30 January 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefónica defends lead at the Malacca Strait

Volvo Ocean Race : “Telefónica” defends lead at the Malacca Strait
BYM News (press release)
The past 24 hours have been very intense for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, and especially so for “Telefónica”. The different tactical options along the length and breadth of the Malacca Strait have forced the Spanish team to defend and attack from the ...

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker 

Sailing: The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history
NOLA.com
It was the first time the United States had won an Olympic sailing medal. Not until 1968 did another group of New Orleanians manage to ascend any step of the Olympic medal podium. The yacht club's Buddy Friedrichs, along with crew Barton Jahncke and...


British sailors win eight medals at Miami World Cup regatta
BBC Sport
British sailors picked up three golds in a total haul of eight medals at the Miami World Cup regatta. Olympic hopefuls Nick Dempsey, Paul Goodison and the women's match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor all won gold.

BBC Sport

US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Miami OCR: Champions Crowned in Ten Olympic Classes
US SAILING (press release)
(January 28, 2012) – In the lightest breezes yet over six days of sailing on Biscayne Bay, ten Olympic classes racing in US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR still managed to put on quite a show as they competed in their final medal races to determine gold, ...

Bayshore Discovery Project preparing for 2012 sailing season, seeks volunteers ...
NJ.com
The 2012 sailing season is right around the corner, and the Bayshore Discovery Project is looking for ship-board volunteers to come out and learn the ins and outs ofsailing, navigation and maritime lore, and help to sail the historic tall ship, ...

NJ.com

Sailing Arabia-The Tour details unveiled
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT Oman Sail announced the details of the 2012 edition of Sailing Arabia – The Tour (SATT) during a press conference at its headquarters, The Wave, Muscat on Saturday. The race, now in its second year, is being organised by Oman Sail of bringing ...

She's sailing the high seas
TODAYonline
by Yu Pei Fern todayonsunday@mediacorp.com.sg Cruising on the calm Southern Ocean, en route to Australia's Gold Coast from Tauranga, New Zealand, the sailing day could not have appeared more smooth to Sherlyn Chen and her crewmates.

Warren Jones International Youth Regatta - Ten years strong
Sail World
The tenth annual Warren Jones International Youth Regatta starts on Tuesday 31st January on the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. In it's few years the event has built an illustrious history and an enviable reputation. Generally regarded as one ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Make or break for Puma Ocean Racing
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 7 of Leg 3. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: Today could be the make or break day of this leg. Several major weather features have helped in splitting the fleet, ...

Sail World

You haven't lived here until ... you go ice and snow sailing
Detroit Free Press
Ice and snow sailing is the equivalent of winter windsurfing. This year's world championship will be held Feb. 20-26 in St. Ignace. / Kitewing.com By Zlati Meyer WHAT IN (FROZEN) HELL IS THAT? It's the equivalent of winter windsurfing, and the world ...

Kiwi crew sails away with title
Geelong Advertiser
Photo: TERI DODDS THE trophy for Australia's biggest sailing regatta will soon be on its way to New Zealand, after the Auckland-based Georgia won the Audi Geelong Centre Premier Racing Series. Despite having enough points to stay ashore, ...

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Singapore Straits Regatta 2012 : Different courses produce different results
BYM News (press release)
Repeating half of yesterdays predominately reaching passage race, followed by a windward/leeward course has benefited different boats and consequently produced a different set of results. The gusty Northerly wind is still with us and built in strength ...

Injury-comeback Olympians struggle
Stuff.co.nz
FIRST TO THE LINE: Nathan Cohen, left, and Joseph Sullivan on their way to victory in the men's premier double sculls at the Cambridge Town Cup regatta. As New Zealand's elite crews displayed their class at the Cambridge Town Cup regattayesterday, ...

Stuff.co.nz

Nine teams confirmed for Sailing Arabia-The Tour 2012
Muscat Daily
Nine teams, including three new entries, will enter Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT) 2012, which begins from the Bahraini capital Manama on February 12. The three new teams that will compete in the 1408km offshore race are Team Muscat 2012, ...

Muscat Daily

Aus 470 crew win gold at sailing World Cup
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's world champion 470 dinghy crew Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher have won a gold medal at the sailing World Cup in the US. The pair entered Saturday's medal race off Miami's coast with a commanding 10-point lead over Dutch brothers Sven and ...

Mt Gay Rum 2012 Neptune Regatta - ready for an adventure
Sail World
The second running of Asia's most unusual sailing event starts on Sunday 05 February 2012 from Nongsa Point Marina, Batam, Indonesia - which is not so very far away from anywhere when you remember that it's slightly less than 10nm from Singapore ...

Sail World

Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Under the gaze of HMNZS Otago, flagship for the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, hundreds of different sailing craft will be out on the Waitemata Harbour tomorrow (Monday, January 30) for a day of sailing, fun and spectacle for all on land ...

Regatta makes triumphant return to Brunei capital
Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fm
Bandar Seri Begawan relived the nostalgia of the 1950s and 1960s when the regattatook place again in the Brunei capital on January 22, 2012. Many senior citizens, especially residents of Kampong Ayer, shared their joy with the writer and hoped that...

Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fm

Brazil's Robert Scheidt, Bruno Prada win Star class in US Sailing's Rolex ...
Washington Post
MIAMI — Brazil's Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada finished third Saturday to win the Star class in USSailing's six-day Rolex Miami OCR. Austria's Nico Karth and Nikolaus Resch finished second to top the 49er field, China's Xu Lijia topped the Laser ...

The Next Challenge crowned 2012 Sydney 38 National Champions
My Sailing
We knew we just had to stay out of trouble today so after the first race when we won, we literally took the foot of the pedal and just avoided any infringements and sailed safely. We've really enjoyed the regatta and look forward to taking the trophy ...

My Sailing

Festival of Sails - Variety families try sailing
Sail World
While the 3000 or so yachties are mixing it up out in the Bay on the penultimate day of competition, others such as the Pearson family of 10 children, are thrilled to have their first sailing experience off Eastern Beach next to Royal Geelong Yacht ...

Sail World

Gold and silver medals for Australia at Miami Sailing World Cup
YACHTe.com.au
Australian sailors have won medals in two disciplines on the final day of the ISAFSailing World Cup in Miami, Florida, with Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page claiming Gold in the 470 Men's and Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty picking up ...

YACHTe.com.au

Sailing Novels by jessicadally
Appolicious
jessicadally says: Can't get enough of sailing? Here's a few sailing based novels for your downtime. Sail Planning a family vacation to bring the family together isn't always a perfect idea but it makes for an interesting story.

North Sails overview of One Design racing in Australia
Sail World
Mark Tonner displayed good boat speed and raced well with smart boat position to place second overall and John Bertram as always, showed good consistency throughout the regatta finishing fourth overall. These three teams had a full North Sails...

Sail World

Festival of Sails 2012 - Festival Finale + results
Sail World
Crewman Phil Clements represented the top scoring Noelex at this morning's breakfast, commenting, 'It was a great regatta, we were very pleased with the results. We found our zone and managed to get the boat going. 'It's the first time we've sailed ...

Sail World

Good day on Biscayne Bay for Americans
MiamiHerald.com
American sailors captured medals in four of 10 classes in the Rolex Miami Olympic ClassesRegatta. By SUSAN COCKING American sailors medaled in four of 10 classes following Saturday's final round of racing in the 2012 Rolex Miami Olympic Classes ...

U.S. sailors capture medals in four of 10 classes in Rolex Miami Olympic ...
Sacramento Bee
By SUSAN COCKING MIAMI -- American sailors medaled in four of 10 classes following Saturday's final round of racing in the 2012 Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay. US Olympic team member Zach Railey of Clearwater, Fla., led the 25-boat ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2012 29 Jan report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Overnight the Volvo Ocean Race teams have been varying in their tactics, with Telefonica taking the middle ground down the strait as Puma, Groupama and Camper chose to continue on towards the Malaysian (eastern) shore. ... Meanwhile now 27 miles astern of the leader, with the wind returned Camper is still attempting to fend off the challenge from Abu Dhabi, now just a mile astern of her, although both boats are sailing at more than twice the speed of the leaders and look set to ...
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AC45 ready for Auckland anniversary regatta | Emirates Team New ...
By wdouglas
Emirates Team New Zealand relaunches its AC45 in Auckland … it's Auckland's anniversary day so the team is going sailing to join in the annual regatta where yachts large and small, old and new go raceing as they have done for more than ...
Emirates Team New Zealand

Champions Crowned in Ten Olympic Classes | US Sailing's Rolex ...
By Rolex Miami OCR
MIAMI, FLA. (January 28, 2012) – In the lightest breezes yet over six days of sailing on Biscayne Bay, ten Olympic classes racing in US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR still managed to put on quite a show as they competed in their final medal races to determine gold, silver and bronze winners. ...Scheidt added that all of the top four teams plus more here will be competing at the Olympics, “and they will be stronger, so I think it was very nice for us to win the first regatta of the year. It gives us ...
US Sailing's Rolex Miami OCR...
2012 Port of Plymouth Regatta to be held in July - Yachts and ...
Plymouth Regatta, the championship race meeting of the Port, will take place 21st to 29th July, offering very competitive racing for all monohull yachts and dinghies. Sailing in the beautiful waters of Plymouth Sound and its Approaches, the ...
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cool or not cool? - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Anarchist Readyabout82 (see Miss September in the 2012 Women of Sailing Anarchy calendar) was out SUP'ing in Hawaii and snapped this shot of the ...
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Offshore Sailboat Battery Test, 18 Month Report
By John
The standard wisdom about battery care is flawed and, on a sailboat that spends most of her time far from shorepower, will result in premature failure. Most charging equipment, including the fancy three-stage stuff, that claims to automatically ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Sailing Sponsors · Contact / BOAT FOR SALE. Sunday, January 29, 2012. Sunday morning. Photo from my 'office'. Have a bright and pleasurable day everyone of you, I'll be spending most of mine by the beach. Written by World Tour Stories ...
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Simple Sailing | PUMA
It has been simple sailing: we haven't tacked or gybed once since leaving ... They have been aggressively sailing back down to our line and if they come all the ...
www.puma.com/sailing/news/simple-sailing

Laser Olympic Worldcup 2012 Olympic Classes Regatta Miami
Sailing-News Videos(1). Calendar. full calendar. 10.28.11 – 06.30.12. Volvo 70 - Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012 - Alicante ESP. 01.22.12 – 01.28.12 ...
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Gerald "Jerry" Ray Sutterfield, 88, sailing was his passion
Atlanta Journal Constitution
This smile was most often seen while Dr. Sutterfield was engaged in one of his favorite pastimes:Sailing. “One of our favorite pictures of him was taken while he was on his boat and he's just got this huge smile,” said his son Meade Sutterfield of ...

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