29 December 2011

VOR yachts travel on armed ship to avoid piracy

Volvo Ocean Race yachts travel on armed ship to avoid threat of piracy
Washington Post
The latest measure is part of a multifaceted plan that includes the introduction of a large exclusion zone to keep the boats from sailing through dangerous waters near Somalia's coast, and a so-called “stealth zone” to keep the identity of the stop-off ...

Plain sailing to worlds, says coach
Hawke's Bay Today
New Zealand World Optimist Sailing Championship team members were targeting two wins in this afternoon's final two races in the Pre Worlds regatta off Napier. None of the five members of the Kiwi team for the world champs, which begin on Sunday and ...

SPOTLIGHT Caribbean Regatta Preview for January to March 2012
All At Sea
Racing continues the next weekend (February 4th and 5th) with the Work Boat Regatta and the Junior Dinghy Sailing Championship on Grand Anse Beach. www.grenadasailingfestival.comFebruary 7-12: Casa de Campo Sailing Week. ...

Muscat to host opening act of 2012 Extreme Sailing Series
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The Sultanate of Oman will, once again, host the opening Act of the award-winning Extreme Sailing Series in 2012. The 2012 circuit includes two new countries and three new venues, alongside five proven Host Cities including Muscat. ...

Oman Daily Observer

Plain sailing at club despite low water levels
expressandstar.com
Sailing enthusiasts still caused a splash despite water levels at their traditional venue being low. The 55-year-old Boxing Day tradition of a festive sail and walk was kept alive by the Chase Sailing Club at Chasewater. The club members this year ...

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Sailing: Day #1 Orange Bowl
Bernews
Racing got underway for 9 Bermuda youth sailors yesterday on Miami's Biscayne Bay in warm 76 degree weather with winds between 9 and 13 knots. Owen Siese is the top local Laser Radial sailor, sitting in 13th place with finishes of 13, 16, 23,15. ...

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Race still close for overall honours
The Canberra Times
BY RUPERT GUINNESS SAILING Three pre-race favourites and the yacht of a former line-honours winner of the Sydney to Hobart race were last night among those yachts leading the charge in the hotly-contested race for the Tattersall's Cup as winner on ...

Seattle sailor missing for 11 days on voyage from Kauai to Oahu
Northwest Cable News
by KING 5 News HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and Navy continue to search for a Seattle man aboard a 36-foot sailboat who departed Kauai Dec. 17 and was expected to arrive on Oahu Dec. 18 but has not been heard from. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel ...

Plain sailing for Lyme youngsters
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
By Sport reporter » MORE than 60 youth section members and parents gathered for Lyme RegisSailing Club's annual prize-giving. The focus was on individual progress and achievement, as well as teamwork. Grahame Forshaw and Colin Walters explained the ...

Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race - Helsal 3 opens up lead - Sail World
San Francisco Luxury News
Derwent Sailing Squadron sailing manager Tony Nicholas predicted that the first boat would now not cross the finish line off Hobart’s Castray Esplanade before daybreak tomorrow after he and race director John Blackwood flew in a float plane over the ...

SC man wants to keep 'Spirit' ship from sailing away
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
All Hernandez wants is to keep the 140-foot wooden schooner from sailing off to a new set of owners in another state in order to escape its ballooning debts. Too much work went into creating the Spirit to let her go like that, he said. ...

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Mills Barton takes confidence from trip Down Under
More Than The Games
ALEX Mills Barton admitted to being 20 places off his target at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Australia - but believes there is plenty of cause of optimism. The 20-year-old was one of six Brits sailing in the Laser class and finished as the ...

More Than The Games

Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta off to good start
BYM News (press release)
The host yacht club is Coral Reef Yacht Club (CRYC) assisted by Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC) on the water and Biscayne Bay Yacht Club and the US Sailing Center on land. There were 559 sailors competing in 483 boats. Miami's Julia Johansson is leading ...

Mates have wind in sails for Optiworlds
Hawke's Bay Today
"Bob stayed with me when he came to a regatta in Northern Ireland 38 years ago and now he is repaying the favour ... my wife and I are staying with him until we move into our official accommodation," Mr Morris, the chairman of the technical committee ...

Shows and Events
Trade Only Today
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Mack Boring & Parts Co., the Southern California Yachting Association's 23rd annual Women's Sailing Convention, the Detroit Boat Show and the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail. ...

A Class 2012 Australian Championship - an amazing field
Sail World
Added to the mix are the four sailors from Oracle America's Cup Syndicate (Spithill, Kosteki, de Riddder, Darren Bundock), Ashby from Team New Zealand, as well as the three former Olympic medallists Andrew Landenberger, Chris Cairns and Scott Anderson. ...

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Caribbean News and Views from January 2012
All At Sea
Gusty and shifty wind conditions greeted racers at the inaugural 2011 HIHO Antigua Fun Cupregatta in Falmouth, Antigua. Raced in new PICO dinghies, the event saw two-man teams comprising adult and junior racers battle it out over six races on the ...

SAILING: Investec Loyal's Sydney-Hobart win in jeopardy after protest
Pakistan Daily Times
The fresher winds saw Investec sailing at 12 knots while Wild Oats further inshore could only manage 8 knots. When the two yachts came together as they neared the entrance to Tasmania's Derwent River, the lead see-sawed. ...

Lihan to sail in 2012 Olympics
Sun-Sentinel
Lihan and skipper Amanda Clark snagged the Olympic berth for the United States in the women's 470 class at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Australia just over a week ago. Clark, 29, of Shelter Island, NY, competed in the 2008 Games in the 470. ...

Toms River Maritime Museum Plans New Boats & Exhibits in 2012
Patch.com
By Nick Malfitano The "Jet 14" sailboat, currently on display in the new gallery building of the Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum. The new year will be an active one for the Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum, as the Hooper Avenue ...

Bell rings for amazing win
Tasmania Mercury
The victory by a boat crewed by America's Cup sailors and Olympians along with sporting celebrities including Paralympian Kurt Fearnley and rugby league star Anthony Minichiello, was witnessed by hundreds of spectator boats who hit the river to ...

Tasmania Mercury

Yacht Rigging Part 1 - Design Particulars
All At Sea
Much like the adage about air travel that states 'so long as you have your wallet and your passport, you'll make it,' successful bluewater sailing relies on two of its own simple principles: keep the rig up and the water out. ...

Narooma sailor Ame Barnbrook ranked third in the world
Narooma News
SAILOR Ame Barnbrook was surprised the other week to get in the mail a trophy from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). She was awarded third place in the Skud 18 division for the 2010/2011 World Cup season. She secured the trophy with good ...

Yngling Open Championships & Gold Cup day 2 - Consistency the key
Sail World
After a blowy start to the regatta yesterday, the breeze was coming from the south was around 13-17 knots. Consistency is always the key to winning regattas and Michael Nash and his team on AUS 57 showed just that. After sitting in second place...

Sail World

Year in Review
Marinscope Community Newspapers
Richard's vision for the marina includes a nonprofit sailing school and community center that could be used extensively by locals and those drawn to the area for the America's Cup in coming years. Even though many in Sausalito want bus service from ...

Balerno teenager scoops young sailor of the year award
Edinburgh Evening News
By DAVID McCANN Because, at just 13 years old, Jamie Calder has scooped one of the country's top sailing honours – and is now plotting a course for Olympic glory. And with a fair wind the Balerno teenager may yet achieve his lofty aims, having recently ...

Edinburgh Evening News

MarineMax names BVI vacation winner
Trade Only Today
MarineMax was a prominent exhibitor at the recent 2011 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, where the boat retailer held a raffle for a seven-day, six-night, self-skippered yacht charter vacation in the British Virgin Islands. The winner, Nancy Conley ...

Antarctica or Bust: Sailing from Buenos Aires to Antarctica (Part I ...
By marc
On 3rd December, after 25 days of sailing and 1942 nautical miles, the sailboat Antarktikos entered the port of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The 36-foot (11m) vessel had completed the first part of its mission, to sail from Buenos ...
The Argentina Independent

Harken Invitational Regatta at Napier, New Zealand - Day 1 - Yachts ...
It was a challenging first days' sailing for many of the international sailors competing in the Harken Invitational Regatta for Optimist sailors today due to the changing wind and wave conditions. The provisional results show that Chilean male ...
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Always Sailing Again Into That Imaginary Past | Just Above Sunset
By Alan
Always Sailing Again Into That Imaginary Past. Posted on December 27, 2011 by Alan. It was one of the biggest hits of 1979 – What a Fool Believes – and went on to win the Grammy for Song of the Year – one of the very few non-disco hits that ...
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Florida Sailing Vacations
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Lau Island Trade show sailing | Fijisun.com.fj
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By LOSALINI RASOQOSOQO. People in the remote islands of Lau have something to look forward to in the new year when the Lau Island Tradeshow comes to their shores. The week-long island hopping tradeshow, organised by Unique ...
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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Doldrums disappointments for third and fourth ... Groupama sailing team had to settle for fourth place after disappointment in the Doldrums ...
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34thAC's Channel - YouTube
Capsize 34thAC 226627 views ORACLE Racing helmsman Russell Coutts tests the edge of sailingthe newest generation America's Cup boat, the AC45. ...
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Hundreds of kids join youth regatta | News - Home
Hundreds of kids join youth regatta. ... Hundreds of kids join youth regatta. Orange Bowl Regattaunder way. Published On: Tue Dec 27 12:28:56 CST 2011 ...
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