11 February 2012

Ainslie avoids further punishment for boat fracas

Sailing-Ainslie avoids further punishment for boat fracas
Reuters
British sailing's governing body decided, however, that the original sanction was sufficient. "It would not be appropriate for the tribunal to impose a penalty over and above that imposed by the international jury at the event," the RYA said in a ... 

Stormy Pacific rescue: 3 saved after sailing accident off Hawaii
Los Angeles Times
It was just two Canadian men and a 9-year-old boy on a 39-foot sailboat, traveling from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, across the Pacific Ocean through what turned out to be stormy weather -- and an agonizing, but ultimately successful, rescue from a ...

America's Cup may cost city millions, report says
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Hosting the America's Cup could cost San Francisco taxpayers up to $21.7 million if fundraising by an independent committee fails to meet a $32 million target over three years to defray the city's costs of hosting sailing's premier regatta, ...

New regatta trophy commissioned, named for Sir Durward Knowles
Bahamas Tribune
A NEW regatta trophy has been commissioned and named for Sir Durward Knowles by Richard Browning, chief executive officer of the Palm Cay Marina. Its first public presentation along with a cash prize will be to the winner of the 'Catch Me If You Can' ...

Volvo Ocean Race Academy set to welcome youth groups in Sanya
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race - The VOR Academy is set to welcome two groups of Chinese youth sailors this weekend in Sanya. The first visiting squad is made up of four teams of Optimist dinghy sailors who have travelled from the National Training Centre in Haikou ...

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'The Sailing Barber' looks forward to great showdown in Montagu Bay
Bahamas Tribune
Organiser Eleazor "The Sailing Barber" Johnson said they are anticipating a great showdown in Montagu Bay when the two-day event takes place next weekend. "We are exciting some 15 C Class, we expect some 20 Optimist boats from the Nassau Yacht Club and ...

America's Cup: Jury decision posted in case AC10
BYM News (press release)
he Jury has released a decision in Case AC10, regarding a question from China Team, who had asked whether competing in Extreme Sailing Series regattas would constitute obtaining a surrogate yacht under the Protocol. The decision can be found on the ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Ten questions for Telefónica's Technical Director Horacio ...
BYM News (press release)
My role was to be the link between the sailing we did with the boat, as I also sailed on it a lot, and the Juan K design studio. So I was the interlinking piece between the sailing and development, making sure that it was put into practice in the ...

Sailing Arabia – the Tour launches virtual game
BYM News (press release)
The countdown to the start of Sailing Arabia – the Tour has begun, and Oman Sail is delighted to launch a virtual game edition of the race, live GPS boat tracking and a downloadable APP – allowing people all over the world to be part of the action.

Extreme Sailing Series : Independent media evaluation confirms significant ...
BYM News (press release)
Havas Sponsorship Insights final media evaluation for the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series confirms a near three-fold increase in value from €9.5m in 2010 to €25.7m – putting the relevance of the absolute numbers aside, the increase in coverage year on year ...

Green Wave sailing club seeks varsity status
The Hullabaloo Online
A sailboat seats two racers: a skipper who mostly controls the direction and leads the boat, and a crew who uses his own body weight to keep the boat level. Races consist of several different teams of two sailing counter-clockwise around three markers ...

Olympic sailing hopefuls quit campaign
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's highest-ranked female match-racing sailors have surprisingly quit their campaign to compete at the London Olympics. Former world champion skipper Nicky Souter was teamed with Katie Spithill and Jessica Eastwell last September to bid for ...

Youth Sailing Grand Prix details announced
Sail World
Youth Sailing Grand Prix 2012 details have been announced by Yachting Australia. A number of changes have been introduced for the coming year. The Youth SailingGrand Prix was introduced in 2011 and brought together a number of youth focused regattas ...

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Youth Sailing Foundation to host its annual cookout
TCPalm
VERO BEACH — Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County will host its Second Annual Fundraiser Cookout at the Vero Beach Yacht Club and nearby Marina Storage Building 11 am to 4 pm Feb. 19. Twenty-five handcrafted Optimist dinghies will be on ...

Volvo Ocean race : Spectacular welcome in Sanya
BYM News (press release)
Sanya's municipal government gave the Volvo Ocean Race a spectacular official welcome to China's hottest tourist destination with a night of music and dance capped by a display from the world renowned Celebration Fireworks company. Volvo Ocean Race CEO ...

Sailing Arabia–The Tour : Dee Caffari prepares for Arabian nights at sea
BYM News (press release)
Record-breaking British yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE, will this weekend embark on a tour of the Arabian coast as skipper of the only all-female crew to take part in Sailing Arabia – The Tour (SATT). For Caffari, this is a fantastic opportunity to be ...

Sydney Harbour Regatta: Entries aplenty and awesome action anticipated
Sail World
The new look, concise event format will include live entertainment and the traditional post race beach party back at MHYC each night – featuring Atomic on Saturday evening and sailing favourite, the Wolverines, plus prize presentation on Sunday night.

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Regatta sets sail
The Guardian AU
Running for more than 30 years, the regatta will feature two Mildura-based clubs as well as Lake Boga Yacht Club members. It is the first time in several years the event has been held at Boga. Racing will start at midday Saturday and finish Sunday ...

America's Cup: Naiad to build four Oracle Racing support boats
Sail World
Naiad is proud to announce that it has recently signed an Official Supplier agreement with Oracle Racing, the champion America's Cup team based in San Francisco. Naiad has been appointed to design and build four support vessels for the Defender's AC45 ...

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Six OnBoard for Saturday sailing
Dorset Echo
The group of children, from across Dorset, gathered at the Weymouth & Portland National SailingAcademy. After a classroom session with SailLaser sailing school they got out in dinghies in Portland Harbour. Instructor Jack Baker said: “We had six ...

Mt Gay Rum 2012 Neptune Regatta – the fleet heads south
Sail World
The Mt Gay Rum Neptune Regatta is as much about travelling hopefully as it is about arriving, but by the end of the first day's racing the whole fleet had, indeed, arrived in their respective anchorages. Last year's southern anchorage was at the back ...

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Investor on a voyage
China Daily
The 47-year-old is the owner and co-founder of the first Chinese team to compete in theAmerica's Cup, a 163-year-old international sailing event that takes place every four years and is traditionally regarded as an elite sport filled with rich ...

China Daily

Regatta deal might sink San Francisco's coffers | Dan Schreiber ...
By Dan Schreiber
Regatta deal might sink San Francisco's coffers. By: Dan Schreiber | 02/10/12 4:00 AM SF Examiner Staff Writer. SF Examiner file photo. The main races for the America's Cup will be in San Francisco Bay in 2013. The America's Cup yacht race ...
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Disgraced sailing school's students rescued | Sailing news ...
Sailing students who were high and dry following the suspension of their school's RYA recognition have been helped by a rival outfit. Following the removal of recognition for the delivery of RYA training from Hot Liquid Southampton last week, ...
Yachting Monthly News

Heh: San Francisco To Bailout America's Cup - Common Sense ...
By Frank
The America's Cup is scheduled for next year off San Francisco. UPI: SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10 (UPI) — A report from San Francisco officials found taxpayers could pay up to $21.7 million for theAmerica's Cup if fundraising goals aren't met.
Common Sense Junction

Yet Another America's Cup Financial Woe | Street Blog | San ...
By Anhoni Patel
... “Hosting the America's Cup could cost San Francisco taxpayers up to $21.7 million if fundraising by an independent committee fails to meet a $32 million target over three years to defray the city's costs of hosting sailing's premier regatta, ...
Street Blog | San Francisco City...

Volvo Ocean Race Poses Global Challenge for Timeline TV : Sports ...
By Brandon Costa, Associate Editor
The Volvo Ocean Race is, arguably, the greatest test of sailing skill — not to mention human determination — on the planet. The yacht race (previously known as the Whitbread Round the World Race) is held every three years. The current ...
Sports Video Group

Olympic gold medallist pursues Volvo Ocean Race dream ...
The last time Martin Kirketerp visited China he won an Olympic gold medal. Almost four years on he is back in a much more modest role, working as shore crew for Team Sanya in pursuit of another childhood dream -- to compete in the Volvo ...
SailingXperience.com - Sailing...

Go east …… | Tollesbury Sailing Club
By andy_beharrell
Autumn Pursuit Race – October 30 2011 · Cadet sailing – October 2011 · Kings Head Cup Yachts Race – October 29th 2011 · Smacks and Classic Yachts Race – October 1st 2011 · Tollesbury SC GP14 open meeting – September 2011 ...
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Caribbean Sailing | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
This photo belongs to. johannphoto's photostream (1338). Newest photo →; Caribbean Sailing · Sail Venezuela · Before the Start ...
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Close Grain: Frostbite Sailing
Snow-covered J-24's docked at Boston Sailing Center, Lewis Wharf, Boston, MA, February, 2003. The old wharf building is still standing in this photo, upper right ...
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