14 January 2012

Abu Dhabi Racing wins Volvo Ocean Race home leg [VIDEO]



Abu Dhabi Racing wins Volvo Ocean Race home leg
Atlanta Journal Constitution
"We have never seen this many boats out on the water to watch racing, and there are lots of people out who are new to sailing. "Right now all they are seeing is their country flag being waved. It's a real thrill for that to happen. ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sailing conditions on Oulton Broad perfect for big Squibs contingent
Norwich Evening News
by David Hannant The weather on Oulton Broad last Sunday was ideal for sailing and the Squibs, with 15 boats out, responded by turning out the biggest fleet on the Broad this century. . .

Norwich Evening News

Prince Philip Cup Regatta - Demanding conditions on final day
Sail World
Nick Rogers had already won the Prince Philip Cup after six races in his Dragon class yacht, Karabos IX, but he went out to prove a point by sailing in the seventh and final race today, and notched up an extraordinary fifth win in the regatta, ...

Sail World

Painfully slow sailing to Key West
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Wind conditions could not have been much worse for the 37th regatta, which ended up being a test of endurance. When the race started Wednesday afternoon off Port Everglades, the boats had to sail directly into a 23 mph south wind. ...

America's Cup Host Committee Includes Several From East Bay
EastBayRI.com
EAST BAY — Several people from the East Bay will play host and help produce a successfulAmerica's Cup World Series this summer. Governor Lincoln Chafee announced the 38 members of the America's Cup World Series Host Committee on Friday. ...

Sailing club in great spirits after successful year's work
Dartmouth-Today
The members of Dittisham Sailing Club gathered at the Sportsmans last Friday for the annual prize-giving dinner. Commodore David Thompson said that 2011 had been a very successful year, with a full programme of racing both at senior and junior level. ...

Dartmouth-Today

Dutch teen nears completion of youngest sail around world
Gant Daily
Philipsburg, Saint Martin (AHN Sports) – Laura Dekker, who currently is trying to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world, is just days from fulfilling the sailing feat. The 16-year-old Dutch sailor estimates that she will reach the ...

10th Royal Langkawi Into Regatta : Winning crews make the least mistakes...
BYM News (press release)
Never to old to learn, Marcus engaged Mike Fletcher, one of Australia's leading sailing coaches to meld him and the crew into a champion team. The coaches most memorable quote was "The crew that makes the least mistakes normally wins the yacht race" is ...

Anguilla Youth Dinghy Regatta scheduled for Saturday January 28th
Anguilla LNT
The Anguilla Youth Sailing Club and the Anguilla Sailing Association will be hosting the annual Anguilla Youth Dinghy Regatta on Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Sandy Ground. The regatta is one way in which the AYSC fulfils its commitment to local youth ...

Local sailing in the spotlight for 2012
Cork News
Cork's position as a global sailing capital will be cemented this summer, with local waters becoming the focal point for a substantial fleet of boats from Europe and further afield for Ireland's most prestigious yachting regatta, Cork Week 2012. ...

Photo Friday: Tobago Cays Sailing
USA TODAY (blog)
During our trip, we boarded the Friendship Rose, a 101-ft dual mast schooner for a day of sailing to the Tobago Cays, with the final destination being the Tobago Cays Marine Park, a protected marine life preserve. The experience of chilling out for a ...

Sailing: World-beater Craig joins the legends
Get Surrey
By Richard Spiller A SURREY dinghy sailor has pipped two rival legends of the sport to a prestigious award. Nick Craig, a member of Frensham SC, crowned a remarkable 12 months when he was named Yachting Journalists' Association Pantaenius Yachtsman of ...

41st BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, 26 March - 1 April 2012
Anguilla LNT
With gorgeous sailing conditions and amazing scenery, the British Virgin Islands offer sailingenthusiasts an idyllic place to soak up the sun. The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival is the highlight of the season in one of the world's best ...

Stodel moves top at sailing world championships
Essex County Standard
By Simon Spurgeon » A dominant display of consistency on the third day of the IFDS World SailingChampionships propelled West Mersea's Hannah Stodel up the leaderboard heading into the weekend's final action. Stodel, together with helm John Robertson ...

March Dates CANCELED - New Dates Planned for 2012 Puerto Rico Heineken ...
All At Sea
If anticipation is half the fun, then this year's Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta should provide double the enjoyment. Due to an island-wide primary election just announced in the first week of January and the subsequent closure of many ...

Yachting: Deal keeps Team NZ in Cup hunt
New Zealand Herald
The deal effectively allows two-boat testing, although it is layered with restrictions imposed by the protocol governing the next America's Cup. In the covert world of America's Cup sailing, the sharing of design information and budgets seems to go ...

UK. Retiring Directors honoured for their distinguished contribution to the WPNSA
BYM News (press release)
At the 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, two former Directors of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy were honoured for their contributions during the crucial period of the development of the Academy. Olympic Silver medalist Keith ...

Olympics: Dorset will have 'very high security'
Bournemouth Echo
THE Government says Dorset's Olympic sailing events will have “all necessary security measures in place” ready for the start of the Games. Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond was speaking during a visit to the Olympic sailing venue as part of a tour of ...

Mayo sailing club hosts winter lecture
Mayo Advertiser
Mayo Sailing Club are hosting a lecture on Sail Trim by Des in GMIT on Thursday January 19 at 7.30pm. Des is a very accomplished sailor in his own right, having represented Ireland in five Admiral's Cups and in regattas from the Southern Cross to the ...

Flying across frozen waters
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
“It's like sailing on ice, you hear the noise of the blades it's just kind of you and the wind.” Meyer estimates she's averaging about 20 mph, although it feels faster as you sit 8 to 10 inches off the ice. Being able to catch the wind brings in the ...

Shifty winds make racing interesting at IFDS Worlds
YACHTe.com.au
The 2012 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships are being organized, and run, by Charlotte Harbor Regatta, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that promotessailing on Charlotte Harbour in Florida. Skud 18 lineout at 2012 IFDS Worlds ...

YACHTe.com.au

Capitalizing On The Auld Mug
Huffington Post
The latest America's Cup controversy arose with a complaint filed in state court in New York City on Dec. 12, alleging that the Golden Gate Yacht Club (GGYC), defender of the coveted sailing trophy and orchestrator of the prestigious international ...

Regatta season kicking in at Grove Sailing Club - Coconut Grove ...
By Grapevine
Regatta season kicking in at Grove Sailing Club. This weekend, The Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC) is hosting the 470 North American Championship (Jan. 13-15). These sleek skiffs are an Olympic Class that will be at this summer's ...
Coconut Grove Grapevine

Abu Dhabi Racing wins Volvo Ocean Race home leg | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
A tactical gamble by Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker paid off with a home victory in an in-port leg of the Volvo Ocean Race Friday. Abu Dhabi and Groupama of France had split from the rest of the fleet in light but consistent winds.
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Canoe Sailing, Ocean, rough water, wave splashed rocks | Legacy ...
By Audrey
Canoe sailing in rough water from Florencia Island to Little Bay at Ucluelet on the ... ... 17.5 ft canoe with a 18 ft mast and gaff rig. 3.5 ft steel daggerboards and a mounted rudder. its an absolute blast. do you have pic's of your sailboat? ...
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Paul Cayard talks to VSail.info about Artemis Racing and the ...
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 13 January 2012 by Valencia Sailing. Continuing our series of new-year interviews withsailing's top personalities, we catch up with Paul Cayard, CEO of Artemis Racing, the 34th America's Cup Challenger of Record. The legendary ...
VSail.info

Leg Zero for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing – Volvo Ocean Race 2011 ...
As Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's state-of-the-art Azzam soars through the Atlantic waves off Portugal, we take a look at her stunning journey and the team's pl...

EOD Dossier 1/13 | The Jane Dough | News and Opinion on Women ...
By Amy Tennery
EOD, TGIF: Today we saw a Chelsea Lately segment that made us cringe, admired the teenage girl who's sailing around the globe and witnessed the ultimate smackdown in the women aren't funny debate. Read on.
The Jane Dough | News and Opinion...

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Next stop: The Beach. Have a lovely Friday everyone, what are you up to around the world? Still snow and cold where you are? I'll send you my warmest thoughts from the beach today, marinated in the beautiful flavor of rum and coke of ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Sailing Game Apps?
And Sailboat Championship PRO does a good job of representing tacks and gybes on ... A friend is highly addicted to an app that is part of the Volvo ocean race. ...
sailing.about.com/b/2012/01/12/sailing-game-apps.htm

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Telefónica secures overall lead
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 second stage of leg two started at 0530 UTC today ... a strong second place but there was joy too for Groupama sailing team as they ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=92552

Volvo Ocean Race Gala Dinner - Party Pics - Ahlan! Live
Volvo Ocean Race Gala Dinner. Thursday, 12 January 2012. Get a look at the stylish sailing fans A-listers we spotted at St Regis Hotel, Saadiyat Island. 1 / 39 ...
www.ahlanlive.com/.../volvo-ocean-race-gala-dinner--160768...

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