10 January 2012

'Age is nothing,' rescued 84-year-old sailor says

'Age is nothing,' rescued 84-year-old sailor says
Boston.com
The Chilean Navy located Corogin on his 32-foot sailboat more than 520 miles or 850 kilometers, south of Easter Island, stranded but in relatively stable weather, with ocean swells of about 15 feet or 5 meters. (AP Photo/Jack Majszak) By Graciela ...

Boston.com

Sailing pair selected for GB Olympic squad
The Independent
Patience was born in Helensburgh and now lives in Portland, where the 2012 Olympic sailing regatta will be staged. He began sailing an Optimist aged seven and started racing two years later at his local sailing club, Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma send army of bloggers as skippers 'get kicks' from Abu ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Rod Gilmour As the boats get ready for the Volvo Ocean Race third leg departure on Jan 14, Puma has come up with a novel way of garnering more coverage. Ten bloggers have arrived in Abu Dhabi to log, blog, snap and post updates on the sportswear ...

Telegraph.co.uk

London 2012: Phillip Hammond backs sailing security
BBC News
The Olympic sailing events in Dorset will have "all necessary security measures in place", according to the Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond. Mr Hammond was speaking during a visit to the Olympic sailing venue at Weymouth and Portland. ...

BBC News

Rose Bowl Regatta Ends on Alamitos Bay
Patch.com
"The Rose Bowl Regatta is hosted by the USC sailing team out of the US Sailing Center (near the Gondola Getaway at the entrance to the Peninsula), and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, both in Belmont Shore. Blair reported by e-mail: "Today, Sunday, ...

Royal Langkawi Int Regatta 2012 celebrating the 10th anniversary.
BYM News (press release)
The Regatta Technical Chairman, Ahmad Zailani Bashah said "Langkawi is known as a world-class sailing venue with excellent warm weather, best wind conditions and good tropical waters. The wind speed in January always fluctuates between 8 - 20 knots and ...

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie to follow up bid for record fourth gold ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Ben Ainslie will rekindle his America's Cup dreams later this year with a British-flagged campaign in the event's World Series, a feeder circuit for the 2013 race. By Kate Laven At a special launch at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Wednesday ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Charlevoix sheriff: After sailboat capsized in July, killing Saginaw Township ...
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
Schneider said he hopes the WingNuts' tragedy doesn't dissuade others from sailing. “I want the public to know it's a great sport for people,” the sheriff said. “It does have its dangers, but you can play in a baseball game and get hit by a baseball. ...

Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com

Ericsson brings HD media to Volvo Ocean Race fans
BYM News (press release)
Innovative technology from Ericsson, official supplier of next generation IP Networks for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, is giving fans of sailing's premier event unprecedented HD-quality video of the thrilling action on huge screens at the event's race ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Nicho on the lessons thus far for Camper
Sail World
Well after a few days rest following the end of leg two the sailing team is back at work and straight into reviewing performance and looking at where we can improve things across the board. The debrief process seems like a long one but it's an ...

Sail World

Kimberly crowned world champion
TODAYonline
by Tan Yo-Hinn SINGAPORE - Led by Kimberly Lim, Singapore enjoyed an unprecedented sweep at the Optimist World Sailing Championships in Napier, New Zealand. Kimberly, 15, was crowned world champion when she finished first in a field of 210 sailors, ...

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ has a partial victory on Voting Rights
Sail World
The team argued that only four of the teams entered had paid the USD$200000 fee for the America's Cup Regatta (includes the Louis Vuitton Cup or Challenger Selection Series) and therefore they should only be allowed to vote on matters affecting that ...

Sail World

Stanford sailing comes up just short at Rose Bowl Regatta
The Stanford Daily
By The Daily Sports Staff Despite a strong showing on the final day, Stanford's sailing team finished in second place at the Rose Bowl Regatta over the weekend, ending the two-day event 11 points behind Navy. Just seven points separated the second- and ...

America's Cup to Create Estimated 8000 Jobs
Jobmouse
The 34 th America's Cup (AC34), featuring the best sailors in the fastest boats in the world, is set to provide a variety of community benefits for residents of San Francisco while promoting economic development and create jobs and small business ...

Jobmouse

27th Rose Bowl Regatta Day 2
Sail World
After Day 1 Navy led Stanford by only two points in the 27-boat fleet but stretched that to nine, 61 to 72, at the end with solid, steady sailing while keeping another eye on a brawl among St. Mary's of Maryland, 77; Georgetown, 78, and College of ...

Sail World

Hostage couple setting sailing again
Kent Online
A Kent couple held hostage for more than a year by Somali pirates are planning to gosailing again this summer. Paul and Rachel Chandler, from Tunbridge Wells, were captured as they sailed from the Seychelles in 2009. Once their boat is fully restored...

Kent Online

Sailboat-plane hybrid hopes to break world speed sailing record
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
Its creators hope that this year it will hit 60 knots, breaking the world speed sailing record. “Everything above the water is an aeroplane and everything below the water behaves just like a boat,” said sailor Paul Larsen. “A large part of this boat is ...

2012 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup - Holmberg seeks third title
Sail World
Peter Holmberg is a Virgin Islands sailing legend and the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the prestigious America's Cup. Holmberg is now set to return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to contest the fourth running ...

Sail World

Optiworlds: Club hopeful of positive spin offs
Hawke's Bay Today
HBT114754-13.jpg Race one of the Harken Invitation Regatta during the Opti Worlds sailing in Napier. Photographer: Glenn Taylor Napier Sailing Club commodore Marty Weeks is hoping the Optiworlds will have positive spin-offs for the sport and the region ...

Lifeboat station appeal given huge boost
Isle of Wight County Press
By Suzanne Pert Mark Southwell thanks Andrew Cubbage for the money donated by the Saudi Arabia-based members of the Royal Naval Sailing Association. Picture by Cowes RNLI. THERE has been a surprise donation to the £1 million appeal for the new Cowes ...

Isle of Wight County Press

Gough in touch with leader
Tasmania Mercury
Younger Tasmanians are sailing well in the youth championships at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on Brisbane's Moreton Bay. With one day of racing left, Jock Calvert from the RYCT Dinghy Group turned in a fine second place yesterday in race eight ...

Tasmania Mercury

Sparkman & Stephens 30 Daysailor Introduced for 2012 Deliveries by Bluenose ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
With notable designs such as Bolero, Finisterre, and several of the winning America's Cup 12-Metres, the heritage of S&S is diverse. In addition to the well-known large sail and power yachts in the S&S design portfolio, we have also designed icons of ...

CrewConnect offers a new way to manage your sailing crew online.
MediaSyndicate (press release)
Posted to MediaSyndicate.com (Jan 08, 2012 - 07:32 PM) : Chicago, Ill. (December 28, 2011) – CrewConnectOnline.com enables sailing crews to manage their race schedule, boat and crew online, while keeping boat owners & crew connected and organized. ...

2012 US Olympic Team Background | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
As the top-scoring eligible American athletes in their respective Olympic sailing classes, 13 sailors successfully completed qualification for the US Olympic Team – Sailing at the International SailingFederation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships, Dec. 3-18, 2011 in Perth, Australia. Three additional athletes, who will compete in Women's Keelboat Match Racing, will be selected to the Team at the U. S. Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta, May 4-10, 2012, in Weymouth, England. ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2 - A historic two part brawl ...
In the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race, Team Telefonica had a lot thrown at them ... Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Groupama sailing team and Camper swapped the ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=92632

Volvo Ocean Race | iSealife | Sailing offshore, Blue Water Cruising ...
This is a must see documentary video on the Volvo Ocean Race. Tags: featured. Category: Uncategorized. About the Author. View Author Profile. Subscribe ...
www.isealife.com/volvo-ocean-race/

Second appeal filed against America's Cup EIR; hearing... | www ...
The Sierra Club has filed a second appeal this week against the environmental impact report for theAmerica's Cup in San Francisco.
www.ktvu.com/news/news/second-appeal-filed.../nGHSk/

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