19 January 2012

US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR starts Jan. 22

Four days to go until US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR starts - Yachts ...
On 22 January 2012 the second ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta, US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR will kick the 2012 calendar off following a busy 2011 that saw ten World Champions crowned at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World ...
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Sailing into rocky shores
Vancouver Sun
By Craig McInnes, Vancouver Sun January 18, 2012 When the keel slammed into the bottom, oursailboat bounced hard then floated free. My wife and children and I were all thrown forward, shocked by the unexpected impact but not seriously hurt. ...

SF America's Cup plan calls for transit boost
San Francisco Chronicle
The so-called People Plan for the America's Cup calls for keeping as many cars as possible out of the city and, especially, away from the waterfront where most of the race activity will be situated. To haul the crowds on transit, the proposed plan ...

Volvo Ocean Race: 'We're capable of better' - Camper's Chris Nicholson
Sail World
The sailing team are in Dubai and we'll spend the next few days going through a pretty intensive series of briefings on the weather and navigational challenges we can expect to face in the 4000 odd mile slog up to China. ...

America's Cup: Dalton reflects on Jury and Volvo performance
Sail World
But I guess most of my attention has been focused on Camper and the Volvo Ocean Race. Honestly we aren't going well enough. Some of that is a boat which is beating its numbers but under performing (against the opposition) at certain angles. ...

Sail World

US Sailing Announces 2011 Community Sailing Award Winners at NSPS
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (January 18, 2012) - The 2011 Community Sailing Awards were announced at US Sailing's 2012 National Sailing Program Symposium at the Hilton Long Beach (Calif.) last weekend. Here is the impressive list of worthy award winners: Marty ...

Handcar Regatta to Return as Kinetic Frenetic Opera
North Bay Bohemian (blog)
Relieved because just last week, he and Handcar Regatta co-founder Spring Maxfield—with lawyers, both—officially dissolved the Handcar Regatta name. "It was like a divorce," Jones explains. "We had different ideas about the way things should work, ...

Sailing club to help celebrate
Whitsunday Times
THE Whitsunday Sailing Club will be celebrating Australia Day with traditional family cricket on the lawn and a good old-fashioned Aussie barbecue. This will be the second year of the Dan Kane Memorial Race in honour of a great Aussie battler and a ...

Embed the Power of JOC Sailings Directly into Your Existing Website
MarketWatch (press release)
18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Journal of Commerce announced today the launch of a White Label version of the popular sailing schedules website www.JOCSailings.com . Published by The Journal of Commerce (JOC), JOC Sailings White Label allows ...

Murphy, O'Leary and Burrows Back in Action in Miami
Afloat
#US SAILING – This weekend the Irish Olympic Star sailing team aka Peter O'Leary and David Burrows and Annalise Murphy in the Laser Radial is back in action in Miami at the first ISAF SailingWorld Cup Regatta of 2012. US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR will ...

Largest Sailboat Ever To Be Featured at the Strictly Sail Show In Chicago
PR Web (press release)
She will be sailed by members of Pinnacle Yachts who participate in the firm's new Performance Sailing Program which combines big yacht racing with the exploration of interesting ports to be enjoyed by the sailor and their family and friends. ...

PR Web (press release)

Whitehead captures Midwinter sailing title
The News Herald
Newberry and Whitehead finished the nine-race regatta with 15 points, eight ahead of runner-up Pease Glaser and John Williams. Newberry and Whitehead won five races and never placed lower than fifth. Glaser is a former Olympic silver medalist, ...

Frostbite Regatta in Indian River County draws model boat owners from Brevard ...
TCPalm
By Sam Wolfe SAM WOLFE/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Chris Wright, of Jensen Beach, fixes his Soling 1 Meter Class sailboat between races during the annual Frostbite Regatta, put on by the Indian River Model Sailing Club at Hobart Park in Indian River ...

DeVos continues to set pace at Key West regatta
MiamiHerald.com
Michigan sailor Doug DeVos and his Quantum Racing team continue to set the pace in the 52 Class halfway through a 10-race series at the Key West 2012 sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. DeVos of Grand Rapids, with tactician Terry Hutchinson of ...

Crew Recognized for Rescue Made in Chicago Race to Mackinac
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (January 18, 2012) – US Sailing has awarded an Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal to the crew of Mosquito, a Farr 395, for rescuing the life of a fellow crewmember who fell overboard during the 2011 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. ...

US SAILING (press release)

Sailing: Cutler Looking Good In Key West
Bernews
The Melges 32 fleet is one of the most competitive fleets at the regatta with most boats having one or more well known professionals on board assisting the owner/drivers including big names such as Ed Baird and Chris Larson. After five races American ...

Bernews

AsiaRooms.com - Phuket's Ao Chalong Yacht Club to host Bay Regatta
The Open Press (press release)
This is one of many sailing events organised around the year by Ao Chalong Yacht Club, the clubhouse for which is located at Chaofa Road in east Phuket. Boating enthusiasts will be able to find all sorts of Phuket hotels at AsiaRooms.com, ...

SF Prepares for People, Not Cars, at America's Cup
NBC Bay Area
By Erika Okano America's Cup organizers are doing what they can to limit the number of cars in the city for the 2013 race. The "People Plan for the America's Cup" is designed to keep cars away from the waterfront according to the San Francisco ...

Six Senses Zighy Bay 4th Stop on Sailing Arabia the Tour, 2012
eTravelBlackboard - Asia Edition
In early 2011, Oman Sail established a regional alternative, SATT, the first international sailing regatta that joined together the nations of the Gulf to race competitively around the region. On 23 February 2012, the fourth leg of SATT 2012 will ...

Lead changes on Day 5 of Australian 29er Championship
My Sailing
“It was nice having a rest yesterday,” Jacqui said of the postponement of racing on day four of the regatta. “I definitely needed that race day off. I was thankful racing was cancelled yesterday although I would have liked to have sailed. ...

My Sailing

Teen sailor slowly improving after accident
Herald Sun
DOCTORS are slowly bringing teenage sailing star Tess Lloyd out of an induced coma following her crash at the national youth sailing championships. Lloyd, 16, one of the nation's brightest youngsailing prospects, was skippering a two-person 29er skiff ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Rambo-styled Kiwi to feisty Frenchman ... Telegraph Sport ...
Telegraph.co.uk
3 out of 5 - Swanky yank with bambi eyes and warrior blood. Crew love a scrap, whatever the problem. Beware. We tweaked the sails, the boat, a little bit of everything. That's the key to these races, you have to keep getting faster at each stopover, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Waterfronts: Racers forced to wait on the wind
Ventura County Star
By Stan Whisenhunt Jaded and Moore Fun were winners Saturday in a regatta that tried the patience of racers and the race committee. Jaded, skippered by Deke Klatt, won the J-24 class with wins in all three races. Moore Fun, a Moore 24 skippered by Joe ...

Geology in Motion: Of big and little sailing ships: Froude numbers
By Susan W. Kieffer
As an island nation, England has had a long tradition of strong navy ships, but ship casualties at sea were high, not just because of battle and pirates, but because of poor design. The Victorian Age was also the age of the ironclads--massive ...
Geology in Motion

Susan Fogwell: How To Charter A Sailboat In The British Virgin Islands
By Susan Fogwell
Some of the world's best sailing is in the protected British Virgin Islands. It is a ... How To Charter ASailboat In The British Virgin Islands ... For corporate sailing, try a team building event, and for socialsailing, flotillas are a popular choice. ...
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H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water: Top Sailing Quotes
By Craig Russell
“There's no thrill in easy sailing when the skies are clear and blue, there's no joy in merely doing things which any one can do. But there is some satisfaction that is mighty sweet to take, when you reach a destination that you never thought ...
H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water

2012 Rolex Miami OCR: A Test for Sailors Headed to Olympic and ...
By Rolex Miami OCR
(January 18, 2012) – When US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR returns to Coconut Grove, Fla., next week for its 23rd annual edition, top athletes from around the world will be using it as an opportunity to jump-start ambitious sailing goals for 2012, ... roster, Chris Dold and David Wright stand out from among 13 Canadian entries that are here to participate in their Olympic Trials, which started in Perth and will end with the next ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta (the Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia ...
US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR...

H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water: Top Sailing Quotes ...
By Adam Turinas
H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water: Top Sailing Quotes A great list of Top Sailing Quotes. Well-worth checking out. Click the ... Buying A Sailboat. How to Buy a Used Sailboat in Five Steps A downloadable guide to buying a used sailboat. ...
Messing About In Sailboats

Sailing the V.I.: Stormy Waters | KWConnect
By benhoak
During the 2012 Winter Term (January 3-19), Dr. Ken Ayers is teaching a travel class in the Virgin Islands called Leadership Through Sailing. Five students are taking the class and are sending updates and photos for the KWC blog. ...
KWConnect

All in a day's work. Mon Tiki: Montauk's Charter Sailing Catamaran
By CaptainDavid
All in a day's work. If you compare this photo to yesterday's photo, you'll see the sawhorses have been removed from under the starboard hull backbone, and they're are temporary legs on every frame. We used a laser to get our fore/aft and ...
Mon Tiki: Montauk's Charter Sailing...

Brian Thompson To Be Made Honorary Member of the Island Sailing ...
By Vicky Pounds
Island Sailing Club will be making record breaker Brian Thompson an Honorary Member next month.
Ventnor Blog » Isle of Wight...

Sailing Notes • Sports - Sailing and Boating (www ...
Established in 1961 by US Sailing and sponsored by Rolex Watch, U.S.A. since ... For Gold in Weymouth, England, venue of the 2012 Olympic Regatta (gold). ...
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Thailand as best sailing venue: Survey - The Nation
Thailand was voted the favourite sailing venue and best regatta location in Asia thanks to the bestsailing grounds, good weather conditions and...
www.nationmultimedia.com/.../Thailand-as-best-sailing-venue...

SCUTTLEBUTT 3503 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
Ainslie will be helping the Americans to defend the America's Cup next year in a strange hybrid deal... Olympic sailing regatta in Weymouth. A win there would ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4856

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