17 January 2012

ISAF Sailing World Cup - Rolex Miami OCR preview

ISAF Sailing World Cup - Rolex Miami OCR preview
Sail World
Bouwmeester is going for a third consecutive ISAF Sailing World Cup title after a six point victory over Veronika Fenclova (CZE) in 2009-2010 and a one point win over Van Acker in 2010-2011. But after one regatta Bouwmeester sits in 15th position with ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win first section of leg three
"I think we just found out where our boat is fast," said a jubilant Ian Walker after winning the 106 mile sprint out of Abu Dhabi in the first section of leg three of theVolvo Ocean Race 2011-12. By Kate Laven Turning the tables on a round of ...


Bronze for Fitzgibbon and Tesch at the 2012 IFDS World Championships
My Sailing
Fitzgibbon and Tesch finished third in the Skud 18 class with the World Championship title not decided until the final leg of the regatta. The battle at the top of the class was close all week with Fitzgibbon and Tesch missing out on the Silver medal ...

My Sailing

All-women sailing team for Sailing Arabia 2012
Times of Oman
Muscat: Of the 30 Omani female sailors, who participated in the Women's SailingProgramme, the final four who made the cut were Intisar Al Toobi, Raya Al Habsi, Thaira Al Yahyai and Khulood Al Kindi. The four will join the all-woman crew Al Thuraya...

Times of Oman

Girl, 11, 'drowned after freak gust of wind capsized boat she was sailing ...
Daily Mail
Private schoolgirl Laura Morgan was sailing in the 15-foot vessel with teenage twins Molly and Sophie McCullough, who were also on holiday at the Greek resort. Today Molly told how Laura was left trapped underwater by her seat harness when the Hobie...

Daily Mail

Canadian Sailing Team news from the IFDS World Championships
Sail World
Before we move to the next regatta, CYA Coach Manager, Brian Todd says ' we would be remise if we did not give a big Canadian cheer to the Volunteers from Port Charlotte YC and Punta Gorda Sailing Club with over 120 strong who put on an excellent event...

Sail World

Holidays in Turkey: Catch the sailing bug in beautiful Bodrum
Daily Mail
So let's see you all try it now,' said sailing instructor Charlie, as we sat in a bar jutting into the turquoise Aegean. Sadly, he wasn't talking about downing one of the free cocktails the bar specialised in. It had become clear that we were all being ...

Daily Mail

Phuket Sports: Phang Nga Bay regatta beckons
Phuket Gazette
Low on breakages, low on protests and sometimes low on wind yet always high on enjoyment, the nature of the Regatta speaks for many. For 2012, the sailing will adopt a varied route once again and includes registration and the opening party at The ...

Phuket Gazette

Dee Caffari announces All-Woman Crew for Sailing Arabia – The Tour
BYM News (press release)
World record-breaking British sailor Dee Caffari is set to skipper an all-woman crew which makes its debut in an international regatta organised by Oman Sail next month. The second edition of SailingArabia – The Tour (SATT) joins together the nations ...

Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mapfre's new racing programme
Sail World
In accordance with the interviews carried out during the bid process for the 2013 and onwards ISAF Sailing World Cup, the regatta was considered by many as the best ISAF Sailing World Cup event. From 2013 and onwards the new SWC will include only two ...

Sail World

Push the Boat Out Day - Support the British Sailing Team
Sail World
The event is aimed at encouraging everyone across the country to get out on the water and show their support for the British Sailing Team, as well as showcase what a great sport sailing is. Sailing clubs and centres, training schools, marinas and all ...

Sail World

Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
A huge flotilla of grunty vintage tug and workboats, beautifully restored classic sailing boats, tall ships, waka ama, sloops, multi-hulls, dinghies, dragon boats, America's Cup prototypes and even radio controlled craft will compete in their ...

Cardiff beats Isle of Wight Over Extreme Sailing Bid
Shortly after the Olympic Games, the annual regatta will take place in the Cardiff Bay. The Welsh capital council get away with a privilege that has belonged to Cowes for the last five years. The bid that put Cardiff in a main position in the event, ...


Man Rescued from Sinking Sailboat
WGMD Radio
The Coast Guard rescued a 57-year-old man from a 28-foot sailboat sinking 58 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Sunday. A distress signal was received around 3 pm from the sailboat “The Answer.” An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter was able to rescue ...

WGMD Radio

P class: Stack Interiors Tauranga Cup - Race reports and Images
Sail World
The event was sailed off the Murray's Bay Sailing Club on Auckland's North Shore. Most of the top young sailors in New Zealand competed in the event, including several from the recent World Optimist Championships, sailed at Napier. ...

Sail World

Yachting: Luna Rossa mean business on return to Auckland
New Zealand Herald
But while Max Sirena, the skipper of the Italian America's Cup syndicate, admitted today to becoming emotional on arrival last week, he said there would be no room for sentimentality on the water. The groundbreaking testing and knowledge-sharing ...

Australian Optimist National Championship - Hard sailing on day 1
Sail World
'It was raining and blowing with short steep seas; pretty hard sailing for little kids. The top end of the fleet handled it pretty well but at the bottom end of the fleet there were lots of capsizes. There were some good performances with kids getting ...

Sail World

Locals lead in Youth World Qualifier
Long Beach Press-Telegram
The racing was monitored by Mike Martin, an ABYC member who is director of umpiring and rules administration for next year's America's Cup at San Francisco, where he has successfully raced 18-foot Skiffs with Howie Hamlin (also an ABYC guy) and won the ...

America's Cup: Luna Rossa AC45 launches in Auckland
Sail World
Currently the team has 20 people in Auckland, working out of the old Team New Zealand base, and will expand this team to 60 people when the team begins sailingtheir AC72, currently under construction in Italy. The team says they are relatively ...

Sail World

01/14/2012 WORLD WINDS
France 24
The most famous regattas, exceptional sailboats, travel notebooks; FRANCE 24 invites you to discover the world of sailing and water and launches World Winds, a weekly magazine dedicated to the sea; The most famous regattas, exceptional sailboats, ...

Key West 2012 preview
Sail World
Clarke is a multi-time Olympian who has done America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race campaigns. 'Alec certainly has the pedigree to be one of the top drivers in the class and we have a strong team,' Clarke said. 'That being said, it's important to be ...

Sail World

Countries Named For Women's Match Racing Olympic Qualifier
International Sailing Federation
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw Australia, France, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Russia and USA qualify their country in Women's Match Racing. As hosts, Great Britain qualified automatically leaving three spots open ...

International Sailing Federation

Mayor Ed Lee to take wing to DC, China
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Lee heads to DC first, though, leaving Tuesday for a three-day trip to attend the US Conference of Mayors and drum up support for the upcoming America's Cup regattain San Francisco. Lee will host a reception for fellow mayors, diplomats, Capitol Hill ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Luna Rossa launches in Auckland
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Luna Rossa has a long, proud history in the modern era of the America's Cup, winning the Louis Vuitton Cup in its first challenge in 2000, and reaching the semi finals in 2003 and the finals in 2007. In both New Zealand editions of the Cup, ...

Join in Olympic Mixed Multihull Evaluation in Santander
Already we are seeing many monohull sailors having a phenomenal start in the multihull world, such as James Spithill, Tom Slingsby, Ben Ainslie and others who aresailing at the America's Cup lead-in events and in the Extreme series. ...


PCN's famous five in China after Ningbo Sailing signing
Heavy Lift
Ningbo Sailing Logistics, headquartered in Ningbo with branch offices in Shanghai, Yiwu and Shenzhen has joined the network. Ningbo Sailing Logistics owner Elyn Wang says: “We need strong business partners to support our growth in certain areas and to ...

Heavy Lift

33 Metre sailing yacht Aventura for sale
Superyacht Times
By Maarten Janssen Jeff Partin of Fraser Yachts, and Bernard Gallay have listed superyacht Aventura for sale. The yacht was originally built by the Danish Yacht yard, which was a part of the Royal Denship consortium. Launched in 2005, she was then ...

Superyacht Times

Interview with Shelter Island's sailing Olympian Amanda Clark ...
By Joe Werkmeister
Former Shelter Island Reporter sailing columnist Jonathan Russo interviewed 29-year-old Shelter Islander Amanda Clark soon after she returned home last month from the the ISAF World SailingChampionships in Perth, Australia, where she qualified as an Olympic sailor for the third time; this year she will have been a competitor twice on the U.S. ... Then a week of training, then we compete in the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, then another week and a half of training. ...
Riverhead News Review

Silver Medal at IFDS Worlds | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
(January 16, 2012) – US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) members Jen French (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and JP Creignou (St. ... American athletes will combine their overall score from thisregatta with their result from US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR. The top-performing eligible ... 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 Teams

ISAF Sailing World Cup resumes at US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Crews from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Spain, Finland, Germany and Slovenia will get valuable competitive action time to prepare for the regatta where three places are up for grabs. In the Laser Radial Lijia Xu (CHN) will look to continue her good start to her Sailing World Cup campaign after victory at Sail Melbourne. The World #42 won Sail Melbourne after a ...
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Russell Coutts America's Cup interview | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Russell Coutts, Oracle Racing CEO and one of the principle architects of the new format America's Cup, was in London last week to welcome new recruit Ben Ainslie into the fold of Larry Ellison's defending team. One often forgets ... To be honest British sailing is in a fantastic position in the future to mount a very very competitive America's Cup challenge.” It is now 23 months ... We have officially finished our first [incomplete] leg to the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012! The sensation . ...
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US SAILING Blog: Getting Ready for Key West Race Week
We are inbetween college sailing seasons, and I've been lucky enough to make it down to Key West Race Week and compete on Melges 24s with and against some great sailors. Key West is a long way from Rhode Island and I've got to say, ...

Sailing Calendar 2012 | Royal Western Yacht Club
By ClaireA
A friendly club with full range of sailing and social activities, an excellent waterside venue for weddings and corporate events and home to famous oceanic races such as OSTAR, RB & I and Fastnet. Officers & Staff · Club History · Club House ...
Royal Western Yacht Club

Sailing Photo Of The Day - Old Gaffers Race - Messing About In ...
By Adam Turinas
Buying A Sailboat. How to Buy a Used Sailboat in Five Steps A downloadable guide to buying a used sailboat. ... Too drunk to find my dinghy · Situations vacant: sailing Dutch Aunts and Uncles • By Peter McGrath · Haul-out Day at Raritan ...
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Sailing: Rickham and Birrell claim fourth world title at Disabled ...
By lflint
Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell have etched their names on the SKUD World Championship trophy for the fourth consecutive year after a hard-fought victory at the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships, which concluded in Charlotte ...

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Quantum Key West 2012 | Sailing World
Sailing World's exclusive coverage takes you behind the scenes in Key West, Fla. .... announces that he will join ORACLE Racing for the 2013 America's Cup. ...

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