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 ... 

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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.
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../4881_Telefonica-jump-to-third-...

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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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