31 January 2012

The Singapore Strait - Volvo Ocean Race [video]



The Singapore Strait - Volvo Ocean Race [video]
It's all hands on deck as the fleet crosses the Singapore Strait and heads towards the South China Sea.


Perfect Start For Xu As World Cup Standings Take Shape
International Sailing Federation
The 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup Standings are starting to take shape after Sail Melbourne and US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR, the opening two regattas in the seven series World Cup. China's Lijia Xu has had the perfect start to her World Cup ...

International Sailing Federation

Collision sinks yacht, injures woman
New Zealand Herald
A man also on the classic yacht, racing in the annual Anniversary Day Regatta, was thrown into the water too, but was unhurt. Charles St Clair Brown, the skipper of the other vessel, the 60ft sail boat Antaeus, said last night that he was slowly ...

Teen sailing star recovering well
Ninemsn
By Miles Godfrey Teenage sailing star Tess Lloyd is making excellent progress in hospital after fears she may have suffered permanent brain damage during a crash at the national youth sailingchampionships off Brisbane. Lloyd, 16, one of the nation's ...

Sailing: Olympic medal hope Mills strikes silver in Miami
WalesOnline
WELSH Olympic medal sailing hopeful Hannah Mills celebrated another podium finish in the 470 women's class with Saskia Clark as the pair continued their medal-winning run at the World Cupregatta in Miami. Mills and Clark, who finished behind Dutch duo ...

Austrian Sailing Federation Approved For ISAF Accreditation
International Sailing Federation
Dr Kornfeld the President of the Austrian Sailing Federation speaks of the ISAF Recognized Training Accreditation, "The Austrian Learn to Sail programme exists since more than 20 years and it was a milestone in the programme's successful history to ...

International Sailing Federation

Warren Jones International Youth Regatta - Gilmour aims for top spot
Sail World
The Warren Jones International Youth Regatta 2012, managed by Swan River Sailingand hosted this year by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, is being held from Tuesday 31st January to Friday 3rd February. David Gilmour is pretty clear about his objectives...

Sail World

Singapore Straits Regatta 2012 - an eventful first leg in Singapore
Sail World (press release)
After two days of intense racing along East Coast Beach, the Singapore Leg of the 18th Singapore Straits Regatta ended off with a prize-giving at ONE°15 Marina Club. The yachts will head over to Batam on Sunday morning for the final two days of racing,...

Sail World (press release)

Whitsunday Sailing Club invests in juniors
YACHTe.com.au
Whitsunday Sailing Club, despite being geographically disadvantaged from the main stream of Queensland sailing, has maintained a strong investment in attracting the local youth sailors to compete in class racing on Pioneer Bay.

Sailing: Poole stars are Miami marvels
Bournemouth Echo
Daily Echo blogger Lucy Macgregor, sister Kate Macgregor and Lush enjoyed an ideal opening to 2012 as they struck gold at the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta over the weekend. The Poole-based Match Racing trio, who have already been selected to ...

Water taxis could hit SF waterfront along with America's Cup
San Francisco Examiner
But with all eyes on the Bay for the America's Cup, the Port is once again reaching out to interested parties about the possibility of bringing water taxi service to the region in time for the sailing regatta. Sometime within the next two months, ...

San Francisco Examiner

Texans triumph in regatta
Bendigo Advertiser
Light winds on Saturday were replaced with good sailing conditions for Sunday's final, when top speeds of more than 40km/h were recorded. More than 200 spectators watched the regatta, which was raced on Bendigo-designed and manufactured Formula-16 ...

Learn To Sail London Courses Now Being Expanded With Nomad Sailing
WebWire (press release)
January 30th 2012 – London, UK – Nomad Sailing are starting the new year off by concentrating on their learn to sail London and Portsmouth courses. These areas are close-by and also have a high population of sailors or people who would like to learn to ...

Bone: Canadians Qualify in Miami
CTV.ca
The Miami Olympic Class Regatta (MOCR) is the second stop of seven on the 2012 World Cup circuit. This year it was also the final Canadian Olympic qualifier for the men's Laser class and women's Laser Radial class. For the other Canadian sailors in the ...

CTV.ca

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Yesterday I said it was going to be a make or break 24 hours. It appears now – after a full 24 hours – that we were headed for a breaking. PUMA's Mar Mostro pulled to within a few hundred yards of Groupama and Telefónica late yesterday, ...

IT'S Not Plain Sailing For Yacht Club Development
Inverclyde Now
The proposed platform would act as a marshalling/start area for such sailing events. At other times it would be used by club members and guests for parking at normal club sailing or social events. It is pointed out that this would help with on-street ...

Ore. man falls from sailboat, drowns
The Columbian
(AP) -- Authorities have identified a man who fell off a sailboat Sunday in the ship channel at Charleston and drowned. The World in Coos Bay reported Monday (http://bit.ly/wpdofA ) that he is 43-year-old Robert Partipilo of Coos Bay.

Free fun at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dorset Echo
A FREE-ENTRY family fun day celebrating the great outdoors will be taking place at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The Olympic Sailing venue at Osprey Quay, will be hosting The Outdoor Show on March 31 from 10am to 4pm.

Cruising Club America presents 2011 Rod Stephens Trophy
My Sailing
Arzbaecher has been sailing for ten years with the Sociable crew, many of whom have competed in the Chicago-Mackinac and other long distance races on Lake Michigan. This year, his crew consisted of 11 sailors: Greg Adams, Cathy Patrick, Chris Miotke,...

My Sailing

Brian and Mary Alice O'Neill presented the 2011 Far Horizons Award
My Sailing
The CCA is honoring them for their most notable journey in 2009 when the O'Neill's, put their three passions – Military history, education and sailing – to work and embarked on a new adventure. Their goal was to visit many of the WWII Pacific Ocean ...

My Sailing

Cruising Club of America : Gary Jobson Honored with CCA's 2011 Richard S. Nye ...
BYM News (press release)
Dating back to 1967, Jobson has competed in 5400 sailboat races, including the 1977 America's Cup, where he served as tactician for Ted Turner aboard the winning 12 Metre Courageous; eight Bermuda Races; six transatlantic races and five Fastnet races.

Auckland celebrates on the water
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Thousands are making the most of the sunshine at the waterfront to take in the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Crowds are being treated to street entertainment, music, mini-sail boat races and a make-shift children's theme park as they ...

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SPORTS BRIEFS Local windsurfer takes home silver
Annapolis Capital
Farrah Hall of Annapolis captured the silver medal in women's windsurfing at the prestigious Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, held last week on Biscayne Bay. It marked the first time Hall had earned a medal at an International Sailing Federation World ...

Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race Management
International Sailing Federation
Are you an experienced national race officer and do you want to become an International Race Officer? From 16 - 18 March the Race Management Seminar will be organized in The Hague by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union and ISAF.

Sailors enjoy action in Bay
Northern Advocate
RIVALRY ON WATER: A Division yachts Wired (right) and V5 battle for position during the Bay of Islands Sailing Week. PHOTO/WWW.BAYOFISLANDSSAILINGWEEK.ORG.NZ The tenth anniversary of Bay of Islands Sailing Week drew to a close with most of the 60 crews ...

Sailing legend gets honorary doctorate from University of Hull
Daily Echo
Gosport based Sir Robin, pictured, who was the first man to circumnavigate the globe nonstop single-handedly, has been recognised for his part in sailing and youth programmes. In particular the University of Hull singled out the 71-yearold for setting ...

Sailing: GB match racing trio pick up gold at Miami World Cup Regatta
By lflint
Women's match racing trio Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor, won the first gold medal of the day yesterday in their match racing final against Australia's Olivia Price.
Sportsister

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 9 - Yachts and Yachting Online
More than 1000 nautical miles of upwind sailing is looking oddly appealing to the Volvo Ocean Racecrews charging away from the frustrations of the Malacca and Singapore straits into the South China Sea on Monday. At 1500 UTC the top ...
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US SAILING Blog: College Sailors, Tell US Sailing why you Deserve ...
By US SAILING
College Sailors, Tell US Sailing why you Deserve a New Drysuit from Gill! Attention College Sailors! Create a two minute video, while wearing your team gear, on why YOU deserve a new drysuit. Here is how it works... 1 - Upload your video to ...
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Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race ...
By knowledge management - Google News
Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race Management International SailingFederation From 16 - 18 March the Race Management Seminar will be organized in The Hague by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union and ...
Knowledge Management

Sailboat Stolen from Brentwood Bay – Connecting with our ...
By admin
If you are out on the water this weekend, the Central Saanich Police Service is asking you to be on the look out for a stolen sailboat. The boat is described as a 26' blue and white HAIDA “SJAHBANDAR” with 14K39917 on the side. It has blue ...
Brentwood Bay Community Police Office

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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Another obsession. Just another social media thing to get obsessed with... follow my pinterest here to see what inspires me. Still empty but I'll be filling up with my favorite images and products shortly.. Written by World Tour Stories at 4:36 PM ...
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30 January 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefónica defends lead at the Malacca Strait

Volvo Ocean Race : “Telefónica” defends lead at the Malacca Strait
BYM News (press release)
The past 24 hours have been very intense for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, and especially so for “Telefónica”. The different tactical options along the length and breadth of the Malacca Strait have forced the Spanish team to defend and attack from the ...

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker 

Sailing: The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history
NOLA.com
It was the first time the United States had won an Olympic sailing medal. Not until 1968 did another group of New Orleanians manage to ascend any step of the Olympic medal podium. The yacht club's Buddy Friedrichs, along with crew Barton Jahncke and...


British sailors win eight medals at Miami World Cup regatta
BBC Sport
British sailors picked up three golds in a total haul of eight medals at the Miami World Cup regatta. Olympic hopefuls Nick Dempsey, Paul Goodison and the women's match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor all won gold.

BBC Sport

US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR: Champions Crowned in Ten Olympic Classes
US SAILING (press release)
(January 28, 2012) – In the lightest breezes yet over six days of sailing on Biscayne Bay, ten Olympic classes racing in US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR still managed to put on quite a show as they competed in their final medal races to determine gold, ...

Bayshore Discovery Project preparing for 2012 sailing season, seeks volunteers ...
NJ.com
The 2012 sailing season is right around the corner, and the Bayshore Discovery Project is looking for ship-board volunteers to come out and learn the ins and outs ofsailing, navigation and maritime lore, and help to sail the historic tall ship, ...

NJ.com

Sailing Arabia-The Tour details unveiled
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT Oman Sail announced the details of the 2012 edition of Sailing Arabia – The Tour (SATT) during a press conference at its headquarters, The Wave, Muscat on Saturday. The race, now in its second year, is being organised by Oman Sail of bringing ...

She's sailing the high seas
TODAYonline
by Yu Pei Fern todayonsunday@mediacorp.com.sg Cruising on the calm Southern Ocean, en route to Australia's Gold Coast from Tauranga, New Zealand, the sailing day could not have appeared more smooth to Sherlyn Chen and her crewmates.

Warren Jones International Youth Regatta - Ten years strong
Sail World
The tenth annual Warren Jones International Youth Regatta starts on Tuesday 31st January on the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. In it's few years the event has built an illustrious history and an enviable reputation. Generally regarded as one ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Make or break for Puma Ocean Racing
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 7 of Leg 3. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: Today could be the make or break day of this leg. Several major weather features have helped in splitting the fleet, ...

Sail World

You haven't lived here until ... you go ice and snow sailing
Detroit Free Press
Ice and snow sailing is the equivalent of winter windsurfing. This year's world championship will be held Feb. 20-26 in St. Ignace. / Kitewing.com By Zlati Meyer WHAT IN (FROZEN) HELL IS THAT? It's the equivalent of winter windsurfing, and the world ...

Kiwi crew sails away with title
Geelong Advertiser
Photo: TERI DODDS THE trophy for Australia's biggest sailing regatta will soon be on its way to New Zealand, after the Auckland-based Georgia won the Audi Geelong Centre Premier Racing Series. Despite having enough points to stay ashore, ...

Geelong Advertiser

Singapore Straits Regatta 2012 : Different courses produce different results
BYM News (press release)
Repeating half of yesterdays predominately reaching passage race, followed by a windward/leeward course has benefited different boats and consequently produced a different set of results. The gusty Northerly wind is still with us and built in strength ...

Injury-comeback Olympians struggle
Stuff.co.nz
FIRST TO THE LINE: Nathan Cohen, left, and Joseph Sullivan on their way to victory in the men's premier double sculls at the Cambridge Town Cup regatta. As New Zealand's elite crews displayed their class at the Cambridge Town Cup regattayesterday, ...

Stuff.co.nz

Nine teams confirmed for Sailing Arabia-The Tour 2012
Muscat Daily
Nine teams, including three new entries, will enter Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT) 2012, which begins from the Bahraini capital Manama on February 12. The three new teams that will compete in the 1408km offshore race are Team Muscat 2012, ...

Muscat Daily

Aus 470 crew win gold at sailing World Cup
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's world champion 470 dinghy crew Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher have won a gold medal at the sailing World Cup in the US. The pair entered Saturday's medal race off Miami's coast with a commanding 10-point lead over Dutch brothers Sven and ...

Mt Gay Rum 2012 Neptune Regatta - ready for an adventure
Sail World
The second running of Asia's most unusual sailing event starts on Sunday 05 February 2012 from Nongsa Point Marina, Batam, Indonesia - which is not so very far away from anywhere when you remember that it's slightly less than 10nm from Singapore ...

Sail World

Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Under the gaze of HMNZS Otago, flagship for the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, hundreds of different sailing craft will be out on the Waitemata Harbour tomorrow (Monday, January 30) for a day of sailing, fun and spectacle for all on land ...

Regatta makes triumphant return to Brunei capital
Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fm
Bandar Seri Begawan relived the nostalgia of the 1950s and 1960s when the regattatook place again in the Brunei capital on January 22, 2012. Many senior citizens, especially residents of Kampong Ayer, shared their joy with the writer and hoped that...

Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fm

Brazil's Robert Scheidt, Bruno Prada win Star class in US Sailing's Rolex ...
Washington Post
MIAMI — Brazil's Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada finished third Saturday to win the Star class in USSailing's six-day Rolex Miami OCR. Austria's Nico Karth and Nikolaus Resch finished second to top the 49er field, China's Xu Lijia topped the Laser ...

The Next Challenge crowned 2012 Sydney 38 National Champions
My Sailing
We knew we just had to stay out of trouble today so after the first race when we won, we literally took the foot of the pedal and just avoided any infringements and sailed safely. We've really enjoyed the regatta and look forward to taking the trophy ...

My Sailing

Festival of Sails - Variety families try sailing
Sail World
While the 3000 or so yachties are mixing it up out in the Bay on the penultimate day of competition, others such as the Pearson family of 10 children, are thrilled to have their first sailing experience off Eastern Beach next to Royal Geelong Yacht ...

Sail World

Gold and silver medals for Australia at Miami Sailing World Cup
YACHTe.com.au
Australian sailors have won medals in two disciplines on the final day of the ISAFSailing World Cup in Miami, Florida, with Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page claiming Gold in the 470 Men's and Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty picking up ...

YACHTe.com.au

Sailing Novels by jessicadally
Appolicious
jessicadally says: Can't get enough of sailing? Here's a few sailing based novels for your downtime. Sail Planning a family vacation to bring the family together isn't always a perfect idea but it makes for an interesting story.

North Sails overview of One Design racing in Australia
Sail World
Mark Tonner displayed good boat speed and raced well with smart boat position to place second overall and John Bertram as always, showed good consistency throughout the regatta finishing fourth overall. These three teams had a full North Sails...

Sail World

Festival of Sails 2012 - Festival Finale + results
Sail World
Crewman Phil Clements represented the top scoring Noelex at this morning's breakfast, commenting, 'It was a great regatta, we were very pleased with the results. We found our zone and managed to get the boat going. 'It's the first time we've sailed ...

Sail World

Good day on Biscayne Bay for Americans
MiamiHerald.com
American sailors captured medals in four of 10 classes in the Rolex Miami Olympic ClassesRegatta. By SUSAN COCKING American sailors medaled in four of 10 classes following Saturday's final round of racing in the 2012 Rolex Miami Olympic Classes ...

U.S. sailors capture medals in four of 10 classes in Rolex Miami Olympic ...
Sacramento Bee
By SUSAN COCKING MIAMI -- American sailors medaled in four of 10 classes following Saturday's final round of racing in the 2012 Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay. US Olympic team member Zach Railey of Clearwater, Fla., led the 25-boat ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2012 29 Jan report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Overnight the Volvo Ocean Race teams have been varying in their tactics, with Telefonica taking the middle ground down the strait as Puma, Groupama and Camper chose to continue on towards the Malaysian (eastern) shore. ... Meanwhile now 27 miles astern of the leader, with the wind returned Camper is still attempting to fend off the challenge from Abu Dhabi, now just a mile astern of her, although both boats are sailing at more than twice the speed of the leaders and look set to ...
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AC45 ready for Auckland anniversary regatta | Emirates Team New ...
By wdouglas
Emirates Team New Zealand relaunches its AC45 in Auckland … it's Auckland's anniversary day so the team is going sailing to join in the annual regatta where yachts large and small, old and new go raceing as they have done for more than ...
Emirates Team New Zealand

Champions Crowned in Ten Olympic Classes | US Sailing's Rolex ...
By Rolex Miami OCR
MIAMI, FLA. (January 28, 2012) – In the lightest breezes yet over six days of sailing on Biscayne Bay, ten Olympic classes racing in US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR still managed to put on quite a show as they competed in their final medal races to determine gold, silver and bronze winners. ...Scheidt added that all of the top four teams plus more here will be competing at the Olympics, “and they will be stronger, so I think it was very nice for us to win the first regatta of the year. It gives us ...
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2012 Port of Plymouth Regatta to be held in July - Yachts and ...
Plymouth Regatta, the championship race meeting of the Port, will take place 21st to 29th July, offering very competitive racing for all monohull yachts and dinghies. Sailing in the beautiful waters of Plymouth Sound and its Approaches, the ...
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cool or not cool? - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Anarchist Readyabout82 (see Miss September in the 2012 Women of Sailing Anarchy calendar) was out SUP'ing in Hawaii and snapped this shot of the ...
Sailing Forums

Offshore Sailboat Battery Test, 18 Month Report
By John
The standard wisdom about battery care is flawed and, on a sailboat that spends most of her time far from shorepower, will result in premature failure. Most charging equipment, including the fancy three-stage stuff, that claims to automatically ...
Attainable Adventure Cruising,...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Sailing Sponsors · Contact / BOAT FOR SALE. Sunday, January 29, 2012. Sunday morning. Photo from my 'office'. Have a bright and pleasurable day everyone of you, I'll be spending most of mine by the beach. Written by World Tour Stories ...
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Simple Sailing | PUMA
It has been simple sailing: we haven't tacked or gybed once since leaving ... They have been aggressively sailing back down to our line and if they come all the ...
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Laser Olympic Worldcup 2012 Olympic Classes Regatta Miami
Sailing-News Videos(1). Calendar. full calendar. 10.28.11 – 06.30.12. Volvo 70 - Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012 - Alicante ESP. 01.22.12 – 01.28.12 ...
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Gerald "Jerry" Ray Sutterfield, 88, sailing was his passion
Atlanta Journal Constitution
This smile was most often seen while Dr. Sutterfield was engaged in one of his favorite pastimes:Sailing. “One of our favorite pictures of him was taken while he was on his boat and he's just got this huge smile,” said his son Meade Sutterfield of ...

29 January 2012

American Paralympic sailors French and Creignou qualify for London at Rolex Miami OCR

American Paralympic sailors French and Creignou qualify for London at Miami OCR ...
Washington Post
MIAMI — Americans Jennifer French and Jean-Paul Creignou qualified for the London Paralympic Games with a third-place finish in the Skud-18 class at the Rolex Miami OCR on Friday. Australia's Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch won the class by one ... 

Four Floridians make Paralympic Sailing team at Rolex regatta
MiamiHerald.com
By SUSAN COCKING Four Floridians are among six disabled sailors who won berths on the US Paralympic Sailing Team on Friday at the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay. Skipper Jennifer French and crew JP Creignou – both of St. Petersburg ... 

France's Damien Seguin wins gold medal at regatta
By Grapevine
Regatta Headquarters is located at the US Sailing Center Miami, an official Olympic training center, in Coconut Grove. Event organizers have partnered with the city of Miami to provide world-class venues for competition. Additional hosts for ...
Coconut Grove Grapevine

Paralympic Medalists Decided | US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 22 ...
By dpaxton
(January 27, 2012) – Today was critical for sailors in the three Paralympic classes (Skud-18, Sonar and 2.4mR) at US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR, where 529 sailors from 41 countries are competing. While their Olympic counterparts in ten additional classes were sailing to ... We were in second going into the final race and we had to beat the British team (Alexandra Rickham/Niki Birrell) to win the regatta. I'm really happy about how it worked out.” Yesterday in Sonars, Udo Hessels/ ...
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Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica still smiling as rivals roll the dice in Strait ...
BYM News (press release)
With CAMPER firmly locked in their sights, fourth placed Groupama sailing team are poised for an assault on the leading pack, with Abu Dhabi 23 nm adrift in fifth and Team Sanya more than 100 nm off the lead in sixth. Telefónica skipper Iker Martínez ... 

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker 

Sailing Arabia — a race across Arabian Peninsula next month
Oman Daily Observer
By Maryam Khalfan - MUSCAT — With the concept of uniting the Gulf states to contest in a race around the home waters and to promote the region as an ideal destination for hosting world-class regattas and high profile sporting events, the 2nd edition ...

Oman Daily Observer

Sailing: S'pore targets top three finish in Clipper world yacht race
Channel News Asia
"So I think it shows that the team really has the potential to do well, as long as we focus and keepsailing hard." The yachts are here for a one-week stopover and out of that, two days have been set aside for the public to get on board.

Festival of Sails 2012 - Sailing Royalty in Geelong
Sail World
'It's my first regatta here and I am amazed at the number of people and boats. It's an organisational feat to run so many fleets concurrently,' said Simmer dockside today. 'The sailing waters are great and running it from a mid-size town means ...

Sail World

Set Sail With 6 Sailing Movies
Screen Junkies
Movies about sailing are some of the more memorable adventure films out there, as being in asailboat relying on the wind and the open ocean is a tedious, yet dream-like experience for many viewers. Even though the dramatics that occur on a sailing ...

Model yachtsmen gear up for annual local regatta
The News-Press
Sailing would be a good prerequisite for sure,” Camposano said. The occasion was a recent practice session for members of the Marco Island Model Yacht Club in anticipation of the upcoming annualregatta, generally regarded as the largest ...

Team Maclaren 5th at US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 2012
BYM News (press release)
To quick race wins this morning wrapped up our 2012 US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR with a 5th place overall finishing position. It wasn't the goalcoming into the regatta, but given our elimination yesterday, we are happy to have finished as high as we ...

26-foot sailboat stolen from Brentwood Bay
Victoria Times Colonist
Central Saanich police are asking mariners to keep an eye out for a stolen sailboat. The 26-foot craft, last seen by its owner in mid-January, was moored at Brentwood Bay. Police describe it as a blue-and-white Haida Sjahbandar with the identification ...

Tom Knapton and Corey Baker to represent Nevis at Anguilla Dinghy Regatta
The Leewards Times
Members of the Nevis Yacht Club Youth Sailing Programme on Sunday, January 15, 2012 participated in a series of five races to determine who would represent Nevis at the upcoming Anguilla Dinghy Regatta on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Kirkland brothers miss out on medal race
Royal Gazette
BER 1108, Jesse Kirkland, Alexander Kirkland, 49er, BER Photo supplied by Daniel Forster Jesse and Zander Kirkland came up agonisingly short in their bid to advance to the medal race at the Rolex Miami Olympic Class Regatta yesterday. The sailing ...

Lecture series sheds light on several subjects
SouthCoastToday.com
He has written 17 books on sailing, is editor-at-large of Sailing World and Cruising World magazines, and has been ESPN's sailing commentator since 1985. In October 2003, Jobson was inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame by the Herreshoff Marine ...

10 Questions with Judy Fenner Marine's Judy Fenner
Patch.com
That was before I found sailing. Then I wanted to sail around the world. When I was graduating from college, Hood Sailmakers found a copy of my resume which had accidentally been put into their printing order and they called and asked me if I wanted a ...

Dempsey in control as GBR enjoy Florida
Portsmouth News
The Athens medallist is treating the event on the waters of Biscayne Bay as a 'trainingregatta'. And although many of his international rivals have opted not to attend, he is not complacent. 'The RS:X fleet is pretty small here but, although some of ...

Portsmouth News

Starving dog Dingo, the only trace left of sailor 72-year-old John William Batchelor, missing in Bahamas
Globe and Mail
But members of a small Ontario sailing community say something is amiss – Mr. Batchelor was healthy and well accustomed to sailing alone. Some friends say they suspect Mr. Batchelor, who lived on his boat but had a mailing address in Pickering, ...

Globe and Mail

London Olympics 2012: I'm living in fear of being banned from the Olympics ...
Daily Mail
The man who has been Olympic champion three times and is widely regarded as the best sailor in the world admits that he is still furious at the incident which, even now, could cost him his place at the Olympic regatta. Ainslie, 35 on Saturday, ...

Daily Mail

Yachting: Internationals fight it out in 470 championship
New Zealand Herald
Using the same format as that used in Olympic sailing events, the championships will conclude with a medal race. This will feature the leading 10 teams and be worth double points. Among the 33 sailors taking part are six men's teams from New Zealand ...

Lakes sailor builds 25-feet yacht in his garage
The Westmorland Gazette
“I like to spend the summer months in Windermere sailing, and so wanted to build a yacht that I could race.” The avid sailor, of Longlands Road, designed the hull with America's Cup designer Ian Howlett, and built it with yacht builder Demon Yachts.

Fitzgibbon and Tesch claim first Australian gold medal in Miami
YACHTe.com.au
Paralympic sailors Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have picked up Australia's first medal at the ISAF Sailing World Cup round in Miami, Florida, winning Gold in the Skud 18 class. The pair started the day tied on points and lead the fleet on ...

YACHTe.com.au

The Luxurious Sarafin Sailing Yacht
By Mary
What you see here is the first Oyster 100 superyacht, the result of a successful collaboration between Oyster Group, Dubois Naval Architects, and RMK Marine. The vessel's name is Sarafin, and it was built in Turkey, in accordance with Lloyd's ...
Luxury Magazine

Sailing ship at night | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By nobody@flickr.com (rexp2)
The "1850 Brig Rigged Vessel," a sculpture at the University of Notre Dame, attributed to and donated by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. The ship is located in the courtyard of the Mendoza College of Business, the curtain wall of ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2012 28 Jan report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
It is not entirely clear looking at this by remote, even with high resolution GRIB,s why this is happening as it appears that the leaders should be sailing into less pressure, however at present Telefonica seems to be the fastest boat in the fleet, ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
What does this mean and how do you know your blog is the largest independent sailing blog? We have followed your world tour for a year now and wish to leave for a similar journey ourselves one day. i see you have done well in promoting ...
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Team Kingdom of Saudi Arabia gearing up for Sailing Arabia – the ...
In less than three weeks time, the second edition of Sailing Arabia – the Tour (SATT) will officially commence in Bahrain, and for the first time a team will represent the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Team Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Based on one ...
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ISAF : 1900 Olympic Sailing Competition
News articles - main >> 1900 Olympic Sailing Competition ... Click here for more on the ISAF YouthSailing World Championship ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Telefónica jump to third as north pays
Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race ... Team Telefonica, Antonio Cuervas-Mons during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011 .... With all six boats back sailing again Tim Kelly talks to Team Sanya skipper Mike Sanderson.
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Florida Sailing Comunities - SailNet Community
We're consoderong to purchase a 2nd porperty in Florida and will like it to be in a "SailingComunity"; by that I mean marinas, regattas, near by sailing ...
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28 January 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - the Malacca Strait

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Team Telefonica and Camper to lock horns on Malacca Strait...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven Less than 12 miles separate the top four boats after five hot and sticky days of racing in the Volvo Ocean Race third leg from Abu Dhabi but the 500 mile Strait, which runs between Malaysia and the Indonesian island of Sumatra could shake...

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America's Cup waterfront development rights still under debate
San Francisco Examiner
It has been mostly smooth sailing in recent weeks for plans surrounding theAmerica's Cup yacht race, but negotiations over The City's most prized waterfront development properties could bring choppier waters. At stake are the terms of shoreline...

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Moor for your money: Why a sailing break in chic St Lucia doesn't have to cost ...
Daily Mail
The first day of our sailing trip had passed without crises or (many) cross words. We'd arrived in time to change before heading ashore for cocktails and fresh seafood. It was my birthday. It was the perfect romantic setting. We hopped into our little ...

Daily Mail

Auckland Anniversary events to watch out for
New Zealand Herald
This is the day we celebrate in our annual public holidays, but the September 1840 regatta has become part of the tradition too. This year, a huge fleet of vessels, including tall ships, gaff riggers, sloops, racing keelers, multihulls, sailing ...

Antigua Sailing Week announces official charity
Sail World
In previous years much of Antigua Sailing Week's focus locally has been about the parties, and while this is a very important part of any sailing regatta, the 2012 team is shifting the focus so that people can see the opportunities that exist to get ...

Sail World

America's Cup moves forward, but economic concerns remain
San Francisco Bay Guardian
In past weeks, several environmental and community organizations filed two appeals of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the America's Cup yacht race in 2013. Jan. 24, the Board of Supervisors rejected the appeal, allowing for ...

US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR Day Four Report
US SAILING (press release)
(January 26, 2012) – A final showdown awaits three Paralympic classes tomorrow and ten Olympic classes on Saturday at US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR, which has, thus far, gifted sailors with four days of sublime sunshine and satisfying winds.

Dempsey in control in Miami
Eurosport.com ASIA
The Miami World Cup regatta reached its halfway stage with Britain's sailors poised in seven podium positions after the three days of racing. Nick Dempsey looks firmly in control in the RS:X men's windsurfing fleet, counting all race wins so far, ...

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Sailing: Nick Favell takes honours
Norwich Evening News
by David Hannant Dealing with the weather, one thing that sailors need in abundance is patience. One week there is hardly enough wind and then, as last Sunday, there is too much. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro approach Malacca Strait + Video
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 5 of Leg 3. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: The Malacca Strait adventures began last night and we're still a day out. Notoriously touted as one of the busiest and most...

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Sailors compete for sports award
Port Lincoln Times
Ryan was captain of the winning team that won the Interdominion School Teams Sailing Regattawith the team finishing second in national championship. Ryan and his team also won the School Team State Title and added to their season by winning the open ...

Tunnicliffe's team knocked out of Olympic Classes Regatta
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Three Paralympic classes finish racing Friday and 10 Olympic classes conclude on Saturday at USSailing's Rolex Miami OCR on Biscayne Bay, which has 529 sailors from 41 countries. As will happen at the Olympics, only the top 10 boats after Friday's ...

Portland's Olympic venue rises from ashes of its naval past
BBC News
With six months to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympics, the timetable is looking good for the Dorset-based sailing events. Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour was the first Olympic venue to be finished, a new £90m relief road has opened,...

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Sailing toward an exciting future
Tampa Bay Newspapers
By BRIAN GOFF INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – It is difficult to imagine that getting into a small sailboat, not much bigger than a bathtub, could possibly lead to something significant in life. But it can. Just ask 15-year-old Josh Leibe of Seminole.

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Challenging Sailing With Strong Gusty Winds
Coastweek
It's not often we get Force 6 in Mombasa, but when you see the whitecaps being knocked off the top of the waves by the wind and the water has a glassy sheen about it, then you know the race is going to be all about good boat handling to stay upright.

Sailing poet Briggs writes of land and sea
Lahaina News
"As she was a gorgeous gal, truly a sailor's dream/She owned the route to Molokai with trade winds on the beam/Wood under glass, and built to last, she sailed like a graceful dove/More than just asailboat, the Rainbow was my love.

Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Day 4 - Racing concludes + Video
Sail World
This is always a top regatta with friendly people and good racing. Can Rosemary and I come back again next year?' Said Paddy Sims Race Officer from Taipa Sailing Club, 'we've got quality and competent racing this year, none of that 'follow the leader ...

Sail World

Sailboat yard to open in Dare County
News & Observer
Gunboat Co., a maker of high-end sailboats, announced Thursday that it would locate a new shipyard in Dare County and create 71 jobs. The company plans to invest $1.8 million over the next three years at a site in Wanchese, about 10 miles south of Nags ...

Offshore leapfrog—Sailing news from the US and beyond
Sail World
The six-strong fleet that's contesting this year's Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) is getting a great refresher in this timeless playground diversion as the leader board seems to swing with each passing cloud. For several days, Kenny Read and his Puma Ocean ...

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Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
The new sailing programme is now on the website and has been emailed to computerised members this week. It is a full and exciting programme with a total of 42 club races, including eight in the Frostbite Series (but these will not qualify for the main...

Tenby Observer

Weymouth Coastal Access Route To Be Open In Time For Olympic Sailing
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Those hoping to catch a glimpse of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events have been given a boost today after the Environment Minister Richard Benyon approved the first stretch of the England Coastal Path at Weymouth Bay.

Historic Spider T sloop to join Royal regatta
This is Scunthorpe
It has been chosen to take part in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Regatta The Spider T, which in her working days traded into Grimsby, was designed to carry bricks along the Humber and Yorkshire coast. She was restored to her former glory in the mid-1990s ...

Goodall ready to take on world's best
Bendigo Advertiser
Bendigo sailing champion Brett Goodall is looking ahead to the world titles after claiming the inaugural Viper Nationals earlier this month. Goodall, who teamed with Carolijn Brouwer for the event, won the Viper F-16 catamarans race in testing ...

Plain sailing | Olive Press Newspaper Spain | News
By Eloise Horsfield (Reporter)
A 16-year-old Dutch girl has completed a solo sailing trip around the world, six months after setting off from Gibraltar.
Olive Press Newspaper Spain

Day 4 Report | US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 22-28 January 2012
By dpaxton
(January 26, 2012) – A final showdown awaits three Paralympic classes tomorrow and ten Olympic classes on Saturday at US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR, which has, thus far, gifted sailors with four days of sublime sunshine and satisfying winds. The event is the only one of seven ISAF SailingWorld Cup events to grace a ... I love this regatta, since it is the first regatta of the year for me, and it's a sunny and windy place”. In Skud-18s, Daniel Fitzgibbon/Liesl Tesch (AUS) are tied in point ...
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Sailing On | Life + Times
By Tamara Warren
The World Sailing Speed Record Council oversees the competition. The Maserati yacht will be fly pennant of the oldest Mediterranean sailing club, the Yacht Club Italiano, which was founded in Genoa, Italy in 1879. The journey will be ...
Life + Times

America's Cup moves forward, but economic concerns remain
By yael
In past weeks, several environmental and community organizations filed two appeals of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the America's Cup yacht race in 2013. Jan. 24, the Board of Supervisors rejected the appeal, .... It's almost as if the sailing community, in its excitement about the race (which is a great thing), forgot that there is a bigger deal being cut, and got bought off with chump change by the event organizers. OK, I take that back. But irony is thick enough to ...
San Francisco Bay Guardian

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Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 6 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Franck Cammas' Groupama sailing team rounded Pulau We in fourth place, still within sight of the leaders and very much in a position to pounce during the 500 nm passage through the strait. "The strait promises to be a real minefield of ...
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Sailboat Sinks in Warren, RI | BoatingLocal.com
By Staff
EastBayRI.com: [Warren, Rhode Island] officials are still waiting to hear a salvage plan from the owner of a 23' sailboat that sank at its mooring in the lower Warren River a week ago. All that's visible of the boat now is about 12' of mast ...
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Chesapeake Bay Boats: AFAD builds Baker's sailing dinghy
By mst
You may enjoy going to WoodenBoat for the article that describes his process for building thissailing/rowing dinghy. Here's what Maynard Bray had to say about Nellie when she appeared in the WoodenBoat calendar in November 2010: ...
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American boat struck by debris in Volvo Ocean Race | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
American boat Puma received a warning of the dangers ahead after being hit by unidentified debris near the Malacca Strait, the most hazardous stretch of water the boats will face in the Volvo Ocean Race. Before the leading challengers had ...
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VIDEO: Surfer Steals Boat in Marshall Islands & Sails to Guam
By Clynt Ridgell
Guam - A surfer stole a sailboat and was able to successfully sail the 35 ft. twin hulled catamaran more than a thousand nautical miles from Majuro in the Marshall islands to Guam. The local authorities and the U.S. Coast Guard located the ...
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CURRENT ISSUE | FEBRUARY 2012 | BLUE WATER SAILING ...
By Blue Water Sailing
February 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Way Out There: Getting to Know the Galapagos, Todd Duff writes about a month relaxing and repairing in the islands of enchantment. Rachel Robertson writes about the rewards of venturing off the ...
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Rolex Regatta gets underway on Biscayne Bay - Outdoors ...
Tampa's Kenneth Andreasen -- head coach of the U.S. Sailing Team AlphaGraphics—says now that the team is nearly complete, this regatta is all about U.S. ...
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Olympic sailing events seen as mixed blessing in Weymouth and ...
Local businesses fear disruption and loss of regular clients as summer bookings show little sign of boost from London 2012.
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