05 January 2012

Abu Dhabi - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]


Abu Dhabi - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]

Volvo Ocean Race fleet reaches Destination Village
Khaleej Times
ABU DHABI - With strong Arabian Gulf winds billowing at its sterns, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet blazed into Abu Dhabi today - earning the emirate a place in sailing history books as the round-the-world event's first Middle East host port. ...

ON THE WATER: Sailor's Tale Of Collegiate Regatta
Gazette Newspapers
There was an Orange Bowl Regatta in Florida and a Sugar Bowl Regatta in New Orleans. Since the 49er sailors were a club team and not financially supported by the university, the CSULB sailingteam decided to organize a regatta of their own on Alamitos ...

2012 sailing hopefuls flying high
Grantham Today
Three Olympic sailing contenders have swapped the waves for the high sky at the new Weymouth Tower. Annie Lush and sisters Lucy and Kate Macgregor were raised nearly 50 metres in the air by a crane to mark the site's official groundbreaking ceremony. ...

Sailing's off, how about footy?
New Zealand Herald
"Hopefully that's a good omen for the teams racing segment of the regatta. Or perhaps it's a sign we should ditch sailing and take up football... apart from Leonard our boys didn't have a memorable day on the water today." Steele was referring to the ...

America's Cup 2013 race courses revealed
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The newly released race courses for the America's Cup in 2013 provide a preview of the short, intense contests that will be visible from land. The four courses posted on the regatta's website last week will be used in the America's Cup Challenger ...

Speed-sailing boat incorporates elements from glider aircraft
The Engineer
The Vestas SailRocket II is aiming to take speed sailing to a new level with a radical design that incorporates elements from glider aircraft. There's a growing sense of excitement and attention building up around the 'Bloodhound' team's plan to send a ...

The Engineer

Spinlock Partner With ISAF Connect To Sailing Initiative
International Sailing Federation
The International Sailing Federation is very happy to announce that Spinlock Ltd has joined the ISAF Connect to Sailing Initiative in the 'Official Supplier Partner' category. James Hall of Spinlock Marketing and Sales said of the decision to join with ...

National Geographic's Vessel Sailing Globally Now with ADVETO Type Approved ECDIS
The Maritime Executive
This vessel will be the first ADVETO ECDIS equipped vessel sailing on all waters around the world including the demanding waters of the Arctic and the Antarctic. This new order is a significant example from the ongoing international upgrading program ...

Sailing: 25-nation Youth Olympiad in Naples
ANSAmed
The young sailors will take part in races in Optimist Class craft for the trophy that has been picking out the rising talents on the sailing scene since 1993. In its first year, the regatta, which is named after one of Naples' greatest exponents of the ...

And Miles to go - SB3 regatta circuit
Sail World
The 2012 SB3 sailing year starts in earnest at Royal Geelong YC's Festival of Sails 2012, 26-29 January. For many teams it's a case of 'How Many Miles to go' as they embark on a year's preparation that will culminate in the 2012 SB3 World Championships ...

Sail World

RIB builder offers sailing programs, yacht clubs special pricing
Boating Industry
RIB builder RIBCRAFT is offering sailing programs and yacht clubs special discounted pricing on boats throughout the month of January and guaranteeing delivery prior to the start of the 2012 sailingseason. RIBCRAFT is offering a 5 percent discount off ...

Ship wrecked in Sutherland Bay
Castanet.net
by Jennifer Zielinski - Story: 69301 In the last few days a sailboat broke free of its mooring and smashed into the rocks just a few metres away from where a houseboat flipped upside down and became stuck in the bay last month. Ron Forbes, the Property...

Castanet.net

Just call him Jimmy—Sailing news from the US and beyond
Sail World
And speaking of making a 'lap', Team Sanya is close to having their rig refitted with new standing rigging, after an unfortunate breakage cased them to stop racing on December 19 during the second leg of the 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race. ...

Sail World

Hobie Sailor of the Month - January, 2012
US SAILING (press release)
Mitchell Kiss of Holland, Mich. continued his impressive rise to the top of the Laser Radial class with a dominating performance at last week's Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta. The 2011 US Sailing Development Team member captured the 99-boat ...

US SAILING (press release)

Jim buoyed by sailing in titles
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Twenty-three boats are in the fleet contesting the week-long regatta and after four races, Thorburn and his two-man crew are, well, coming last. While he'd love to be featuring at the other end of the fleet, Thorburn, the only local in action, ...

ISAF Members Represented In World Olympians Association
International Sailing Federation
Netherlands Antilles Sailing Federation President Cor van Aanholt was also elected to the Executive Board as representive for sailing. The World Olympians Association unites Olympians from around the world regardless of their age, sport, nationality or ...

International Sailing Federation

Victor International & Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Announce Completion of YCCS ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Upcoming events include the 2 nd annual Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous on March 14-17, 2012. With a 30 year history of integrity and a vigorous respect for environmentally sound principals, Michigan-based & BVI-based Victor International ...

VI youth sailors have strong showing at Orange Bowl Regatta
Virgin Islands Daily News
Last summer, Barnes and Barbuto paired up to win the bronze medal in the Girls 420 event at the International Sailing Federation Youth World Sailing Championships, which were held in Zadar, Croatia. Last week's regatta was an Orange Bowl Festival event ...

Virgin Islands Daily News

Chile navy locates solo US sailor in South Pacific
The Associated Press
The Chilean Navy located Thomas Louis Corogin on his 32-foot sailboat more than 520 miles (850 kilometers) south of Easter Island, stranded but in relatively stable weather, with ocean swells of about 15 feet (5 meters). Corogin activated his emergency ...

The Associated Press

International Cadet Nationals - A great boost for Sandy Bay SC
Sail World
However, this is only the second season as a skipper for Samantha who sailed the tough regatta with great sailing and tactical skills, ably supported by her younger crew, Hannah. In Queensland, sailing out of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on...

Sail World

Looking at all the angles
The National
While Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing finished fifth (out of five) in Stage 1 of Leg 2 from Cape Town, and fifth (out of five) yesterday in the Stage 2 from Sharjah; and while it holds fifth place overall, 47 points from the lead; and while the Volvo Ocean Race ...

The National

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and AIA Thailand Co-host Spectacular Regatta ...
eTravelBlackboard - Asia Edition
Admiral Varong Songcharoen, RTN and committee members of PKCR; Denis Thouvard, general manager at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket; and Rear Admiral Sarayuth Dangteth, president of the Royal Thai Navy Sailing and Windsurf committee. ...

New Rig For Sanya (Photos)
Afloat
#VOLVOOCEANRACE – The Discover Ireland backed Team Sany entry in the Volvo Ocean Racehas been busy discovering Madagascar over the past few weeks as they awaited new rigging for their stricken yacht that pulled into the port of Talanero for emergency ...

Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives in Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi Tourism ...
It's been three years in the planning, tens of thousands of man hours in the making and 11000 nautical miles of competitive sailing, but the Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrives today (Wednesday) in Abu...
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Sailing girl Laura Dekker very close to breaking world solo sailing ...
By Dutch Daily News
Laura Dekker, Dutch Teen Sailor, is close to breaking the world solo sailing record. The teenage girl took on the sea one year ago and now she's almost finished with her journey. It is expected that the 16-year-old girl arrives later this month on ...
Dutch Daily News

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2B Coverage - Yachts and Yachting Online
The five Volvo Ocean Race teams sailing in Leg 2 Stage 2 will be scrambling for overall leg positions as well as vital points on Wednesday when they reconvene for a 98-nautical mile speed race into Abu Dhabi (provisional start time 0500 ...
Latest news from Yachts and Yachting...

Eighteen foot skiffs | Tollesbury Sailing Club
By andy_beharrell
The 18 foot skiffs are a spectacular sight when sailing. The class is a development class and, as its name suggests is essentially limited to 18 foot in length. There are then differences between the European and Australian 18 foot skiffs. ...
Tollesbury Sailing Club

Groupama wins 2nd-leg sprint in Volvo Ocean Race | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
French team Groupama secured its first stage victory in the Volvo Ocean Race on Wednesday, beating overall leader Telefonica in a sprint to Abu Dhabi to complete the second leg.
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Sailing – The Highs of Sailing
By admin
These questions were terrified on me all the calculate. Is sailing complicated? Is sailing fun.? Issailing intense? Is sailing expensive? Sailing looks complicated for the reason that there seems to be a spaghetti of ropes that you have to deal with. In reality, when you are by the water, the only rope you need to deal with is the central sheet. ... Sailing can be same intense proviso you are racing in aregatta. The tension is bow sticky as you jostle on behalf of a advantageous slot in the start ...
Private Adventures Tips

The Chestertown Spy - Sailing to the Sun by Howard Bloomfield
By Mary Wood
Sailing to the Sun by Howard Bloomfield. January 4, 2012 By Mary Wood Leave a Comment. In 1940, magazine editor Howard Bloomfield, his wife Connie, their baby son, and the family dog set sail on Kittywake, a thirty foot gaff rig sloop ...
The Chestertown Spy

father & son sailing: building the archive...
By Andy
Check out the published archive now and in the coming weeks. I am starting to flesh it out with .pdf files of all of my published pieces, where applicable (in some cases due to copyrights, I have to link to the website of whatever publication ...
father & son sailing

SCUTTLEBUTT 3496 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk .... Dec 26-30 - Orange Bowl Intl. Youth Regatta, http://tinyurl.com/OBYR -11 ... (December 22, 2011; Day 12) - As one by one the Volvo Ocean Race fleet disappears into the .... With a budget of 54 million Euros for its 34th America's Cup ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4849

Sailing In Greece | Live Travel Adventure
From yoga and writing to salsa and sailing, look at learning holidays in the Greek Islands with Skyros. The holidays on Skyros island, Greece are running from ...
www.seekinggreener.com/adventure/sailing-in-greece/

Sailing trip in Akumal Riviera Maya
Sailing tours in Catamaran, along the pristine Mexican Caribbean waters while relaxing with family and friends. Akumal Riviera Maya Caribbean Sea. Sunset ...
www.akumaldiveshop.com/tours/sailing/

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