13 January 2012

America's Cup: Artemis begin construction of first AC72

America's Cup: Artemis begin construction of first AC72
Sail World
Artemis Racing is the Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup. One of the world's top boatbuilding companies, King Marine built the current leader of the Volvo Ocean Race, Telefonica. In early December, King Marine relocated a portion of its ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker rules out changes as Briton ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Crew changes on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing have been ruled out ahead of the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race by skipper Ian Walker, who believes their campaign has reached a critical stage in the race. Return to riches? Abu Dhabi Racing will be looking to ...

Telegraph.co.uk

International Rolex Regatta : New Year rings in new boats
BYM News (press release)
“It's a stock standard design, with lots of emphasis on the appendages and rig,” said Antilope's tactician and veteran Volvo Ocean Race skipper Bouwe Bekking (The Netherlands), adding that the team has also entered Quantum Key West 2012, ...

Sailing: Chris Grube vows to carry on competing despite missing out on place ...
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
“There are other aspects of the sport such as the America's Cup which are really taking off at the moment and I feel like I'd have a lot to bring to one of those teams.” Grube, however, did not rule out a return to sailing with Rogers, who re-mortgaged ...

Laura Dekker in flag protests at Dutch social workers
Telegraph.co.uk
And now this,' her lawyer Peter de Lange told the Volkskrant newspaper Photo: AP By Bruno Waterfield The Dutch authorities, who threatened to put Miss Dekker into care two years ago over her solo-sailing adventures, have claimed that the teenager is ...

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Sailing: 'Hooligan' Champs Of 'Round-the-Island' Challenge
Bernama
LANGKAWI, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- 'Hooligan' of Australia maintained their lead after six rounds of racing in the 'IRC Racing Class' of the 10th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2012 held at the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) in Kuah here ...

Prince Philip Cup Regatta - Tasmania Nick Rogers unbeatable
Sail World
Sailing Indulgence, Campbell is on 17 points, three points clear of another local Hobart yacht, Ridgeway, skippered by Steven Shield, with Elliott Noye and George Jones as crew, who is on 20 points after scoring his second win of the series in race six ...

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US Sailing's 2011 Rolex Yachtswoman Of The Year
BYM News (press release)
In the meantime, Team Maclaren has started training again in Miami, FL, to get ready for the second stop of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR Regatta. We are here training, in the mornings, with Team Audi Match Race and ...

Sailing in Marin: Sausalito boat builder out to construct tall ship by ...
Marin Independent-Journal
By Michelle Slade Alan Olson looks at a lamination test, as part of a project to build a sailing ship, at his Sausalito, Calif. workshop on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. Olson is involved in a project to build the tall ship before the America's Cup event. ...

Sailing siblings win top award
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
The pair, who are members of Yeadon Sailing Club and go to Ilkley Grammar School, were rewarded for having a significant impact on youth sailing in the region and received their awards at the annual Boat Show. Ben, 13, said: “We are so proud to receive ...

Six Finn Places Remain For London 2012 As Finn Gold Cup Entries Open
International Sailing Federation
Joining those hoping to qualify will be Olympic medal hopefuls, using the regatta for crucial tuning ahead of London 2012. Eleven races will be sailed, with two races per day for five days with the sixth and final day reserved for the Medal Race. ...

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Proposals for £8.3m sailing academy go on show
Caernarfon Herald
PLANS for an £8.3m sailing academy will go on show giving people the opportunity to give their opinions. The academy, in Pwllheli, designed to showcase the town to the world, is expected to provide a major shot in the arm for the area's economy to the ...

Fleri Soler completes fifth win for Malta
MaltaToday
13 year old Christian is experienced and participated in IODA European Championship 2011 in July in Tavira/Portugal and has been sailing/training in several countries. Of course like all participants he had hoped to win the regatta, but he is very ...

Ainslie handed America's Cup warning
Daily Echo
But New Zealander Coutts, who like Ainslie comes from an Olympic sailing background, said the 34-year-old from Lymington will face challenges in racing high speed AC45 catamarans against the best sailors in the world. “He's a great sailor but the fact ...

More good news for Irish Sailing with news the 2012 ISAF Youth Championships ...
SportsNewsIRELAND
Following the recent successes of such as Annalise Murphy, Sophie Browne, Peter O'Leary and David Burrows to name but four , more good news for Irish Sailing recently with the announcement that the 2012 ISAF Youth Championships were to be held in ...

ISAF Release Details of London Olympic Sailing Competition
Afloat
#OLYMPIC – It must be getting close to the Olympic regatta if the official Notice of Race has been published. ISAF have released the formal details for London 2012 Olympic Sailing competition in its Notice of Race (NOR) document this afternoon. ...

Catamaran match races draw crews to Eppalock
Bendigo Advertiser
... the regatta a well-established event as more crews take up the Greg Goodall designed boat. “After 2008 they took catamarans out of the Olympic sailing program. But it was reinstated after sailors left and went to the America's Cup,” Chant said. ...

Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2012 – day 2
Sail World
Jing Jing (J/130, Rick Pointon, Beijing Sailing Centre) didn't put a foot wrong, and added added another first place to their tally in IRC 1. 'We enjoyed the slightly choppier conditions on the 'outside' race course,' said Pointon. ...

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Lee Valley sports officer claims world sailing title
Enfield Independent
By Tristan Kirk » A LEE Valley sports worker has been crowned world champion after five days ofsailing on the other side of the world. Sam Brearey competed in ten races over five days last week to win the International Fireball World Championships in ...

FORT LAUDERDALE —
Sun-Sentinel
The boats competing in the 37th Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race had to start the 160-mileregatta on seas that resembled a washing machine and sailing straight into the wind. Seas were 3-5 feet, with waves of all sizes coming from all directions, ...Updates were being posted by racers on the SORC Sailing Facebook page. For additional updates and to see the position of the boats, which have GPS tracking units, visit keywestrace.org.

Fleet sets sail in race to see the race
The National
The competitors in the Bill Nelson Memorial Race hope to arrive in the capital in time to catch the Volvo Ocean Race In Port race. DUBAI // The largest ever fleet from the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club filled their spinnakers and set a course for Abu ...

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Sailors snare national title
Ipswich Queensland Times
BUNDABERG sailing duo Bruce Potter and Matthew Caldwell claimed a second consecutive Australian championship at the national titles in Largs Bay, Adelaide. The Bundaberg Sailing Club members navigated difficult conditions including wind speeds of up to ...

Key West Race Week preview
Sail World
Even with the smaller fleet sizes of recent years, this midwinter, big-boat regatta is very important to North American and international sailboat racing. We would like to see it continue and are committed to supporting the regatta during this ...

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Outteridge turns his attention to a new class with the same results
YACHTe.com.au
Outteridge finished second behind Tornado Olympic silver medalist Glenn Ashby in a star studded fleet which included former world champions, Olympic medalists, America's Cup winners and fellow Australian Sailing Team member and four-time Laser world ...

MNAs National Sailors Invited To Women's Skiff and Mixed Multihull Evaluation
International Sailing Federation
ISAF are pleased to issue an invitation to our Member National Authorities (MNAs) for their national sailors to participate in the evaluation of the Women's Skiff and Mixed Multihull boats for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition. ...

International Sailing Federation
Sailing Camps to Proceed in Jamestown, RI | BoatingLocal.com
By Staff
Jamestown Press: The [Jamestown, Rhode Island] Town Council this week granted the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation permission to hold 6 weeks of educational camps at Fort Getty for kids in the 8-11 and 12-16 age groups. The camps ...
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I've found a new place which I've made into my new office. Wifi doesn't work all the way out to the boat and the satellite connection is so expensive to use so that's only for emergencies and ocean crossings which leaves me quite dependent ...
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Jimmy Cornell Answers Cruising World's ... - Cornell Sailing Books
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Cornell's Ocean Atlas New pilot charts for all oceans of the world by Jimmy and Ivan Cornell 120 pages, 11” x 17”. Shipping now from Europe Available in USA/Canada mid-Jan. 2012. Join our mailing list for news on Cornell Sailing ...
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