14 December 2011

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SAILING NEWS DIGEST:
Double injury blow for British sailing hopes
The Independent
We probably won't be sailing again in this regatta; the back is the most important part of your body.” The blow to Britain's medal hopes at the world championships of sailing in Fremantle – defending the Olympic gold medal in Weymouth is much more ...
Extreme Sailing Series : 2012 Circuit - the new 2012 calendar and venues
YouTube
http://www.extremesailingseries.com After an extraordinary and nail-biting finish to what was another ground-breaking, and high quality racing year for the Extreme Sailing Series™, the award-winning Stadium Sailing event confirms its 2012 circuit.
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper gets her bow in front
YACHTe.com.au
At the 1300 UTC position report, less than one nautical mile separated the top four boats, with second placed Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, Groupama sailing team in third and fourth placed Team Sanya all poised to pounce upon any slip up from the ...
Aussies have great day at sailing worlds
Sydney Morning Herald
Jensen and Outteridge started the day with two victories but slumped to 15th in their third heat - a result they'll be able to discard under regatta rules. "It was a very difficult day conditions wise," Outteridge said after Tuesday's racing. ...
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Storck and Moore on top form
Sail World
'We try to take every regatta and every race as a learning experience because what really matters is our Trials in May and the Games in August.' ' Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih - ISAF Sailing World Championships Perth 2011 ' Mick Anderson.
Sailing / Israel's world champion / The best is yet to come
Haaretz
Former Olympic windsurfer Amit Inbar awaits the return of his neighbor, Lee Korzits, and reveals what's behind her success. I have known Lee Korzits for more than 15 years, and it's fascinating, on a personal level, to see the progress this rare girl ...
Finn star may face penalty
The Age
The Royal Yachting Association, the sport's governing body in Britain, will consider a report from the International Sailing Federation jury, which disqualified Ainslie at the worlds, before considering its own punishment. ''The RYA is awaiting the ...
Extreme Sailing Series : 2011 Round-Up
YouTube
http://www.extremesailingseries.com All the action, winners and drama from the Extreme SailingSeries which saw the Italian team Luna Rossa take home the championship title.
INA team wins sailing regatta
The Hindu
One of the two Indian Naval Academy (INA1) team won the second edition of the Admiral's Cup International Sailing regatta which concluded at the INA at Ezhimala here on December 12 evening. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) tram came second and the INA2 ...
Antigua Sailing Week – Not to be missed
Sail World
Blue Peter is one of the smallest entries in the regatta. For 2012, there will be a fantastic spectacle prior to the regatta. Antigua Sailing Week is delighted to announce the return of the Yachting World Round Antigua Race, which will take place on ...
Britain's Ben Rhodes and Stevie Morrison out of world championships
The Guardian
"We came into the event in good shape, really believing that we were sailing well and our pre-regatta training showed that. We were more confident than we've probably felt in a couple of years – we have good kit and we're sailing well together so it ...
Sailing: Hannah Mills moves up to sixth in World Championships
WalesOnline
HANNAH Mills moved up the overall women's 470 rankings at the ISAF Sailing World Championships on Tuesday after a near exact repeat of their opening day efforts. The 23-year-old skipper began her campaign with crew Saskia Clark in Western Australia on ...
Raileys clinch Olympic sailing berths
ESPN
AP FREMANTLE, Australia -- Paige Railey of Clearwater, Fla., and her brother, Zach, are among four sailors selected to the US Olympic team based on their performances at the ISAF Sailing World Championships. Also selected are Stuart McNay of Boston and ...
Yachting: Match racing team  qualify for Olympics
New Zealand Herald
Stephanie Hazard, Jenna Hansen and Susannah Pyatt in action during the Sailing World Championships. Photo / Getty Images Stephanie Hazard, Jenna Hansen and Susannah Pyatt have qualified for the Olympics after finishing their match racing regatta with ...
Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing Championships : RS:X Worlds: Snakes and Ladders on The ...
BYM News (press release)
Overnight 36mm of rain had deluged Perth in just 30 minutes but the low pressure was still hanging around this morning. We woke to total cloud cover and the same wind direction that had delivered solid gold racing on day 1. Now, the men racing in the ...
Sailing: Murphy 'robbed' of third
Irish Independent
Ireland's Annalise Murphy ended her World Championship campaign in sixth place in Perth yesterday after a light airs medal race. She was winning the race at one point, but the conditions threw up a surprise calm patch and, as the fleet sailed past her, ...
Sailing star Lauren will blaze along the Olympic torch trail
Portsmouth News
114067-647_LIVELY_LADY_YACHTMASTER_SR_15/11/11 22 year old Lauren Harris who has passed her yachtmasters exam, onboard iconic sailing boat Lively Lady. Picture:Steve Reid 114067-647 By Sam Bannister SAILING prodigy Lauren Harris is jumping for joy ...
Extreme Sailing Series confirms 2012 circuit
Sail World
We have to squeeze out a lot from a relatively small budget compared with all the three other ISAF Special Events (America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and the World Match Racing Tour). We have made great progress in 2011 but there is more to do especially...
Tears Of Joy For Portuguese Women's Match Racers
International Sailing Federation
And after beating Goncalves earlier on in the regatta it would have been Lehtinen who took the final spot. But in the last race Lehtinen was comprehensively defeated by Souter sparking celebrations in the Portuguese camp as the girls qualified their ...
It's plain sailing for marine students
Jarrow & Hebburn Gazette
By TOM PATTERSON MARINE students at South Tyneside College are getting a taste of life on the ocean wave, thanks to a partnership with a sailing charity. The college and sail training charity, Ocean Youth Trust North, have organised a series of weekend...
NPS: America's Cup Gets a Trim, Will Not Occupy Alcatraz
Curbed SF (blog)
[Aerial view of planned America's Cup facilities and viewing areas from June 2011, via AECOM and the SF Planning Commission. Click to enlarged in a new window] In what now looks like a burst of ill-advised enthusiasm earlier this year, the America's ...
Solent and London Based Sailing Training Company Launches Online Booking
The Open Press (press release)
(OPENPRESS) December 13, 2011 -- Solent and London based sail training company First Class Sailing has launched a new website that offers their complete range of RYA approved sailing training courses. Visitors to the completely upgraded site are able ...
2012 Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta : Vintage superstars ...
BYM News (press release)
The Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday, January 30 2012, was first held in 1840 and this 172nd celebration will attract a huge fleet of vessels including, tall ships, gaff riggers, sloops, racing keelers, multi-hulls, sailing dinghies, radio controlled ...
Sailing Arabia 'The Tour' 2012 includes Oman's Six Senses Zighy Bay
BYM News (press release)
Six Senses Zighy Bay on the Sultanate of Oman's Musandam Peninsular has proudly announced a second collaboration with Oman Sail's Sailing Arabia – the Tour (SATT) for 2012. Established by Oman Sail, this fabulous event tours 4 nations, 7 marinas covers ...
Highlights of 2011 Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 in Singapore: Day 3
bettor.com (blog)
Final act of 2011 Extreme Sailing Series has finally come to the halfway stage and at this point, every team is struggling to gain the lead in an attempt claim the Act title at the conclusion. So far, the competition has been quite astounding with one ...
Volvo Ocean Race 2011 13 Dec am update | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The last 24 hours have been somewhat stop-start-stop for the full compliment of VO70s racing on leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race. Having been becalmed over the first night, so at around 1000 UTC the breeze filled in across the fleet getting ...
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Slingsby wins twice, tops Lasers at sailing worlds | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
Three-time Laser world champion Tom Slingsby of Australia won twice to take the overall lead in his title defense at the sailing world championships on Tuesday. Slingsby appeared to slip well behind at the start of his first race, but read the ...
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Storck and Moore Take Charge in the 49er | Olympic and ...
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics' top performers included: Erik Storck and Trevor Moore, 2nd overall, in the 49er; Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih, 3rd, in Star; and Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan, 7th overall, in Women's 470. The event serves as the second and final U.S. Olympic Team Selection Event in the nine Olympic fleet racing events. It is also the country qualification regatta where USA will look to secure an Olympic berth in all 10 Olympic events. Exclusive photos and reports ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Ainslie says sailing DQ is over-reaction - SailNet Community
By NewsReader
Ainslie claims his two-race disqualification for a post-race attack on a media boat is an 'over-reaction'. More...
SailNet Community
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 Day 3 - Yachts and Yachting Online
As night falls on the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, the notorious Agulhas current will come into play. Thirty-knot winds will whip six-metre waves into a hurling mass, caused by the wind ... The UK's top performance sailing magazine, CraftInsure ...
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Maritime Compass: Researching America's Cup
By Heather
Our reference staff have written a ten page pathfinder (Adobe Acrobat .pdf file, 1.5 Mb) to help you find information on the America's Cup, on the hosting yacht clubs, and on the history of San Francisco Bay racing. Included are links to websites, ...
Maritime Compass
father & son sailing: Sub-three-hour marathon (...or trying to get on ...
By Andy
Hot again. Not like yesterday (I ran after 5pm, so it was mostly in the shade with a low sun). We first went to Pigeon Island with Clare and Alain and ate lunch at Jambe de Bois before hiking to the top of the island. I drank a big bottle of coconut ...
father & son sailing
Phuket Kings Cup Final Results - Phuket Word
By Phuket Word
PHUKET SAILING SCENE: The Phuket King's Cup Regatta ended hailed as one of the island's best regattas ever in the King's Cup's 25 year history. ... Sailing action on the last day of thePhuket King's Cup Regatta 2011. Sailing action from ...
Phuket Word
Slingsby wins twice, tops Lasers at sailing worlds | MyPress.SE ...
By NewsDesk - Christer Ornestad
Three-time Laser world champion Tom Slingsby of Australia won twice to take the overall lead in his title defense at the sailing world championships on Tuesday. Asia News Headlines – Yahoo! News. Tagged with: lasers • sailing • Slingsby ...
MyPress.SE - Universal News Agency
THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru sailing around the world. Hallberg Rassy 352 for ... Reflection. That's how a well polished hull should look like.. Written by World Tour Stories at 10:07 AM. Tags: Boats and Sailing ...
THE WORLD TOUR - Alex and Taru...
Zero handed sailing - SailNet Community
No one down below. No one in cockpit. No one on deck. Telephoto lens from shore?
www.sailnet.com/forums/.../81637-zero-handed-sailing.html

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