26 January 2012

Hot days, steamy nights - Volvo Ocean Race

Hot days...steamy nights - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12
Sweltering conditions in the Indian Ocean are giving the crews sleepless nights as they continue to sail east in the second stage of Leg 3.

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America's Cup Moves Forward: Supervisors Unanimously Approve Environmental ...
Huffington Post
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the America's Cup environmental impact report Tuesday, effectively bringing the international sailing race one step closer to the Bay this summer. A handful of local community organizations ...

Sailing World Cup - Rolex Miami OCR - Day Two
Women's International Match Racing Association
Regatta Headquarters are located at the US Sailing Center Miami, an official Olympic training center, in the Coconut Grove section of Miami, Fla. Event organizers have partnered with the city of Miami to provide world-class venues for competition.

America's Cup: Racing to the Future
If the America's Cup has not yet seen one yacht deliberately fly a hull over another, that's only because until recently America's Cup racers were monohull yachts loaded down with lead ballast. That all changed when Larry Ellison and Swiss ...


Sailing toward the olympics
U-T San Diego
By Union-Tribune Carli Lloyd scored the first of her three goals in the seventh minute, and Heather O'Reilly added a goal a minute later as the US women's soccer team avenged one of its most shocking losses, beating Mexico 4-0 in Vancouver, BC, ...

Volvo Ocean Race 1011/12: Ken Read's Puma hold slender advantage over Camper
After three days of sailing, the six boat fleet remained locked within 25 nautical miles of each other as they continued their rapid progress towards the first turning point of the second stage of Leg 3. By Telegraph staff The current stage of leg ...


Volvo Ocean Race history shows rich pedigree of sailors in a sport where few ...
Visitors to Volvo Ocean Race boats often assume sailors go racing for the love of the sport. They are surprised to hear that sailing is a profession with massive pay packets available for the best practitioners. Salaries are rarely discussed openly but ...


Extreme Sailing Show Will Begin Filming in Newport This Spring
The "loosely scripted" show about a production crew chasing down shots of extreme sailing races will start filming around late April, the project director said. By Cara Kenefick OnTheLine: ExtremeSailing will begin filming in Newport this spring, ...

February 11 stadium opening forces regatta rescheduling
Bahamas Tribune
By RENALDO DORSETT A STAPLE on the local sloop sailing calendar, the silver jubilee anniversary of the St Valentine's Day regatta will be postponed due to a conflict with the opening ceremonies for the new national stadium on February 11.

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Hill sailing for spot on paralympics team
The Triton
On the second day of the Americas regatta in St. Petersburg, however, he was jockeying competitively for a fast start, sailing fast downwind with his jib winged out for maximum speed, when he was T-boned by a rival on his starboard bow.

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama keep close eye on rivals
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race Team Groupama 4 were 6.9 miles astern of the leader on day four of the second stage of leg three at the 1600 UTC position report. The fleet is already more than three days into the race and still in approximately the same sailing ...

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Oceanbridge Anniversary Day Regatta salutes maritime heritage
Sail World
54-footer, which was the runner up in a recent international competition judgingsailboat restoration. 'There is a growing interest in these sailing crafts of such rare beauty and functionality with individuals and philanthropic trusts undertaking ...

Sail World

Sailboat resident drowns in harbour
Gulf Islands Driftwood
Richard Legallou, the long-time resident of a sailing boat moored in Ganges Harbour, failed to regain consciousness despite a fervent effort by Eagle Eye Vessel Assist, BC Ambulance Service, Salt Spring Fire-Rescue and Ganges Coast Guard personnel.

Sailboat Sinks Off Jacob's Point
The mast is all that's visible of a sailboat that sunk at its mooring off Jacob's Point Wednesday, Jan. 18. Photo by Richard Dionne. By Ted Hayes Town officials are still waiting to hear a salvage plan from the owner of a 23-foot sailboat that sank at ...

Dysart Sailing Club members convinced devastating fire was started deliberately
Scotland Courier
A popular Fife sailing club has been destroyed by what appears to have been a deliberate fire. By Claire Warrender Members of the Dysart club are said to be devastated by the blaze in the early hours of Saturday, which caused an estimated £80000 of ...

Scotland Courier

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - For doers and dreamers
Sail World
Very easy going and laid back but competitive and very capable with 30 years sailingexperience.' The crew forum is most definitely not just for guys, though. 'I am a 26-year-old female who is interested in sailing the Heineken Regatta this year to ...

Sail World

5 of The World's Best Sailing Destinations
Yachting and Boating World
When it comes to sailing, the world's oceans are your oyster. From the America's to the Far East, there is no shortage of beautiful sailing destinations offering the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy your stunning surroundings.

Consistent Sailing Moves O'Leary and Burrows Back into Contention
#MOCR – Consistent sailing in the third day of the Miami Olympic classes regatta moves Peter O'Leary and David Burrows right up the leaderboard. Currently sitting iin sixth overall, up three places from yesterday, O'Leary and Burrows finished third in ...

First FARR 400 One Design Class Regatta makes a splash at Quantum Key West ...
JEC Composites
Sled Shelhorse, also commented about the week: “I had forgotten how much fun one design sailing is!” Overall KWRW was a great success for the FARR 400 class, fulfilling the aims of bringing Grand Prix style sailing to a one design fleet of boats that...

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Two honours for sailing clubs
The Burlington Sailing and Boating Club will share Regatta of the Year honours at both the provincial and national level for the 2011 season. The BSBC and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club co-hosted the Rotary Mobility Cup last summer, and their efforts ...

Miami OCR - Canadian Sailing Team update
Sail World
Another tricky day on Biscayne Bay, here at the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta. Once again the day started off promising with bright sunshine and relatively solid conditions ranging from 5-11 knots pending the race areas you were on.

Sail World

Line honours for sailor Jessica Watson
The Australian
Two years on Watson, 18, still has the sailing bug in her system, having not long returned from competing in her first Sydney to Hobart blue water classic. But the teenager, who has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to sailing ...

Rawhiti a jewel set to glisten at Anniversary Regatta
The Aucklander
The boat will sail in Auckland's Anniversary Day regatta for the first time in 106 years. The painstaking restoration of historic yacht Rawhiti put its Takapuna owner Greg Lee through the mill, but he says he'll be satisfied once she starts winning ...

Miamians Mendelblatt and Faithtied for regatta lead
By Susan Cocking You would never know by their performance in two days of racing that the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta is not that big a deal to Miamians Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih. The pair already had won a berth on the US Olympic team ...

San Francisco approves America's Cup environmental plan | Joshua ...
By Joshua Sabatini
The elimination of that proposal helped secure the Board of Supervisors' unanimous rejection of two appeals of the environmental impact report completed for the upcoming 34th America's Cup regatta. The decision means The City remains on ...
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America's Cup Environmental Report Sails Through Board Of Supes ...
By Bay City News
wave.jpg Plans for the America's Cup sailing race and a new cruise terminal in San Francisco cleared a significant hurdle today when the city's Board of Supervisors unanimously certified the final environmental impact report for the project.
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By The Associated Press
The city's Board of Supervisors is upholding an environmental impact report for the America's Cup, overriding some environmental and community groups' concerns about the sailing event. The Sierra Club's San Francisco chapter challenged ...
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44 NCC cadets on 600-km ocean sailing expedition
44 NCC cadets on 600-km ocean sailing ex...The expedition - launched Jan 19 - has two 27-foot...The expedition will touch small ports like Alibaug...The expedition was flagged off from Ratnagiri on t..."This is for the first time that the cadets o...
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Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 4 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Too hot to sleep, time to shed some layers and break out the tunes during theVolvo Ocean Race leg 3 stage 2. Too hot to sleep, ...
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Sailing: GB Team continue success on day two of Miami Regatta ...
By lflint
Britain's sailors continued their confident start yesterday, on the second day of the Miami World Cupregatta with Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, and Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell all leading their respective fleets.

Wednesday morning update | US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 22-28 ...
By dpaxton
US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 22-28 January 2012. Search ... Live · Photos · Video · Tracking · History · 2011 Rolex Miami OCR · 2010 Rolex Miami OCR · Regatta Champions · Participation History · Press Center · Press Accreditation · Survey ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
He's normally a successful mastering/mixing engineer when he's not sailing around the world so he's looking forward to pick up that side of life again, combined with our travels of course. We will also open up our market online later this spring ...

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Luna Rossa AC45 launches in ...
The very popular America's Cup Challenger, Luna Rossa, set up and launched ... when the team begins sailing their AC72, currently under construction in Italy.

Central / South America sailing - SailNet Community
All, My son is graduating college this May and I want to bring him on a sailing adventure. I am thinking about chartering a boat with a captain in.

SCUTTLEBUTT 3504 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
most treasured sailing photos, debate their past regatta scenarios, and to find their favorite sailing.... international sailboat racing. We would like to see it ... with vast America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and Olympic experience. Among the ...

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