18 January 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: racing resumes Jan. 22

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: how the fleet has fared ahead of leg three to China
With the first two legs providing plenty of action, Telegraph Sport runs the rule over how the six boats have fared thus far. Too close to call? the six boats are expected to resume racing for leg three on Jan 22 Photo: IAN ROMAN By Kate Laven Winners ...


Pwllheli sailing and events academy plans go on display
BBC News
Plans for a multimillion-pound national sailing academy and events centre in Pwllheli on the Llyn peninsula have gone on display. An information day is being held between 12:00 - 20:00 GMT on Tuesday at the Gwynedd town's sailing centre. ...

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Sailing World Championships cruise off successfully
It was a privilege to welcome them to Southwest Florida and a dramatic success for the Charlotte Harbor Regatta, the organization who proudly hosted the event. At the conclusion of the awards presentation, the ceremonial baton was passed to a ...

Extreme Sailing Series announce Cardiff as UK venue
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 award winning global tour starts on 28th February. The UK round will be staged in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, between the 24th and 27th August 2012. In a three-year deal, Cardiff won the bid to host the UK event of this ...

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Four Omani women to join Sailing Arabia
Khaleej Times
MUSCAT - Four Omani recruits have joined the all-women crew of Al Thuraya BankMuscat' for the prestigious Sailing Arabia The Tour (SATT) 2012. Led by world record-breaking British sailor Dee Caffari, the first woman to sail single-handed and non-stop ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Shipping, scattering, cricketing in pre-race period
BYM News (press release)
Island hopping, Test match cricket and flying some 28000 kilometres to visit family are just some of the plans of the Volvo Ocean Race sailors as they make the most of the rare downtime before racing resumes later this week. PUMA Ocean Racing powered ...

Thailand is No. 1 sailing destination in Asia
Travel Daily News International
When asked how they found out about regatta's/sailing events in Asia, 74% of respondents said “Friend/ Sailing community”, followed by 54% who said “specific event website”. One of the aims of the survey was to find out what kind of people, ...

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Australia Day Regatta and Sandy Bay Regatta previews
Sail World
On Sydney Harbour, the Australia Day Regatta 2012 will celebrate 176 years of unbroken tradition since 1837. It is the world's oldest, continuously-conducted sailing regatta and is essentially a regatta for keelboats and modern 18-foot skiffs and ...

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Brain Injury Survivors Win Sailing Races
King was an accomplished sailboat racer in his youth, topping the field in a regional junior sailingchampionship and ultimately placing fifth in a national championship. After his stroke, King triedsailing again through an adaptive sailing program at ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Full of enjoyment and over all too soon
BYM News (press release)
“We exited the trades at around 1700 and shot forward ticking off the miles at an average of 15 knots, ploughing through warm waves and then being rinsed off by cool short rain squalls that brought a few hours of 20 kts plus sailing,'' he said. ...

US Sailing ISAF Youth World Qualifier day 3 - Comeback kids
Sail World
Class winners will not only race in the Youth Worlds but will be invited to join the USSailing Development Team as future Olympic prospects. The USSDT will have two teams training in each class and a target age span of 16 to 24. ...

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Police identify body as missing sailor
Annapolis Capital
Cordrey was one of three people aboard a 1985 18-foot Precision sailboat that capsized near the Sandy Point Lighthouse on Dec. 17. Two people were plucked from the water that day, a woman who survived and a man who did not. The body of Cordrey's dog,  Roscoe, was found Jan. 2 near Tilghman Island on the Eastern Shore....

Stay at Curtain Bluff for the 45th Annual Antigua Sailing Week Regatta
CisionWire (press release)
The regatta provides a series of highly challenging races, with the race course set to sail directly in front of the exclusive all-inclusive Curtain Bluff, one of the Caribbean's most prestigious resorts. Curtain Bluff's two beaches make the most ideal ...

A sailor's delight
Peace Arch News
Surrey Sailing Club members Doug Honey (left) and Darren Redies (right) go for a brisk sail on Sunday. By Sarah Massah - Peace Arch News Members of the Surrey Sailing Club aren't going to let a little thing like winter get in the way of their passion. ...

Jaime Torres sets sights on St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
Sail World
'There are so many good sailors, and you're surrounded by guys who've sailed in theAmerica's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race, who've dedicated their lives to the sport. That's a rare and wonderful gift. The race committee is first-class and the parties are ...

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Sailing Week picks charity
The Triton
By Editor Sailing Heals was chosen as the named charity for Miami Sailing Week to be held March 4-10. The event hosts sailors from 22 countries to compete for the Bacardi Cup and BMSW regattatrophy. Sailing Heals takes people battling cancer and their ...

Puma sends Instagram, Tumblr users to cover race
by Maria Burns Ortiz Paul Todd/Getty Images Puma sent 10 bloggers to Abu Dhabi for a week to provide unique coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Volvo Ocean Racespans from November to July with stops on six continents. When sailors reached Abu Dhabi, ...


Sanya to open sailboat training camp for the young free of charge
People's Daily Online
16 (Xinhua) -- Young children aged from 7-12 can be registered to take part in OP-level sailboat training camp, which will open to them from February 8 to 12 for free as a part of the activity of Sanya Stop of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, ...

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Kicks off 2012 with Spring Chicken Series
#DBSC – Dublin Bay Sailing Club will kick off the 2012 sailing season with a Spring Chicken series starting in two week's time on Sunday, February 5th. A series of six races will be held on Sunday mornings under a modified ECHO handicap. ...

Minnetonka Sailor to Compete in Olympic Trials
He was hooked from the start. “Sailing just clicked for me,” Corgard said. “I love being able to set my own course. Being out on the water is like another world to me.” Corgard will compete in the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta Jan. 22-28. ...

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Scranton Times-Tribune
Paupack Sailing Club presented $6500 of the proceeds from its JD Kearney CharityRegatta on Lake Wallenpaupack to the Wayne-Pike Chapter of the American Red Cross. From left: John Kearney, regional Red Cross director and sailing club member;...

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Deaf-blind Bromsgrove man gains national sailing award
Bromsgrove Advertiser
A DEAF and blind Bromsgrove man has overcome his impairments to gain a national sailing award. David Burton, 23, has sight and hearing impairments and visits a day service in Smethwich, run by the charity Sense, which provides specialist day ...

Extreme Sailing Series to visit Cardiff | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The UK round of the Extreme Sailing Series is to be staged in Cardiff over 24-27 August, 2012. In a three-year deal, Cardiff won the bid to host the UK event, positioning the city alongside the other seven premium international sporting venues ...
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Grenada on the Map as World-Class Sailing Destination | Travel ...
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The Moorings, the world's premier yacht charter company, has announced their support of the 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival, taking up the sponsorship title of.
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Blend Swap » Post-Apocalyptic Shipping Container Sailboat V2
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Post-Apocalyptic Shipping Container Sailboat V2 by bhoult is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License . Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available athttp://www.blendswap.com/licenses/. ...
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KATS Sailing and World Ocean School share a unique experience ...
By Admin
On Saturday the 14th of January, the Roseway, a 137ft sailing schooner, set anchor in Road Harbour. The KATS sailing program provided 16 Roseway students, (who are learning to sail big boats) an opportunity to try their hand at small boat ...
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US SAILING Blog: A Great Start to Key West Race Week
... to crew with them in the regatta. Everyone on the team has been great and supportive when it comes to getting me up to speed and teaching me what I need to know to about sailing a Melges 24. I've even acquired a new nick name... Biscuit. ...

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Cardiff To Host UK Round of Extreme Sailing Series: Confirmed ...
By Rachael Brooks
OC ThirdPole the company that organises the Extreme Sailing Series confirm details of the races moving to Cardiff. ... However, it is expected that two or three of the Extreme 40 teams will undertake VIP activities during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, as the UK's most popular regattaoffers a great experience for their corporate guests. As we enter the final countdown to the first Act in Oman, the 2012 team line-up will be revealed this coming weekend at the Dusseldorf ...
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Miami Training | Cy Thompson Sailing
By cy
After 23 hours of driving from Newport, Rhode Island, I arrived in Miami on the 14th. Spent a day recovering from the drive before rigging the boat up and getting back at it. Feels great to be back in the boat!. First day on the water was basically ...Jan. 22-28 Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Florida USA
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Matt Rutherford's Voyage Around the Americas | Sailing World
Banque Pop is a spectacular, monster tri that measures in at 131-feet and is the fastest oceangoingsailboat ever built. Her professional crew, ably skippered by ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Quotes from the boats
Quotes from the boats. 10144. IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race. Tweet .... Groupama sailing team skipper Franck Cammas: “We hoped for better. Well, we hoped ...

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