20 December 2011

Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEOS] Team Sanya retires



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Volvo Ocean race 2011: Team Sanya forced to retire after Mike Sanderson's ...
Telegraph.co.uk
For the second time in two legs, Kiwi skipper Mike Sanderson has been forced to retire from racing in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 after a tactical gamble on Team Sanya went badly wrong. By Kate Laven Knowing their four year old Volvo Open 70 was ...



Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica recovers her lead
BYM News (press release)
We're sailing with Northeasterly breeze and we hope to be doing so for a while,” wrote Spaniard Diego Fructuoso from on board the yacht early this morning. The Spanish boat “Telefónica” had climbed to fourth place in the 10:00 GMT position report and ...

Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds : Slingsby victorious at Laser Worlds
BYM News (press release)
The America's Cup community was well represented in other classes at the Perth 2011 ISAFSailing World Championships. In the Finn class Green Comm Racing had three entries with Ed Wright placing 3rd in the 72-boat fleet, skipper Vasilij Zbogar finished ...

Sailing championship 'huge success': organisers
AFP
But the big crowds failed to materialise for the 16-day championships, in stark contrast to the number of fans who flocked to Australia's America's Cup defence in 1987, also held in Fremantle. Tournament spokesman Richard Palfreyman said final visitor ...

AFP

Sailing / Perth 2011 / Mashiah recovers, claims third world medal in a row
Haaretz
Despite missing out on a medal in that category, the Israel Sailing Association declared the competition overall to be very successful. Representatives of Israel in each of the four categories - the 470 and the RS:X for both men and women - were in the ...

Haaretz

Sailing championships earn a mixed reaction
ABC Online (blog)
The ISAF World Sailing Championships ended yesterday and across the show we heard a range of perspectives on its value to the community. Towards the end of the program Nadia spoke with Max Whittaker – Max and his wife Amy were at the campsite ...

Sailing: Tobin confident Olympic spot is his
New Zealand Herald
Tobin outshone Ashley at the Sail for Gold regatta, finishing second while Ashley could manage only ninth. That earned 34-year-old Tobin the nod for the sole New Zealand berth in the pre-Olympicregatta. He then followed that up with a strong showing ...

How to Plan Your Dream Sailing Vacation in the Caribbean
International Business Times
A broker is the primary contact person - and it's much easier to get in touch with a broker than the captain of a sailboat that's always on the move. Charter brokers are available to answer any concerns about sailing in the Caribbean, from seasickness ...

International Business Times

Nowhere to hide when you're sailing into the teeth of a howling gale
The Australian
For as long as I can remember I have had a fascination with the sport of sailing. I admired those around me who sailed, and I was genuinely intrigued as to what made these sailors so passionate about their sport. Although I grew up to play rugby, ...

US sailors win match racing title, earn honors
USA TODAY
Anna Tunnicliffe and her team — Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi — beat Britain's Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor in four races to win the ISAF Sailing World Championship in women's match racing. By Greg Wood, AFP/Getty Images USA 1 ...

USA TODAY

Deal reached on America's Cup megayacht marina
Trade Only Today
But as city and Cup officials celebrated and key construction permits for the races sailed through the Port Commission, opponents were seeking to delay the world's premier regatta. Four environmental and neighborhood groups are appealing the event's ...

Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Worls : Storck Moore Sailing USA ninth in the world
BYM News (press release)
The Medal Race was the best sailing, conditions-wise, of the entire week. The famed “Fremantle Doctor” sea breeze finally filled in with peaks up to 17 knots. For us to win a silver medal, we had to beat the three boats immediately ahead of us by 7, 6, ...

Coast Guard tows sailboat to Oregon port
KVAL
By KCBY News Published: Dec 19, 2011 at 11:25 AM PST A 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Coos Bay, Ore., takes the sailing vessel Nakahara Maru in tow after it suffered a steering malfunction 11 miles northwest of Cape Blanco, Ore., Dec. ...

KVAL

America's Cup: New Perils, Tricky Shoals, Plus a Few Dreaded NIMBYs
Curbed SF (blog)
With their early-Friday morning appeal of the Planning Commission's approval of the race's EIR, foes of the America's Cup had hoped to stop it dead in the water- for at least a few weeks. Filing the appeal should have stopped all procedural action from ...

Caterham Composites into sailing
Daily Sail
The partnership is an unprecedented move in competitive sailing, combining great British ocean racing talent and the technology and performance management expertise of Caterham Composites. Alex Thomson Racing will be the first to benefit from the ...

Police in Md. to resume search for missing boater in bay; another man dead ...
Washington Post
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Authorities plan to resume searching for a man who went missing after thesailboat he was aboard capsized in the Chesapeake Bay over the weekend. Maryland Natural Resources Police will begin searching the area again on Monday for the ...

More than 700 enjoyed Rockland Community Sailing in 2011
VillageSoup Belfast (blog)
May – The Breakwater Blast High School sailing regatta brings seven Maine teams to RCS. Fifty sailors race in this junior varsity event. Another 20 varsity sailors coach and cheer on their teammates! Apprentice Adam Yanchunis carves the wooden trophy ...

Sailing on history
Gladstone Observer
One such opportunity presented itself to myself and Roger Fawcet of the Port Curtis Sailing Club last week with the visitation of two Australian 12m America's Cup vessels on their voyage south to Sydney for full restoration via Mooloolaba and Brisbane. ...

Perth 2011: Grandstand Sailing - the day that sailing changed
Sail World
'I think there will be an impact for Australian sailing at every level and this is going to have an enormous knock on effect.' John Longley. 'After being in the Grandstand earlier in the regatta, yesterday I went out in my own boat, the director's boat ...

Sail World

Sailing expedition on catamaran begins
IBNLive.com
CHENNAI: The Sarvatra Sailing Expedition, one of the longest sailing expeditions on a state-of-the-art catamaran, began from the Chennai coast on Sunday. This adventure effort by a team from the defence services was flagged off by Major General Subroto ...

Regatta brings in new junior women's race
Henley Standard
The stewards have decided to revert to the pre-1997 age limit for the junior boys' quadruple sculls event so that competitors can be no older than 18 on the last day of the regatta. This is consistent with the age limit for junior competitors in ...

RS Boat Builder Reveals New Women's Skiff
Afloat
#SKIFF – Testing of the production specification RS900, RS Sailing's contender for selection as the new women's Olympic skiff, is underway. It's a sleek looking affair as you might expect that will take women's sailing into a whole new area because it ...

Cork Week 2012 Launches New Website
Afloat
Early expressions of interest have been very promising; a substantial big boat fleet is expected, including several that had a thrilling regatta in 2010. Many of the entries for the 2012 Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup are also expected, including some ...

Sailing proves its worth
The West Australian (blog)
And while the cream of the fleet, men such as Ben Ainslie and Tom Slingsby might earn big bucks because they have been recruited to the ultra-rich America's Cup circuit, the majority scrap around on grants and assistance from national bodies. ...

Princess honours sailing veteran
Henley Standard
A CAVERSHAM man has been honoured by the Royal Yachting Association for 32 years service to sailing. Jeff Manning, secretary of Henley Sailing Club, attended the presentation ceremony in London last month. The association's Lifetime Commitment medal ...

Henley Standard

Overall run of 49er class at 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World Championship in ...
bettor.com (blog)
The host country will be delighted to see the final results of 49er Worlds because local heroes, Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, have won the category gold medal after putting up an impressive show at the 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World Championship. ...

Rumball and Moran Win Final Frostbite of 2011
Afloat
#SAILING – The last race of the 2011 season for Irish Fireballs started under clear blue skies but with a cold aspect to the breeze which came from a westerly direction. As the afternoon progressed a distinct change in weather was evident with grey ...

New Zealand sailing team's overall run at the 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World ...
bettor.com (blog)
At the conclusion of the Perth International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championship 2011 that finished after providing some exciting and thrilling moments, New Zealand sailing team could not produce any outstanding results. ...

Crane sets London Olympics sails, qualifies in Australia for 2012 Games
Darien Times
Crane, 26 from Darien, made the cut by scoring a first and second to finish 14th overall in the Lasers race at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Perth, Australia, in an US Olympic Trials event this month. “I am enthralled right now, but it really ...

Things to Do in Hawaii: Sailing in Oahu
By Katie Crimmins
When you are staying on an island, what better way is there to explore the landscape and seaside attractions than sailing? Public or private sailing trips not only put you in the middle of breathtaking ocean views, but also get you up-close and ...
Smart Destinations Blog

Christmas Regatta at Strathclyde Loch Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
Early arrivals from as far afield as Manchester, Inverness and Argyll were greeted with a cold frost and much of the loch covered with a film of ice, but thanks to the diligent efforts of council staff, the launching area was cleared.
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PUMA play Volcano Golf with Cows – Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 ...
By cheyingtan
The world's most remote golf course is a challenge for PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG. Is a cow a move-able hazard??? We've had links courses now we have volcano courses…
Volcano

Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya Retire leg Two | iSAIL
By iSAIL iMAGES
As you can imagine, we are totally gutted and can't quite believe this has happened when everything was going so well." The team are still sailing and have not suspended racing. Meanwhile, the remaining five boats in the Volvo Ocean Race ...
iSAIL

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Yes, we are sailing around the world, but no, we are not some filthy rich kids who can go on and on around this globe of ours without making money during the way so that's basically what we've been busy doing for the past weeks or months, ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Sail Sydney Regatta | Australian International A Division Catamaran ...
By Julian
Twelve A's took part in Sail Sydney last weekend, joining many boats of other classes, sailing a course from Georges River Sailing Club on the south western corner of Botany Bay. This was the final regatta leading up to the Nationals for the ...
Australian International A Division...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Sanya Suffer Damage to Rigging & Leg 2 ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
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The NewsMarket (All News)

Cruising on the Mary T - Newfoundland
By sailing@thesailingchannel.com (TheSailingChannel.Com)
The fishermen kindly took them back and deftly turned each fish into 4 ready-to-cook fillets. Dieu merci. I put ours in the fridge and baked it in bread crumbs the following night. It was possibly the best fish I've ever eaten." SAILING INTO HARE ...
TheSailingChannel.TV

34th America's Cup : Final EIR Certified - BYM Sailing & Sports News
Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world. 6 boats ... to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report on the 34th America's Cup. ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=96636

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