16 January 2012

"pretty bizarre race" - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]

"pretty bizarre race" - Volvo Ocean Race [VIDEO]
Action from the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleet sprint from Abu Dhabi to Sharjah for stage 1 of leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race 2011-12

8 sailing yachts entered in Key West yachting regatta set to begin Monday off ...
The Republic
Eight 52-foot-class sailing yachts were entered in the Key West 2012 yachting regatta, set to begin Monday off the Florida Keys. America's Cup veteran Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis, Md., is to call wind shifts and course decisions for Quantum Racing, ...

America's Cup committee members named in RI
NEWPORT, RI—Rhode Island's governor has named more than three dozen members to the committee overseeing the state's staging of an America's Cup regatta in Newport next summer. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) named 38 members of the committee that will ...

London 2012 Olympics: Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell 470 sailing class
Daily Mail
'It was a questionnaire that asked what I would be doing if I wasn't sailing. 'I'm not sure I'd definitely go into Greenpeace, it makes me sound like a tree hugger. My parents were hippies though, so maybe that's the route I'm following! ...

Daily Mail

Sailing for a life-changing experience
Malta Independent Online
The marina will soon offer a berth to the Malta Sail Training Association with the aim of giving Malta's youths an opportunity to experience sailing and perhaps in so doing, discover a new potential direction for their life. GHM's Manager BEN STUART ...

Eyes of the sailing world on Charlotte Harbor
The arrival of the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) 2012 World Championships in Charlotte Harbor has been a critical asset for tourism at a time when the local economy is still recovering from multiple declining seasons. ...

Sailing Notes
Annapolis Capital
ROLEX AWARDS: Etchells World Champion Bill Hardesty (San Diego) and International SailingFederation Sailing World Champion Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.) were named US Sailing's2011 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. ...

Solo sailing teen Laura Dekker did not 'tear down' her Dutch flag
Sail World (press release)
Mr De Lange said the report was a misunderstanding, based on her saying she needed to concentrate on sailing while weather in the Atlantic was poor. When her father refused to turn up, the truancy agency notified child protective services, ...

Sail World (press release)

Sailing: Uranus fulfill promise to seize overall third spot
The Borneo Post
Malaysian Armed Forces team in action during the 10th Langkawi Royal International Regatta 2012. — Bernama photo LANGKAWI: Malaysia's Uranus made good their promise to seize the overall third spot in the premier class of the 10th Langkawi Royal ...

US Sailing ISAF Youth World Qualifier - Day 1
Sail World
Day 1 of the US Sailing ISAF Youth World Qualifier hosted by the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club had everything but wind. The weather Saturday did not permit a single race start among the four classes on two courses, leaving 120 teenage sailors on 90 boats ...

Sail World

Melton Sailing Club – Strong winds and capsizes mark season opener race
Melton Today
MELTON Sailing Club's first race of the season started under grey clouds and the threat of rain on Saturday. The wind was blowing Force three to four for race one of the Cobweb Series, gusting five at times. Bill Ridlington (Solo 3618) had a good start ...

4 Omani women selected to sail 1408-km Arabian Tour
Oman Daily Observer
By Hasan Kamoonpuri - MUSCAT — Oman Sail announced here yesterday the names of the four Omani recruits who will join the all-woman crew Al Thuraya BankMuscat forSailing Arabia The Tour (SATT), 2012. Led by the British sailor Dee Caffari, ...

Oman Daily Observer

WV windurfers get serious
North Shore News
"I have come away from the regatta with a renewed list of what needs to be worked on, one that'll make my next months quite interesting and fulfilling," she said. "I absolutely know I have it in me to be a medal contender in London, it's all just fine ...

Sailing club moves in to new home - a converted war ship
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
By Helen Barnett » A SAILING club is putting the finishing touches to a historic vessel it has renovated for its new club house. Harwich and Dovercourt sailing club has spent two years refurbishing the LBK 6 which was used in World War 2. ...

Cowes Week loses race
Isle of Wight County Press
Stuart Quarrie, chief executive of Cowes Week Ltd, said in December: "If there wasn't an ExtremeSailing Series in Cowes, we would hope there would be come Extreme 40s doing demonstration racing, plus there would be scope for the Cowes Week fleet to ...

Royal Langkawi 2012 - Hooligan by a comfortable margin
Sail World
If the Royal Langkawi International Regatta is anything to go by, 2012 should be a good year for sailing events in Asia. Five days of good sailing breeze, and ending on a high note this morning with blue skies and sunshine as well – you can't ask for ...

Sail World

Team NZ deal vital for Italian syndicate
Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena doubts the Italian sailing syndicate could have mounted anAmerica's Cup challenge if it wasn't for the deal they've done with rivals Team New Zealand. Luna Rossa's campaign includes opening a base in Auckland, ...

Abu Dhabi on Top Again
New York Times
Abu Dhabi clinched its second home victory in two days when it came from behind to win a 106-nautical-mile sprint in the Volvo Ocean Race. The United Arab Emirates team, skippered by the British Olympic silver medalist Ian Walker, breathed new life ...

Simon McKeon – Multihull sailor and Australian of the Year (Part 1)
Sail World
In part 2 of this interview Simon McKeon talks about the America's Cup and A-Cats. In part 3 of this interview its kids sailing, Olympics and the media. by Sail-World.com Team ' Simon McKeon Multihull sailor and Australian of the Year 2011 ' Sail ...

Sail World

Injured teenage star still in coma
The Age
TEENAGE sailing star Tess Lloyd remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition five days after a violent crash at the national youth championships. Lloyd, 16, sustained severe head injuries when her two-man 29er skiff collided with a ...

Sealy: Barbados is the place to be for Sailing
Barbados Advocate
According to the Minister, the Government has recognised the potential of the tourism market when it comes to sailing and the prime geographical location of Barbados. Because of this, he said that they have been doing significant work in respect to ...

Look out for Lily – China's Laser Radial champion will bounce back
Sail World
'Six years later my Opti coach Jing Zhang let me have a try of a sailboat, which intrigued me so much that I immediately decided to change sports and then an entirely different life appeared in front of me. 'The cost to follow my interest was high ...

Sail World

Hooligan wins Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy at 10th RLIR
Sail World (press release)
The Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2012 wound up in good style with Hooligan, skippered by Marcus Blackmore, enjoying all five days of action-packed sailingexperience to win the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy. This is Hooligan's first victory...

Sail World (press release)

Russians Saved In Shipwreck
The Moscow Times
Gregorio Borgia / AP A sailing boat passing near the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leaning on its side off Giglio, Italy, on Sunday. All 109 Russians sailing on the Costa Concordia, a US-owned luxury liner that capsized near Italy's Giglio Island,...

The Moscow Times

Entries open for 48th Newport Bermuda Race
In this three-event series, boats and crews first compete in the New York Yacht Club 158th AnnualRegatta in Newport, then race to Bermuda, and finally participate in the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta. Information is online at ...

Global Ocean Race's leg 2 man overboard incident revealed
Daily Sail
As soon as it was clear Goodchild could not reach the bright orange heaving line, Colman's experience as a sailing instructor cut in: “I ran below to punch the MOB button and make a waypoint, then started sailing away from him and I'm sure it was ...

Daily Sail

Leaders remain unchanged heading into IFDS worlds final
An 11-15 knot northerly wind was steadier as she goes on the fifth day of competition at the 2012 International Association for Disabled Sailing World Championships on Charlotte Harbour in Florida, USA. On the 2.4mR course, Damien Seguin (FRA) helm ...

New Catalina 315 is Latest in the Refined Catalina 5 Series
PR.com (press release)
The new Catalina 315 will debut at the 2012 Chicago Sailboat Show at Navy Pier January 26 - 29, 2012 at a base price of $116495, FOB Largo, Florida. For more information, visitwww.catalinayachts.com. Editor's Note: For high-resolution color ...

Health chiefs prepare campaign to prevent epidemic during Olympics
The Guardian
At the other end of the scale, owners of small boats using the harbour and sea near the home of the sailing regatta at Weymouth will be warned not to release effluent into the water. The NHS will be trying to help foreign visitors to the UK understand ...

The Guardian

Governor Chafee Announces America's Cup Committee | WPRI.com
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's governor has named more than three dozen members to the committee overseeing the state's staging of an America's Cup regatta in Newport next summer. Gov. Lincoln Chafee named 38 members of the ...
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Couple makes Guyana second historic sailing mission : Kaieteur News
By KNews
Sailing to some may be a recreational activity intended to relief the mind of stress. However, there are others who have embarked on such missions simply to prove that such an undertaking can be an astounding accomplishment which can ...
Kaieteur News

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3A report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
... Specialist · Multimedia · Blogs · Businesses · Classified · Comment · Ian Roman Photography /Volvo Ocean Race ... Some slick sailing from Ian Walker's crew saw them jump from fifth to second around the inshore course, while Puma locked horns with Groupama in some aggressive close-quarters combat. But after more than 100 miles of racing the sprint to Sharjah was .... Recently... Ben Ainslie on his America's Cup future ...more. Ainslie outburst prompts need for regulation ...more...
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Precisely what is Sunfish sailboat? : The Wise Directory
By Joseph Mielke
The sunfish sailboat is a mono hull designed sailboat manufactured with fiber glass. The keel will be made of dagger board ... The competition will be mainly on the ability of sailing skill but not on the sail boat. The latest development of sunfish ...
The Wise Directory

Villanova University Wins First-Ever Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta ...
By Adam Turinas
LARCHMONT, N.Y. (January 13, 2012) – Sailors captured the breeze from a creative angle during a video challenge at the Larchmont Yacht Club and Storm Trysail Foundation 2011 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (IOR), which took place over ... During the two-day event, 30 HD Flip video cameras, donated to the Foundation by Storm Trysail Club members Rick Lyall and Barry Gold, were made available so that each sailing team had the opportunity to document as much action as ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Ribs cooked in a thyme, garlic and red wine sauce served with oven baked potatoes. Best served with a glass of Merlot. Yes, the dining table will be replaced, it's just one of those 3482 things on our to do list on this boat... Written by World Tour ...

Photo Friday: Tobago Cays Sailing | Chris Around The World: A ...
Tobago Cays sailing on the Friendship Rose of Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines.

SF Bay Sailing | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Record high temps and light winds today made for a nice day on the Bay.

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