11 January 2012

Ainslie launches America's Cup campaign

Ainslie launches America's Cup campaign
Financial Times
We get his incredible talent and in return he gets to see our teamwork and learn all about wing-sailing as we do and apply it to his own team of sailors. “There is no question he is a fantastic talent and we will be using those skills in ways yet to be ...

Stellar squad for Games sailing
The Canberra Times
BY MILES GODFREY, OLYMPICS Three reigning world champions and a triple Olympian will spearhead Australia's bid for a record medal haul at the 2012 Olympic sailing competition. Four-times Laser dinghy world champion Tom Slingsby was among a stellar ...


Team Sanya steers to safety from tropical cyclone danger zone
gulfnews.com
By M. Satya Narayan, Chief Sports Reporter Spectators watch the action as representatives of all six Volvo Ocean Race teams took time off to take part in an inter-team model boat regatta in Abu Dhabi Destination Village. Abu Dhabi: While crew and ...

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Sailing: Kimberly Lim wins Optimist World crown; Singapore sweep all titles
Red Sports
New Zealand, January 1-9, 2012 — Singapore's Optimist sailors left their mark insailing history by winning all the world titles on offer at the just concluded 2011 Optimist World Championships held in Napier, New Zealand. The team of Kimberly Lim, ...
 
Red Sports

Volvo Ocean Race : Getting to know Team Telefonica : In search of the missing ...
BYM News (press release)
Every working part of the machine that is a round the world team is important. Each part must work to perfection, not just by itself but as part of the whole. We take a look today at one of the parts of Team Telefónica. We speak to Jorge Blanco, ...

Prince Philip Cup Regatta - Steven Shield emerges as serious contender
Sail World
Shield, sailing the locally built Dragon, Ridgeway, scored a convincing win in race three of the series. With a third and a fifth in earlier races, he is second overall to fellow Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania member Nick Rogers, who has had two wins and ...

Sail World

America's Cup: Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie launches AC campaign + Video
Sail World
Four times Olympic medalist, Ben Ainslie (GBR) today announced the formation of Ben Ainslie Racing, which will compete in the America's Cup World Series from September 2012. No sailing team members were announced at the media conference staged at the ...

Sail World

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Friday hails the arrival of the third in-port race of this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race so far. Team Telefónica has gathered in Abu Dhabi to train as hard as ever for a race that looks set to throw up only light breeze and where performing ...

Sailing on the Open Sea: John Updike's Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism
The Millions
By Jaya Aninda Chatterjee posted at 6:00 am on January 10, 2012 0 John Updike drew the title of his 1983 essay collection, Hugging the Shore, from his analogy that “writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing ...

The Millions

Sailing program hits rough times
Peninsula Weekly
BY JO WINTERBOTTOM A SAILING program in Mornington for people with disabilities is in danger of closing due to funding difficulties. Volunteer Graeme Lyall said the Dolphin Sailing program at Mornington Yacht Club would be unable to continue its ...

Volvo Ocean Race crews practice ahead of racing
YACHTe.com.au
Having each re-launched their boats on Monday after a thorough overhaul by their shore crews, today all five teams took to the water for a shakedown sailing session to test sails and hone their short course manoeuvres. Light airs prevailed out on the ...

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Regatta 2012 set Jan. 13-14
Philippine Information Agency
“I am inviting everyone to witness the fluvial parade and regatta activities at the port area. The activities that you will observe are very entertaining. You can watch peoplesailing the boat accompanying the life-size patron saint Sr. Sto. ...

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Sailing in the footsteps of Sir Peter
The Dominion Post
Red socks: The crew of the Tara expedition, including Raumati's Sarah Searson, give a nod to sailing great Sir Peter Blake on the anniversary pf his death. A Raumati woman is spending 2 1/2 years touring the world while searching for new species and ...

The Dominion Post

Navy IC Sailing Takes Top Honors at Rose Bowl Regatta
NavySports.com
Taking a break from the cold, four members of the Navy Intercollegiate Sailing team traveled to sunny Southern California this past weekend for the Rose Bowl Regatta, hosted by the University of Southern California. This event drew 29 colleges from 11 ...

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French Sailors Selected For London 2012
International Sailing Federation
The French team were the only nation to qualify their country in all of the ten Olympic disciplines for London 2012 during the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and they have named sailors for eight of ten events. ...

International Sailing Federation

Eight teams enter Sailing Arabia-The Tour 2012
Muscat Daily
SATT is the first international sailing regatta to join together the nations of the Gulf to race competitively around the region, as a regional alternative to the Tour de France a la Voile. We have already received the confirmation of six teams and are ...

Muscat Daily

Celebrating 25 years of India's first globe sailing expedition
Daijiworld.com
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) To commemorate the silver jubilee of the first Indian sailing expedition around the world, the Indian Army Adventure Wing Tuesday held a ceremonial sail-in function with the expedition's original sailing team on the yacht used ...

New Yachtmaster Course Launched by Galway Sailing School
Afloat
#YACHTMASTER – In the wake of their recent Careers At Sea Expo, Galway sailing school Bow Waves are rolling out a full time Commercial Skipper course. Many people at the Careers At Sea Expo were interested in the pathways to careers, particularly the ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 returned to the water
Sail World (press release)
Groupama skipper Franck Cammas and his shore crew were given a big shock during Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Cape Town when they spotted the fissure before the final sprint into Sharjah last Wednesday (January 4). A repair was hastily carried out ...

Sail World (press release)

Rising stars Patience and Bithell announced as part of Team GB for 2012 Games
Dorset Echo
Weston's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, who compete in the Men's 470 Class, have been nominated to Team GB by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), the national governing body for the sport of Sailing. The addition of Patience and Bithell brings to ...

Wagga sailor claims fifth national title at age 61
Daily Advertiser
Williams took all before him at last week's Australian Paper Tiger Sailing Championships and claimed a historic fifth national title at 61 years of age. In the process, Williams became the oldest sailor to win the event and booked himself a place in ...

IFDS World Championships - First US Paralympic Team selection event
Sail World
International Federation for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) World Championships begins today, 10th January, in Punta Gorda, Fla. and concludes on Sunday 15th January. US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is in Florida competing in the regatta, which serves as the ...

Dublin Bay 2012 Announces 'Four Star Pizza' as Title Sponsor Featured
Afloat
Brian Craig, Chairman, the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship 2012 ('Youth Worlds') is pictured with Annalise Murphy, Olympic sailor (Laser Radial Class) and Michael Holland, Chairman, Four Star Pizza at the announcement of Four Star's sponsorship ...

Gail lured by her Fireball
inmycommunity
While she is not leading the pack, she is learning new skills after more than 40 years of sailing. Gail bought a Fireball at Easter to start a Fireball class in WA. “There used to be one up in Nedlands and it died out,” she said. ...

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Solo Voyager Rounds Cape Horn in Last Leg of Record-Breaking, 25000-Mile Sail ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Matt Rutherford, a 30-year-old Maryland resident, is set to round Cape Horn in the final leg of a 300-day odyssey circumnavigating North and South America in a 27-foot sailboat. When finished, Rutherford will be the first person to do the 25000-mile ...

British Defence Secretary sees Olympic security...
defpro
Mr Hammond visited the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in Dorset where Olympic and Paralympic watersport events will take place during the 2012 London Games. He also met a local MP, Dorset Police and port authorities onboard Royal Fleet ...

Marlborough sailors win 3 of 4 titles
Marlborough Express
A fierce southerly gusting more than 60 knots in Queen Charlotte Sound may have brought an early end to the Waikawa Boating Club's annual Lawson's Dry Hill New Year Regatta on Sunday, but it couldn't prevent Marlborough sailors from taking out three of ...

The Adventure Blog: New Sailing Circumnavigation Record Set
By Kraig Becker
Last Friday, the Maxi Banque Populaire V sailing ship completed a circumnavigation of the globe and set a new speed record in the process. The ship, which featured a British captain and a mostly French crew, beat the previous speed record ...
The Adventure Blog

Guest Post: Sailing for Survival | ModernSurvivalOnline.com
By Rourke
Living aboard a sailboat is not something that is difficult or even out of the ordinary. There are many liveaboards in the US already. Some live year round in their boat, only occasionally sailing to vacation destinations. Others live on board with ...
ModernSurvivalOnline.com

Ainslie to sail with America's Cup champion Oracle | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie will sail in next year's America's Cup with defending champion Oracle, gaining experience for what he hopes will be a title challenge with his own team. ...Ainslie only recently set foot in an AC45 for the first time, sailing with Oracle chief Russell Coutts on San Francisco Bay and under the Golden Gate Bridge. Coutts said Ainslie showed enough on that short trip to convince him he can make the step up. "Ben's the top of the tops and it was ...
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Celebrating 25 years of India's first globe sailing expedition
Celebrating 25 years of India's first gl...The five still serving and six retired officers, w..."The Indian Army Adventure Wing is already pl..."This is indeed a befitting recognition of th...On Jan 10, 1987 a small 37 feet sailing yacht name...
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USSTAG Heads to Worlds | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
... today in Punta Gorda, Fla. and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15. The regatta, which serves as the first of two U.S. selection events for the U.S. Paralympic Team – Sailing, will see over 100 of the world's top Paralympic sailors from 20 countries competing. ... The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US SAILING), the national governing body for the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class are ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Ambitious Ben Ainslie joins America's Cup champions | Sport
By Matt Majendie
"We hope to be the real deal for the 35th America's Cup," he said today. Putting together a fullAmerica's Cup bid is estimated to cost in the region of £30million but Ainslie sees that as the one remaining major ambition in his sailing career. ...
Evening Standard - Sport

US Sailing Paralympic selection begins - Yachts and Yachting Online
The regatta, which serves as the first of two U.S. selection events for the U.S. Paralympic Team –Sailing, will see over 100 of the world's top Paralympic sailors from 20 countries competing. The second, and final, selection event is US Sailing's ...
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Intercollegiate Sailing. Navy IC Sailing Takes Top Honors at Rose ...
By clevine
Taking a break from the cold, four members of the Navy Intercollegiate Sailing team traveled to sunny Southern California this past weekend for the Rose Bowl Regatta, hosted by the University of Southern California. Continue Reading » ...
ArmedForces.com

Interview with Bob Lewis, noted local birder | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
Subscribe via RSS · OCSC Sailing Blog. A weblog for San Francisco Bay sailors. Random header image... Refresh for more! .... Sailing's Weblog. A place for friends, family, members, and clients to learn more about our sailing community. ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
There are many sailing charter companies out there but none that I came across which offers such young, unique and adventurous journeys as this one. This is basically a group of friends who've put together a charter business offering ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...
Banque Populaire Smashes Record to Take ... - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
The fourteen sailors aboard the Maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V just entered history of offshore racing by becoming the fastest men around the globe with crew, after 45 days 13 hours 42 minutes 53 seconds of sailing*. Loïck Peyron and his ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

America's Cup | Ben Ainslie Racing to join America's Cup
"I've had some great experience in the America's Cup already," Ainslie said, ... Without a doubt the racing is producing the best sailing footage for television that I've ... 18 months," said Iain Murray,Regatta Director for the 34th America's Cup. ...
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