14 January 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 3 Start Highlights [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 3 Start Highlights [VIDEO]
Team Telefónica have set a cracking pace in a quickfire inshore course on Saturday to lead the fleet out of Abu Dhabi on the Leg 3 Stage 1 sprint to Sharjah.

Cowes dropped as UK host venue of the Extreme Sailing Series as Cardiff wins ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Cowes has been dropped as the UK host venue of the Extreme Sailing Series after Cardiff made a successful £725000 bid to stage the event over the next three years. By Kate Laven The quaint Isle of Wight town, which is home to the annual regatta each ...

Royal Langkawi International Regatta : Blackmore's Hooligan Team becomes third ...
BYM News (press release)
Short on crew Grenville Fordham invited him on Andaman Cabriolet Niña and when we ran into him at the second night's party he was elated to be here, has met many new people and glad he got involved with the sailing activity. ...

Starboard tack: Bragdon wins Frostbite Regatta
The Westerly Sun
And Reichart presented Soderberg with the Bill Dodge Award for help "over and above" in running theregatta. Soderberg said she planned to take her silver bowl on a Mystic nursing home visit to Dodge, a sailing legend who took part in MIYC's 1933 ...

Sailing: Uranus Fulfill Promise To Seize Overall Third Spot
Bernama
LANGKAWI, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's Uranus made good their promise to seize the overall third spot in the premier class of the 10th Langkawi Royal International Regatta 2012, casting aside a stiff challenge from Jelik II from Hong Kong. ...

America's Cup: Paul Cayard on the latest Cup developments
Sail World
Top European sailing website www.vsail.info continues their series of new-year interviews with sailing's top personalities, Editor, Pierre Orphanidis catches up with Paul Cayard, CEO of Artemis Racing, the 34th America's Cup Challenger of Record....

Sail World

UK. Sailing clubs and centres claim over £861000 in Sport England facility funding
BYM News (press release)
From refurbished changing rooms to new pontoons, 17 sailing clubs and centres across the country are celebrating after successfully securing funding through Sport England's Inspired Facility Fund. Part of Places People Play, Sport England's programme ...

Women's Match Racing International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta
Women's International Match Racing Association
7 of the 9 countries have already nominated a skipper, while Canada and Brazil will use the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta to determine their skipper. Brazil – Either Renata Decnop, who finished 17th overall at the Perth Worlds, or Juliana Senfft, ...

Chafee announces America's Cup Commitee
WPRO
Its members have strong ties to the sailing world, marine trades, hospitality and tourism, and a number of other relevant fields. What they all share is an understanding of what it will take to make the AC World Series a success for Newport and the ...

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Victory sweet in slow regatta
Sun-Sentinel
The race began with the boats sailing directly into a 23 mph south wind. By the time the bulk of the fleet got to Miami Wednesday evening, the wind died. It wasn't until Santarella rounded Key Largo that the wind picked up slightly. ...

Dutch Teen Sailor Laura Dekker Days Away From Being Youngest Person To Sail ...
The Province (blog)
Born on a boat in New Zealand, Dekker has loved sailing her entire life. At six she wassailing an Optimist dinghy and crossed lakes where she lived. At 13 she set sail from Maurik, a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland, and set sail for England. ...

The Province (blog)

Villanova University wins first-ever Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta Video ...
BYM News (press release)
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 possible onboard ...

Royal touch to home team's win
gulfnews.com
Prince Andrew, patron of the Volvo Ocean Race until 2005-06, served as a helicopter pilot in the British Navy and is Commodore of England's prestigious Royal Thames Yacht Club. Shaikh Shakbout, son of Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, ...

Disabled sailors race in harbor
The News-Press
4:20 pm About 100 sailors and more than 40 boats from a dozen countries converged in Charlotte Harbor this week for a series of grueling races in the Disabled Sailing World Championships. Among the competitors is Cape Coral's Paul Callahan, ...

'No child left ashore' movement makes waves
San Francisco Chronicle
Gillette is starting the new year with a stout new 64-foot ocean research sailboat with space for 30 to 40 youths, a new organization called Spirit of the Sea, and a KPIX Jefferson Award for his work. It's part of a growing movement that intends over ...

Unpredictable conditions catch some out at 29er Nationals
YACHTe.com.au
Felix Grech and Jack Hubbard (NSW) continue to lead the regatta after a relatively consistent day with a win, second and seventh in the Yellow fleet. “We have a good set up for the rest of the regatta,” Grech said. “The wind was shifty but we handled ...

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Viewing the IFDS 2012 World Championships
Examiner.com
As the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) continues its 2012 World Championships in Charlotte Harbor, local awareness of this unique event is growing throughout Southwest Florida. There are three great ways to observe the competition ...

Nick Rogers on his Karabos IX clinches 2012 Prince Philip Cup on River Derwent ...
bettor.com (blog)
Roger and crew had already claimed the regatta title after they finished on second podium place at the end of Race 6. During their sailing campaign at the Prince Philip Cup, the team secured five bullets to reach the title spot. ...

Voyage of a lifetime
Portsmouth News
By Rachel Jones People from all walks of life are racing around the world in the ultimate sailingadventure. RACHEL JONES reports. In the Southern Ocean he has faced winds in excess of 50 knots and waves as big as houses. And while sailing up the coast ...

Experience the thrill of racing an Extreme 40 in 2012 - enter our Facebook ...
BYM News (press release)
The first Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ kicks off in just over six weeks in Muscat, Oman. The sixth season of the award winning global circuit with ISAF Special Event status is shaping up to once again delight thousands of spectators and sailing ...

US teens eye spots in worlds
Long Beach Press-Telegram
The US Sailing ISAF Youth World Qualifier, which is hosted by the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, starts today and will conclude on Monday. There are 96 entries with 126 sailors from across the country on four types of boats: separate classes for boy and girl ...

Lyons Hopes For a Special Cork Week in 2012
Afloat
Crosshaven in Cork Harbour will host the club's biggest regatta - which takes place every two years - from 7-13 July this summer. “Sailing in Ireland and Cork is in great shape,” says Lyons, who is expecting more than 250 boats to pack the harbour for ...

Fun - what the weekend was made for
The Independent (blog)
Sailing is a lovely way to enjoy the watery, wintery daylight hours – and at this time of year, you almost get the Solent to yourself. Friday evening, sitting on the 34-foot yacht 'Trouble Maker' with a glass of red wine and some new friends, ...

The Independent (blog)

Proposals for Poole Bay wind farm to go on show
Bournemouth Echo
The scheme has caused concern among many members of the community including MPs, sailingclubs and local residents. Recently Eneco carried out exploratory drilling at Chewton Bunny in Highcliffe to investigate possible cable routes for the turbines. ...

Olivia Katrandjian: Volvo Ocean Race Comes To Abu Dhabi ...
By Olivia Katrandjian
The Volvo Ocean Race, a yacht race around the world, began in Alicante, Spain in October, stopped in Cape Town, South Africa and was redirected to a secret port due to potential pirate attacks in the Straight of Hormuz.
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ACA Water Blog: Adaptive Paddlesports and Sailing
By ACA | Canoe - Kayak - SUP - Raft - Rescue
The ACA is honored to have been invited to share tips, techniques, and insights into how sailingeducators can incorporate adaptive paddlesports into their community programs across the country. The ACA would like to thank Kevin Carr of ...
ACA Water Blog

Stone Sailing Club announces 2012 Sailing Calendar - Yachts and ...
Stone Sailing club are looking forward to an exciting and eventful year of sailing on the river Blackwater. The club has a packed calendar containing several Nationals and many Opens during the year, these include the International Moth, and ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12: Leg 3 Gets Underway in Abu Dhabi ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
The fleet in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 departed Abu Dhabi Saturday for the start of Leg 3 with the final destination being Sanya, China in early February. Leg 3 will take the boats into Sharjah on the Emirati coastline for stage 1 where the ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Pigeon Beach. Great day on Pigeon Beach with two of my favorite Antiguan girls. Written by World Tour Stories at 12:40 PM. Tags: ANTIGUA, Beach and paradise, CARIBBEAN, Caribbean - Antigua...
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Olivia Katrandjian: Volvo Ocean Race Comes To Abu Dhabi ...
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The Volvo Ocean Race, a yacht race around the world, began in Alicante, Spain in October, stopped in Cape Town, South Africa and was redirected to a secret port due ...
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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Crews practice
'Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France at the start of stage 2 of leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Cape town, South ...
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