31 January 2012

The Singapore Strait - Volvo Ocean Race [video]



The Singapore Strait - Volvo Ocean Race [video]
It's all hands on deck as the fleet crosses the Singapore Strait and heads towards the South China Sea.


Perfect Start For Xu As World Cup Standings Take Shape
International Sailing Federation
The 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup Standings are starting to take shape after Sail Melbourne and US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR, the opening two regattas in the seven series World Cup. China's Lijia Xu has had the perfect start to her World Cup ...

International Sailing Federation

Collision sinks yacht, injures woman
New Zealand Herald
A man also on the classic yacht, racing in the annual Anniversary Day Regatta, was thrown into the water too, but was unhurt. Charles St Clair Brown, the skipper of the other vessel, the 60ft sail boat Antaeus, said last night that he was slowly ...

Teen sailing star recovering well
Ninemsn
By Miles Godfrey Teenage sailing star Tess Lloyd is making excellent progress in hospital after fears she may have suffered permanent brain damage during a crash at the national youth sailingchampionships off Brisbane. Lloyd, 16, one of the nation's ...

Sailing: Olympic medal hope Mills strikes silver in Miami
WalesOnline
WELSH Olympic medal sailing hopeful Hannah Mills celebrated another podium finish in the 470 women's class with Saskia Clark as the pair continued their medal-winning run at the World Cupregatta in Miami. Mills and Clark, who finished behind Dutch duo ...

Austrian Sailing Federation Approved For ISAF Accreditation
International Sailing Federation
Dr Kornfeld the President of the Austrian Sailing Federation speaks of the ISAF Recognized Training Accreditation, "The Austrian Learn to Sail programme exists since more than 20 years and it was a milestone in the programme's successful history to ...

International Sailing Federation

Warren Jones International Youth Regatta - Gilmour aims for top spot
Sail World
The Warren Jones International Youth Regatta 2012, managed by Swan River Sailingand hosted this year by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, is being held from Tuesday 31st January to Friday 3rd February. David Gilmour is pretty clear about his objectives...

Sail World

Singapore Straits Regatta 2012 - an eventful first leg in Singapore
Sail World (press release)
After two days of intense racing along East Coast Beach, the Singapore Leg of the 18th Singapore Straits Regatta ended off with a prize-giving at ONE°15 Marina Club. The yachts will head over to Batam on Sunday morning for the final two days of racing,...

Sail World (press release)

Whitsunday Sailing Club invests in juniors
YACHTe.com.au
Whitsunday Sailing Club, despite being geographically disadvantaged from the main stream of Queensland sailing, has maintained a strong investment in attracting the local youth sailors to compete in class racing on Pioneer Bay.

Sailing: Poole stars are Miami marvels
Bournemouth Echo
Daily Echo blogger Lucy Macgregor, sister Kate Macgregor and Lush enjoyed an ideal opening to 2012 as they struck gold at the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta over the weekend. The Poole-based Match Racing trio, who have already been selected to ...

Water taxis could hit SF waterfront along with America's Cup
San Francisco Examiner
But with all eyes on the Bay for the America's Cup, the Port is once again reaching out to interested parties about the possibility of bringing water taxi service to the region in time for the sailing regatta. Sometime within the next two months, ...

San Francisco Examiner

Texans triumph in regatta
Bendigo Advertiser
Light winds on Saturday were replaced with good sailing conditions for Sunday's final, when top speeds of more than 40km/h were recorded. More than 200 spectators watched the regatta, which was raced on Bendigo-designed and manufactured Formula-16 ...

Learn To Sail London Courses Now Being Expanded With Nomad Sailing
WebWire (press release)
January 30th 2012 – London, UK – Nomad Sailing are starting the new year off by concentrating on their learn to sail London and Portsmouth courses. These areas are close-by and also have a high population of sailors or people who would like to learn to ...

Bone: Canadians Qualify in Miami
CTV.ca
The Miami Olympic Class Regatta (MOCR) is the second stop of seven on the 2012 World Cup circuit. This year it was also the final Canadian Olympic qualifier for the men's Laser class and women's Laser Radial class. For the other Canadian sailors in the ...

CTV.ca

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Yesterday I said it was going to be a make or break 24 hours. It appears now – after a full 24 hours – that we were headed for a breaking. PUMA's Mar Mostro pulled to within a few hundred yards of Groupama and Telefónica late yesterday, ...

IT'S Not Plain Sailing For Yacht Club Development
Inverclyde Now
The proposed platform would act as a marshalling/start area for such sailing events. At other times it would be used by club members and guests for parking at normal club sailing or social events. It is pointed out that this would help with on-street ...

Ore. man falls from sailboat, drowns
The Columbian
(AP) -- Authorities have identified a man who fell off a sailboat Sunday in the ship channel at Charleston and drowned. The World in Coos Bay reported Monday (http://bit.ly/wpdofA ) that he is 43-year-old Robert Partipilo of Coos Bay.

Free fun at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Dorset Echo
A FREE-ENTRY family fun day celebrating the great outdoors will be taking place at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The Olympic Sailing venue at Osprey Quay, will be hosting The Outdoor Show on March 31 from 10am to 4pm.

Cruising Club America presents 2011 Rod Stephens Trophy
My Sailing
Arzbaecher has been sailing for ten years with the Sociable crew, many of whom have competed in the Chicago-Mackinac and other long distance races on Lake Michigan. This year, his crew consisted of 11 sailors: Greg Adams, Cathy Patrick, Chris Miotke,...

My Sailing

Brian and Mary Alice O'Neill presented the 2011 Far Horizons Award
My Sailing
The CCA is honoring them for their most notable journey in 2009 when the O'Neill's, put their three passions – Military history, education and sailing – to work and embarked on a new adventure. Their goal was to visit many of the WWII Pacific Ocean ...

My Sailing

Cruising Club of America : Gary Jobson Honored with CCA's 2011 Richard S. Nye ...
BYM News (press release)
Dating back to 1967, Jobson has competed in 5400 sailboat races, including the 1977 America's Cup, where he served as tactician for Ted Turner aboard the winning 12 Metre Courageous; eight Bermuda Races; six transatlantic races and five Fastnet races.

Auckland celebrates on the water
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Thousands are making the most of the sunshine at the waterfront to take in the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Crowds are being treated to street entertainment, music, mini-sail boat races and a make-shift children's theme park as they ...

Auckland stuff.co.nz

SPORTS BRIEFS Local windsurfer takes home silver
Annapolis Capital
Farrah Hall of Annapolis captured the silver medal in women's windsurfing at the prestigious Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, held last week on Biscayne Bay. It marked the first time Hall had earned a medal at an International Sailing Federation World ...

Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race Management
International Sailing Federation
Are you an experienced national race officer and do you want to become an International Race Officer? From 16 - 18 March the Race Management Seminar will be organized in The Hague by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union and ISAF.

Sailors enjoy action in Bay
Northern Advocate
RIVALRY ON WATER: A Division yachts Wired (right) and V5 battle for position during the Bay of Islands Sailing Week. PHOTO/WWW.BAYOFISLANDSSAILINGWEEK.ORG.NZ The tenth anniversary of Bay of Islands Sailing Week drew to a close with most of the 60 crews ...

Sailing legend gets honorary doctorate from University of Hull
Daily Echo
Gosport based Sir Robin, pictured, who was the first man to circumnavigate the globe nonstop single-handedly, has been recognised for his part in sailing and youth programmes. In particular the University of Hull singled out the 71-yearold for setting ...

Sailing: GB match racing trio pick up gold at Miami World Cup Regatta
By lflint
Women's match racing trio Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor, won the first gold medal of the day yesterday in their match racing final against Australia's Olivia Price.
Sportsister

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 9 - Yachts and Yachting Online
More than 1000 nautical miles of upwind sailing is looking oddly appealing to the Volvo Ocean Racecrews charging away from the frustrations of the Malacca and Singapore straits into the South China Sea on Monday. At 1500 UTC the top ...
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US SAILING Blog: College Sailors, Tell US Sailing why you Deserve ...
By US SAILING
College Sailors, Tell US Sailing why you Deserve a New Drysuit from Gill! Attention College Sailors! Create a two minute video, while wearing your team gear, on why YOU deserve a new drysuit. Here is how it works... 1 - Upload your video to ...
US SAILING Blog

Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race ...
By knowledge management - Google News
Start The Sailing Season With More Knowledge About Race Management International SailingFederation From 16 - 18 March the Race Management Seminar will be organized in The Hague by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union and ...
Knowledge Management

Sailboat Stolen from Brentwood Bay – Connecting with our ...
By admin
If you are out on the water this weekend, the Central Saanich Police Service is asking you to be on the look out for a stolen sailboat. The boat is described as a 26' blue and white HAIDA “SJAHBANDAR” with 14K39917 on the side. It has blue ...
Brentwood Bay Community Police Office

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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