25 January 2012

Rolex Regatta underway on Miami's Biscayne Bay

Rolex Regatta gets underway on Biscayne Bay
MiamiHerald.com
Tampa's Kenneth Andreasen -- head coach of the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics—says now that the team is nearly complete, this regatta is all about US sailors getting in the habit of winning. “In a trials situation, you look at other US sailors.

Update from US Sailing Center Headquarters | US Sailing's Rolex ...
By Rolex Miami OCR
US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR 22-28 January 2012. Search ... Update from US Sailing Center Headquarters. Posted on January 24, 2012 by Rolex Miami OCR. Competition is wrapping up on Tuesday following another outstanding day on the ...
US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR...

Volvo Ocean Race - Sanya pulls out all the stops
Sail World
This is commonly described in sailing as 'Buffalo girls' from the song: 'Buffalo girls go round the outside, round the outside…' 'Right now we are fully excited about the 'Buffalo girl' opportunities that are a real possibility,' Sanderson concluded.

Sail World

America's Cup readies to sail into San Francisco in 2012 (Photos)
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Although the ballyhooed America's Cup final won't be held until 2013, several smaller events will be held in the City this year to whet your sailing appetite. The speedy catamarans come to San Francisco — with stops in Naples, Venice and Newport ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Sailing into the long weekend
Auckland stuff.co.nz
A flotilla of waka, tugs and sailboats are set to depart the Viaduct on Monday in the 172nd annual regatta - the oldest sporting event in the country. Among the treasures on display will be Rawhiti - a 16-metre sailboat which has received international ...

Auckland stuff.co.nz

A century of yacht design on show during 176th Australia Day Regatta
My Sailing
The 176 th Australia Day Regatta is the oldest continuously-conducted sailing regatta in the world. First held in 1837 to celebrate the founding of the Colony of New South Wales, it has been held every year since, including through times of war, ...

My Sailing

Board to make decision today on America's Cup pollution report
San Francisco Examiner
Air quality impacts and San Francisco Bay water pollution brought by the America's Cup yacht race will be vetted today by the Board of Supervisors, which is set to decide on an appeal of plans for the regatta that is coming to The City.

San Francisco Examiner

America's Cup winner presents European Yacht of the Year awards at BOOT ...
BYM News (press release)
Known as the “Oscars” of the sailing and powerboat worlds, the winners in the Sailing and Powerboat categories are judged by the Editors and Boat Testers representing the 18 leading marine titles in Europe. One hundred new boats come to the European ...

Sailing: Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark lead Miami regatta
WalesOnline
The pair, who last week claimed their fourth consecutive IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championship title in Florida, continued their form with a first and second place from their two races. They lead American world silver medallists Jennifer French and ...

Kieler Woche: World class sailing and a taste of Rio
BYM News (press release)
“See 2012 in Kiel what Rio will offer in 2016”– this will be the motto under which the newly elected Olympic disciplines will be part of the Kieler Woche regatta programme. From catamarans (eliminated from the Olympic programme for 2012 only) and the ...

Extreme Sailing Series: Islander Leigh McMillan Takes Helm Of The Wave, Muscat
Ventnor Blog (blog)
Newcomer American Morgan Larson, with three America's Cup campaigns under his belt, will take the helm of Oman Air. “This year I have had the chance to put my own team together which is a great opportunity,” said McMillan who took over the helm of The ...

Ventnor Blog (blog)

Miami OCR Regatta – Solid day for Team GBR
Sail World
Rickham and Birrell, who last week claimed their fourth consecutive IFDS DisabledSailing World Championship title in Port Charlotte, Florida, continued their form into this World Cup series regatta with a 1,2 for their opening day's efforts.

Sail World

New Italian berthing tax offers a break for sailing boats
Sail World
In introducing their new berthing surtax for yachts, the Italians have delivered a mini-coup to the sailing fraternity and the environment by halving the tax for sailing boats. The new tax, which is to come into play from 1st May this year, will be, ...

Sail World

Sailing Clubs Must Support Struggling Members
Afloat (blog)
Last month AIB pulled the plug on sailing club fees for staff. Next month the Irish SailingAssociation aims to rejig the annual fee it charges to clubs at an egm. They are signs that the necklace of over 70 yacht clubs around the coast and on inland ...

Volunteers celebrate becoming ambassadors for sailing olympics in Weymouth and ...
Dorset Echo
By Emma Walker » Among the 500 ambassadors selected to join the Weymouth and Portland Ambassador Team are Town Councillor Sandy West, 63, pensioner Cordie Tett, 60, and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council employee, Matthew Long, 19.

US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR: Heavy Lifting in Light Air
US SAILING (press release)
They were named to the USA's 2012 Olympic Sailing Team after they recently finished third in their World Championship. “This is not a major regatta for us in the same regard, but we definitely want to train and improve our standing in the World Cup,” ...

Squib regatta will give Dartmouth a summer boost
This Is South Devon
“The last time the club hosted a major squib championship was the South Coast Championship in 2009 when 39 boats took part – it was a lively and successful event with some spectacular sailing.” Commodore Mike Moody said the event was the biggest ...

Sailing Magazine Apps
Appolicious
Either way having access to your sailing magazine for reading is fantastic for a sailing junky.sailing news This app will require an internet connection to work so don't plan on downloading it to read information on your flight.

Omani sailing team set sights on success at 2020 Games
Insidethegames.biz
Istanbul, Doha, Baku, Rome, Madrid and Tokyo are all bidding for the 2020 Games, but with the Omani team about to compete at Sailing Arabia – The Tour, Graham insists they are thinking years ahead already. Since making their Olympic debut at Los ...

Calgary sailor Richard Legallou dies near Saltspring Island
Vancouver Sun
VICTORIA — A 62-year-old man is dead after the sailboat he crafted by hand in his backyard in Calgary was found adrift amid high seas and gusting winds just off Saltspring Island in British Columbia. RCMP confirmed identified the sailor as Richard ...

Heroic Sailor May Not Return Home, Cites Fear of Government
The Moral Liberal
The young sailor was only 14 when she departed the Netherlands aboard her sailboat, Guppy, for her epic journey around the world. Yet she did so despite attempts made by Dutch authorities to stop her. Dekker ended her voyage in St. Maarten, ...

The Moral Liberal

Bay of Islands Sailing Week: Day 1 - You should have been here!
Sail World
Solveig, a modified Soling, competed in the Regatta two-handed. Well done Steve Hardcastle and mate. Results from opening day are on www.bayofislandssailingweek.org.nz ' Day 1 - Bay of Islands Sailing Week 2012 ' Will Calver Ocean Photography NZL.

Sail World

Group Hopes to get Schooner Amistad Sailing Again | Old Salt Blog ...
By Rick Spilman
In May of 2010, we posted about a serious rigging failure suffered by the schooner Amistad while in heavy seas off the Florida coast. The schooner limped back to Mystic, CT, where she built, to undergo $100000 in repairs. She has not sailed ...
Old Salt Blog - a virtual port...

Auckland Regatta Takes Over Waitemata Habour | Stuff.co.nz
By Jessica Tasman-Jones
Sailing into the long weekend. Historic boats take to the water for anniversary. JESSICA TASMAN-JONES. Last updated 05:00 25/01/2012. Share. Print. Text Size. 0 comments. Auckland Regatta. SUPPLIED. REGATTA-READY: One of the ships participating in last year's Auckland Regatta. ...Among the treasures on display will be Rawhiti - a 16-metre sailboat which has received international recognition for its restoration. The flagship is HMNZS Otago which will host the ...
Stuff.co.nz - Auckland

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 Stage 2 Day 3 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Slight repositioning (from Groupama in the Volvo Ocean Race). Still sailing upwind with sheets slightly eased as they have been for the past two days, the fleet will continue in this vein for the next two days as it sails on virtually a direct course ...
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Peyton gets RCC award | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
His was not the sort of sailing which showed up as a target on the radar of the Royal Cruising Club. But all sailors great and small are levelled by humour. And now at the grand old age of 91 he has finally been recognised by the UK's grandest ...
Yachting Monthly News

Meet Neale Jones! | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
I love how with sailing, there is nothing to distract you from being there in the moment, similar to backpacking or on a bike trip, the day to day chatter we clutter our lives with is let go. A: Speaking of bike trips, I hear you biked across the country.
OCSC Sailing Blog

Sailing: GB Team off to flying start at Miami World Cup Regatta ...
By lflint
The first day of racing at the Rolex Miami OCR began yesterday with a solid performance from Britain's top Olympic and Paralympic classes sailors. SKUD.
Sportsister

Episode 22 - America's Cup Uncovered - YouTube
This week's Episode 22 reviews the standings in the America's Cup World Series and highlights victories from the America's Cup World Series San Diego.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d-5F13NBCA

Volvo Ocean Race - BYM Sailing & Sports News
Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world ... Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA's Mar Mostro ready to sail again, off on 2nd stage to ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=97750

SCUTTLEBUTT 3509 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
High performance sailing is at a crossroads: Some of the most popular ... marked only the fourth lost day of competition for the five-day regatta. "No racing is certainly ... rule changes related to theAmerica's Cup itself by manoeuvring the vote with the ... All six boats in the Volvo Ocean Racewill be rendezvousing at the safe ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4862

Competitors ready for Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta ...
The U.S. Sailing Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, a key steppingstone to the Summer Games, runs Monday to Saturday.
www.miamiherald.com/.../competitors-ready-for-rolex-miami...

Holidays in Turkey: Catch the sailing bug in beautiful Bodrum | Mail ...
Flying into Bodrum on Turkey's Mediterranean coast, Malcom Herdman was looking forward to a week of relaxation. Little did he know that he'd be getting a ...
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Holidays-Turkey-Catch-sailing-bug-b...

The Daily Herald -Laura Dekker completes solo sailing trip around ...
Robbie Ferron quits as Chairman of Regatta Steering Committee ... It was an emotional moment when Dekker jumped off her sailboat and stood in a long ...
www.thedailyherald.com/.../24584-laura-dekker-completes-sol...

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