13 February 2012

Dingo, missing sailor's dog, survives

Dingo, sailor’s dog
Canada News: Canadian sailor John Batchelor, 72, is missing in the Caribbean and presumed drowned - thestar.com: "Dingo, the dog owned by missing Canadian sailor John Batchelor . . . Batchelor went missing from his sailboat in the Bahamas on Jan. 19 and hasn't been found. When rescuers climbed aboard, they found only a starving and dehydrated Dingo. . . . Dingo lay curled, close to death, on a sailboat bobbing in Bahamas’ turquoise waters. A deep gash on his hind leg. Protruding ribs. Bulging eyes. The severely dehydrated 60-pound dog had somehow survived alone on the boat for nearly three weeks without his best friend. . . . .Dingo is doing well after being hooked to an IV drip for five days, but his survival has confounded his veterinarian. He somehow lasted at least a week without water and even longer without food. Batchelor’s Canadian friends want to adopt the dog and are raising funds to help repay Moody for the vet bills. Dingo remains with Moody, near the sea, but without his best friend."

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Sanya reflect and prepare
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race skipper Mike Sanderson, Team Sanya, reflects on the race to date, further igniting the Chinese population's love for sailing and preparations for Leg 4. It only seems like yesterday when we were in Beijing at the launch of Team Sanya.

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Sailing Arabia launched
Oman Daily Observer
By Majed Al Sulaimany — In the end no one will be s By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT – Against the beautiful backdrop of Bahrain's Amwaj Marina, dignitaries, officials and sailors yesterday witnessed the official launch of the 2012 Sailing Arabia – The ...

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Family plucked from Pacific after boat capsizes
Albany Times Union
The Canadian family was attempting their first voyage across the Pacific in a sailboat when rough seas damaged their boat hundreds of miles from land. (Marco Garcia / AP) Nine-year-old West James shows off his diary he kept while sailing across the ...

Sailing Arabia tour put off by a day
Gulf Daily News
By TOM HANRATTY , Posted on » Sunday, February 12, 2012 AMWAJ Marina will be a hive of activity this morning as the second edition of Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT) is officially launched. Although the start of the race has been postponed from this ...

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Ras Al Khaimah to host Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2012
Dubai Chronicle
As part of the continuous efforts to promote Ras Al Khaimah, the rising emirate will host the second edition of the international sailing regatta; Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2012 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Saud bin Saqr Al ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Mount Gay Rum Neptune Regatta : KukuKERchu, The Dash, O'BlueEyes & Kay Sira have winning grins... Fifteen to twenty knots with two meter seas, ends the regatta on a high note. IRC Racing and Multihull classes contested two windward/leeward races off ...

Class Regatta Port Shelter–Presented by Jeanneau off to a slow start
BYM News (press release)
Class Regatta Port Shelter, organized by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and presented by Jeanneau, got off to a slow start yesterday, with Race Officer Andrew Taylor struggling to find sufficient breeze to set the two races the fleet was expecting.

America's Cup 2013: San Francisco Could Potentially Lose Money By Hosting The ...
SB Nation
The city of San Francisco is set to host the 2013 America's Cup. Although the hosting of the prestigious event carries with it a definite cachet, as well as enticement for additional tourism, the deal does also contain an element of finincial risk.

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica prepares for 2nd bid for the top in China
BYM News (press release)
Sunday, 12th February. 27º C. 14:00 in Sanya (China). “Telefónica” is back on the water and the team are gearing up for a crucial week in the land of the red dragon. Since taking its third leg victory on the 4th of February, the boat has spent some ...

America's Cup 2013: San Francisco To Host World Famous Yacht Race
SB Nation
San Francisco will host the 2013 America's Cup Yacht Race. The city is developing plans for the world famous race and we'll have updates as news continues to come out. Do you want major updates to this story in your Facebook News Feed?

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Ministry backs Team Muscat at Sailing Arabia
Trade Arabia
Oman's Ministry of Tourism is the official sponsor of Team Muscat 2012 in the 2nd Sailing Arabia, the tour sailing regatta kicking off today. The sponsorship forms part of promotional activities related to Muscat's selection as the Arab Capital for ...

Smooth seas led to fair sailing at local regatta
Cayman News Service
(CISC): The 2012 Captain Leroy Watson Regatta was held at the Reef Resort, East End, Grand Cayman over the weekend of 21st and 22nd January 2012 and certainly lived up to all expectations. Fair winds and smooth seas provided perfect conditions to allow ...

Kazakhstan Yacht Berths In Malaysia After Sailing 12000 Miles
Bernama
PORT DICKSON, Feb 12 (Bernama) -- A yacht from Kazakhstan Shokan Valikhanov which is on its maiden marine expedition around the world, arrived in Malaysia Sunday after sailing over 12000 miles in 120 days. The yacht with five crew members had earlier ...

50th Anniversary Regatta at Palm Beach Sailing Club
Sail World
Palm Beach Sailing Club celebrated 50 years of cat sailing on Pittwater, on Saturday 11 February. Cat sailors started the Pittwater Catamaran Club in 1962, which merged with the Palm Beach Sailing Club (founded 1949) in 1999.

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Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta day 1 electrifying
Sail World
The first start was clean with Hood taking an early lead at the top mark, while Lalli and Paul Reilly's Red Sky Sailing Team following in an aggressive chase. With kites perfectly set, Lalli and Reilly accelerated quick to take the lead, ...

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Sailing / Qatar International Regatta 2012
Gulf Times
TAMING THE WATERS: Sailors in action during the Qatar International Regatta 2012 yesterday. At the end of two rounds, Qatar's Saleh Ali Telfat leads the Optimist class securing two wins in two. Tunisia's Rami Ridene and his compatriot Houssem Bouafif ...

U.S. Coast Guard rescues woman near Kemah
abc13.com
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The US Coast Guard rescued a woman Sunday after she fell from a sailboat near Kemah. According to officials, the woman fell overboard from a rented sailboat in Galveston Bay near the Kemah Boardwalk around 10:30am.

Mount Gay Rum Neptune Regatta : The long hard work back...
BYM News (press release)
After a tour of the local fishing village on Pulau Blanding on the layday, the sailors were back out on the water preparing for their departure. The NE tradewind picked up for the 70nm beat back up to Batam and if they time it right, should have a ...

Extreme Sailing Series: Big increase in global media exposure reported
Sail World (press release)
Havas Sponsorship Insights released today the full and final independent media evaluation report for Extreme Sailing Series™ 2011 showing a 2.7 times increase in value compared to 2010, to €25747203. Leading evaluation agency, Havas Sponsorship...

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Calvert's winning tactics
Tasmania Mercury
Don also won the Bruny race sailing with his father Charles on Caprice in 1957. "The Bruny Island race is a terrific race with such a variety of conditions ocean sailing in the Tasman Sea and flat water sailing in the enclosed, winding waters of the ...

Clipper 11-12 : Welcome to Yorkshire has close encounter with local fishing boat
BYM News (press release)
The ten-strong fleet of ocean racing yachts competing in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race on course to Qingdao in China have had a mixed 24 hours sailing as they continue to spar against the unpredictable monsoon weather in the South China ...

An Australian perspective on the 25th anniversary of the 26th America's Cup.
BYM News (press release)
Australia was only the third nation ever to challenge for the America's Cup when they took on the New York Yacht Club in 1962. On their seventh attempt, Australia achieved the unthinkable. The historic win meant the America's Cup was leaving the USA ...

77 sailboats take to South Sound waters for Toliva Shoal Race
The Olympian
The Toliva Shoal Race is one of four races in a sailing series called the Southern Sound Races that begin in December and end in March. They are Vashon Island, Duwamish Head, Toliva Shoal and Islands Race (Gig Harbor). Toliva Shoal is co-sponsored by ...

Ras Al Khaimah to host Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2012 | RAK ...
As part of the continuous efforts to promote Ras Al Khaimah, the rising emirate will host the second edition of the international sailing regatta; Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2012 under the patronage... ...Preview: St Regis resort, Saadiyat Island » · Al Habtoor to build $1.3bn Dubai hotel and leisure... » Meraas plans Dhs2.2bn theme park in Dubai ». His Highness Sheikh Sultan (centre) coordinates the turning of the 'wheel' to. Abu Dhabi's Volvo Ocean Race Destination Village opens » ...

Fall in Love with Sailing at Anvaya - Mia Bontol
It's never too early to say hello to summer, and Czar, Sannds, and I did just that at Anvaya last weekend for the Philippine Inter-Island Sailing Foundation's (PHINSAF) Hobie National Championship.
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Did The America's Cup Make a Mistake Shifting to Multi-Hulls ...
By kimonojoe
Did The America's Cup Make a Mistake Shifting to Multi-Hulls? and were pro old style rules (mono only) then you would answer yes to the thread title. Then if you read the post on the poll it says: Are Multi-Hulls Right For The America's Cup? If you answered ... Location: Yemen & Lebanon... thesailboat is in Lebenon, the dhow is in Yemen. Boat: 1978 ... Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.
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Langkawi International Regatta 2012 Optimist | Sailing Times India
By Sailing Times India
Malaysia: Vishnu Sarvanan won a bronze medal for India at the 9th KFC Langkawi InternationalRegatta Perdana 2012 in Optimist class. ... The event served as a warm up event for the AsianSailing Championship starting on Thursday. ... Hot Stuff, Ahead of Time, Gadgets, Luxury Yachts, Racing Gear, National, Notice Board, Sailors, Sailor of the month, Speak Up, Special Features, Top Stories, World, America's Cup, Audi MedCup, Indians Abroad, ISAF World Cup, Volvo Ocean Race...
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Volvo Ocean Race - NDT - Behind the scenes | SailingXperience.com
A short interview with Stefano Beltrando, who is a NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) expert for a number of teams in the Volvo Ocean Race. This is a great opportunity to hear about the work that goes on behind the scenes at each of the stop ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Sunday, February 12, 2012. Inside. And here's a piece of the interior of our new boat if you'd be interested in that. Kind of roomy, galley is on the right, chart-table down left, ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

America's Cup negotiators may push their luck
Like you, the city might have thought this was a sailboat race. ... late insertion of Pier 29 into theAmerica's Cup deal is snagging negotiations over the regatta.
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/08/...

ISAF : Retracing Roots - London 1908 Olympic Sailing Competition
Click here for more on the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship ... and rumours of wars" on the horizon and sailing numbers down it was a tough regatta and ...
www.sailing.org/37830.htm

Horizon Line Vessel Rescues Sailboat
Horizon Lines Vessel Stages Predawn Rescue of Sailboat Passengers Adrift in Pacific Storm. Horizon Lines, Inc.
www.marinelink.com/.../sailboat-rescues-horizon342469.aspx

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