe's finest with a vengeance in March. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. ...

Norwich Evening News

Rives Potts onboard Carina in Sydney yesterday Picture: Alan Pryke Source: The ...
The Australian
That was the last time he visited Australia but, in all, he sailed five America's Cup regattas with Conner before retiring to less stressful sailing in the mid-1990s. Carina arrived in Australia on December 12 after a rushed trip from Bora Bora under ...

Key West 2012 - IRC 52 racing is alive and well
Sail World
Hutchinson, an Annapolis native, did not expect to do any monohull events this year while training in catamarans as part of his role as skipper of Artemis Racing, the Swedish syndicate challenging for the America's Cup. However, Hutchinson will now...

Sail World

Phuket Lifestyle - King's Cup review
Phuket Gazette
Mom Tri Devakul, a Harvard trained Thai architect who built the Phuket Yacht Club and The Boathouse, inspired the inauguration of a sailing regatta to mark King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 60th birthday as His Majesty was a skilled and award winning sailor. ...

Phuket Gazette

Kirklands finish on a high after three firsts
Royal Gazette
Poor finishes and DNFs earlier in the regatta in Perth had already dashed their hopes of earning a trip to London in 2012. The local sailing siblings eventually placed in the lower half of the 67-boat 49er fleet Down Under. “After the qualifying series ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya arrives in Talañero in Madagascar
BYM News (press release)
Just a quick note to say that Team Sanya - the sailors and the boat - have all safely arrived in Talañero in Madagascar. They are cleaning the boat and doing some work to make everything secure and we should hear from them very soon with regard to ...

RYA Volvo Youth National Championships entries open for 2012 event
BYM News (press release)
The 2012 regatta will be staged at Pwllheli Sailing Club (North Wales) from the 31st March - 6th April and look set to attract the top Youth racers from around the country vying for top level competition, including those looking to earn selection to ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011 20 Dec am update | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
At the latest sched as the Volvo Ocean Race boats drag race north into warmer waters, four boats are pretty much neck and neck as they soar up the Indian Ocean. In the west Camper is around 10 miles astern of Telefonica. Puma is around ...
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Roger Williams University Athletics - Sailing alum Cy Thompson ...
PERTH, Australia – Roger Williams University Sailing team alum Cy Thompson '11 (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) will represent the United States Virgin Islands this summer at the One Person Dinghy event at the 2012 Olympic Games. ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 10 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Today at 1100 UTC, new leaders Franck Cammas and his team on Groupama 4 have a clear advantage over the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet are enjoying true trade wind sailing at its best, having stormed into the lead at 0700 UTC this ...
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Crash Test Boat App launched | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Yachting Monthly's first ever electronic supplement is launched today and it covers the wrecking antics of technical editor Chris Beeson and his crew of ship-breakers who demonstrate that worse things really do happen at sea. The Yachting ...
Yachting Monthly News

More Volvo Ocean Race Boat Failures – Team Sanya Sails for ...
By Rick Spilman
The Volvo Ocean Race is a big money around the world race, with corporate or state sponsored teams, racing with professional crews on Open 70 sailboats. With that much money, expertise and hardware, what could go wrong? Quite a lot ...
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Review: The Puma/ Volvo Ocean race Party | Whats on in Cape Town
By Zeena
The party took place on the 9 December 2011 with a lineup of Jack Parow, The Wedding DJs and more.
Whats on in Cape Town

South Floridan wins top spot at ISAF Sailing World Championships ...
Anna Tunnicliffe of Plantation – the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in sailing's ... a spot in this summer's Games; the trials will be held at another regatta in May. ...
www.miamiherald.com/.../south-floridan-wins-top-spot-at.htm...

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Telefonica and Puma battle for ...
'Groupama Sailing Team during leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from ... At 1900 UTC this evening in the Volvo Ocean Race, Telefonica and Puma's Mar ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=92043

Sailing to Bangkok - SailNet Community
Hello sailors, I am planning to sail in may from SF to Bangkok. Need someplace to land and stay in Bangkok for a few months. I'm looking for a marina,
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