09 February 2012

Fist Pump Sailing-It's Just Like Regular Sailing…Sort of


Fist Pump Sailing-It's Just Like Regular Sailing…Sort of | Cruising ...
By sarah
Our first thoughts when watching this were that it was so unrealistic, but then we realized that the polo shirts, cocktails, snorkeling, sunsets, and piling all your friends onto a boat is not really that far off from what so many of us love about sailing.
Cruising Compass • The Free...

'Crunch time' for America's Cup waterfront deals
San Francisco Chronicle
After a framework agreement was unanimously approved more than a year ago, Mayor Ed Lee on Tuesday submitted to the city's Board of Supervisors a 263-page binding agreement that, if approved, would bring sailing's premier regatta to San Francisco Bay ...

America's Cup trophy returns to mark 25th anniversary of huge 1987 win
San Diego Community Newspaper Group
4 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the greatest comeback in sailing history. On Feb. 4 1987, the San Diego-based “Stars & Stripes” defeated Australia to return the America's Cup trophy to the US Dennis Conner, known to many as “Mr. America's Cup” ...

Horizon Lines Vessel Stages Predawn Rescue of Sailboat Passengers Adrift in ...
MarketWatch (press release)
8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (otcqb:HRZL) the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that one of its vessels enroute to Hawaii from the US West Coast rescued three sailboat ...

Controller: America's Cup needs more fundraising to cover city costs
San Francisco Examiner
The group charged with ensuring that San Francisco taxpayers aren't hung out to dry on costs for the America's Cup needs to do “significant additional fundraising,” according to a memo released Monday by the Controller's Office.

San Francisco Examiner

Volvo Ocean Race: organisers should 'reserve right' to hand out award after ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Controversy over the seamanship award made during the second Volvo Ocean Raceleg has raised questions over what sorts of heroic deeds should merit nomination. By Kate Laven The Abu Dhabi Seamanship Award, sponsored by the Abu Dhabi Tourist Board, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race : A promising 2012 for Groupama 4...
BYM News (press release)
In order to avoid the risk of piracy in the Indian Ocean, the second and third legs of the Volvo Ocean Race had their courses modified. So as not to put the crew's safety in danger, part of the course was curtailed and the racing boats completed the ...

2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Awards Dinner
BYM News (press release)
At the 2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Awards Dinner, the US Olympic Sailing Committee presented the “Charlie Awards” to the 2011 USSTAG athletes who achieved excellence in the following categories: Breakthrough Performance, Most Improved Fitness, ...

Retracing Roots - London 1908 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Sailing was declared an integral part of the Olympic Games in 1908, despite it being the only sport that could not take place in a stadium. Like Paris 1900 the sailingvenues were in two locations and at different times. The 6-metre, 7-metre and ...

International Sailing Federation

Helly Hansen becomes Major Sponsor of 2012 Sydney Harbour Regatta
Sail World
Helly Hansen (HH), one of the world's leading sailing apparel and footwear brands, last week announced that the brand has signed on to be the Major Sponsor of the prestigious Sydney Harbour Regatta at Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC).

Sail World

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard named Volvo Ocean Race sponsor
Galway Independent
Irish distiller Pernod Richard have been announced as the spirit and wine sponsor of theVolvo Ocean race 2012. by Marie Madden Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Ireland's leading supplier of spirits and wines and the producer of Jameson, ...

Galway Independent

Wayward sailboat brought to shore in Port Orchard
Kitsap Sun
By Christopher Dunagan PORT ORCHARD — The Carioca II, an abandoned sailboat that seems to have a mind of its own, refloated by itself Sunday near Port Orchard and drifted for a time before authorities reined it back in. The 31-foot sailboat drifted to ...

Phuket News - Phuket's Bay Regatta a growing success
The Phuket News
PHUKET: International competitors dominated the standings of The Bay Regatta, held last week, indicating its growing success on the Asian sailing calendar. Miss Saigon during The Bay Regatta last week. The third most common language spoken at this ...

The Phuket News

$92M Cruise Terminal For America's Cup Events Gets Off the Line In San Francisco
CoStar Group
"This new cruise terminal, and the world attention that the America's Cup will bring to our waterfront, will benefit our local and global visitors, as well as our tenants and local businesses, for decades to come," Woo Ho said.

Sailing for romantics with Star Clippers
Easier (press release)
Whether in celebration of Valentine's Day, a spring wedding or a renewal of vows, tall ship specialist Star Clippers' three graceful, fully-rigged sailing ships provide the most romantic setting imaginable from which to explore the world's most ...

Times have changed, but the dreams of sailing remain
Vancouver Sun
It was a brand new 9.2-metre (30-foot) Yamaha sailboat and it sold for $50000, slightly less than the average detached house at the time, which cost about $67000. But that was in 1970s dollars so the cost of buying a similar sailboat today - about ...

Lyme's Rook joins all-girl crew for international regatta
Midweek Herald
In less than a week yachtswoman and Olympic hopeful Mary Rook will be sailing as part of Dee Caffari's all-woman racing crew, who will be making their debut in an international regatta organised by Oman Sail. To send a link to this page to a friend, ...

Midweek Herald

NEW LOOK SCOTIABANK WORKBOAT REGATTA ONE OF THE BEST EVER
Barnacle
The sailing action was fast and furious and some of the most competitive ever, with crews fighting very strong and gusting wind conditions. There were thrills and plenty of spills that kept the big crowd of local supporters and visitors on the beach ...

For a smooth sailing abroad
China Daily
By Qu Xing (China Daily) The abductions of Chinese workers in Sudan and Egypt have heightened concern over the safety of Chinese nationals living or traveling abroad. But we should treat the rising trend of attacks against Chinese citizens rationally ...

Class Regatta Port Shelter starts February 11
Sail World
The regatta will consist of five races; with two races scheduled on Saturday 11 February and three races scheduled on Sunday 12 February. Approximately 50 boats will race using RHKATI handicaps; with Etchells, J/80 and Sportsboat fleets competing for ...

Sail World

Commercialbank sponsors yacht race
Gulf Times
In support of Qatar National Sports Day, Commercialbank announced its co-sponsorship of 'Sailing Arabia-The Tour 2012' (SATT), the regional sailing event taking place across the Arabian peninsula through its sponsorship of the Team Commercialbank Boat.

Gulf Times

Vendée Globe: Mike Golding OBE update on Gamesa Sailing Team
BYM News (press release)
Dear Supporter, Our big challenge in 2012 and the focus for the Gamesa Sailing Team this year is the Vendée Globe: the iconic solo, non-stop, around the world race. Every four years the 'Everest of the Oceans' starts from the sleepy fishing port of Les ...

Kimi Raikkonen finds it Spain sailing on return
Mirror.co.uk
by Byron Young, Daily Mirror 8/02/2012 Kimi Raikkonen returned to F1 at the head of the time sheets for the first day's testing in Spain. The 32-year-old Finn was a tenth of a second faster than Scot Paul di Resta despite a two-year absence from the ...

Mirror.co.uk

Cal Maritime sailing classes
Vallejo Times-Herald
Cal Maritime is offering basic keelboat sailing classes and safe powerboat handling classes.These two-day classes are entry level courses, no experience necessary. Classes meet Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm at the California Maritime Academy, ...

ISAF Match Race Rankings - 8 February 2012
International Sailing Federation
Josh Junior (NZL) won the ISAF Grade 3 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta. The former World #40 has currently been campaigning in the Laser and finished 37th at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and missed out on a London 2012 spot ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing team preps for season | The Crow's Nest — A student ...
By Lenay Ruhl
The USF Sailing Team's spring season is set to kick off the second week in February. The team qualified for the national competitions this past fall, winning fourth place in Chicago and second place in San Francisco. This season the national ...
The Crow's Nest -- A student...

Frogma: Sailing School and Town Dock Operator Wanted, Pier 25 ...
By bonnie
Hudson River Park Trust Seeks Proposals for a Sailing School and Town Dock Operator on the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan: Up to forty mooring spots and a town dock provide an opportunity to develop a thriving and active waterfront ...
Frogma

Dutch Tall Ships Europa and Oosterschelde Sailing Old Trade ...
By Rick Spilman
Other sailing vessels may be joining the rendezvous including the two mast herring drifter Tecla. From Capetown they will sail ... Thanks to Dexter Donham at Sailing Ship Adventures for pointing the expedition out. Dutch Tall Ships – a Historic ...
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USC Varsity Sailing Team » South 1/2 – 2nd and 1st
By admin
The team travelled South to San Diego for the Jeff Simon Memorial Regatta, which serves as days one and two of the South Series. Twenty teams were on the water; USC had two full teams, and another sailing in just the A Division, getting the ...
USC Varsity Sailing Team

2011 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics Awards Dinner - Yachts and ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Women's Match Racing U.S. Olympic Qualifying Regatta - Day 2. With the two round robins near completion at the U.S. Olympic ...
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BoatGirl's #CBR4 Review #10: Before the Wind: True Stories about ...
By boatgirl
Before the Wind is a collection of works about sailing, put together by David Gowdey. It includes diverse works ranging from poetry by Buckminster Fuller (did you have any idea he wrote poetry?!) to an interview with Gary Jobson, one of sailings ...
Cannonball Read IV

Sail-World.com : Paralympic Sailing Competition NOR released
The 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition Notice of Race has now been released . The event is set to take place in Weymouth, Great Britain from Wednesday 22 ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/Paralympic-Sailing...NOR.../93660

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Telefónica celebrate hat-trick after ...
IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France finishes second on leg 3 of IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../5018_Telefonica-celebrate-hat-tr...

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